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Cheap Endpin Stopper Idea

Discussion in 'Setup & Repair [DB]' started by brandau, Apr 9, 2010.

  1. brandau


    Jan 30, 2008
    I just got a killer score on an old Kay (49 M1) and got it restored. It's great! I needed an end pin stopper, and my luthier just popped a champagne cork on the tip... I can't believe I've never thought of this??? It works great. He hollowed it out about half way thru, and its a snugg fit. I threw a couple more in my bag in case it gets knocked off, but its a pretty tight fit. Thought I'd pass the idea along...

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  2. Gearhead43


    Nov 25, 2007
    Cool! Unfortunatlely my wine comes from a box, or a big jugg with a screw-on cap. :D
  3. bigolbassguy


    Feb 13, 2010
    Billings, MT
    Very MacGyver... and I am so going to borrow this.

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