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    Wed Jan 23, 2013 9:11 pm
  • Frequently Asked Questions
    "New Builder's miniFAQ", "Going full-time pro miniFAQ", "Buzz FAQ", "Posting photos", Interviews. The MIMF library is also available to registered and logged in members.
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    Last post by Charlie Schultz View the latest post
    Thu Oct 17, 2013 6:22 am
  • The Soundhole
    Talk with the MIMForum staff! This is the section for discussing the workings of this forum. Your suggestions always welcome!
    Subforum: Introduce yourself here!
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    Last post by Charlie Schultz View the latest post
    Sun Jan 21, 2018 1:47 pm
  • Challenges
    The "Try Something Different" Challenge is closed.
    Subforums: The Local Materials Challenge (Closed), The "Reclaimed Materials" Challenge (closed), The "Try Something New" Challenge (Closed)
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    Last post by linda barth View the latest post
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  • Flat-Top Acoustic Guitars and Bass Guitars
    Please put your pickup/wiring discussions in the Electronics section; and put discussions about repair issues, including fixing errors in new instruments, in the Repairs section.
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    Last post by Bob Gleason View the latest post
    Fri Jan 19, 2018 11:47 am
  • Solid-Body and Chambered or Semi-Solid Electric Guitars and Bass Guitars
    Please put your pickup/wiring discussions in the Electronics section; and put discussions about repair issues, including "disappearing" errors in new instruments, in the Repairs section.
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    Last post by Gordon Bellerose View the latest post
    Sat Jan 20, 2018 1:34 am
  • Archtop Guitars and Bass Guitars
    Please put your pickup/wiring discussions in the Electronics section; and put discussions about repair issues, including fixing errors in new instruments, in the Repairs section.
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    Last post by Brian Evans View the latest post
    Sat Jan 20, 2018 4:21 pm
  • Bowed Stringed Instruments and Bows
    Please put any questions about repairing your instrument or the finish on it in our Repairs section.
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    Last post by Jim McConkey View the latest post
    Fri Jan 19, 2018 4:44 pm
  • Other Stringed Instruments
    If it's not a guitar or a bass guitar discussion, and it's got strings, put it here.
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    Last post by Greg Steil View the latest post
    Mon Jan 22, 2018 10:54 am
  • String Instrument Repair: Practical and Political Issues
    If you have a string instrument of any kind that needs fixing, a mistake you made in building a new instrument that you need to "disappear," or a question about the ethics of altering an older instrument, ask here. Please note that it will be much easier for us to help you decide on the best repair method if you post some pictures of the problem.
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    Last post by Clay Schaeffer View the latest post
    Sun Jan 14, 2018 11:53 am
  • Wind, Percussion, and Miscellaneous and Experimental Instruments
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    Last post by Bob Francis View the latest post
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  • Electronics
    Pickups, magnets, microphones, amps, speakers, cabs, whatever...
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    Thu Jan 18, 2018 12:09 am
  • Wood and Materials Q&A
    Ask your wood and other materials questions here. Please DO NOT post pictures and ask us to identify your wood, we have found that accurate ID is nearly impossible, and such discussions will be deleted. Thanks.
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    Last post by Craig Bumgarner View the latest post
    Fri Jan 19, 2018 5:27 pm
  • Tools and Jigs
    Questions about tools and jigs you want to buy/build/modify.
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    Last post by Ed Minch View the latest post
    Sun Jan 21, 2018 7:16 pm
  • Glues and Finishes
    TEST ON SCRAP FIRST! If your question is about repair work, either regluing or refinishing, please post it in our Repair Section.
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    Last post by John Clifford View the latest post
    Thu Jan 04, 2018 5:59 pm
  • Classified Ads
    Registered members only may use this section for placing free, non-commercial ads for tangible goods.
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    Last post by Dean Coss View the latest post
    Thu Jan 18, 2018 8:36 am
  • Builders' Supplies and Services
    Registered members, you may place your commercial ads here (there are no longer any fees for this). The MIMF plans are here. And the occasional "help wanted".
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    Last post by Yaron Naor View the latest post
    Thu Dec 14, 2017 2:45 pm
  • Jam Session
    The place to chat with your fellow MIMForum members about whatever you want that doesn't relate to instruments, or isn't specific to one instrument family. Pull up a chair, grab a cold one out of the virtual 'fridge, and tell your friends what's on your mind.
    Subforum: Builder's Groups
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    Last post by Karl Wicklund View the latest post
    Fri Jan 19, 2018 11:55 am
  • Detailed Builds/Tutorials
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    Sat Dec 30, 2017 2:40 pm
  • Product & Component Reviews (test)
    A place for informative reviews of components used in instrument construction.

    If you want a specific category added, please PM me.

    To make the reviews useful, please copy/paste the following template and try and address each item:
    * Price/Purchased from: (Was it bought new or used. Did you buy it from a local or online retailer, auction site)
    * Background info: (how long have you had the item, how often do you use it)
    * Features: (basic description of the item - measurements, material it made from, is it adjustable, output for electronics etc.)
    *Quality/Durability: (is it well built, will it last for the long haul)
    *Sound Quality/description: (this section would probably only be needed for pickups. how does it sound, bright and clear, dark and muddy)
    *Overall Opinion: (overall impressions, how many starts would you give it, would you recommend the item)

    Arbitrary and malicious reviews will be deleted.
    Subforums: Tools, Trussrods, Electronics
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