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  1. 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, Iím 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.
  5. 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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    I'm staying home more than usual, I enjoy it as...

    I'm staying home more than usual, I enjoy it as long as I don't watch too much political news. A ukulele has always been my antidote for that.
    I will miss not playing for the Corned Beef, Cabbage &...
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    Thanks for the advise, I will carefully address...

    Thanks for the advise, I will carefully address the visible gap issue.
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    I have used Worth Browns on all the rescued...

    I have used Worth Browns on all the rescued Martins, I find it produces a nice sound while preserving the Martin punch in the treble range. I intend to restock soon to string up the last of the...
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    binding glue?

    I'm putting wood (Mahogany) binding on the latest rescue.
    I don't really care for Red cap Titebond. I was thinking CA gel and an accelerant. Hide glue would work under different hands. I haven't...
  17. Check out this thread Thread: Review: Graph Tech...

    Check out this thread
    Thread: Review: Graph Tech Ratio Tune-a-lele tuners on a Fluke
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    "You gotta pay your dues if you wan'a sing the...

    "You gotta pay your dues if you wan'a sing the blues"
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    Just a thought, I wonder if a body and fender man...

    Just a thought, I wonder if a body and fender man could Hamer out a steel one, in short order.
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    I find it interesting that none of the 20 or so...

    I find it interesting that none of the 20 or so Martin sopranos that have passed through my hands, not one had the problem. Must be that the thin lateral piece under the bridge prevents it from...
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    MY over site, I took the picture upside down in...

    MY over site, I took the picture upside down in my lap.
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    UK uke?

    Shop label on the angled case and in the ukulele. Head stock decal is also unfamiliar. Any one know about this one?125684125684
  23. checked again, Yup no kerfing Can't tell how...

    checked again, Yup no kerfing Can't tell how thick the sides are, trap tests might indicate it is thicker than a 30s Martin.
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    A method I use where clamps are difficult is to...

    A method I use where clamps are difficult is to drill a tiny hole in the crack, thread an A string through it and out the sound hole attach a cleat, glue up the cleat and crack pull the cleat solid,...
  25. You know me, I love the WWII and later Martin...

    You know me, I love the WWII and later Martin Sopranos. That is why I rescue them no matter what trauma they have gone through.
    I find that these rescued Martins will vary. They all have that Martin...
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