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    Hi there I saw your thread extreme make over. I want to add binding to my epiphone dot fretboard...

    Hi there I saw your thread extreme make over. I want to add binding to my epiphone dot fretboard any chance you could please tell me how you cut the channels on the fretboard? Thank you so much
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    Vintage lp potentiometer hole placement

    Hi guys on my latest build, the pot hole placement doesn't look right. I think the plans used modern dimensions. I'm going to plug and redrill, but I'm wondering if anyone has the correct measurents/dimensions for the hole placement? All the images I've found online won't blow up to let me see...
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    Opinions.... what should I do with this?

    I had an idea to put down a yellow dye and spray a light tinted amber Nito onto it. From there I was thinking of polishing some green/gray dye into the top coat where a faded burst would be.yes no??
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    Is it safe plugging with dowel?

    What your talking about is shearing resistance. I want to know about the strength of drilling abr posts into the end grain ofmaple dowel.
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    Is it safe plugging with dowel?

    Gonna simplify this question as thw last time I tried to get ananswer it went way off topic.. Converting from a nashville bridge back to an abr, is it safe to plug the holes in the top/body with vertical gained maple dowel instead of cutting horizontal grained msple plugs? Apart from...
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    Plugging nashville tom holes

    Intersting idea's. Im not saying your wrong at all, its just the information I've gathered over the years has taught me the exact opposite. Again not saying your wrong, I think knowledge like that ive accumulated needs to always be challenged and proven/disproven. I grew up playing classical...
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    Opinions.... what should I do with this?

    So no chance of achieving this?
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    Plugging nashville tom holes

    Forgive my ignorance but does string break angle not increase the downward pressure on the bridge, in turn transferring more vibration ?
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    Plugging nashville tom holes

    I was also looking at doing the mspleflame mod at the same time. Though I've never had a post bend I've had several abr's warp but I usually give them a bump with a hammer on the underside every 12months and they straighten back up.
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    Plugging nashville tom holes

    I really didn't ask for opinions on which was best or had what faults. I asked for advice, experince and options on doing the job. Isnt it at all possible ive done some thinking or had my own experiences prior to posting this question? FWIW ive had a dozen les pauls with ABR bridges and 4-5...
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    Opinions.... what should I do with this?

    Ive heard bleach can affect the flame. Also I worry about reaction with the binding and future coats of lacquer.
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    Opinions.... what should I do with this?

    What do you guys reckon I should do with this top? I was thinking about trying to even the colour out with a light stain up the middle then an unburst. Opinions? (Dont bother saying paint it a solid colour)
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    Plugging nashville tom holes

    No issues with structual stability drilling into vertical grain?
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    Plugging nashville tom holes

    The same reason why im refinishing it. Not happy with the appearance
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    Plugging nashville tom holes

    Hey guys whilst refinishing my lester im hoping to convert from a nashville to an abr bridge. Just wondering about the maple plugs needed for the job. Is there anywhere I can buy some? I don't have access to a lathe to make my own OR can I just use vertical grained dowel rod...

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