loose bassbar easy access???

Discussion in 'Setup & Repair [DB]' started by james condino, Oct 20, 2013.


  1. james condino

    james condino Spruce dork Supporting Member

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    My old assistant, Walker Turner, gettin' the job done, but cutting a few corners along the way.....can I use titebond to fix this?

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  2. Jake deVilliers

    Jake deVilliers Supporting Member

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    Titebond won't work for that - you'll need to use fibreglass! :D
  3. pi_r_squared

    pi_r_squared

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    "My dad's a television repairman, he's got this ultimate set of tools.....I can fix it!"
  4. JoeyNaeger

    JoeyNaeger

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    He's probably questioning why he took the effort to remove the back....
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  6. Turnaround

    Turnaround

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    The trick to this kind of repair is in getting the inner plies routed out along the length of the join and cross-grained plies laid in. Probably best if the plies were laid on opposing diagonals. Clamping is a bit of a problem, but if you can manage that the result is some pretty fair firewood.
  7. KUNGfuSHERIFF

    KUNGfuSHERIFF

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    Nice liquor cabinet.
  8. Champagne

    Champagne

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    If there was an ax in the picture, I would have taken the OP more seriously! :p
  9. Jeremy Darrow

    Jeremy Darrow

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    This reminds of of a scene from the days when I worked in a bike shop. A father and son came in for a new chain for the son's BMX bike. They didn't know that you break the chain to remove it, and it's not a big deal to reconnect it. Instead, they cut the frame.
  10. RCWilliams

    RCWilliams Gold Supporting Member

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    why'd he take the back off first?

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