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"N ope, I'd just say it was for fun. . ."

Frank Ford replied on Saturday to Guitar Factory (1965)

5 on Saturday
Reply by Murray MacLeod

"I find that medium viscosity cyanoacrylate with  normal clamping  does a fine job of…"

Frank Ford replied Jul 11 to Martin X series Laminate seperation.

5 Jul 12
Reply by Len Biglin

"Don't forget Christie - she came to lots of NCAL meetings.  I've been buying from he…"

Frank Ford replied Jul 7 to Wholesale nut and saddle source?

5 Jul 8
Reply by Ron Frazier

"Tuners?  I'd say 1900-1920 or thereabouts.   After 1925, expect left-hand spiral wor…"

Frank Ford replied Apr 29 to Dating an old tuner

3 Apr 29
Reply by Frank Ford

"I believe both Nashville Plating Service and Advanced Plating in Nashville regularly…"

Frank Ford replied Mar 28 to Need to find a good nickel plating service, for vintage parts

5 Mar 28
Reply by Dave Richard

"An interesting "feature" of epoxy is its ability to penetrate tiny cracks and voids…"

Frank Ford replied Mar 13 to Fixing a new bridge to a damaged laminated top

11 Mar 13
Reply by Alan Osborne

"Best?  I don't know, but Gougeon Bros. WEST SYSTEM epoxy has been our go-to at Gryph…"

Frank Ford replied Mar 10 to Fixing a new bridge to a damaged laminated top

11 Mar 13
Reply by Alan Osborne

"With a maximum thickness of .009" I wouldn't expect much difference, and not enough…"

Frank Ford replied Mar 9 to Top stiffnes with lacquer added

3 Mar 9
Reply by Andrew

"Thanks for posting this - Gus looks like a great resource! "

Frank Ford replied Mar 3 to water slide decals

6 Mar 6
Reply by Gus

"Isn't that a Gibson guitar (LG-1)  which would have truss rod access at peghead?"

Frank Ford replied Feb 6 to Drilling the Truss Rod Access Hole Through the Upper Bout Cross Brace

4 Feb 6
Reply by Dave Hanna


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