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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

Spam

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