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    09-12-2018, 02:42 AM
    Appointment booked with the luthier to discuss all this on Tues Sep 18-18. He may tell me some good reasons why my idea won't work well. At the...
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    09-12-2018, 02:37 AM
    But the tailpiece will allow me to mix and match long and medium scale strings easily so as to get more balanced tension. For example D'Addario EXL...
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    09-07-2018, 02:51 AM
    Thanks for fixing that link to the Hipshot D style bridge and tailpiece. It's a nice tailpiece (spendy though) but it has one drawback in this...
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    09-05-2018, 05:53 AM
    @Nuuska: I like your idea and had already been looking at harp tailpieces - they're all too long. I live in a small community so I'm not so sure I...
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    09-05-2018, 12:27 AM
    @Minnesota Flats: Thanks for the helpful comments and advice. Re: string angle: yes, I agree that a straight drop (90 degree angle) at the end...
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    09-04-2018, 09:30 PM
    Yes, I thought of that approach but to get to long scale terrirtory would require about 1 inch of rearward extension which, as you said, would look...
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    09-04-2018, 08:41 PM
    As I said, string selection. There are lots of strings that I would like to try out, and perhaps settle on full time, but the vast majority of them...
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    09-04-2018, 07:09 PM
    There is a dearth of medium scale strings available; vastly more selection in long scale. Since this guitar has a centre block, what do we think...
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    08-25-2018, 08:39 PM
    You are almost correct, I measure 1 3/32 inch for the stock rosewood bridge and 1 5/16 for the barrel bridge. However, the mounting holes on the...
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    08-25-2018, 06:04 PM
    I have that barrel saddles bridge but haven't installed it. How did you mount it?
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    08-20-2018, 02:25 PM
    Thanks but no need to go to that much trouble. If someone doesn't know just off the top of their head, I'll order some caps of various values. ...
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    08-19-2018, 01:04 AM
    Sorry, I should have been more precise with my question. I am referring to the Newark street current reissue made in Korea.
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Vancouver Island
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Bass guitar, jazz guitar, my dog, my garden
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Retired; economy of effort

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