Thomas "Duck" Petry's Discussions (549)

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"If you are only playing slide it really doesn't matter. "

Thomas "Duck" Petry replied Nov 5 to Tuner and nut question.

12 Nov 6
Reply by Gus K

"That's part of the fun building these things. They each have their own voice. "

Thomas "Duck" Petry replied Nov 5 to Pickup query

11 Nov 6
Reply by Arthur Payne

"6 string, 4 string, 3 string, it doesn't really matter. They will all work. The soun…"

Thomas "Duck" Petry replied Nov 4 to Pickup query

11 Nov 6
Reply by Arthur Payne

"Either cut (or snap) them off or drill a hole where it contacts the back side of the…"

Thomas "Duck" Petry replied Jun 1 to Weird Little Install Issue

5 Jun 1
Reply by Craig Cole

"Haven't used a hard tail bridge on any of my builds, but it seems as if by nature th…"

Thomas "Duck" Petry replied Jan 4 to Hard- tail bridge question

7 Feb 26
Reply by Tim Pannabecker

"Arthur, I have been using .044, ,034 & .026 and have never broken a string. Gene…"

Thomas "Duck" Petry replied Oct 26, 2018 to Strings snapping on new build

8 Oct 26, 2018
Reply by Gerald Schwenke

"Nail polish works well, it's cheap and you can get it in lots of pretty colors."

Thomas "Duck" Petry replied Oct 24, 2018 to Hard tail bridge saddle screws

3 Oct 24, 2018
Reply by Thomas "Duck" Petry

"Never had any problems."

Thomas "Duck" Petry replied Jun 28, 2018 to String tension on neck

2 Jun 29, 2018
Reply by Mike Simpson

"This should work too. https://www.cigarboxguitar.com/knowledge-base/fret-spacing-cal…"

Thomas "Duck" Petry replied Jun 7, 2018 to Tenor Uke, Banjo Fret Templates

4 Jun 8, 2018
Reply by James Matthews

"WOW!!  Talk about something for heavy metal rock!  Cool Mr Pick. "

Thomas "Duck" Petry replied Jun 5, 2018 to An AWESOME FIND, and HELP!!

7 Jun 7, 2018
Reply by Rose Ericson

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Connecting a guitar jack?

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Fretting for beginners

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Adjusting the action on a cbg 3 string.

Started by rick schoen. Last reply by Tim Pannabecker Nov 11. 8 Replies

Fitting Frets

Started by neddy. Last reply by Taffy Evans Nov 10. 6 Replies

Tuner and nut question.

Started by Bill. Last reply by Gus K Nov 6. 12 Replies

Help with first tuning procedure.

Started by James Pobog. Last reply by Mark Bliss Nov 6. 3 Replies

Too far gone??

Started by T-Gripped. Last reply by Mark Bliss Nov 6. 7 Replies

Pickup query

Started by Arthur Payne. Last reply by Arthur Payne Nov 6. 11 Replies

How do I use this string tension calculator?

Started by Warren Williams. Last reply by BrianQ. Nov 4. 3 Replies

How could this be?

Started by stephen davies. Last reply by stephen davies Oct 28. 5 Replies

Is EBE tuning more tension or less?

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Rough scarf joint seam

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Fret sizes.

Started by neddy. Last reply by neddy Oct 18. 13 Replies

Scarf joint headstock

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2 string cbg

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A simple tuning peg question

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Grounding

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