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CBG number 1

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My first Tele with Babitz bridge 004

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Scale length and tuning

Started by Matt Quinney in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Wichita Sam 35 seconds ago. 3 Replies

fret levelling

Started by Dante in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Bad Finger (Eric) 7 hours ago. 1 Reply

Number of Sound Holes

Started by Scott "Doc" Hays in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Wayfinder 14 hours ago. 10 Replies

Strings again.

Started by jeff Cadzow in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by jeff Cadzow 15 hours ago. 6 Replies

Piezo discs + 9v

Started by Wayfinder in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Ron "Oily" Sprague yesterday. 3 Replies

prewired amp kits

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