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    Hey guys, Just wanted to sneak a pic of the...

    Hey guys, Just wanted to sneak a pic of the hubbys latest mando in the white before he caught me! zzchops wife
  2. Thread: The Tiny Tele

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    Hi coydog:That's one nice looking tiny tele!!!!!I...

    Hi coydog:That's one nice looking tiny tele!!!!!I was wondering how thick the body on the tiny tele was after it was finished?I was also curious as to how thick the neck was were it meets the body?
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    Contact a man named Fabs Corte who owns an exotic...

    Contact a man named Fabs Corte who owns an exotic woods company called Cormark International.He stocks over thirty species of exotic woods.If you send him a pic and description he will probably know....
  4. Thread: dupli-carvers

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    Hi all!  My machine finally arrived yesterday!I...

    Hi all!
    #My machine finally arrived yesterday!I had opted for the 624 like Mr.Hilburn's carver.Money i suppose,really made up my mind for me;and the fact i have babies on the way.And i also still...
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    There was an older gent who use to live close to...

    There was an older gent who use to live close to me who made fiddle's.His finishes were really crackled up.He said to get that look he had used pickling lime over smooth but soft varnish and said he...
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    Bluemando:I bought a newer dremel/router base and...

    Bluemando:I bought a newer dremel/router base and it still wasnt any easier for me.I recently made my own clear base from sheet acrylic and that helped a bunch.I think stew-mac or one of those places...
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    Bluemando:I'm not exactly a pro,but this method...

    Bluemando:I'm not exactly a pro,but this method works for me;After i cut out my inlay i smear some white water color paint over the spot i plan to inlay.And then lay the inlay over the painted...
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    Thistle:I went to the liberty mills site and had...

    Thistle:I went to the liberty mills site and had a look around.What caught my eye was the fact thier machines come fully assembled and has software included.I also noticed thier two smaller models...
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    Tope:How precise can you get with the carver you...

    Tope:How precise can you get with the carver you built?Some one posted earlier,Jim Hilburn i think,and said rabbits for scroll bindings could be cut on the type machine that you build yourself.Let me...
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    Although i know it's possible for a duplicater to...

    Although i know it's possible for a duplicater to cut scroll binding rabbit's,somehow my brain can't process the info i'm trying to make it believe.Lynn i went to the shopbot site after you had...
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    Jim:I for one am certainly glad you actually keep...

    Jim:I for one am certainly glad you actually keep those hundreds in possesion long enough to gauge the thickness.I find it hard to keep em long enough to get a caliper any where close to em!Dave:I...
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    Michael:I'm still waiting on Lynn to loan me  his...

    Michael:I'm still waiting on Lynn to loan me #his spare pocket change.Legend has it both,Lynn and Jim Hilburn uses their uneeded fifty dollar bill's to back with 220 grit
    sandpaper,for sanding...
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    Guy's thanks for all the good info.I went with...

    Guy's thanks for all the good info.I went with the marlin cm-624.I will probably be needing all kinds of new questions answered now.
    Lynn i wish i had of known you was selling your old machine.I...
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    Thanks every one!Michael i went to your site and...

    Thanks every one!Michael i went to your site and looked around.I had remembered someone saying you built archtop guitars,but i had no idea they looked that good.If i had lynn and Jim's money i would...
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    Thank's everyone!P.Josey that copier sure would...

    Thank's everyone!P.Josey that copier sure would save a few dollars for diapers and baby food!My wife just found out she's expecting;due in september.We already have two boy's and her docter say's she...
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    Jim:How long have you had yours?Terrco quoted me...

    Jim:How long have you had yours?Terrco quoted me $1050.00
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    Thanks guy's:I don't mean to be nosey;but i was...

    Thanks guy's:I don't mean to be nosey;but i was wondering if you got your machines from terrco or is there another dealer out there some where?I have been surfing the web and have found lot's of...
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    Hey guy's:I was wondering if anyone out there...

    Hey guy's:I was wondering if anyone out there might be able to give me a little info on duplicater machines.I've been shopping around a little and have found a machine called the Marlin CM-624.If...
  19. Thread: gold dot's

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    Thanks a bunch Mandolooter....You know it seems...

    Thanks a bunch Mandolooter....You know it seems here as of late,lot's of name bashing,post trifling,and etc..has been going on at the message board.Folk's seem to be a little on edge.With that being...
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    Dru you are da man!thank you ever so much!I've...

    Dru you are da man!thank you ever so much!I've looked through that same page several times but could'nt find them.Perhaps if had of been a snake it would have bit me!
    Jim
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    Hey thistle....I will keep you posted on what i...

    Hey thistle....I will keep you posted on what i come up with.I would also like to see what everyone else has come up with.I've started several times to trim down a p-bass,but they are pretty heavy to...
  22. Thread: gold dot's

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    Hello all! I have been looking for gold pearl...

    Hello all! I have been looking for gold pearl dot's for a couple of A-5's i am working on.I've looked at stew-mac,LMI,grizzly,and few other places.Stew-mac has the side dot,s in gold pearl but not...
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    thanks thistle....I have an old st moritz...

    thanks thistle....I have an old st moritz [generic tele copy]i believe it will work too.You know sometimes a man can't look for seeing!since i posted yesterday i started going thru some of my older...
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    thistle...what is your string spacing using the...

    thistle...what is your string spacing using the tele bridge?or does the way you described make it adjustable?thanks for your reply. Jim
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    Cheer's to all of you happy e-mando builders and...

    Cheer's to all of you happy e-mando builders and players!I've been making acoustics and electric guitars for quite some time now.Every time i go to eye candy electrics i start to drool.The bug to...
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