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  1. ARandGenUsrName liked Matt Liebenau's post in the thread SBO22 Scratch Build - Building a Bass Is Easy!.

    Ouch! You can probably glue that split back together. I usually use #8 stainless pan head sheet metal screws from ACE. You can polish up...

    Aug 8, 2022 at 9:37 PM
  2. ARandGenUsrName attached a file to the thread SBO22 Scratch Build - Building a Bass Is Easy!.

    Hah well. I highly doubt I'll be finishing this bass in time. Fingers crossed. Have had no time since the last post to do anything at...

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  3. ARandGenUsrName liked AudioTaper's post in the thread Summer Build Off 2022 ThumbRay.

    It took some work to get it level, but the 2nd wing is on. The heat and humidity didnt help. I'm hoping to get this planed down and...

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  4. ARandGenUsrName liked instrumentalist's post in the thread SBO nutty PJ. Modified parts build / Super Magic Happy Fun Time Free For All!.

    I say leave thin & open grain. But that's what I always say.

    Aug 8, 2022 at 8:36 AM
  5. ARandGenUsrName liked instrumentalist's post in the thread SBO22 - Mandola.

    A hole in the neck heel... [ATTACH] ... 6.5 mm wide for the bolt, then forstnered on both ends for the washers. [ATTACH] [ATTACH] And we...

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  6. ARandGenUsrName liked Alex Xander's post in the thread First Build - Australian Firewood 5 String.

    Hot glue probably isn't the proper choice to hold a template to a body, but I wanted to get the centreline of the neck perfectly inline...

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  7. ARandGenUsrName liked Alex Xander's post in the thread First Build - Australian Firewood 5 String.

    Hi Folks, I thought I might start a thread an it the bass I have in progress and use it as a place to ask questions, as I am sure I...

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  8. ARandGenUsrName liked TFM94's post in the thread SBO 22 - Ziricote Dream.

    It's family holiday time, so no real update this week. To keep you entertained I've dug up a few pictures of the "original" LPJrDC...

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  9. ARandGenUsrName liked Gary_M's post in the thread SBO 22 - Ziricote Dream.

    When I build mine, I went with option 2. As you noted, I used a dummy block in the neck mortise to support it while in the bag. One of...

    Aug 4, 2022 at 7:04 AM
  10. ARandGenUsrName liked instrumentalist's post in the thread SBO22 - Mandola.

    Did a lot more router work on the neck. Many things turned out less than perfect, and that's just the way it is. Like I said, I'm a...

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  11. ARandGenUsrName liked AK4570's post in the thread SBO 2022 - The Tailgate Trifecta.

    The next morning bright and squirrely, I gathered up what was left of my ego and ripped the pieces of a new neck beam before running...

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  12. ARandGenUsrName liked AK4570's post in the thread SBO 2022 - The Tailgate Trifecta.

    Work is slammed right now. We’re busy, shorthanded, and running on stubbornness, meanness, grit, and caffeine. Whine, whine, cry, cry,...

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  13. ARandGenUsrName liked bluearcade71's post in the thread Squier Affinity Jaguar Bass...H?!.

    I got a Gator GWEBASS Hard Case for my Jag. $119.99 from Sweetwater. It's a little roomy, but it will work just fine. Also got some...

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