Hey All, Down with a pinched nerve so figured I'd use this time to put up the next part of the story on CBG set-up. If you're looking to dial in your next build, this covers what's going on with…Continue
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Thanks - I was at least trying to channel the vibe heavily. Ain't got a Supro, but I'd have to stick another box on there (and about $300) for that!"
Hi Tom. I don't use glue on the tack heads. I pre drill the tack holes about 3/4 of the tack length. I want the tacking to be gentle on the bowl. I get very tight heads with no slippage. I'm going to try glue on one using the hose clamp method. I'll make my own body for that to suit the clamp. I do glue in tacks that don't hold with super glue. I get a few of them due to too deep pre drilling. Hope this helps.
Hi Tom, I thought we were friends on here already!
I'm using the EADG strings from a string and tuning down slightly on the top and bottom. This neck has a steel rod for strength. TBH the quarter sawn oak I use for my necks is mega strong. It can easily support 4 strings without any strengthening!