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    Thanks Dennis! I'll give that a try.

    Thanks Dennis! I'll give that a try.
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    Interesting story in Dan Erlewine's Guitar...

    Interesting story in Dan Erlewine's Guitar Player's Repair guide. Dan evaluated several blues guitar players' setups. He showed how BB King didn't trim his strings but wrapped the entire string...
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    Thanks Bill Sheehan for the PM of sympathy. In...

    Thanks Bill Sheehan for the PM of sympathy. In doing a bit of research I found that some people have used thin consistency superglue to solve this problem. I'll report my results when I've tried it.
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    grover tuning machine loose button issue

    I have a Kala KA-ACP-CTG which is fitted with Grover open gear tuners with metal buttons on its slotted peghead. All the metal buttons have a small amount of play on the shaft when turned. At first...
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    water buffalo bone not American bison

    I imagine that the nut and saddle are from water buffalo, an Asian domesticated animal raised for milk, meat, and as a draft animal.

    Nuts and saddles are mostly specified generically as "bone"...
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    I assume you mean the stringing method where the...

    I assume you mean the stringing method where the string goes vertically through a hole in the bridge and instead of being secured with bridge pins, and is tied inside of the body of the instrument. ...
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    Thank you Choirguy for bringing the Aersi...

    Thank you Choirguy for bringing the Aersi zebrawood concert to my attention.

    I was looking for a uke for my canoe cheap enough that there would be no regrets if it got damaged or lost. It just...
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    New Kala ka-acp-ctg solid cedar top acacia lam...

    New Kala ka-acp-ctg solid cedar top acacia lam back and sides slothead concert $50.50 shipped. Street price at the time was about $250. Found this on NewEgg shipped from Zorrosounds three years ago.
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    Anybody tried these yet?

    I'm seeing these available now at Musician's friend, Guitar Center, and Sweetwater among others. The listings say Martin is installing Polyguts on all Nazareth built instruments, so it would appear...
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