Robusto take two.. A new bridge to the future

oops.. Sorry meant to post this here days ago.. Actually I fixed the bridge just after I made the take one video, but my phone had died and I didn't get to record a new one then...

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Comment by Dave Lynas on July 17, 2018 at 6:40pm

Excellent Harold! Sounds great. No buzz! Good intonation. You got it. Robust Tone. Good pickin.

Comment by Br Harold F Stubbs III on July 16, 2018 at 8:22am

Thanks about the F holes and of course I love the sound. I might add a Piezo later, I would have to rebuild my cigar box amplifier first though ( was breadboarded smokey style circuit just didn't survive the move a few months back )

I always loved that angular 'S' thing from the 80s/early 90s that we all drew on our desks, notebooks etc.. dunno where it came from or anything but it works for me and happens my last name starts with S so there's that.. 

I get the comments in the previous video about maybe I should have filed down some of the frets, but the buzz was only on the low string and the slot for it in the bridge really was just that little bit deeper than it should've been, so that 1 string was actually angled down towards the fret board about 1/2 a degree or so - if I had used the same size nail for a nut as I had frets I wouldn't have been able to play that string open at all before the bridge swap... 

not exactly easy to make out in a youtube video.

Once you get to really trying to get a low action and more proper fretting, these things really do live or die by some of the most precise amounts.

Comment by Derek Rose on July 15, 2018 at 5:13pm

Has a good acoustic sound.

Comment by Uncle John on July 15, 2018 at 3:17pm

Pretty cool F holes.   Frets working pretty good.  :D

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