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"I think we might need to more clearly know where you are at in the project. Glued up…"

Mark Bliss replied Nov 19, 2017 to Scale Length for a 17” box Looking for guidance

4 Nov 19, 2017
Reply by music2me

"Theres a link to download wfret here. Use what works for you, I use the fret calcula…"

Mark Bliss replied Nov 16, 2016 to hard to play

9 Nov 16, 2016
Reply by Mark Bliss

"Pins for string eye anchoring, made from nails, has been done for ever. I have a Mou…"

Mark Bliss replied Nov 13, 2016 to Using the string eyes to hold them on a tailpiece or bridge?

6 Nov 13, 2016
Reply by Danny B.

"Anything is possible, but I'm not feelin' it. I am skeptical about things like effic…"

Mark Bliss replied Nov 12, 2016 to Using the string eyes to hold them on a tailpiece or bridge?

6 Nov 13, 2016
Reply by Danny B.

"Yeah, I am not sure what you mean Danny, so its kind of hard to reply. But perhaps i…"

Mark Bliss replied Nov 12, 2016 to Using the string eyes to hold them on a tailpiece or bridge?

6 Nov 13, 2016
Reply by Danny B.

"Yeah, good stuff, look up Fred Carlson's stuff too. (mentioned in the vid of descrip…"

Mark Bliss replied Nov 9, 2016 to Springs in the guitar? ...What gives?

23 Aug 29, 2019
Reply by Mikala

"OK, If were gonna talk springs inside, lets move from sympathetic to.... How about s…"

Mark Bliss replied Nov 9, 2016 to Springs in the guitar? ...What gives?

23 Aug 29, 2019
Reply by Mikala

"A piezo could probably work. But my thinking is that A: It would probably tend to co…"

Mark Bliss replied Oct 21, 2016 to Springs in the guitar? ...What gives?

23 Aug 29, 2019
Reply by Mikala

"No, though it would probably have some. And yes, as Pick pointed out, my thoughts sh…"

Mark Bliss replied Oct 20, 2016 to Springs in the guitar? ...What gives?

23 Aug 29, 2019
Reply by Mikala

"I'd agree with Pick on all counts probably. And I knew you were referring to the Sti…"

Mark Bliss replied Oct 20, 2016 to Springs in the guitar? ...What gives?

23 Aug 29, 2019
Reply by Mikala

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