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Decal top removal

Started this discussion. Last reply by Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner May 13. 3 Replies

is there a good way to remove the paper decal top off a cigar box so it can be used on another box? I have tried a heat, various cutters, blades. Continue

Bedpan pickups

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Craig Oct 13, 2018. 5 Replies

I put this in the wrong forum, should have been here.  i have a bunch of stainless bedpans, 18, I bought to make guitars from and would like to have your options on what type , model, ect of pickup…Continue

Pickups for bedpan guitar?

Started this discussion. Last reply by BrianQ. Oct 13, 2018. 1 Reply

i have a bunch of stainless bedpans, 18, I bought to make guitars from and would like to have your options on what type , model, ect of pickup you think might work well. I have recently bought a…Continue

String buzz

Started this discussion. Last reply by Taffy Evans Apr 17, 2018. 6 Replies

Still trying to fine tune my first build, i have string buzz/rattle and the only thing i can come up with is the angle from the spoon i used to hold the end of the strings to the bridge is not…Continue

 

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Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner replied to Robert Bryan's discussion Decal top removal
"Try covering with a damp washcloth and then iron it, the steam should loosen the glue."
May 13
Tom T replied to Robert Bryan's discussion Decal top removal
"I've had good luck removing the "My Father's Cigar" decal by using a heat gun (carefully) to warm up the underlying glue. Once you get a corner up, just continue to apply a little heat under the decal to help it along. A hair…"
May 11
Taffy Evans replied to Robert Bryan's discussion Decal top removal
"Hi Robert I would try scanning it onto my computer or photocopying it and using the copy. At least copy it before trying to remove it. Taff"
May 11
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Decal top removal

is there a good way to remove the paper decal top off a cigar box so it can be used on another box? I have tried a heat, various cutters, blades. See More
May 11
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Nov 6, 2018
Paul Craig replied to Robert Bryan's discussion Bedpan pickups
"True that."
Oct 13, 2018
BrianQ. replied to Robert Bryan's discussion Bedpan pickups
"If you’re doing neck-thru with the open side of pan up,wich I recommend.  then you haven’t anything to worry about bcuz you’ll be mounting pickups in the neck body. With that said I would use anything you want "
Oct 13, 2018
Paul Craig replied to Robert Bryan's discussion Bedpan pickups
"Metals of all types can have effects on pickups either for good or bad. Even non magnetic metals can have an effect on the magnetic field, you just have to try it out and see."
Oct 13, 2018
Robert Bryan replied to Robert Bryan's discussion Bedpan pickups
"That’s a good point on mag pickups, I will check and see just how good a stainless was used. If good quality it shouldn’t be magnetic"
Oct 13, 2018
BrianQ. replied to Robert Bryan's discussion Pickups for bedpan guitar?
"You’ll want a warmer sounding pickup to offset the bright sound that bed pan’s gonna produce. Try a flatpup style or juke shack from C.B. Gitty, they’re pretty affordable & sound great. Good luck on your build "
Oct 13, 2018
Paul Craig replied to Robert Bryan's discussion Bedpan pickups
"P90's, Lipstick Tubes,Tele pickups, Strat pickups, Gold Foils and mini-buckers have all been used with a great following for reso type guitars. Flatpup pickups would be a good choice and piezo's would work great too. The big issue you may…"
Oct 13, 2018
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Oct 13, 2018
Taffy Evans replied to Robert Bryan's discussion String buzz
"That's why I suggested seeing the guitar. as I suspected it may be that issue. If a top is not fixed securely to the sides, it will not produce good sound or output.  I should say produce better sound and output if firmly connected to the…"
Apr 17, 2018
Robert Bryan replied to Robert Bryan's discussion String buzz
"I will be out to sea working(fishing) for two or three weeks but hope to try some of the suggestions when wx permits. It is tough building these things when your building is rolling around. I also was thinking i can screw the lid down to see if…"
Apr 17, 2018
Taffy Evans replied to Robert Bryan's discussion String buzz
"Its a bit hard to nail the problem without seeing how the guitar is made and what out of. Taff"
Apr 17, 2018
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