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  1. pshupe replied to the thread Mux bought wood? I know unbelievable!.

    yeah any paint will work to seal the ends. I have lots of old latex from painting rooms in my house. I might have to re-seal if there...

    Dec 18, 2017 at 2:38 AM
  2. pshupe replied to the thread New kit, can anyone ID this wood?.

    Paulownia is a pretty common wood for guitar bodies. The wood place close to me sells this in body blank sizes and they do not have a...

    Dec 17, 2017 at 8:37 PM
  3. pshupe liked Who's post in the thread What are people using to store pickups?.

    Stick them to the side of your refrigerator. [ATTACH]

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  4. pshupe replied to the thread MLP Bartlett Build.

    yes it was and should be again!

    Dec 16, 2017 at 9:36 PM
  5. pshupe replied to the thread MLP Bartlett Build.

    Should be a “sticky”!!!

    Dec 16, 2017 at 6:19 PM
  6. pshupe replied to the thread dual action truss rod installation.

    Depends on the length of the rod and the neck. I generally line the centerline of the rod with the centerline of the neck, but can bias...

    Dec 16, 2017 at 2:29 PM
  7. pshupe liked Freddy G's post in the thread Advice Needed!! Best way to store a Strat Neck off the guitar long term?.

    A rule of thumb is wood is happy where you are happy. That means room temperature but far more importantly a medium humidity. You would...

    Dec 14, 2017 at 2:12 PM
  8. pshupe replied to the thread Advice Needed!! Best way to store a Strat Neck off the guitar long term?.

    I keep my shop at 40 - 45% RH all year long. Temp isn't that much of a concern but I have a heater in the winter and air con in the...

    Dec 14, 2017 at 11:37 AM
  9. pshupe liked Freddy G's post in the thread Advice Needed!! Best way to store a Strat Neck off the guitar long term?.

    I'd store it with no tension. But much more important than that, store it in stable temp and humidity.

    Dec 13, 2017 at 8:19 PM
  10. pshupe replied to the thread Old Gretsch repair project.

    I wish I would have thought of that! :rofl: Cheers Peter.

    Dec 12, 2017 at 8:35 PM
  11. pshupe liked KnightroExpress's post in the thread What's on YOUR workbench right now?.

    -Virtual workbench content- Talking about finally doing an LP-esque thing over in another thread got me thinking, so I decided to go...

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  12. pshupe liked Freddy G's post in the thread HELLLLLLLLLLLLP!!.

    What Peter said. or flood the slot with thin CA, after it cures recut the slot with your fret saw. Now the tangs will have some real...

    Dec 11, 2017
  13. pshupe replied to the thread HELLLLLLLLLLLLP!!.

    CA glue and clamp. CA glue wicks right into the wood and sets up nice. It also sands off quite easily. I put thin tang fret wire in a...

    Dec 11, 2017