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Flatpup pickups - UK supplier?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Wayfinder Feb 20, 2015. 18 Replies

I've heard a lot about these and am keen to try them, but I only ever see them for sale in the US.  Is there anyone in the UK who sells these?  Or does everyone else who uses them in the UK just…Continue

Dog Bowl Resonator - A couple of questions

Started this discussion. Last reply by Clarky May 14, 2014. 5 Replies

So I've been attempting my first of these, and the box wasn't all that big, and by the time I had reinforced the sides due to it not being a neck-through design, I found that I had no space to drill…Continue

Best way to get perfectly flat edges on wood joins without power tools?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bad Finger (Eric) Nov 6, 2013. 15 Replies

Ok being a rank amateur at joinery, what is the best way to get the sides of the wood you are going to join perfectly flat so that they fit snugly?  I'm trying to resist the urge to buy power tools…Continue

Machine head advice?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Clarky Sep 17, 2013. 16 Replies

I've made plenty cbgs and mostly just for fun, but I sell the odd one to keep the habit going. Unfortunately I was contacted by my latest buyer to say one of the tuners had broken.  The little cog…Continue

 

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"Another thing you can do is if you are doing a neck-through design, place the rod between the neck and the underside of the box (making a tight groove in the neck for it to sit in) at the point where the bridge is.  I've done this loads…"
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At 4:39am on July 31, 2013, Jim Junksville Sharkey said…

Many thanks for the kind words and friend request Clarky, I've just messaged you about the Resonators.

Cheers

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