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    g i would think that any inconsistency could...

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    i would think that any inconsistency could be overcome with the intonation, it a case of whether the slight visual misalignment is going to buy you too much.
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    Happy you got it sorted, but these are normally...

    Happy you got it sorted, but these are normally dual action rods, it should not have come undone?
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    Time to start on my SV-1 LH project

    Not a lot you can do with that now the finish is on.
    The fix would have been to plug these and mark out for re-drill based on a standard length, see the attached link to the stew Mac calculator, it...
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    Iíd be talking to Adam, as the only real fix for...

    Iíd be talking to Adam, as the only real fix for that would be a board strip and inspection. Either rod is too long, or the channel has been cut wrong (too short).
    I would be tempted to get a key on...
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    Beast of a build Robin! Best of luck with it! ...

    Beast of a build Robin! Best of luck with it!


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Its completely normal OBRCA-4. I am on build 8...

    Its completely normal OBRCA-4. I am on build 8 and they all progress very slowly. Unless you have great big blocks of time to do things, it gets done bit at a time, a coat here, a sanding there and...
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    Hi piece, I measured up mine as below tonight....

    Hi piece,

    I measured up mine as below tonight.

    The neck joins the body at the 18th fret at the upper cutaway and at the 20th/ 21st at the bottom....
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    Welcome to the forum Mate, look forward to seeing...

    Welcome to the forum Mate, look forward to seeing what you come up with.
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    Depends on the timber blank, true quarter sawn...

    Depends on the timber blank, true quarter sawn blank would be okay, but a slab sawn piece might give a bit much.
    A laminate blank would probably be ideal for it, youíd just need to be spot on with...
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    Are you scarfing the headstock, or going with an...

    Are you scarfing the headstock, or going with an offset?
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    I love the sneaky 12 headstock. IGOR! Fetch the...

    I love the sneaky 12 headstock. IGOR! Fetch the popcorn!
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    Youíll need to mount the bridge hardware and do a...

    Youíll need to mount the bridge hardware and do a scale length measurement to the bridge saddles. That will tell you how far into the body you need to go.
    i think from memory the body edge at the...
  13. Thread: Hey all

    by FrankenWashie
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    Welcome aboard Dan, good choice for your first...

    Welcome aboard Dan, good choice for your first kit. If you need any help just sing out.
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    Hi Sachin, you can find the neck plates etc on...

    Hi Sachin,

    you can find the neck plates etc on ebay, or via Australian Luthiers Supplies or real parts etc. they tend to be a fairly standard size.
    ...
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    Marthter McCreed, the tinfoil hat ith not a...

    Marthter McCreed, the tinfoil hat ith not a defenth againth the voithes in oneth own head, it merely blockth out the exthternal dithtractionth. Very helpful for dithtributing electrical dithchargeth...
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    Itís the EX design that requires the angle. On a...

    Itís the EX design that requires the angle. On a lot of bolt ons, there isnít any appreciable angle.
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    Good work mate, your first is always the most...

    Good work mate, your first is always the most nerve wracking.

    The key is to get your template bang on and then itís just follow the lines. I tend to do the ridiculous measure fret by fret from the...
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    Itís good that youíve let them acclimatise!

    Itís good that youíve let them acclimatise!
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    Hi Solafide. with the nut, take a fine bladed...

    Hi Solafide.

    with the nut, take a fine bladed saw, like a junior hacksaw, and cut a line across the width of the plastic nut more or less in the Centre. Take that cut down through the nut until...
  20. Mate thatís a great save! I love your logo inset...

    Mate thatís a great save! I love your logo inset in the headstock, thatís brilliant.

    Do you think the sound might just be a pup adjustment needed or a pup changeout issue?
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    The FV kits are normally basswood, in the case of...

    The FV kits are normally basswood, in the case of the G version, with a thin flame maple veneer top.
    Unless itís marked as an FV-1M kit, they wonít be mahogany.
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    0.030Ē imperial = 0.762mm, 0.8mm for a realistic...

    0.030Ē imperial = 0.762mm, 0.8mm for a realistic measurement.
    in this instance you want to have a rough clearance between underside of string/nut slot and top of first fret of roughly 0.8 mm....
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    This is always a concern with fillers and...

    This is always a concern with fillers and shimming. Unless you can quantify the gaps and install dimensionally appropriate shimming/filler, there is always the danger of going too far one way or...
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    It was one of those things that drove me bananas...

    It was one of those things that drove me bananas with my first fretboards.
    I couldnít figure out how I was getting it so wrong so I drew it out and realised I wasnít ďgetting it wrongĒ I just wasnít...
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    Don't stress too much about the varying edge...

    Don't stress too much about the varying edge thickness of the fretboard. along with being tapered in width, it is also subject to a standard radius down its entire length. if you imagine taking a...
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