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September 2014 Blog Posts (2)

Truss rod at end of adjustment

Hi all, This is my first post here and I hope someone can give me some ideas about the problem I have.

I have a Lowden 035. It is approximately 10 years old. I recently took some excess relief out of the neck and it is just fine at the moment with just a little relief. At the moment I am very happy with the feel and playability of the instrument.

However, when I tightened the truss rod it seemed to tighten up to a point and then allowed no further adjustment. I…

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Added by Steve Bell on September 28, 2014 at 5:03pm — No Comments

Rapid-Fix

Hello Folks

I'm new to this forum, but wanted to ley you all know, & especially Frank Ford whose much used tips & expertise I have employed in my lutherie for so many years.

If this product has been discussed forgive the redundancy.

I know about the Baking soda & super glue thanx to Dan Erlewine, but this stuff is over the top for filling crack, nut repair, etc.

RapidFix is amazing cyanoacrylate. keeps for 12 months bonds super fast w/o an activator,…

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Added by Luke Lorge on September 22, 2014 at 11:37am — No Comments

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