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    09-19-2018, 12:48 AM
    Your collective wisdom was, in fact, wise. I stand better informed and somewhat chastened :) The luthier listened to me politely and then said...
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    09-12-2018, 02:42 AM
    Appointment booked with the luthier to discuss all this on Tues Sep 18-18. He may tell me some good reasons why my idea won't work well. At the...
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    09-12-2018, 02:37 AM
    But the tailpiece will allow me to mix and match long and medium scale strings easily so as to get more balanced tension. For example D'Addario EXL...
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    09-07-2018, 02:51 AM
    Thanks for fixing that link to the Hipshot D style bridge and tailpiece. It's a nice tailpiece (spendy though) but it has one drawback in this...
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    09-05-2018, 05:53 AM
    @Nuuska: I like your idea and had already been looking at harp tailpieces - they're all too long. I live in a small community so I'm not so sure I...
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    09-05-2018, 12:27 AM
    @Minnesota Flats: Thanks for the helpful comments and advice. Re: string angle: yes, I agree that a straight drop (90 degree angle) at the end...
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    09-04-2018, 09:30 PM
    Yes, I thought of that approach but to get to long scale terrirtory would require about 1 inch of rearward extension which, as you said, would look...
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    09-04-2018, 08:41 PM
    As I said, string selection. There are lots of strings that I would like to try out, and perhaps settle on full time, but the vast majority of them...
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    09-04-2018, 07:09 PM
    There is a dearth of medium scale strings available; vastly more selection in long scale. Since this guitar has a centre block, what do we think...
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Vancouver Island
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Bass guitar, jazz guitar, my dog, my garden
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Retired; economy of effort

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"To play a wrong note is insignificant; to play without passion is inexcusable" - attributed to Ludwig von Beethoven

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