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    The Truth About Glue?

    I think the term "fully dry" in the above would read more acurate as "fully equalized". I'm certainly no expert and have no firsthand knowledge on Gibsons production process, but a water based glue will introduce a little moisture back into the wood and it does take some time for that moisture...
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    What's your go-to guitar for playing slide?

    A Supro / Goldfoil combo is a ton of fun! .
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    What is your preferred tone capacitor value in a Stratocaster?

    If you are the type of player that does not use or like to roll the tone all the way back, then a lower value cap may fit you better. As AdmiralB points out, it can give you more usable "real estate" throughout the sweep.
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    What lap steel strings ?

    John Ely has a page on strings along with a handy chart that should be helpful For premade sets, Elderly Instruments has GHS sets for reasonable prices.
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    Humbucker-Sized P-90's

    BG's would be a great choice. I saw they are running a holiday promotion too
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    Luthiers: what's on your workbench?

    Thanks! I'm pretty tickled with how it came out. When I started it, I really didn't know exactly where I was going or what it would look like. I did know that I wanted it to be fairly lightweight and travel friendly and the only things set in stone was that it was it was going to have...
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    Luthiers: what's on your workbench?

    I'm very happy with how this one turned out, my Roadrunner SS prototype ... Beep Beep ... Body wood is swamp ash and the pickups are wired up like a classic Stringmaster with a blend knob. .
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    Where To Buy 6/6 Nylon for Nut and ABR-1 Saddles??

    McMaster's is a good source for things like that. Their site can be hard to link to more detailed selections, but go here, select 6/6 nylon from the top left menue, then the thickness you want
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    Luthiers: what's on your workbench?

    Finally getting this one close to finished ... all finish sanded and ready for grain fill. Body is swamp ash and is getting a couple sweet Stringmaster style pickups. .
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    Show your lap steel guitars

    Great instruments!
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    DIY Wooden Pickguard: Any tips?

    First step is to draw / sketch out some of your ideas. Take a few that you like and cut them out with a pair of scissors and see how they might look on the guitar.
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    shipping to Australia

    Just make sure to check that your package meets the size requirements for shipping to Australia. Global Express Guaranteed has a max length and girth combined of 108" and Priority Mail Express International is less at 97"
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    Disconnecting the bridge wire to prevent DEATH!?!?

    Screwed up main wiring is more common than you might think. Especially in small clubs and bars where everyone and their cousin is an electrical expert after 3 beers. These plug in socket testers are cheap, reliable, and super simple to use. .