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Re: SIX ...

Postby Beate Ritzert » Mon Aug 14, 2017 6:43 pm

Well, i am going to use 0.095" flatwounds on that bass. Simply because i would like to have a real bass sound and not some guitar in a very low tuning.

I just checked: a .080" Daddario chrome string fits through the hole of a chinese copy of a Schaller guitar tuner. But nothing thicker - that's the limit.
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Postby Beate Ritzert » Wed Aug 16, 2017 6:39 pm

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Slow progress in carving the top... This irregularly grown wood is sometimes tricky to work on. Luckily this is "just" pear wood, roughly as hard and strong as maple but easier to cut with chisels and planes.
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