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"The middle of the neck is between nodes, Fom. And the waves travel through it longit…"

Ron "Oily" Sprague replied Jun 14, 2016 to Measuring wood ( and/or box) resonances - cheaply

7 Jun 14, 2016
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"My opinion is that the thickness of the soundboard and string tension are the determ…"

Ron "Oily" Sprague replied Apr 7, 2012 to Bridge attachment comparison.

19 Jul 10, 2013
Reply by StarrCBGs(Donovan)

"Ahhh, yer all fulla crap.   >:-E   Now that we've gotten the ad hominem attack ou…"

Ron "Oily" Sprague replied Apr 7, 2012 to Bridge attachment comparison.

19 Jul 10, 2013
Reply by StarrCBGs(Donovan)

"We-ellll, You could also combine these with Second Strings TM. The idea is that you…"

Ron "Oily" Sprague replied Nov 6, 2011 to Removeable frets?!!

4 Nov 7, 2011
Reply by Mark Bliss

"Mark, You are, of course, correct. Don't worry about any bubble bursting; I'm not t…"

Ron "Oily" Sprague replied Oct 7, 2011 to Soundhole sizing and design

24 Nov 7, 2019
Reply by Rich Butters

"Mark, Yeah, I immediately thought of this thread when I saw those. Re the box of va…"

Ron "Oily" Sprague replied Oct 2, 2011 to "Testing" a box for bridge placement

163 Jul 11, 2013
Reply by Mark Bliss

"Gents,   To get back to the original "zombie" thread topic for a minute, lookee here…"

Ron "Oily" Sprague replied Oct 2, 2011 to "Testing" a box for bridge placement

163 Jul 11, 2013
Reply by Mark Bliss

"Rand, Yep, that's me - data analysis glutton. But you're right - the rationale behi…"

Ron "Oily" Sprague replied Oct 1, 2011 to Soundhole sizing and design

24 Nov 7, 2019
Reply by Rich Butters

"Been waitin' for ya to join the discsussion, buddy!   You touch on some of the same…"

Ron "Oily" Sprague replied Oct 1, 2011 to Soundhole sizing and design

24 Nov 7, 2019
Reply by Rich Butters

"Hal,   Yeah, I have a couple science degrees, so this kind of stuff is like breathin…"

Ron "Oily" Sprague replied Oct 1, 2011 to Soundhole sizing and design

24 Nov 7, 2019
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Started by Habanera Hal. Last reply by Rich Butters Nov 7, 2019. 24 Replies

Adjustable CBG bridge

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Measuring wood ( and/or box) resonances - cheaply

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An idea that I haven't seen - any thoughts?

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Bridge attachment comparison.

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