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"I'd say they varied - mostly between 1/4" and 5/16.""

Frank Ford replied Nov 8 to Need bridge thickness for 76 Gibson J-45/50

3 Nov 9
Reply by Richard Bales

"If it's one of those double rod things, it can be really hard to pull, what with rus…"

Frank Ford replied Oct 3 to Truss rod removal

3 Oct 8
Reply by Palle Clausen

"Shaded finishes are not particularly unusual for Martins of that period.   We do see…"

Frank Ford replied Sep 24 to 33 Martin 0-17

5 Nov 12
Reply by Len Biglin

""Nature's Miracle"  is supposed to help.  You can get it at a pet store.   Not so su…"

Frank Ford replied Sep 22 to Cat urine smell

3 Sep 25
Reply by Mike Kolb

"Every so often I get the opportunity to do a little magic in front of a player with…"

Frank Ford replied Sep 21 to Tip: Loose ball end on string

5 Sep 21
Reply by Roger Häggström

"Most any wood can be used for reinforcing those cracs.   If you don't have easy acce…"

Frank Ford replied Aug 28 to Spruce cleats for a repair

6 Sep 2
Reply by Thomas James

"Look inside the soundhole to see the neck block.  If what you see is rather narrow a…"

Frank Ford replied Aug 23 to Harald Petersen classical neck joint ? What type ?

5 Aug 29
Reply by Mark McLean

"IF the strings are breaking at the tuner post, I'd expect thwey're binding in the nu…"

Frank Ford replied Aug 19 to String Tension Issue

8 Aug 20
Reply by Greg Mirken

"I'd say it's a pre 1930 Martin 2-17"

Frank Ford replied Aug 15 to Guitar ID - Clarence Carter

1 Aug 15
Reply by Frank Ford

"Hot hide glue (as opposed to bottled liquid hide glue) tends to stick to finish rath…"

Frank Ford replied Aug 7 to Hide Glue & Neck Reset Question

16 Aug 18
Reply by Walter W Wright


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