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Recent content by Glowing Tubes

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    I don't understand PRS hype

    I had (and very regrettably sold) a PRS DGT and it was a fantastic guitar. Thank goodness we have choices as players to use the tool that inspires us.
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    Tone difference between steel and brass barrel saddles on a Tele

    Thanks for the responses. Think I'll try the brass on the the D through high E's and see how it goes.
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    Tone difference between steel and brass barrel saddles on a Tele

    Can anyone speak to this. I've had steel on mine for a very long time and love it but have had a set of brass ones here that I've been curious to try too. What kind of difference could I expect by changing them if any? Thanks!
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    Neck shim or no neck shim that is the question

    Great advice here. Ok so I adjusted the neck a bit more this morning and adjusted the saddles too. Yes it's due for a fret job and a new nut for sure. Way passed due. It's been parked for a fair amount of time because of that. I need to save for it. In the meantime, it buzzes on the lower...
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    Neck shim or no neck shim that is the question

    Great advice from you guys. Thanks so much. I'll post a pic, it's a very weird bridge. The buzz is minimal, the action at the higher frets is higher than at the nut. I'll play with the saddles. I adjusted the neck a tad too as I think it was too straight (Great advice). John, I tried to PM...
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    Neck shim or no neck shim that is the question

    I have a '84 Strat that I've owned since new, it's a bit buzzy, the action goes up towards the bridge and the neck is straight. Someone told me to shim the neck so I have a couple questions about doing that. 1. Will it affect the tone or sustain of the guitar 2. Is it difficult to do 3. What...
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    Sold G&L ASAT Bluesboy Price Reduced

    Having a hard time getting past the image of those blue skies and that boat but yeah that is a sweet guitar. GLWS
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    How much does a typical (good quality)fret job on a rosewood fretboard neck cost

    Hey Mark, How are you? Yeah I forgot about Phil. Know he does awesome work.
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    How much does a typical (good quality)fret job on a rosewood fretboard neck cost

    Ha, the quote was from Woodsong. I know they do good work but that's super expensive. Thanks for the info on Del Toro. I'll look them up. RC
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    How much does a typical (good quality)fret job on a rosewood fretboard neck cost

    Thats a great price if the work is good. Where do I find them?
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    How much does a typical (good quality)fret job on a rosewood fretboard neck cost

    For the price I'm being quoted I'd much rather go with something like this with stainless.
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    How much does a typical (good quality)fret job on a rosewood fretboard neck cost

    This is what I got locally, it's on my Tele with a rosewood fretboard We would love to help you restore your Tele. All I can give at the moment are some standard prices. We would need to see your example to give you anything definitive. Here are some numbers to get started. Setup @...
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    How much does a typical (good quality)fret job on a rosewood fretboard neck cost

    Colorado I dont know of many trusted techs here.
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