I have a guy shipping me a guitar, and he has no Facebook, so can not see the extensive "how to ship a guitar" photoessay I have on there. Please Luthiers, I need a good Youtube vid that shows everything, and before you ask, I have just viewed about 25 of them, and they are all pretty pedestrian, and all have been found lacking. What is it that Luthiers send to customers?
Here's a link to the packing instructions Frank put on the dot com site;
If you have Stew Mac's guitar repair guide book it has a very good article on packing guitars and amps. Just a thought.
Here ya go facebook photoessay
I am going to have to make up a vid at some point soon to cover all the points.
One thing that is never covered in these vids is the importance, when shipping vintage guitars, of tightening all the screws. One single screw falling loose during shipping could result in an amazing amount of damage.
Here is the list I sent to the gent: