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  1. Guitar: Instrument Discussion
    So I went to buy Lemon Oil, just the standard Dunlop stuff, because I run out every 4-5 years, and I read some of the product reviews. I'm a strong believer in immaculately clean fretboards. I don't really care about the rest of the guitar anywhere near as much. I usually hit the fretboard of...
  2. Guitar: Theory & Playing
    So, I've been playing for over 11 years now, and I still haven't fully memorized the notes on the fretboard. I've tried a bunch of times over the years, and I reached the point where I could rattle off the notes at each fret marker for each string (e.g. G A B C# on frets 3, 5, 7, and 9...
  3. Guitar: Instrument Discussion
    Saw this yesterday but forget to post it. Dont know if they are Europe Only... PRS Europe does a sweet limited-edition model, and its new run of Maple Limited SE Custom 24 guitars is no exception. The limited model offers a maple fretboard that gives PRS's iconic bird inlays a blackout...
  4. Guitar: Tech, Electronics and DIY
    Ok, this is an odd one - I have a Warwick 5-string bass that I generally like and for the most part plays pretty well, but two of the frets are visibly ever-so-slightly lifting from the fretboard on the treble side, enough that I can slip part of a fingernail underneath them. As a result, fret...
  5. Guitar: Tech, Electronics and DIY
    One of my guitars has sat in its case for far too many years and I need to clean the fretboard and the frets. The frets seem worse off than the fretboard as they have some tarnish going on. Anyone have some favorite YouTube videos that cover this? Thanks!
  6. Guitar: Tech, Electronics and DIY
    I'll be the first to admit it, I did something retarded. I tried darkening my rosewood fret-board with sharpie markers. Visually, I actually really like the results, but functionally, it is kind of inky feeling, and it rubs off a bit on my hands. So, what I was thinking, I could get some...
  7. Guitar: Tech, Electronics and DIY
    Hey guys, I'm thinking about grabbing one of Ola's Washburn Solar 8's used. Unfortunately the fretboard as some scuffs on the bass side around where the neck meets the body, not sure how someone scuffs a fucking fretboard! :scratch: Either way is this reparable? Here's a pic of the damage, I...
  8. Guitar: Instrument Discussion
    I just noticed that my stupid Ibanez bass have the nut slightly away from the fretboard edge I remember I had to raise it a bit a while ago to prevent buzzing I didn't do anything with it for a while because I thought I had no more super glue at home, but I actually found a brand new super...
  9. Guitar: Instrument Discussion
    30 seconds into the project I had ruined the neck and cut my thumb with the knife :pissed: I'm glad I never ordered the 24 fretboard. How do people even change fretboards?
  10. Guitar: Tech, Electronics and DIY
    Does anyone know what this white-ish color streak in my fretboard is, and how to get rid of it? Will a simple lemon oil fret condition/rub do the trick or do I need something like a toothbrush?
  11. Guitar: Pickups Discussion
    I know, we haven't had one of these in a while. I did do some searching, both on here and on the rest of the internet, but I'm really looking to swap out the pickups in both of my Les Pauls - an '04 silverburst Custom and a wine red Studio from '92. They both have high output humbuckers in the...
  12. Guitars For Sale / Trade / Wanted
    Ugh. I don't want to have to. Here's my Gibson Explorer 120th Ann. LE model. Weighs a ton, and sounds like its weight. I have it in B a la Amon Amarth. It's in practically new condition, and I'm the first owner. Plastic still on the pickguard. The fretboard binding is baller especially with...
  13. Guitar: Tech, Electronics and DIY
    Wirelessly posted (Wondernuts) I'm rebuilding the neck on one of the RGs I got from Japan as it is completely cunted. The board was so badly shrunken that I pulled the frets out with my fingers and it was about 0.7mm smaller than the neck at the heel. I've pulled the board off and cleared the...
  14. Guitar: Theory & Playing
    I developed a free Android app to help memorize the notes on the fretboard called "Fretboard Learn". The app has a bunch of game modes which let the user practice matching the name of note to a position on the fretboard (identifying the highlighted note, finding note X on string Y, and finding...
  15. Guitar: Tech, Electronics and DIY
    I've been thinking about trying some on my rg8 neck. Kinda nervous about ruining it tho. Anyone done it and how difficult is it really.... Thanks
  16. Guitars For Sale / Trade / Wanted
    Hi Guys, a couple of years ago I was almost buying Joel's Jackson DK2m, but I had to withdraw due to money issues. Now I completely regret that decision as I have an increasing GAS for Maple Fretboard axes. My requirements would be 24 frets, NO pickguard , up to 400€ . If I cannot find...
  17. Guitar: Instrument Discussion
    I saw some of you guys raving about this stuff when i first started posting here and I had to buy some since my fretboards (acoustic in this case) looked like they all caught gonorrhea and had grown some kind of puss based crust :ugh:. Exhibit A: Exhibit B: A little Guitar Honey and BAM...
  18. Guitar: Tech, Electronics and DIY
    Hello, I have been away from playing for about 5 years but I am back now. I have picked up a JP70 at a good price and I notice that the frets are just a bit peaking out on the sides... can feel them playing some leads. Obviously where I am in the midwest its dry and I dont have a humidfirer...
  19. Guitar: Gear Discussion
    Take a look at my Ibanez rosewood fretboard (bottom one). I got this brand new and it not as dark as other rosewood boards ive seen. it has a faded look to it I put my other guitar there to show the difference. Is there a way to get it darken like my other guitar? or should i leave it alone?
  20. Guitars For Sale / Trade / Wanted
    Jackson SLSMG, gently used. $565, PayPal shipped. It has a very tiny dent, which you cannot really see, on the back by the low E string ferrules. Other than that, it is flawless. Jackson no longer makes any guitars in Japan. Will ship in Road Runner HSC. I prefer to ship in the US, but I will...
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