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    Yesterday, 4:43am
    keme replied to a thread Hybrid electric in Builders and Repair
    For alignment of the holes for tuning posts I tried JimCh's procedure with steel tubing, using posts as drill guide. Great idea, but it requires a...
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    Yesterday, 4:21am
    keme replied to a thread Hybrid electric in Builders and Repair
    Small update, starting on the bridge pieces. One guitar saddle blank and four individual bridge pieces. Jigs are for sissies. No router. A stop...
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    Jul-04-2020, 2:15pm
    I would not look at slide-on transfers. I have seen them on cheap instruments, but under a liberal coat of laquer which levels the surface. AFAIK,...
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    Jul-03-2020, 12:21am
    Ultimate guitar does focus on guitar resources, but there are some tabs also for mandolin, bass and ukulele. Some resources are available as "pro...
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    Jul-02-2020, 8:17am
    keme replied to a thread Hybrid electric in Builders and Repair
    Refinished with the cheap brand of tung oil. Left on a thin layer for 36 hours before gently wiping down. Still a bit oily/sticky, but left a fairly...
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    Jul-02-2020, 5:32am
    keme replied to a thread Hybrid electric in Builders and Repair
    Just wish I had done it sooner. With the friendly and helpful attitude commonly found here, I guess I could have avoided a few pitfalls if I did. The...
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    Jul-02-2020, 4:14am
    keme replied to a thread Hybrid electric in Builders and Repair
    Good ideas, and useful knowledge. No, I didn't know that. Thanks a lot!
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    Jul-01-2020, 7:41am
    keme replied to a thread Hybrid electric in Builders and Repair
    Thanks again! I am learning from the process, which is enjoyment in itself. Glad to know that my sharing is not a total waste. I realize now...
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    Jul-01-2020, 4:12am
    keme replied to a thread Hybrid electric in Builders and Repair
    Correcting silly mistake from previous post. My head must have been somewhere else. Correcting (or rather compensating) other silly mistake: I...
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    Jun-30-2020, 7:54am
    Love the song, and you did a fine job. Beautiful!
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    Jun-30-2020, 7:08am
    keme replied to a thread top deflection in Builders and Repair
    Just a side note: I recall reading in the Frets magazine (somewhere, sometime in another century) an article by a luthier who quoted one of his...
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    Jun-30-2020, 6:18am
    keme replied to a thread Hybrid electric in Builders and Repair
    No room for a trapeze tailpiece in this project. Bridge goes too far back on the head. Making a stop bar instead. Not sure that a wooden stop bar...
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    Jun-30-2020, 5:46am
    keme replied to a thread Hybrid electric in Builders and Repair
    I have looked at the push/pull possibility for other purposes, but the one I have and ones I can find available are too bulky for my use. They extend...
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    Jun-30-2020, 5:20am
    keme replied to a thread Hybrid electric in Builders and Repair
    Yes. If you mix inputs by running them in parallel directly through the pots, and you have the middle connector of each pot wired to output, turning...
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    Jun-30-2020, 1:26am
    keme replied to a thread Hybrid electric in Builders and Repair
    Thanks for feedback and tips! I appreciate it. Do you run the magnetic output in parallel with the buffered output from the piezo, through a...
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    Jun-29-2020, 12:26pm
    I see a lot of players have an issue with detuning when they use a capo. While I have zero experience with banjo and mandolin capos, I know a few...
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    Jun-29-2020, 8:41am
    keme replied to a thread Hybrid electric in Builders and Repair
    Realization: I'm not making a mandolin. It is going to be a mandola. Realization pt. 2: That preamp will not work from phantom power. Needs...
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    Jun-28-2020, 12:43pm
    keme replied to a thread Hybrid electric in Builders and Repair
    Plans: There is a small air channel from under the saddle pieces, out to the wedge soundhole. Acoustic mic goes in the middle of that channel. An...
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    Jun-28-2020, 12:31pm
    keme replied to a thread Hybrid electric in Builders and Repair
    Thanks for the feedback. If I break too many strings, I will just have to tune down a whole step and capo up, or simply adjust my playing. Capoed...
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    Jun-28-2020, 11:46am
    So, am I a builder? I guess not. Dabbler at best. But let me start with a bit of background. I have a cheap Epiphone mandolin, fitted a piezo...
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About keme
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Education: Informatics.

Work: Currently ICT manager/support in secondary school.

Play: music (guitar, keyboard, mandolin, harmonica), table tennis, this place and various other web forums.

Family: Wife and 3 kids. Dachshund. Old house in small town.
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Egersund, Norway
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