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"The fingerboard shrank because the moisture level reached its natural equilibrium. I…"

Bob Gaddis replied May 25, 2010 to Super shrunken fretboard problem...

9 May 25, 2010
Reply by Kerry Krishna

"I made a trapezoidal heating block out of some 7/8" thick aluminum plate, attached t…"

Bob Gaddis replied Nov 25, 2009 to Bridge plate removal.

19 Dec 2, 2009
Reply by R.J. Fulton

"Have you read he therad on Banjo hangout about the Gibson tempered scale with irregu…"

Bob Gaddis replied Nov 25, 2009 to Fret to Fret Distance ?

14 Dec 1, 2009
Reply by Rob

"I use #0000 steel wool and 1200 w/d paper with water. then I buff the fb on my buffe…"

Bob Gaddis replied Nov 25, 2009 to What steps do you use to polish frets after leveling/crowning?

13 Dec 30, 2009
Reply by Pierre-Antoine Roiron

"I would caution you about a full museum-quality restoration. I realize that this gui…"

Bob Gaddis replied Nov 13, 2009 to Looking For Restoration/Repair of a 1952 SJ-45

8 Nov 13, 2009
Reply by R. Shawn Jones

"Yeh, you can wet it and stretch it. I suppose if you don't care what the banjo sound…"

Bob Gaddis replied Nov 13, 2009 to Preparing a skin for a banjo head

6 Nov 28, 2009
Reply by Michael Shaw

"So, what do you have to lose by re-setting the neck? I don't like sanding a bridge d…"

Bob Gaddis replied Nov 13, 2009 to Bridge on a beater question

8 Nov 28, 2009
Reply by Michael Shaw

"I'd clean the dirt off, make sure the cracks are stabilized and leave it alone. The…"

Bob Gaddis replied Nov 13, 2009 to Opinions and Advice Requested on Top Restoral

5 Nov 13, 2009
Reply by Bob Gaddis

"Before I got my S/M wheel buffer, I used 1200-grit w/d paper with a felt block follo…"

Bob Gaddis replied Nov 13, 2009 to How does the shop get that perfect no-scratch shine when polishing?

13 Jan 2, 2010
Reply by William F.Eden

"Just call the 1833 shop and buy a replacement bridge. They should have them in stock…"

Bob Gaddis replied Nov 13, 2009 to 1968 D-18 Martin Specs

10 Nov 13, 2009
Reply by Bob Gaddis

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