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The GUITARLIFT: a FABULOUS and REVOLUTIONARY new “guitar support” product!

Dear Friends, Colleagues, and Students: I am Happy to announce a FABULOUS and REVOLUTIONARY new “guitar support” product (I am currently using) which EVERY CLASSICAL GUITARIST SHOULD HAVE — the GUITARLIFT! Originating from the “Genius” of guitarist-creator Felix Justen, and manufactured in Germany to the Highest Standards of “Fit and Finish” the GUITARLIFT’s “Ergonomically Correct Design”  allows the guitarist to maintain Perfect Posture…

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Added by Stanley Alexandrowicz on July 4, 2019 at 2:23pm — No Comments

Luthier Festival

I am proud to announce we will be hosting the Mountain Acoustics Luthier Festival in Burnsville, North Carolina.   Below is a short summary of the festival.  Please let me know if you would like any further information.

GINGER JOHNSON

ginger@yanceychamber.com

chee@mountainacoustics.com 

828-682-7413

 

Join us in Burnsville, North Carolina, on May 24-26 for the 1st Annual Mountain Acoustics Luthier Invitational.  The inaugural…

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Added by Ginger Johnson on January 24, 2019 at 11:20am — No Comments

ibanez.....

i have nurreled pot knobs but no set screw how do u get them off thank you

Added by joe butkins on December 23, 2018 at 4:42pm — No Comments

squier standard fender tunning key

what can of tunning keys could i put on this squier 2018....Standard????i just gutted the electronics put seymore duncan Hot rails...changed pots ect..... now tunning keys locking i am thinking of getting

Added by joe butkins on September 7, 2018 at 4:36pm — No Comments

prs zach meyers 2017 tone pros 2

av2m tune ros wrap around bridge works awesome for prs se guitars

Added by joe butkins on August 19, 2018 at 10:46am — No Comments

FENDER SN

i cant fing out how old this fender dg8s is??sn....090420688

acoustic guitar fender

Thank you how ever can help me

Added by joe butkins on August 10, 2018 at 9:33am — 1 Comment

prs zach meyers 2017

looking for a sloted stop tail wrench that fits the dia at 15 mm... the have others but only fits 12mm studs

Added by joe butkins on July 10, 2018 at 6:02pm — 1 Comment

Takamine Acustic guitar EG54

how can  i shave the saddles down on this guitar....lower the action

EG54 Takaminejims%20gui.jpg 

click in the links to see what i mean... TY Joe

Added by joe butkins on June 14, 2018 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments

Vintage tuner repair

These tuners are from the late 30s and have metal buttons.  I just noticed that one of them has a defective button, as you can see in the picture.  

Has anyone had success in repairing these?  Seems like the metal inside gave way allowing the button to spin over the shaft.  

It's a vintage guitar in near mind condition and I'd really like to keep the tuners.

Thx..Tom…

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Added by onewent on March 30, 2018 at 3:54pm — No Comments

great fret person

is there a great fret person in the coachella valley? the truss rod will not fix my problem. i suspect the saddle may need to be raised but i'm just a player.

Added by steve lawson on January 3, 2018 at 11:51am — No Comments

More loose binding

I have a 17 year old F5 mandolin with spirit varnish finish.  The celluloid binding on the long curve on the  bass side of the headstock is lifting in the middle.  To complicate, the end of this section was previously re-attached with ACC, about an inch.  The end under the small scroll is still attached.  I'd prefer to reattach this with LMI binding cement which has worked great for me in past applications (including another spot on the same instrument) but I can't get a clean application of…

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Added by LARRY KLOSE on December 7, 2017 at 3:12pm — No Comments

More loose binding

I have a 17 year old F5 mandolin with spirit varnish finish.  The celluloid binding on the long curve on the  bass side of the headstock is lifting in the middle.  To complicate, the end of this section was previously re-attached with ACC, about an inch.  The end under the small scroll is still attached.  I'd prefer to reattach this with LMI binding cement which has worked great for me in past applications (including another spot on the same instrument) but I can't get a clean application of…

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Added by LARRY KLOSE on December 7, 2017 at 9:18am — No Comments

BASS 3/4 size standup (dog house)

I have a K Bass M5 1947 -1948 vintage with laminated top and back. The top is sinking and the back is starting to bulge at the sound post. I would appreciate any ideas on  how to repair this problem. 

Added by Charlie Bowerbank on September 6, 2017 at 3:21pm — No Comments

The 1-2 Punch Of Weight Loss

But what you do want is to strengthen your muscle volume level. The larger your muscles are, the more fat your muscles burn. Fighting obesity means you simply lose weight, and fat lost first is an most unsightly, unwelcome assortment.

You can make the VG Caps Dietary Supplements on your…

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Added by Jhenny Barnes on July 24, 2017 at 3:33am — No Comments

Searching for Info on Washburn 1897 Style New Model Acoustic Guitar

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Added by Lynn Sledge on February 7, 2017 at 8:09am — No Comments

D35 talk about heat prostration oy!!

This came into the shop yesterday, the owner said he kept this guitar buy a space heater! already repaired once . some crackage as you wound expect . Now complete break of the top  at back of the bridge top pulled UP  big cracks  x brace sections unglued

SO my plan is to  remove bridge plate ,, install a new larger bridge plate so there's  glue surface past the brake to glue the top down to . then glue everything back together and installing a martin repair bridge to cover the break …

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Added by peter meyer on December 17, 2016 at 11:23am — No Comments

Black Locust / Port Orford Cedar Guitar

Currently working on guitar #3.  The shape is similar to a Gibson Jumbo, but dimensions are close to Martin Dreadnought.  Back and sides are black locust, and top is salvaged Port Orford cedar. with dramatic figure and excellent stiffness.  I installed a wenge end graft, then fought a losing battle with some over-thick wenge binding.  My skills are no match for this stuff, which bent into lumpy curves, broke, stabbed me with nasty splinters and basically gave me the finger at every turn. …

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Added by David Breeze on May 19, 2016 at 7:12pm — No Comments

Guild F 212 XL

Dear mr. Ford... I've been a fond reader of FRETS.NET and .COM for years... already a member (AKA Twogoodears), but not able to enter the Forum, I signed anew with my name... always an avid 12 strings player and collector, I've another question…

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Added by Stefano Bertoncello on March 8, 2016 at 7:00am — No Comments

'74 Epiphone FT-147

Can't figure how to adjust the truss rod. Neither end has any Allen or wrench facility. Any help is appreciated.

Added by Tom martin on February 14, 2016 at 2:50pm — No Comments

old martin 0-17 restore

   I received this project from a friend. It was a pre 1867 Martin 2-17 that was converted to steel string ,  and the issues were many

1 top warp and cracks

2 bad bridge

3 a pile of bridge plates

4 no tuners

 the pluses were

  It was complete and the guitar had potential to be returned to playable condition. The back and side are Brazilian rosewood and no issues.  The dentils inside were in tact ( today they use kerfed lining ) The neck was solid and…

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Added by john hall on September 5, 2015 at 4:30am — 1 Comment

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