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Loopy!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andreas Fischer Jun 13, 2018. 7 Replies

Be warned, there's no CBG in this video but...For you guys that are into looping (talking to you Vinnie) check this guy out. Dub FX is a master musician in my opinion and he doesn't even need an…Continue

Fear preventing me from finishing build.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Korrigan Dec 30, 2017. 5 Replies

I'm just minutes away from stringing up a new uke, it just needs a tailpiece.The only thing keeping me from finishing it is that it's nearly 1am and if I turn on my table saw and wake up my wife…Continue

Gold dobro soundhole covers

Started this discussion. Last reply by Korrigan Dec 5, 2017. 7 Replies

Does anybody know a source for 2" yellow gold dobro/resonator soundhole covers?I ordered some but they turned out to be a rose gold, not yellow gold.I'm looking for a gold like the 24k or hamilton…Continue

 

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Korrigan replied to Brent Kasl's discussion String guide
"If you're wanting to use the eye screw for the homemade look that's cool, but if you are looking for functionality you could use an actual string tree which are made to guide two strings."
May 9
Korrigan replied to David Cox's discussion Lichtenberg Engraved Fretboard...Guaranteed No 2 Alike
"Very cool indeed David... just don't add yourself to the growing list of people who have been killed doing this."
May 5
Korrigan replied to Bruce Young's discussion LMM GDG strings.
"These are the calculators I use: Guitar String Diameter Calculator - to determine what gauge string to use for a desired pitch and tension.Guitar String Tension Calculator - to find the tension a string of known diameter at a given pitch."
Apr 21
Korrigan replied to Bruce Young's discussion LMM GDG strings.
"At 82lbs total, that's way too much tension for my taste. I'm more of a 15lbs per string kind of guy. But if it's comfortable for your playing style and your neck isn't warping then more power to ya.  :-)"
Apr 20
Korrigan replied to Mike Olesko's discussion Electric string options for DAD tuning?
"Best way to choose string gauges: String Diameter Calculator"
Apr 11
Korrigan replied to IaNerd's discussion Flat-root, third, fifth
Apr 3
Korrigan replied to IaNerd's discussion Flat-root, third, fifth
"I'd call that Bm tuning... Flat 3, 1, 5."
Apr 3
Korrigan commented on Rooster Reaves's blog post Baritone Ukelele Necks
"MGB will have baritone and tenor necks available soon I think, they already have concert."
Apr 1
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Tessa

"Thanks Maddy!"
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Tessa

"Thanks Bob!"
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Tessa

"Thanks Dave!"
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Tessa

"Nice! All the details!"
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Making music come out of junk... what could be more interesting?

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At 2:48pm on March 8, 2019, Tim Pannabecker said…

Your skill set and knowledge building these instruments is impressive.  I hope to create musical art as you do and many others on this site.

very grateful to have found this community

At 11:40am on December 22, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Verry Nice symatrie in that book strummer/mando/guitar  sound holes & knobs, black & White pic superbe! sins that pigasus stept on stage ist turning out gems! Happy Day,s and a great Yearchange ! to you and your loved ones ! Seasons Greeeetssszzz A.D.

At 4:49am on September 1, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Thanks Korrigan ! I know, but sumhow time gets consumed whit urgent  Matters , little things like a tile from the roof slid down a couple inch, and the birds start a nest, and  because of the opening the wasps come in and build a nest, and the rain comes seeping in and the wood starts to rott and before you know it ,your on the roof the hole day fixing the shit ,that you did not pay attention to, but then again in the nick of time it was set for Over the Hill Disaster !! Thanks be reading you buy some wood today !! Greeeeeeettssszz A.D.

At 4:24pm on July 31, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Okie dokie,maybee its a surface to surface mater, whit presure on the cone the surface of the cone has to be eqal to the surface of the innerrim surface or rumble or vibration wil ocour ! or a lous end did fall in ? will be !

At 4:11pm on July 30, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

My fathers cigars !excilente! fine detail Korrigan! fine looking build, they are getting prittyer and prittyer ! how did the fiber cone worked out ?

At 7:50am on July 16, 2018, Jeff 'Bones' Reilly said…

Stocked up .Cheers K.

At 7:04pm on July 7, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

verry currious how that fiber is gone sound Korrigan!  indeed it llooks good , but you know what they say!   

At 9:50am on July 7, 2018, Dennis "Denbo" Goodinson said…

You're welcome, I like your builds, epecially the reso's, I haven't built one yet but will be scouring your photos for tips when I do :))

At 3:41pm on July 4, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Maybee a ideer to size down the alu cone, its easy to cut whit a sizzers!

At 2:29pm on July 3, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

take the lightes string set up 008 high e, Diddario, tune open D, or the flat option, thats  the least pressure, good luck Korrigan ! keep it up !

 
 
 

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