Gus K
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  • Hammond, IN
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Gus K replied to James Pobog's discussion "Rules? We don' need no stinkin' rules..."
"I like this guy take a peek at his various vids. Lotsa good stuff."
Sunday
Gus K replied to Sean Murphy's discussion Tung oil vs Danish Oil?
"You got any of that gray wet/dry sandpaper?  Flip it over and use the paper side like you would the paper bag.  The poor man's micro-fine sandpaper."
Saturday
Gus K replied to Sean Murphy's discussion Tung oil vs Danish Oil?
Saturday
Gus K replied to Sean Murphy's discussion Tung oil vs Danish Oil?
"No polyurethane in Watco Danish Oil."
Saturday
Gus K replied to James Pobog's discussion "Rules? We don' need no stinkin' rules..."
"This guy due to some physical restrictions had to adjust his technique."
Saturday
Gus K liked Ron Lutz's blog post Dual lap steel
Friday
Gus K replied to Lothar Ahnert's discussion Nut milling
"Nice looking box.  Can't you just set the depth of the cut to 3mm and make multiple cuts till you get the width you need (6mm.) You will have to do a little clean up in the slot."
Dec 10, 2019
Gus K liked James Pobog's discussion Grandson's Xmas Lap Steel...
Dec 9, 2019
Gus K replied to KOOL DOG HOOCH's discussion HELP!! Going out of my flipping mind(intonation problem)
"If it's a fretted neck high action can also play hell with intonation as you will be stretching the string more to reach the fret, making it slightly 'sharp.' Here's a typical acoustic bridge. Note the angle and that treble…"
Dec 7, 2019
Gus K liked Randy S. Bretz's photo
Dec 7, 2019
Gus K replied to T-Gripped's discussion Soldering/grounding plan in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"FWIW, North/South refers to the polarity of the magnets."
Dec 7, 2019
Gus K replied to Andrew Monahan's discussion Acoustic Build - Holes/Short Scale Questions
"FWIW when it comes to airflow, common window screen in a vent will reduce it by ~50%."
Dec 5, 2019
Gus K liked James Pobog's discussion Lap steel build for grandson...
Dec 5, 2019
Gus K replied to James Pobog's discussion About that fret burner...
"I thought the gizmo in the vid was pretty cool and well thought out.  Some folks just like making things  :)  "
Dec 4, 2019
Gus K replied to James Pobog's discussion About that fret burner...
"Don't you have any AC to DC adapters (wall warts) laying around to try?  I sure do.  I think this should work.  You could plug into a cheap switched power strip. https://ebay.to/2rOCPjW"
Dec 3, 2019
Gus K replied to T-Gripped's discussion Soldering/grounding plan in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Well I guess that pic can be confusing, you can see the grey was drawn in,  And color codes are not all the same. But it looked like this one.  More colors."
Dec 2, 2019

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"I think I have 3 to chose from.,., let me look through the parts box.,., Love your work.,.,"
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Jeremy Moorer replied to Caleb's discussion Alternative to fret wire?
"I'm going to try Clothes hangers."
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"Dennis, I have seen and heard your builds and would bet the farm that they are good.  I tend…"
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"Only once have I made a scarf joint, didn't like the end product. All mine are 1 piece carved,…"
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Uncle John replied to the anonymous pick's discussion Update on cbn member “ Maddog “ .
"Man, Denbo.  He does have some great plates.  Advantage there from being in the antique…"
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Dennis "Denbo" Goodinson commented on Uncle John's video
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OLD repost of Maddog (and John) at Maddog's riverside CBG shack.

"Happier times, 6 years ago, wow, thanks for posting UJ, super duo :D"
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