"Okay... I removed the paper from two boxes without difficulty using bestine. It may be that some boxes use a different glue. I'm very sorry if this information has mislead anyone. I have two more Macanudo boxes that seem to have labels stuck on…"
"I am absolutely in favor of this idea. One day, not right this moment, but one day... I would hope to see my name on such a list. It stands to reason that someone wanting a CBG or repairs. advice, encouragement etc. would want to connect with…"
"The F- holes on a violin perform double duty. In addition to allowing resonant sound to "come out" of the instrument, they also allow a portion of the soundboard to vibrate more freely in response to the strings. The "F" shape,…"
"I suffer from the same lack of balance. Or, I should say that balance is one area of my life where I have a total lack of power. Priorities are malleable. It's just stands to reason that in this adult life of responsibility, not every day is…"
"another option is to use a soap bar humbucker (like a mini jazz or a "bar" humbucker) That way spacing is totally independent to pole spacing in a pickup. Or, you can take a six pole coil mag and angle it...
Brilliant... A P-bass pickup. I would never have thought of that in a million years. Perfect. How do they sound? I would think they would be optimized for bass strings or something. I wonder, would there be any benefit to using both…"
"You can dye plastic using RIT dye. It is available in grocery stores. I might try using some brown and yellow diluted. After that you can diminish the effect with steel wool on the corners and edges for a "worn off" effect. This in combo…"
"hi there david, this might help. 1 1/2 x 3/4 is common stock lumber and its just right for a cbg. string spacing is up to you. so, if you use a bolt for the nut and the bridge for your first one, you can change the string spacing between the threads…"
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