nutball73's Recent Activity

  1. nutball73 replied to the thread How do you access your e.mails on a PC or laptop?.

    It would probably be better if you offered some solid advice based on knowledge rather than confused bumblings...

    Apr 19, 2021 at 12:50 PM
  2. nutball73 liked surfnturf's post in the thread How do you access your e.mails on a PC or laptop?.

    Create a gmail or yahoo account, and forward or import all your mail there for easy management. I literally have about 20 gmail accounts...

    Apr 19, 2021 at 12:48 PM
  3. nutball73 replied to the thread How do you access your e.mails on a PC or laptop?.

    I have my own domain for the family, and set forwarding addresses wherever I want (in my case gmail, in my daughter's case Yahoo). So...

    Apr 19, 2021 at 12:47 PM
  4. nutball73 replied to the thread Evertune on a Strat.

    And from what I've heard it really does work very well. I would be tempted if I was still a gigging guitarist but I'm not. My Tele stays...

    Apr 18, 2021 at 11:02 AM
  5. nutball73 replied to the thread can I clean/polish frets with a normal school rubber eraser ?.

    Yes, just be careful about the ink ones with grit in - it will probably be metal filings which won't go well with your pickups.

    Apr 18, 2021 at 5:17 AM
  6. nutball73 replied to the thread Evertune on a Strat.

    Devin Townsend uses Evertune and swears by them. He specifically uses them for gigging because of the tuning stability. I think his...

    Apr 17, 2021 at 3:59 PM
  7. nutball73 replied to the thread What Strat NUT is the BEST?.

    The first strat I ever built in the 70s was a hardtail strat body/tele neck finished in natural with a brass nut, brass bridge, brass...

    Apr 17, 2021 at 5:50 AM
  8. nutball73 liked Thrup'ny Bit's post in the thread What Strat NUT is the BEST?.

    We did the brass nut thing in the late 70s. By the start of the 80s we'd replaced them again, with bone...

    Apr 17, 2021 at 5:40 AM
  9. nutball73 replied to the thread What Strat NUT is the BEST?.

    Brass is very easy to work with compared to steel and other hard metals. Making a brass nut needs no more than a small saw (hacksaw or...

    Apr 17, 2021 at 5:01 AM
  10. nutball73 replied to the thread 10 gauge strings too heavy.

    If they are like daddarios but cheaper, I'm in. Do they do 10-52? I've been buying them in bulk so I'd be happy to save a few £££ Edit:...

    Apr 17, 2021 at 3:58 AM
  11. nutball73 replied to the thread What Strat NUT is the BEST?.

    Actually the only thing you need to know I whether you need a curved base to the nut or flat. I don't think I've ever used a nut blank...

    Apr 17, 2021 at 3:34 AM
  12. nutball73 liked CB91710's post in the thread No way this is real right?.

    It's crazy. Fenders are FAR easier to fake than Gibson, or more obscure models... yet the worst and easiest to spot fakes are those...

    Apr 17, 2021 at 3:29 AM
  13. nutball73 replied to the thread No way this is real right?.

    That's quite funny because it's so poor...

    Apr 16, 2021 at 2:30 PM
  14. nutball73 liked CB91710's post in the thread Nut on 1979 Fender Beauty.

    Replacement nuts are rarely drop-in. Every neck is different, fret height is not the same, even identical guitars but one with more...

    Apr 16, 2021 at 1:23 PM
  15. nutball73 replied to the thread Nut on 1979 Fender Beauty.

    Have you done a nut before? If not, I wouldn't recommend you doing it on a valuable guitar; it's quite easy to get it wrong. Do you...

    Apr 16, 2021 at 7:56 AM