I picked up another Strat at the pawnshop for 79 bucks. Squier Bullet Strat by Fender. At that price, I couldn't resist. Problem is they had 2 other nice guitars that were beckoning to me and marked…Continue
Like the title says, I was on the YT last night and found this band. They sound great. 1 guy sings and plays guitar and one guys plays drums while doing the bass lines on a keyboard. 2 guys and they…Continue
"That's why I put my scarf joint right under the first 3 frets of the fretboard. That gives me the fretboard, trussrod and the 2 pieces of the scarf joint all glued into place. I also add 2 dowels running through the scarf joint for extra…"
"Stewmac sells carbon fiber rods to help stiffen necks and having them run through the scarf joint would be a good idea.
I also think that the longer the scarf joints are and the more materials used in and around that joint will make it strong."
"hers's a scarf joint i'm fond of. this neck shouldn't break any time soon.
the second one as well, carbon fiber and purple heart running into the head stock.
hard woods rule. i do like fixing broken stuff though."
"Before I realized you were in Ireland I was going to say I'd love to get my hands on it. But with shipping and bribes for customs, it would be cost prohibitive. Just make sure it finds a good home with someone who appreciates the value of it.…"
"I bought a old Motorola 1957 stand alone record player at a yard sale for 20 bucks. All the veneer was coming off and the 15" speaker was torn, but the tube amp worked.
I fixed the speaker and plan on turning the amp into a acoustic/bass amp…"
"For now I think I'll keep the tube chassis in there. It's the safest place to store it. I do know someone who an rebuild the valve chassis, it's all intact but that's a project for another day. I did consider turning it into a…"
"Keep it fretless so you can make the nut movable to change scale lengths. Use a clamp for securing the nut.
Bridge stays in place and pickup positions will stay the same.
pickups will have better response and volume close to the strings, but have…"
"Those caps are of large volt ratings and they can have enough voltage stored to stop your heart, so it's good to know how to discharge them which isn't that hard to do. Antique Electronic Supply or other supplier will have what you…"
Thanks Paul Will do ! just like in many cases the hunt is nice'r than the kill! relocating these old songs and lyrics takes you to places and people that you never think about ,but verry much enriches your world and way of thinking ! be reading you !
Hi Paul Thanks for the info on that timeless niffty lady Ruth Etting there are some nice recordings from her on the tube so the titel of the song is as old as 1913 ,my titel is the same but my lyrics are still verry differend in relation to the ruth song all thow those lyrics are pretty cool themselfs thank you Paul for the input and efford appriciated !! bee reading you !