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  1. donepearce replied to the thread The problem with nibs.

    That is just nasty. The fret is already starting to taper away before it has reached the first string. There's no excuse for that. First...

    Sep 16, 2021 at 7:55 AM
  2. donepearce replied to the thread A mutiny of reason..

    This is a problem that seems to carry its own solution - something akin to the Darwin Award.

    Sep 15, 2021 at 4:39 PM
  3. donepearce replied to the thread Which SG should I buy? (suggestions please!).

    That's all stuff you do to the guitar once you have played it in. None of that affects a purchasing decision.

    Sep 15, 2021 at 7:42 AM
  4. donepearce replied to the thread Which SG should I buy? (suggestions please!).

    The choice is ultimately between you and your wallet, but generally I would say that the best way to bypass all the concerns over...

    Sep 15, 2021 at 4:19 AM
  5. donepearce replied to the thread The problem with nibs.

    Your last point is probably spot on. Also on early guitars nibs tended to be very thin and flexible.

    Sep 14, 2021 at 4:30 PM
  6. donepearce replied to the thread Thoughts on maple necks?.

    The construction lines on the pic say it all. Nothing to do with camera angles. And that doesn't appear to be Angus's guitar in your pics.

    Sep 14, 2021 at 3:20 PM
  7. donepearce attached a file to the thread Thoughts on maple necks?.

    I've drawn a couple of thin yellow lines to locate the strap button [ATTACH]

    angus1.png Sep 14, 2021 at 3:18 PM
  8. donepearce replied to the thread Thoughts on maple necks?.

    That is a small part of it. But looking at that last picture it is clear that the strap button is at roughly the 20th fret. That is a...

    Sep 14, 2021 at 3:09 PM
  9. donepearce liked Go Nigel Go's post in the thread Thoughts on maple necks?.

    If there were no guitars, there would be no guitar problems...

    Sep 14, 2021 at 1:48 PM
  10. donepearce replied to the thread Thoughts on maple necks?.

    So you reckon that the cause of a large part of Beirut being vaporised a couple of years back was not the storage of several thousand...

    Sep 14, 2021 at 10:29 AM
  11. donepearce replied to the thread Show me your Telecasters.

    No - I meant that the Brian May red special thing is just details on top of the fundamental, which is the thinline. Which is just great.

    Sep 13, 2021 at 2:59 PM
  12. donepearce replied to the thread Show me your Telecasters.

    Details...

    Sep 13, 2021 at 2:21 PM
  13. donepearce replied to the thread Show me your Telecasters.

    You've got a thinline? Very nice. To celebrate here's what I consider the ultimate thinline performance. Enjoy [MEDIA]

    Sep 13, 2021 at 1:37 PM
  14. donepearce replied to the thread Thoughts on maple necks?.

    When is a weak spot not a design flaw? When Gibson do it. Come on, colonel, you can't say there is no design flaw, and then go on to...

    Sep 13, 2021 at 4:52 AM
  15. donepearce replied to the thread Thoughts on maple necks?.

    Quartersawn is a good way to maximise strength when the design is compromised, but you only get a couple of quartersawn planks out of a...

    Sep 12, 2021 at 5:14 PM