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loose bassbar easy access???

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


  1. james condino

    james condino Spruce dork

    Sep 30, 2007
    asheville, nc
    My old assistant, Walker Turner, gettin' the job done, but cutting a few corners along the way.....can I use titebond to fix this?

    j.


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  2. Jake deVilliers

    Jake deVilliers Supporting Member Commercial User

    May 24, 2006
    Crescent Beach, BC
    Disclosures:
    Owner of The Bass Spa, String Repairman at Long & McQuade Vancouver
    Titebond won't work for that - you'll need to use fibreglass! :D
     
  3. pi_r_squared

    pi_r_squared

    Sep 3, 2008
    "My dad's a television repairman, he's got this ultimate set of tools.....I can fix it!"
     
  4. JoeyNaeger

    JoeyNaeger Supporting Member

    Jun 24, 2005
    Houston, TX
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    Repair guy, Lisle Violin Shop
    He's probably questioning why he took the effort to remove the back....
     
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  6. Turnaround

    Turnaround

    May 6, 2004
    Toronto Canada
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    Bass Technician, Club Bass - Toronto
    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. If there was an ax in the picture, I would have taken the OP more seriously! :p
     
  8. Jeremy Darrow

    Jeremy Darrow

    Apr 6, 2007
    Nashville, TN
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    Endorsing Artist: Genz-Benz Amplifiers, Fishman Transducers
    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.
     
  9. RCWilliams

    RCWilliams Commercial User

    Apr 23, 2007
    Merriam Kansas (Kansas City)
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    owner KCNC Production and Design
    why'd he take the back off first?