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Tech articles, how-tos, wiring, fretwork, soldering, refinishing, switching and any other DIY.

  1. Sticky: The 'Tight' control - simple passive bass cut  
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    *This is a huge edit of the original post* The typical guitar tone control doesn't get used a lot. A lot of players disconnect it in search of...

    dpm
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    11-17-2016, 08:54 AM Go to last post
  2. Sticky: Converting and Edge/Edge variant to an Schaller/OFR arm  
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    I dont have an issue with the Edge bars like alot of people have, but i live in a desert, and they dont move around on me much. But the one on the lo...

    Max
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    10-10-2016, 10:23 AM Go to last post
  3. Sticky: Free radius gauge  
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    Found this looking for a cheap radius gauge and thought you guys would think it was useful as well... Radius Gauge

    7deadlysins
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    06-24-2016, 09:10 AM Go to last post
  4. Sticky: Your soldering iron probably sucks.  
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    So in this thread, let's recommend some good ones, and assorted bits to accompany it. :yesway: Hakko FX888D-23BY Digital Soldering Station FX-888D...

    Chris
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    05-17-2016, 08:06 PM Go to last post
  5. Sticky: How to rebuild dead and rusted hardware and trems (pic heavy)  
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    If you find yourself with a horrendously rusted bridge, screws, trem, locking nut or most any guitar hardware it can be rebuilt quite easily with the...

    Version_6
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    07-16-2015, 08:42 PM Go to last post
  6. Sticky: [Tech] Foam String Dampening  
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    If you play any kind of staccato stuff on the guitar, you probably notice a slight HRRRNNNG after the notes. This, in addition to foaming the...

    Ryan
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    12-31-2014, 11:02 AM Go to last post
  7. Sticky: How to make a kill switch box  
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    Today I'm going to show you how to make a kill switch box so you can toy around with a kill switch without the commitment of drilling holes in your...

    Tom
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    12-26-2014, 03:04 AM Go to last post
  8. Sticky: DIY: pickups  
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    Since I posted a pic-story about making a pickup winder, I guess it's about time to post a pic-story about making pickups. Most of the stuff...

    robanomoly
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    06-22-2014, 07:47 PM Go to last post
  9. Sticky: [Tech] Swapping an Ibanez LoPro Edge for an OFR  
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    Swapping an Ibanez LoPro Edge for an OFR Ask ten metal guitarists what their favorite trem is, and you'll probably get ten different answers....

    Drew
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    06-10-2014, 11:08 AM Go to last post
  10. Sticky: DIY: Acoustic 7 string build "Gloria" (lots of pics)  
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    Well, this will be a bit different from my usual build pic-stories. Aside from it being my first acoustic build, Iím going to post the pictures more...

    robanomoly
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    12-12-2013, 01:41 PM Go to last post
  11. Sticky: [Tech] How to swap a Lo-TRS7 for an OFR7  
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    As you guys may have seen in this past thread, I recently scored a black OFR7 on the cheap. The Lo-TRS7 in my Ibanez RG7420BP (dubbed Blackbeard)...

    Ryan
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    06-24-2013, 08:02 PM Go to last post
  12. Sticky: DIY: Making a bone nut  
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    A while back, I cut a string slot too deep, ruining the nut, and didn't have another nut black. In the midst of tearing the house apart in seach of...

    robanomoly
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    06-10-2013, 05:48 PM Go to last post
  13. Sticky: Simultaneous volume and tone, plus bass cut circuit  

    Thought I'd post up this cool little circuit I've been trying, partly to ensure I don't lose the diagram :idea: This is kind of stolen from...

    dpm
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    03-20-2013, 06:10 AM Go to last post
  14. Sticky: DIY: pickup winder  
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    As with many hobbyist pickup makers, I used a sewing machine as the basis for my winder. The foot controller for this one was controlled by air...

    robanomoly
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    03-07-2012, 05:40 PM Go to last post
  1. Poll: Should I refinish my V-250? (again)  

    Prompted by Drew's stripping thread I was like natural looked okay on this, lol. Anyway...

    Kagami
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    02-07-2010, 07:26 PM Go to last post
  2. JPM wiring?  
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    OK, so I've been trying to wire up a JPM style wiring in my RG6CSD, which came equipped with a 4PDT switch in it. I'm wiring a Bareknuckle VHII on...

    Lozek
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    02-05-2010, 07:48 PM Go to last post
  3. Nostalgia Blue build picstory (many pics)  
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    It was over a year ago when my best friend told me about this pear tree in his back yard. Tall, feeble, painfully arching and giving way under its...

    robanomoly
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    12-17-2009, 09:21 PM Go to last post
  4. Best place for a refinish?  

    Title pretty much sums it up. I've just traded my RG370DX for a Star (shaped) axe from a no-name company, but the kid wanted $225 shipped for it and...

    MFB
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    06-21-2009, 02:11 AM Go to last post
  5. Staining A Guitar Body  
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    This thread is in relation to my S7420 refinish project, but I decided to start a new thread for it since it may become useful to others in the...

    zepp
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    06-15-2009, 08:34 PM Go to last post
  6. Guitar refinishing and rebuild project!  
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    I've been planning for a while to refinish the body from my first electric guitar, and slap some better parts onto it to create a Parts-O-Caster of...

    zepp
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    06-13-2009, 01:56 AM Go to last post
  7. RG350 : What to do, what to do?  
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    Cross-posting for best results :lol: So, I'm sitting here with the my Ibanez RG350 that was free from the Rockstar Mayhem Fest giveaway, and it...

    MFB
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    06-03-2009, 06:43 PM Go to last post
  8. I just completed the wiring diagram from hell.  
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    Wiring Diagram I did this with my RG4ex1... just had a couple of push-pull pots lying around so I sprung on it. I turned my 3 pickup-position...

    Xan
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    05-22-2009, 09:48 PM Go to last post
  9. Patience...picstory of my latest build  
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    The cherry guitar was the first time I had done a hard clear coat, and I was so happy with the result, I decided it was time to use the maple that...

    robanomoly
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    02-26-2009, 01:43 AM Go to last post
  10. New Pot for EMG 707  
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    I have worn out the volume pot on my Agile Interceptor Pro with EMG 707's. What value pot do I need and can anyone recommend a good source / brand?

    Christopher Bechtel
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    02-03-2009, 03:44 PM Go to last post
  11. Washburn Refinish .. Take 2 !!! ( This time less lame)  
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    Welcome ! Its me again :) I made another refinish.. but This time it looks good :lol:.. at leat for me. Everyone saw the old "Lightning bolt"...

    Sebastian
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    01-01-2009, 01:26 AM Go to last post
  12. Pulling Acoustic bridge and re-fitting  
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    In response to a rash offer made in this thread here is part one of two. Drew sorry for the delay. The job had to wait for an insurance go ahead...

    Muttley
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    11-20-2008, 10:19 PM Go to last post
  13. Wiring my cab  
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    My cab has 4 16ohm speakers wired for 16ohms. Can I re-wire to drop it down to 8ohms? And how? I'd just like to match it up to my amp to get...

    DonBot
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    11-03-2008, 02:18 PM Go to last post
  14. Thinking of having a pop at stripping a guitar  

    I've ordered a replacement body from Elysian for one of my 7620's, and I had automatically thought of selling the one it'll replace. The more I think...

    Cassidy
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    10-23-2008, 10:46 AM Go to last post
  15. Refinishing opinions wanted. RG2127  
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    I need to raise a whole bunch of cash so I will be selling my 2127, that means the body is getting refinished and I'm looking for opinions for what...

    El Caco
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    10-11-2008, 01:55 PM Go to last post


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