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Flat Shim! Why not!?

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by Mili, May 7, 2019.


  1. megafiddle

    megafiddle

    May 25, 2011
    I see my keyboard is acting up again.

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  2. Mili

    Mili

    Nov 14, 2015
    EARTH
    Ok, I shimmed the neck with Aluminum sheet and now I'm very happy with the result.(exactly according to my calculations). I made a new bone nut too and strings are much aligned now.
    I learned very much here. Thanks TB.
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  3. bpc

    bpc

    Mar 29, 2016
    Central Scotland
    Very nicely done. Looks really professional.
     
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  4. Mili

    Mili

    Nov 14, 2015
    EARTH
    Thank you, I did my best.
     
  5. Picton

    Picton

    Aug 16, 2017
    Reading, MA
    Glad you like it! I hope it gives you many years of joy. You did a good job, especially given how visible it is.
     
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  6. RustyAxe

    RustyAxe

    Jul 8, 2008
    Connecticut
    A flat shin merely raises the height of the neck, a tapered shim changes the angle of the neck (and might also raise the height).
     

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