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how to be precise with measuring scale length & frets

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom T Dec 7, 2019. 1 Reply

I have brass threaded rod for the nut and a .303 shell for the bridge. where do I measure from to get the right location for the frets?Continue

 

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Tom T replied to Terry's discussion how to be precise with measuring scale length & frets
"Your fret measurements should begin at the point where the strings first contact the brass nut. Logically, it would be in the middle of the brass screw, but it's always a good idea to take a peek to be sure. Once you have determined were the…"
Dec 7, 2019
Tim Pannabecker replied to Terry's discussion Kiwi Guitarist in the group Introduce Yourself!
"this is my current build.  A reso, 6 string, P90 pup, rod bridge piezo, internal piezos"
Dec 7, 2019
Tim Pannabecker replied to Terry's discussion Kiwi Guitarist in the group Introduce Yourself!
"I don’t play well, but I play and build 3 string, GDg tuning, piezo and/or mag pups. im starting in on 4 string and several Ukuleles.  Building that for $8 is a sweet deal.   i really like the tone from Padron boxes.  I’m…"
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how to be precise with measuring scale length & frets

I have brass threaded rod for the nut and a .303 shell for the bridge. where do I measure from to get the right location for the frets?See More
Dec 7, 2019
Terry replied to Terry's discussion Kiwi Guitarist in the group Introduce Yourself!
"Well.... its in open E and it took a bit of playing with strings to get it right, but now I'm using a low e and b and a high e from a standard string set. Now it sounds good. I really enjoy playing and tweaking the setup. This one was the…"
Dec 7, 2019
Tim Pannabecker replied to Terry's discussion Kiwi Guitarist in the group Introduce Yourself!
" Ilike the simple Old School look.   How do you like the sound?"
Dec 7, 2019
Terry replied to Terry's discussion Kiwi Guitarist in the group Introduce Yourself!
"Home made pine box, cedar top and bottom and kwila neck."
Dec 7, 2019
Tim Pannabecker replied to Terry's discussion Kiwi Guitarist in the group Introduce Yourself!
"they a very rewarding to build and play"
Dec 7, 2019
Terry replied to Terry's discussion Kiwi Guitarist in the group Introduce Yourself!
"I think I'll follow the build path. I just finished rebuilding my 1st CBG with the things I have learned. I also have 2 real cigar boxes ready for builds."
Dec 6, 2019
Tim Pannabecker replied to Terry's discussion Kiwi Guitarist in the group Introduce Yourself!
"Someday they may thank you for learning.  If you catch the building bug, that may test the marriage vows"
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Hey Guys! Is this still a thing?

Hey Guys,I'm new to the whole CBG movement. I've just finished my first and have just made the box from scratch as I'm trying to stay true to the philosophy and use what I have in the garage. Is there many people still making and playing these? I'm based in Chch, btw.See More
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Kia Ora...Somewhere for all CBG people in the land of the long white cloud to get together and talk CBG stuff......See More
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Kiwi Guitarist

Hi,As I indicated I'm in NZ. I have just made my first CBG and have used this forum heaps. so although my first one is finished I'm still adapting it and setting it up and loving it. I don't play slide so I pity my wife and children as I get the hang of this new style of guitar.See More
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We wanna know who you are! Where ya from? What'cha buildin'? This is a place for new members to introduce themselves and old 'uns to show 'em around.I'm Shane & I run the Nation. I'm glad you're here. Come on in and tune up!See More
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