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  1. The Waverly are small for a Baritone. I would go...

    The Waverly are small for a Baritone. I would go with something larger or even a UTP since you are upgrading.
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    Poll: I'm pretty much locked into Sopranos and when...

    I'm pretty much locked into Sopranos and when possible use Pegheads, they just look right and tune right. I have a set of the nickel ones that require a thicker headstock as there a more threads to...
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    Yet another reason to visit the fridge

    Yet another reason to visit the fridge
  4. "Blind Squirrel" I've used that technique in both...

    "Blind Squirrel" I've used that technique in both repairs and playing. For playing I've use it to find strum/pick patterns. find one that sounds good and commit it to muscle memory. Repair, well...
  5. The angle of the grain is not in the same plane...

    The angle of the grain is not in the same plane of the across the grain stress.
  6. Reading this conversation, I'm thinking that the...

    Reading this conversation, I'm thinking that the 60 may have an advantage with across the grain stress.
    I will mill it when it is safe to venture and mingle.
  7. I have some salvage redwood planks, 2"X16"X6'...

    I have some salvage redwood planks, 2"X16"X6' They have tight grain but is at 60. Is this too far from 90 to use for a sound board?
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    Hi Tom check your 8 paws eMail

    Hi Tom check your 8 paws eMail
  9. Poll: This is a rescue I call Hot Rod Regal. Shows what...

    This is a rescue I call Hot Rod Regal. Shows what minimal roping does. Red runs through this one from the Redwood soundboard The red strings (KALA Reds) on the back head and neck I used glass...
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    I would say not, the sound hole looks large, the...

    I would say not, the sound hole looks large, the headstock looks like a Gretsch and the tuners are very wrong as is the tail piece.
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    John, That is spot on from top to bottom but no...

    John, That is spot on from top to bottom but no label. Thanks
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    Identify Help

    this is a rescue project I'm working on. It is somewhat constructed like a Martin soprano. The tuners are for the set-up (not original).
    Ive never seen a head stock shaped like this one.126692
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    Vintage Martin Finish

    I believe it has been refinished and the bindings replaced way too white.
  14. Thread: Beater

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    At that price they must think that the thinned...

    At that price they must think that the thinned top has greatly improved the sound or that the Martin Market is going wild.
    If any of my rescues are now in that price range, SELL SELL SELL unless...
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    Old Martins

    The appreciation of my rescued Martins has been humbly noticed by me, I must resist the temptation to find others to mend, Im going to take some time to reestablish muscle memory to my fretting...
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    I take the advise I'm getting STAY THE F##K HOME!...

    I take the advise I'm getting STAY THE F##K HOME!
    This is serious
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    Yet another great Martin soprano made for a...

    Yet another great Martin soprano made for a famous name.
  18. always loved the blue Kamaka decal. Was hoping...

    always loved the blue Kamaka decal. Was hoping they would do a custom retro with that one inlayed on the head stock, New Zealand abalone would look spectacular.
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    One of the rare gems that Martin made for...

    One of the rare gems that Martin made for Wulitzer. It looks like the peg holes were lined with probably an oak veneer. looks professionally done. Sometimes a must on those old ones that have been...
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    Nice case, I sold one a dozen years ago for the...

    Nice case, I sold one a dozen years ago for the equivalent price with a crappy case.
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    glue jobs, be sure to clean after use, CA glue is...

    glue jobs, be sure to clean after use, CA glue is a one time shot
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    A Pilar file and DAP Rapid Fuse will be used on...

    A Pilar file and DAP Rapid Fuse will be used on the next one.
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    Your fret board looks to about as thin is you can...

    Your fret board looks to about as thin is you can get without having it come apart. The vintage Martins have the frets go clear through to the neck. Must have used a piece by piece to attach them.
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    I used the CA. I does provide a quick turnaround...

    I used the CA. I does provide a quick turnaround for further finishing. slight misalignments require some creative filling. Titebond will be used next time.
    "It's the process"
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    I prowl the local music stores for unflattened...

    I prowl the local music stores for unflattened ones (preferred), lately I have made my own.
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