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Luthite, Can I put recessed straplocks??

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Luis Fabara, Aug 26, 2000.


  1. Luis Fabara

    Luis Fabara

    Aug 13, 2000
    Ecuador (South America)
    Audio Pro - Ecuador
    Can the Luthite body of a Bass be drilled to put the Jim Dunlop Straplocks in a recessed way??
    I like the look of those, but I dont know if the Luthite material will fall apart or just destroy...
    please help
     
  2. JHMAVRO

    JHMAVRO

    May 29, 2000
    hooksett NH USA
    I would go to a woodworker and see what he thinks, though I dont see any reason why not. Im thinking about getting a Cort 6er if Iever get caught up with my bills, and would probley want to do the same thing.
     
  3. Luis Fabara

    Luis Fabara

    Aug 13, 2000
    Ecuador (South America)
    Audio Pro - Ecuador
    No reason??Unfinished luthite can be scratched with a fingernail..
    So what think can happen if you drill it?? It is like CLAY.

    Also, a woodworker, as the name implies, know about wood.
    Luthite is not wood, is a Pretroleum based composite.

    Mine is a Curbow 6 String (Im getting it in 3 weeks)
     
  4. JHMAVRO

    JHMAVRO

    May 29, 2000
    hooksett NH USA
    Well, given this information, I now say no, you cant .