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    My personal preference on necks I do myself is...

    My personal preference on necks I do myself is for 3 or 4 coats of Tru-oil. I sand the neck until it feels the way I want and then apply one coat a day until I'm satisfied that the neck is playable....
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    I did a Shellac finish using the FP method on my...

    I did a Shellac finish using the FP method on my ES-1TL build, and on the back of the body of the TLA-12 (see link below)

    Whole guitar including neck for the ES-1TL.
    It feels totally different in...
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    Buggar big time.... Good luck finding a...

    Buggar big time.... Good luck finding a replacement...
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    That does look damn awesome... Nice placement of...

    That does look damn awesome... Nice placement of the bird and large flower....
  5. As a casual smoker of cigarettes you can ignore...

    As a casual smoker of cigarettes you can ignore anything I have to say about dust masks and OH&S or WH&S.

    Probably why I'm a great fan of Shellac, Tru-oil and wipe-on Poly, and wet sanding, and my...
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    Some great stories here.... I guess it's my turn....

    Some great stories here.... I guess it's my turn.

    Dad loved opera and classical orchestral music. Mum was a more Hank Williams kind of listener. We had a great stereo for it's day. 10W per channel...
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    The HV probe is only useful if you have display...

    The HV probe is only useful if you have display screen issues, the rest of the time it will sit on the shelf.

    Get the biggest iso transformer you can afford. 500W at a minimum. 1kW is probably...
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    My golly, that is old... Hope it still works. A...

    My golly, that is old... Hope it still works. A scope is very useful if it does work.

    I have at least 6 scopes of various sorts. Only use 2 on any regular basis, being a DSO 100MHz digital thing...
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    I keep getting the sneaking suspicion that you...

    I keep getting the sneaking suspicion that you get a dirt pedal and if you find a sound you like it sticks to you like glue. You can't shake it off easily.

    Have to laugh at this too.... All my...
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    Overdrive, and animals of that nature...

    Okay, my building has taken a back seat ... because life. But that means I'm playing more. Both my buys and builds.

    Its particularly fun when the handbrake goes out cos the JVM210 gets a room...
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    AWESOME !!! ... Simply loved this...!

    AWESOME !!! ... Simply loved this...!
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    Yes, it is an issue. The impedance of the three...

    Yes, it is an issue. The impedance of the three PU's should be similar for consistent volume across all three PU's . At least within 25% or so. Any differences after that can essentially be balanced...
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    Yes, on mine the "nut" needs a lot of work,...

    Yes, on mine the "nut" needs a lot of work, however I'm reluctant to use my Stewmac nut files to do the job that I know will fix most of my tuning/intonation issues.

    Stability isn't an obvious...
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    And made by Fender too.... A serial number check...

    And made by Fender too.... A serial number check on their website confirms it's legit...lol
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    I faced the same dilemma not so long ago, and...

    I faced the same dilemma not so long ago, and ended up making a list of what was essential and what I could do without and then hit the Fender website to find my ideal Strat within that AU$1k to...
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    There's so much wrong with that Billy Joel clip,...

    There's so much wrong with that Billy Joel clip, but there's also so much right with it...

    Personally I'm no 'tone perfectionist'. Close enough is good enough. So long as the feel and the groove...
  17. Have fixed wireless NBN here, so far less issues...

    Have fixed wireless NBN here, so far less issues on HF..... Cheap and nasty 12VDC battery chargers are my biggest HF noise creators.
  18. The most reliable USB audio interface to radio...

    The most reliable USB audio interface to radio that I have used is the Tigertronics Signalink....Too expensive for me at the moment but it has a great PTT and RX ports that work with any radio.... A...
  19. Hmm... Ham radio on a guitar forum.... but it's...

    Hmm... Ham radio on a guitar forum.... but it's an audio interface issue and that has relevance to many guitarists....

    Your suspicion that it's the windoze driver is probably correct. Main reason...
  20. Many many moons ago I had the need on my workshop...

    Many many moons ago I had the need on my workshop test bench for a multi isolated outlet 9VDC supply. Found one on Fleabay by Viloos for AU$34. It came with leads, 8x9V plus a 12V and 18V outlets,...
  21. Mine is a RAT2 which I bought in Brisbane only a...

    Mine is a RAT2 which I bought in Brisbane only a few months ago and for my needs & purposes is just as good as the original or any variation. It sits beside my TS9 and my kit Klon clone and 5 other...
  22. I've always been amazed how influential a tiny...

    I've always been amazed how influential a tiny two transistor circuit has been to the industry...

    Not eggzachery the same but for me it's a Big Muff that does the job .... or my RAT ...
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    I've had a bucket load of issues with getting...

    I've had a bucket load of issues with getting this build right, and it's still not right for my tastes.

    As for the locking tabs, I did have problems early on with the B and E however they seem to...
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    I see it this way. The body does not have a...

    I see it this way. The body does not have a centre line. Only the neck has a centre line that is extended by the builder to cover the body. Any line used for centring on the body, and used for...
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    I was pretty fortunate in that during my mock...

    I was pretty fortunate in that during my mock build everything lined up quite well, so definitively finding the centre line became almost redundant.

    The neck fit on mine is quite snug, and...
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