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mkt3000
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 05, 2021 8:42 pm    Post subject: NGD. A Thing from Canada Reply with quote

I bought it form Finboy, and after a delay at customs, it's here! Taking it to my tech tomorrow for a setup and discuss ideas.

Unfortunately my wife's been in meetings all day, and I've had a ton of job interviews (somewhat fortunate?), so other than bolting the neck on, I haven't done a thing to it.


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 06, 2021 8:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

nice. Look forward to hearing reports on it.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 06, 2021 11:50 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Tremendous looking guitar, have always liked this one.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 06, 2021 1:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Need moar strings, less stickers
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 06, 2021 1:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Looks super classy, congrats!
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 06, 2021 1:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hooooray, glad it showed up okay! I love that it's a complete oddball yet still mostly 'works'

but I just can't unsee that control plate as a big dangly scrotum, i'm sorryyyyyyyyy
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 06, 2021 2:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

After having it apart for a bit, I think I'm going to have a slightly larger guard to cover some routing on the upper horn... or if I'm feeling up to the task, cutting a small piece of wood to fill it in.

Trying to figure out what to use to remove duct tape residue without possibly damaging the exposed part of the wood.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 06, 2021 9:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Kerosene?
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 06, 2021 9:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Good to see Lauren's old Dano Convertible is still kicking around!
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 06, 2021 9:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

mkt3000 wrote:
exposed part of the wood

You have bare wood? Maybe not kerosene then.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 06, 2021 9:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

NickS wrote:
mkt3000 wrote:
exposed part of the wood

You have bare wood? Maybe not kerosene then.


A small part, yeah. I night just put another piece of duct tape on it and leave it as is

For now, the guitar is now safely at my tech's shop for a setup.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 06, 2021 9:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

NickS wrote:
Kerosene and a match?


Jealousy rears its ugly head.



Just kidding Nick, this probably my jealousy rearing it’s ugly head.
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