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$3 Fret levelling, Cheap 'R' Us

Discussion in 'Tele Home Depot' started by rirakuma, Feb 28, 2011.

  1. LeftyAl

    LeftyAl Friend of Leo's

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    HI Been here a while now ,but still new to this type of work Fret leveling with a straight or flat surface,but isn't there a radius to the fret board and frets .Wouldn't I be flattening this radius a bit. Maybe I don't understand what is being done.I can see that we don't want the 5th fret higher than the 4th and 6th frets ,but don't we have to be careful that we don't change the radius while leveling?
     
  2. Colt W. Knight

    Colt W. Knight Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

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    You work the file with the directions on the string. Only a smal portion on the file to uches the radious, so as lomg as you dont over file the middle section you wont flatten the radius
     
  3. LeftyAl

    LeftyAl Friend of Leo's

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    Thanks again. I always get set straight by you guys Been helped several times in the past from you guys I hope to do a refinish on a hollow body soon. You know i'll have a lot of questions.You've helped me with p/u's to setups
     
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    You are correct sir.

    Rhyolite and granite start out as the same type of high-silica (felsic) magma.

    Rhyolite cools at or near the surface and is generally a fine-grained extrusive (volcanic) rock.

    Granite cools deep in our planet. It cools slowly which produces large crystals. It is an intrusive (plutonic) rock.

    Pretty much the same stuff though.
     
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