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  1. Re: Baby Taylor to OM - bridge plate reinforcement questions

    I agree with Rick. Lowes and Home Depot no longer keep the chips in stock. You can order them online but they're the thicker ones (0.045"). None of the three cabinet shops I know of use formica...
  2. Thread: Tuneup in CT?

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    Re: Tuneup in CT?

    Paul Neri in Clinton is also an excellent choice; not exactly western CT, but he and George Youngblood at Acousticmusic are the only people I know to recommend.
  3. Re: Baby Taylor to OM - bridge plate reinforcement questions

    Paul -

    Let me see if i can get a piece of the thinner 1/32" formica at my local Home Depot/Lowe's or at the custom kitchen shop very close to my home. If I'm unsuccessful, then I will gladly...
  4. Re: Baby Taylor to OM - bridge plate reinforcement questions

    Thanks for the advice, Paul.

    How thick should the piece of formica be?

    Actually, never having used formica, perhaps I misunderstand. Does it even come in varying thicknesses?
  5. Baby Taylor to OM - bridge plate reinforcement questions

    Hi all -

    My understanding is that an additional layer of material should be glued to the bridge plate in order to add structure to offset the additional string tension.

    In a related article on...
  6. replacing tuner buttons 0.135" flat to flat shaft

    Hi all -

    I have tuners with metal buttons for a GBOM project. The buttons and the shafts on which they sit are round with two flats machined into them. The distance from flat to flat is 0.135". ...
  7. Weird result #2 when clicking on classified ads

    First, I've learned that this problem exists for me regardless of whether I'm using Chrome, Firefox or IE.

    I tried turning off some of the protections both in Kaspersky and the windows control...
  8. Re: Weird result when clicking on classified ads

    I'm using Chrome. Let me try a different browser and I'll let you know what happens.
  9. Weird result when clicking on classified ads

    Hi guys -

    When I click on a classified ad, instead of seeing the ad, I get a blank window and the url is "<ad number> 1x1". I've attached an example.

    Do you know what's going on here and how I...
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    Re: The effects of salt air

    There might be occasion to play on deck, but it rarely happens.We've been on this cruise 5 years now and there's been 2 jams on deck in all that time.
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    Re: The effects of salt air

    Thanks for all the input.

    I've officially filed this issue in the "don't need to worry about it" basket.
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    Re: The effects of salt air

    Virtually all the jams are inside the air conditioned portion of the ship.
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    Re: The effects of salt air

    It's a cruise run by musicians for musicians and musically inclined non-players. Besides, I always take a mando with me.
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    The effects of salt air

    Hi all-

    I will be going on a cruise and wonder if salt air has a negative effect on acoustic instruments. The period of exposure will be ~10 days.

    For the most part, my Northfield will live...
  15. Re: repairing excessive bridge saddle to threaded post clearance

    Thanks to everyone for your assistance. Haven't actually gotten to it because it turns out that one of the post holes in the saddle is cracked.

    Rather than try to intuit the answer, I thought it...
  16. repairing excessive bridge saddle to threaded post clearance

    Hi all,

    I have a bridge saddle which is in excellent condition except that there is way too much clearance between the holes and the threaded posts.

    The clearance is sufficiently large that...
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    Re: What's that smell?

    [QUOTE=Dobe;1443653]Ditto on loving that aroma. On the other hand, some smells, well....

    I know they're talking about a popcorn machine. Still, I find this to be offensive in its implication.
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    Re: What's that smell?

    I think I went to high school with Ana Phylactic. :grin:
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    Re: Sentimental, YES; Mandolin content, NO

    Thanks. Our next milestone is to have been married for longer than we weren't.
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    Sentimental, YES; Mandolin content, NO

    Twenty five years ago today, SU (Spousal Unit) and I were married at the Friends' Meeting House in Sandy Springs, MD.

    I love my spouse at least 25 times more now; a very large number in "love...
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    Re: New Tolley F-5

    Absolutely gorgeous!

    And Happy Birthday.
  22. Re: Visiting Seattle and Portland - what to see/do?

    There was an awesome meal that went along with this; and no, I did not try all of them.
  23. Re: Visiting Seattle and Portland - what to see/do?

    Deep... fried... scorpions... sounds... delicious.

    Gee... Thanks
  24. Re: Visiting Seattle and Portland - what to see/do?

    Thank you all for the suggestions. Sorry not to have responded sooner. I've been visiting with friends. (Which, to me, is the single most important reason for being here.)

    Thanks for all the...
  25. Re: another approach for removing stubborn end pins

    The advantage to the strain relief pliers is that they aren't as heavy as the jacobs chuck. I think I'll get a pair. Thanks, Pops1!
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