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  1. Re: Sound: opinions sought on technique vs instrument, i.e. anti-

    I have an Eastman MD315 and faced the same situation you mention. I succumbed to MAS and bought a used Northfield Big Mon. It really depends how much your $ is worth to you but I’m not convinced the...
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    Re: 7th fret problem

    After all the troubleshooting, I agree with CWRoyds this could be a wolf tone. There is a subtle and intermittent WT on the E string... could be the same thing at 7-th fret G string. When picked the...
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    Re: 7th fret problem

    Thanks for all the great input. I chased this issue from tip to tail... straighten twisted bridge and re-ramp string slots / new strings / crowned fret #7 / fixed buzz at tailpiece / nut inspection /...
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    Re: 7th fret problem

    I appreciate all the suggestions. The main reason I do the luthier work myself is because I live in the boonies and I have had a guitar butchered by a local “professional” once in the past. I am...
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    Re: 7th fret problem

    Thanks Pops1 - I have tried shifting the bridge position but it throws the intonation out on the other 3 courses. I will fiddle with it this weekend but is seems like something funky with the bridge...
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    Re: 7th fret problem

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    I have tried moving the bridge position but the intonation problem between G and D strings remains apparent at 7th fret.

    What I did notice is that there is a slight twist to the bridge;...
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    Re: 7th fret problem

    Good question! I honestly don’t remember. The new larger EVO frets made the instrument so much better... I found the original small frets very difficult to get a clean note from so I likely wound not...
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    7th fret problem

    Hi all from the new guy! I have been learning from this forum for a couple years and my membership application was recently accepted (thank you gracious moderators)!

    My mando intonation is out on...
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