Michael Myers replied to Michael Myers's discussion Reduced scale length
"Thanks Carl, great suggestion "
Saturday
Carl Floyd replied to Michael Myers's discussion Reduced scale length
" I change string gauge according to the tone I am wanting.  If it comes out too tinny sounding,  I change to heavier gauge string and/or tune it lower."
Saturday
BrianQ. replied to Michael Myers's discussion Reduced scale length
"Some reading about strings from one of our sister sites:
GDg string combinations:https://www.cigarboxguitar.com/knowledge-base/open-g-gdg-tuning-on-...
String selection:https://www.cigarboxguitar.com/knowledge-base/how-to-pick-the-right..."
Friday
Michael Myers replied to Michael Myers's discussion Reduced scale length
"Thanks Brian"
Thursday
BrianQ. replied to Michael Myers's discussion Reduced scale length
"I use the same gauge strings for 23-25 1/2" scale lengths, the difference is minimal, go for it?"
Thursday
Michael Myers posted a discussion
I have built my previous CBGs with 24-25 inch scales. However, I have problems with the fretted builds, in that my old fingers have trouble forming some of the chords. I have decided to build a new CBG with a 23 inch scale, hoping that the narrower…
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  • I used fine brass filings for my brass inlays. After filling the slot with the filings, I use thin CA glue to bind the filings together. I also use aluminum powder for the same look.Fret board done

  • Thanks for the friend request Michael, If I can be of any help just ask.

  • Welcome to the nation, check out the Resources tab for build plans & play info, as well as YouTube channel of Glenn Watt & Del Puckett. Join some groups too. Here’s something for you to think about? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pmzvfyOizV8&t=29s

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