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by Rodger Bryan
Mon May 06, 2013 7:37 pm
Forum: Bowed Stringed Instruments and Bows
Topic: Piotr Sell's Electric Upright Bass
Replies: 17
Views: 14625

Re: Piotr Sell's Electric Upright Bass

Piotr, Thank you for sharing the design. The "strip" is something that I would expect to see at the Guggenheim- its a great, well thought-out design and the execution is beyond anything I could pull off. I also like how you incorporated the endpin into the back plate. On my current design/project (w...
by Rodger Bryan
Mon Mar 04, 2013 7:20 pm
Forum: Solid-Body and Chambered or Semi-Solid Electric Guitars and Bass Guitars
Topic: LMI double action rod- maximum safe adjustment?
Replies: 2
Views: 1205

Re: LMI double action rod- maximum safe adjustment?

Thanks, Greg! For my future builds, this will be good to know. If I do another 6-string, I may consider further counteracting the effect of the tension with compression fretting or maybe compensating when I do the initial leveling. peace, R
by Rodger Bryan
Sun Mar 03, 2013 10:28 pm
Forum: Solid-Body and Chambered or Semi-Solid Electric Guitars and Bass Guitars
Topic: LMI double action rod- maximum safe adjustment?
Replies: 2
Views: 1205

LMI double action rod- maximum safe adjustment?

My first fretted build, a six-string bass, has gone through 2 1/2 years of seasonal changes and the truss rod adjustments I make (in December and July) are very predictable and it plays like a dream. However, I'm a little concerned that I'm turning the LMI rod a little beyond it's intended range and...
by Rodger Bryan
Tue Mar 27, 2012 9:04 pm
Forum: Bowed Stringed Instruments and Bows
Topic: New Design Peghead using lightweight Tuners (Pics)
Replies: 21
Views: 20013

Re: New Design Peghead using lightweight Tuners (Pics)

I like the curves shown on the side view of the peghead. The stealth option is making me re-think using planetary pegs or other guitar tuners on an electric violin design I have started- the photo taken with the Grover was very helpful. Thanks for sharing.
by Rodger Bryan
Mon Jan 09, 2012 10:09 pm
Forum: Solid-Body and Chambered or Semi-Solid Electric Guitars and Bass Guitars
Topic: Bass Guitars "Own" section?
Replies: 20
Views: 17229

Re: Three "and Bass Guitars" areas confusion

Grouping according to similar construction types has been helpful to me. Some great ideas and inspiration for my last bass came from the high-strung builds (and builders). Maybe put basses before guitars? :mrgreen: