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Fishman Pickup on adjustable Bridge acoustic

I have a Fishman Blender that I want to install on a Gibson J50 w/ adjustable bridge. Fishman would offer no suggestions. The bridge rest o…

Started by Jamie Lyles in Luthier Talk

8 Feb 12
Reply by Walter W Wright

Old laminate-top (cheap??) Archtop

Years ago (circa 2002) I bought a guitar body and neck from a fellow in Iowa who said they were from a defunct factory ( can remember the n…

Started by Jack D. Generaux in Luthier Talk

0 Feb 12

someone make me a simple bass preamp ?

hi folks. been asked for a basic bass guitar active setup but all sellers have 2 or 3 band systems and i need a 1 band. can anyone help me…

Started by Nick - p in Luthier Talk

4 Feb 10
Reply by Walter W Wright


received a spam from someone named James Pollard to my Email yet was nothing posted to my page the message said it was from anyon…

Started by Danny Gadut in Luthier Talk

5 Feb 6
Reply by Danny Gadut

Frets in fretless

So, I have have done hundreds of refrets and several fretless conversions. However, what I haven't done, is putting frets back in a fretles…

Started by Palle Clausen in Luthier Talk

0 Feb 3

Customer "Demo" model....

A local school gave me a batch of older guitars to "repair economically" if possible, but one (a Cort acoustic) had a side that was smashed…

Started by Mike Kolb in Luthier Talk

10 Feb 1
Reply by Jonathan W Landers

Silica gel bags: keep or bin?

I'd say about a third--maybe more--of the guitars I see still have the silica gel bag inside from the factory. I leave them in there, as I…

Started by Keith in Luthier Talk

10 Feb 1
Reply by Scott Supak

Bidness Insurance? (Canadian/Ontarian members especially!)

Hey folks. Its been a while. I’ve been looking into formalizing the side gig doing repairs, and Im trying to get my ducks in a row figurin…

Started by Andrew in Luthier Talk

10 Jan 31
Reply by Richard Bales

LG-0 scale length compensated fixed saddle

I have a 1964 LG-0 that belongs to a friend. It was hurt, There was a big hole punched in the back, The braces were either cracked or loose…

Started by Bob Gaddis in Luthier Talk

1 Jan 31
Reply by Ron Ellison

Yamaha FG-260 tuning machine parts

Greetings all. I am a longetime lurker/first time poster here. While mostly a hobby builderI recently did a neck reset on an old Yamaha FG-…

Started by John Steele in Luthier Talk

4 Jan 27
Reply by Joshua Levin-Epstein


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