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Thank you Mr. Sleep

Started this discussion. Last reply by wes carl Aug 5. 4 Replies

I found out a few days ago that Dan passed away,  as I have not logged on in a while. I know that inside this community is a small family of people who started and own this site, and that Dan was a big part .He was the guy that help us keep our…Continue

$5 Fret Bender

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rose Ericson Jun 10. 5 Replies

  Screen door wheels every hardware store has them.1 set large 7/8in. 1 set small 3/4in. screen door wheels 1/4 in thick piece of wood you will need longer bolt them come with the wheels. Drill 4 holes two for the bottom wheels 1 1/2 in. apart,…Continue

Sap or Mold tonewood ?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kigar May 8. 8 Replies

So I sanded the ruff off and found this, there was some worm holes with black around the hole but not near these spot. OK Luthiers is it sap or mold and what bleach do I do it might sand out but it might not?…Continue

Ugliest & Oddest Build Challenge!!!

Started this discussion. Last reply by mike mayer May 2. 156 Replies

This is not a contest there is no prizes no winner no loser hopefully a few laughs.                                        Rules#1 Post a pic of your ugliest homemade instrument. Or oddest.Please post the picture in the comment so people don't have…Continue

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Potless tone control best capacitor?

Started this discussion. Last reply by RTZGUITARS May 2, 2016. 60 Replies

So this is just a question on what capacitor does the best job controlling a piezo rod?While I'm at it what do you find to be the best saddle material for piezo rods.I have tried many different combos and wanted to hear your ideas on this.One thing…Continue

Cheap Saddle slot jig.

Started this discussion. Last reply by RTZGUITARS Feb 17, 2016. 14 Replies

Thought I would post a cheap easy way to make Saddle slots in bridges. You can make compensated or straight like a classical.Make the board long so you can feed the bridge with your finger away from the router bit I'm using a 1/8 in. Just drill two…Continue

Tearing Down Memories. A Banjo Man's Story.

Started this discussion. Last reply by RTZGUITARS Jan 21, 2014. 4 Replies

  Banjo Man bids farewell to Candlestick Park  Going to a 49ers game at Candlestick Park means tailgating and traffic jams.…Continue

Add any effect to you kit amp .

Started this discussion. Last reply by RTZGUITARS Oct 29, 2013. 5 Replies

After trying to build tremolo effects and distortion effect for my amp I decided to do it the RTZ way.I build my LM386 amps with volume and gain control and they work great just like Giddy kits or any ones kits, but put a good pedal in front of it…Continue

Box Symphonie (hurdy-gurdy)

Started this discussion. Last reply by RTZGUITARS Feb 28, 2015. 7 Replies

I have wanted a Hurdy-Gurdy for some time may be burnt days watching Jimmy Page with glowing red eyes I don't know..  Just started looking on line this is about the right design. Has anyone built or know anyone who has. Any imput plans or ideas…Continue

 

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"Thanks Derek, I only built 4 this year few near done this one might be a favorite."
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"Excellent RTZ. Playing, singing and guitar tone all awesome. Love Mr. Young too. Sweet guitar."
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At 10:09am on October 4, 2017, Andries D. EKER said…

Thanks for the Comments there RTZ appriciated !! Glad you liked it !

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«yeah but who killed Topsy?» even the death notice has disappeared, posted between Feb 12 and 16...

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Merry Christmas Rtzyman~Happy Healthy New Year 2017 Wowzers~Meowzers^..^

 
 
 

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