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    Ahhh, I see... I was thinking a reaction with...

    Ahhh, I see... I was thinking a reaction with base and clear coat kind of bubbling. I'd say the water absorption sounds like the probable cause now. The PVA is a good idea and might work, but similar...
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    Welcome Jim. Unfortunately I don't have any...

    Welcome Jim.
    Unfortunately I don't have any clear-cut answers for you as it could be a myriad of things that are the cause. Sometimes things like bubbling, wrinkling happen inexplicably. I...
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    I had forgot about this project. Good on you and...

    I had forgot about this project. Good on you and your son!
    When you said "we the finished the SG build" I thought you meant finished as in d-u-n dun!
    Approaching the home stretch though, and...
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    Hi John. I've not used the Monty Relic Wax and...

    Hi John.
    I've not used the Monty Relic Wax and not sure If I interpreted your statement above correctly, but if the MRW is a genuine wax, I think you will have to choose one method of finish or the...
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    So you're a Northerner??? :p

    So you're a Northerner??? :p
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    You can easily find the RP one by holding the...

    You can easily find the RP one by holding the pole pieces up to one another and seeing which ones repel or attract each other.
    Process of elimination, and remember "opposites attract". You can also...
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    Nevermind the pickups... cool keyboard!!! ...

    Nevermind the pickups... cool keyboard!!!


    Okay, the pickups are cool too :o

    Hope you do another demo with the Monty's when you get it done.
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    Good input there fender3x. Also worth noting...

    Good input there fender3x.

    Also worth noting that the body is two-piece, and whilst not a perfect match, it's not stupidly horrible either. I was pleasantly surprised for the price. The join line...
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    That could very well be it! I still have a...

    That could very well be it!

    I still have a number tasks to perform before any assembly begins, but not facing potential challenges and pitfalls that can come with doing a finish, kind of puts the...
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    Just going by hardness, the Janka rating for...

    Just going by hardness, the Janka rating for Poplar at 2400 N, is harder than Basswood at 1800 N, but softer than Alder at 2600 N.
    Comparing density: Basswood = 320-590 kg/m3; Poplar = 350-500...
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    Well the body and bridge both arrived this...

    Well the body and bridge both arrived this morning! (insert Homer Simpson "Woo-Hoo!!!")
    11 days from order to door. Not bad from the PRC.

    Body is nicer than I anticipated. All the measurements...
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    In this case it was the string spacing, but also...

    In this case it was the string spacing, but also having the pop-in vibrato bar was a bonus.
    If I'd had a 52.5mm bridge in my parts drawer with a traditional screw-in bar, I probably would have just...
  13. Don't worry you're not alone! My understanding...

    Don't worry you're not alone!
    My understanding of electronic theory is tenuous at best. TBH I hadn't even thought about the "how's and why's" of two caps affecting the overall circuit. Just how they...
  14. As usual Mr. Barden is all over it, and with way...

    As usual Mr. Barden is all over it, and with way more flair, detail and enthusiasm than I am capable of!
    FWIW, I began replying hours ago but got pulled away...
    So this is all I got, which may or...
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    Hah! The Universe has spoken! As for pickups...

    Hah! The Universe has spoken!

    As for pickups and hardware, I can tell you this so far:
    Tonerider Classic Blues SC set
    Wilkinson Vintage (6-point) Vibrato w/ push-in bar
    Gotoh tuners (#SG381)
    ...
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    MASSIVE Pedal, Pickups & Hardware SALE

    Hey All,
    I find myself with a ridiculous amount of pedals and hardware that I no longer need.

    The list is fairly lengthy, but please take a moment to look through and see if there's something you...
  17. Thread: Ib-4

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    Very cool. Nice work Baz!

    Very cool. Nice work Baz!
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    I was going make the Gibson v. Epiphone point as...

    I was going make the Gibson v. Epiphone point as well.
    If you check your invoice from Realtone, maybe you accidentally ordered a combination of G & E bits?
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    Nice. I've seen a few builds recently with no...

    Nice. I've seen a few builds recently with no stain, just a clear coat over the natural timber. I have to say it's a look that's growing on me!
    Good on ya!
  20. Thread: Gms-7z

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    +1 :D mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm

    +1 :D mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm
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    That was exactly what I was going to say! Until...

    That was exactly what I was going to say! Until the finish is... finished... I'd keep an open mind to see what looks best with the gloss.
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    Yes, you are correct re: routing out for the...

    Yes, you are correct re: routing out for the block. I can't say 100% from just the photo or without measurements, but it appears to me that the deviation in the line of holes would fit within the...
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    Looking good G-man! What are you planning for...

    Looking good G-man!
    What are you planning for the clear coat?

    Winter is coming...

    (not a GOT reference... well maybe a little...)
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    Nice work Mark.

    Nice work Mark.
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    That's great news. Depending on your level of...

    That's great news.
    Depending on your level of woodworking skills and tools you have, a "string ferrule block" may be a good fix for the back, and a re-alignment of the through-holes in front should...
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