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  1. Bob the builder liked BigNorm's post in the thread My new Deluxe reverb tone master as arrived...fast review !.

    So I received my new tone Master. Played a few hours with it yesterday, taking the time for settings to my taste. First, my only...

    Mar 1, 2021 at 10:59 AM
  2. Bob the builder liked Martins Strat's post in the thread Best Strat for someone with a very light touch?.

    Just wondering which you regret more, selling the original neck, or starting this thread? :D

    Mar 1, 2021 at 10:56 AM
  3. Bob the builder liked DUSTER44T's post in the thread neck shims.

    My guess would be.......the "full contact" theory came along to help sell the shims......lol

    Mar 1, 2021 at 10:56 AM
  4. Bob the builder liked Kingmarc1982's post in the thread Fender mustang micro.

    Woohooo! Ordered this baby the day fender showed it on their website. Finally Just shipped today from Sweetwater! Can’t wait

    Mar 1, 2021 at 10:53 AM
  5. Bob the builder liked Triple Jim's post in the thread Solid state vs Tube.

    :) He asks which is better, tube or solid state, and you straddle the fence right away! (said with a smile and good intentions)

    Mar 1, 2021 at 10:44 AM
  6. Bob the builder liked dirocyn's post in the thread What bridge when starting with neck and undrilled body?.

    Wider spacing at the bridge makes fingerpicking easier. The issue is that if your bridge is too wide your strings start falling off the...

    Mar 1, 2021 at 10:43 AM
  7. Bob the builder replied to the thread MIM or American?.

    Here's another ridiculous comment, In 2 1/2 years I've purchased not 1 but 2 player series after trying many mia's too. So either you're...

    Mar 1, 2021 at 10:08 AM
  8. Bob the builder liked DUSTER44T's post in the thread neck shims.

    I have used those wedges from SM but something that blows the "full contact" idea out of the water .......when you use the tilt screws...

    Mar 1, 2021 at 9:58 AM
  9. Bob the builder liked Believer7713's post in the thread neck shims.

    If you are trying to raise the saddles a little you can use a flat shim and it will be perfectly fine. Tilting the neck back works best...

    Mar 1, 2021 at 9:57 AM
  10. Bob the builder liked Thrup'ny Bit's post in the thread neck shims.

    So does a bit of card, or folded sandpaper (which I've been using to do the job for over 40 years). But if the guitar plays well, why...

    ifitaint.jpg Mar 1, 2021 at 9:57 AM
  11. Bob the builder liked Boognish's post in the thread New Josefina video.

    She doesn't wear gloves with the wire going through her fingers like that?!?! I grabbed a rigging cable many years ago when I worked...

    Mar 1, 2021 at 9:54 AM
  12. Bob the builder liked Believer7713's post in the thread Massive Fret Sprout over the Winter.

    I work on these things all the time, at least every other day, in a very unstable environment. Ten days ago it was -14F (-31.8C) with a...

    Mar 1, 2021 at 8:02 AM
  13. Bob the builder liked StummerJoe's post in the thread Bass is hard work.

    I know it puts quite the strain on me, and that's due to a couple of things I guess. One would be injuries I've had to both hands, but...

    Mar 1, 2021 at 7:33 AM
  14. Bob the builder liked Hanson's post in the thread Bass is hard work.

    Yup, Bass carries the foundation of the rhythm, very similar to the drums. Missing a note is very notable on Bass, but in a different...

    Mar 1, 2021 at 7:32 AM
  15. Bob the builder liked 3bolt79's post in the thread Bass is hard work.

    I can play bass, but it seems much more difficult/different than playing a guitar. You have to think differently, which for me is hard.

    Mar 1, 2021 at 7:32 AM