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Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 05-20-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 294
Posted By Explorerbuilder
Looks ok for a hand build. Dont care much for the...

Looks ok for a hand build. Dont care much for the body or the headstock. Looks way too clunky and non ergonmic, but hey, if that is what you like.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 05-19-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 229
Posted By Explorerbuilder
Plus, there is no such thing as a...

Plus, there is no such thing as a "mini" 7 string bridge.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 05-19-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 242
Posted By Explorerbuilder
If you plan on staining that maple fretboard, you...

If you plan on staining that maple fretboard, you will have a lot of sanding to do to take off the original finish.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 05-17-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 242
Posted By Explorerbuilder
If it isnt ebony it is either rosewood or maple....

If it isnt ebony it is either rosewood or maple. but sure, post a pic.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 05-17-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 242
Posted By Explorerbuilder
I highly doubt he is staining a figured fretboard...

I highly doubt he is staining a figured fretboard to that extent.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 05-17-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 242
Posted By Explorerbuilder
What kind of a fretboard are you trying to stain?

What kind of a fretboard are you trying to stain?
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 05-10-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 298
Posted By Explorerbuilder
Those are the studs for the floyd rose... Again,...

Those are the studs for the floyd rose... Again, if you are using a floyd rose, then yes, you need them.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 05-09-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 298
Posted By Explorerbuilder
What exactly are you referring to? The rout or...

What exactly are you referring to? The rout or the studs?
If you are using a floyd rose, then yes, you need all of that.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 05-06-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 269
Posted By Explorerbuilder
Dont use either. Check out guitarfetish. Get the...

Dont use either. Check out guitarfetish. Get the power rails. Great pickups for the price.
But you could also find used EMG and duncans on ebay for around 45-55 bucks.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 05-06-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 209
Posted By Explorerbuilder
Hipshot has a tuner that has an 80 gauge hole.

Hipshot has a tuner that has an 80 gauge hole.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 05-03-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By Explorerbuilder
What is your thought behind them being easier to...

What is your thought behind them being easier to bend with more length on both ends?
Its actually the exact opposite. It would create more tension and be harder to bend.
The lengths outside of the...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 05-03-2015, 01:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 210
Posted By Explorerbuilder
It only uses the hot when in normal position,...

It only uses the hot when in normal position, uses the coil tapped wires when in tapped mode. Which is why i said you probably have a disconnected hot solder joint.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 05-02-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 210
Posted By Explorerbuilder
Sounds like hte hot lead has either come...

Sounds like hte hot lead has either come unsoldered or broken.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 04-30-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By Explorerbuilder
If it is buzzing at the first few frets you need...

If it is buzzing at the first few frets you need more relief in the neck.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 04-27-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 508
Posted By Explorerbuilder
That makes absolutely no sense. Anything behind...

That makes absolutely no sense. Anything behind the bridge saddle doesnt affect the intonation whatsoever. Dont know where you got that idea.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 04-26-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 508
Posted By Explorerbuilder
All that does is wear off the finish on your...

All that does is wear off the finish on your tailpiece. I will never do it like that.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 04-18-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By Explorerbuilder
Hard to find black nickle/ cosmo black hardware...

Hard to find black nickle/ cosmo black hardware these days. Gotoh makes a good bridge in black nickle.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 04-18-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By Explorerbuilder
hipshot 7 string sets have an .080" hole on...

hipshot 7 string sets have an .080" hole on the 7th.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 04-11-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 287
Posted By Explorerbuilder
Dont think you can split a pickup with just a...

Dont think you can split a pickup with just a switch.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 04-11-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 323
Posted By Explorerbuilder
All wood has grain. Depending on the cut of the...

All wood has grain. Depending on the cut of the piece determines how much grain shows.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 04-11-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By Explorerbuilder
Any real reason you need this information? Every...

Any real reason you need this information? Every single headstock differs. There are only a few on the market that eve have relatively straight pull.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 04-11-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 330
Posted By Explorerbuilder
I dont know why there is always so much bad...

I dont know why there is always so much bad advice about using wood glue for your nut. Wood glue doesnt bond to plastic or bone in any way whatsoever.
Just use 2 dabs of super glue, that will hold...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 04-11-2015, 01:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 183
Posted By Explorerbuilder
The thing about those style of fret files is that...

The thing about those style of fret files is that they arnt designed to just run over the fret while being perfecly square to the fretboard. You have to angle it to the side so it takes off of the...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 04-09-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 599
Posted By Explorerbuilder
My second question is why are you going to be...

My second question is why are you going to be using ash in a neck? Unless it is perfectly quartersawn, you are going to have a ton of grain lines that you can feel while playing it. Just stick to...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 04-08-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By Explorerbuilder
There arnt really any other options other than...

There arnt really any other options other than moving the neck.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 04-08-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 599
Posted By Explorerbuilder
Unless you have an extremely tuned ear, you arnt...

Unless you have an extremely tuned ear, you arnt going to hear much difference.
What part of the guitar are you planning on using ash on?
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 04-05-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 454
Posted By Explorerbuilder
I cant tell what you mean by "curved...

I cant tell what you mean by "curved up" by the pictures. That term doenst make sense to me.
Also, "high relief" doestn make sense as well. do you mean action?
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-31-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 274
Posted By Explorerbuilder
Google search is incorrect in this context, then....

Google search is incorrect in this context, then.
I use paduak in about 75 percent of my builds. I use it on necks, fretboards and tops.
It is not oily in any way. It is like a cross between wenge...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-30-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 274
Posted By Explorerbuilder
Paduak is not an oily wood, and finishes stick to...

Paduak is not an oily wood, and finishes stick to it just fine.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-30-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 274
Posted By Explorerbuilder
You can just oil it. But with every finish it...

You can just oil it. But with every finish it will darken considerably.
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