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Lately there has been a daily barrage of obvious spammers applying for membership here at FRETS.NET. Some time ago, I added those simple q…

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Searching the Forum. . .

Took a little while, but the Search function has been restored - thanks for  your patience!

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Neck Re-Set Gallery

Hi All,  I've had a few neck re-sets through the workshop recently (lucky me). I always take a photo of the join once it's apart in case I…

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Changing a UST to Different Type Transducer

Hello.  I'm new to the group.  I'm just a casual player but like to do my own guitar setups and improvements.  I'm working on a Fender elec…

Started by Greg Miller

17 2 hours ago
Reply by Patrick Corrigan

Don't make this mistake!

Greetings, I purchased a whole bunch of 3M sandpaper with the "no slip" backing. Most of my sandpapering (is that a word?) is done by gluin…

Started by Allen L Wall

5 9 hours ago
Reply by Roger Häggström

Guitar Factory (1965)

The narration alone is worth the price of admission.

Started by Doug Berch

5 yesterday
Reply by Murray MacLeod

Teflon nuts

I don't have much to say other than: man, they suck. Like trying to make a nut out of a bar of soap. However, the customer is always right.…

Started by Keith

0 on Friday

Quick survey about routing saddle slots

Just curious what you are all using to route saddle slots. Fairly recently, I got the saddle jig from StewMac and it's doing the job pretty…

Started by Keith

4 on Thursday
Reply by onewent

Nut compensation revisited

I made a thread about nut compensation some time ago. Since then I've been making nut compensations on many old guitars. But sometimes I've…

Started by Roger Häggström

2 on Thursday
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Vintage Tuner Repair

Greetings, these tuners are from the late 30s and have metal buttons.  I noticed that one of them has a defective button, as you can see in…

Started by onewent

5 on Thursday
Reply by Dave Hanna

Martin X series Laminate seperation.

Hi guys , i had a Martin in this morning with HPL body , the back has separated from the neck block area , Im wondering what the best glue…

Started by Len Biglin

5 on Thursday
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Confessions of a packrat...

Do you have odd stuff that (try as you might) you're unable to toss-out?  With me, it's little well-made shipping boxes and old string ends…

Started by Mike Kolb

10 on Wednesday
Reply by Patrick Corrigan

Gibson acoustic bridge dimensions?

I have a 70s acoustic that needs to have a neck reset and bridge replacement. The old bridge has been shaved down so much that I can't copy…

Started by Luke Single

2 on Tuesday
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