I guess I'm missing something on the branding process.
The guitars are are mild arch tops.
The branding iron is flat - planar.
How does the branding iron manage to contact all areas of the intended graphic on the wood?
Interesting, on the setting for “over 60” it states...
“Boost All Frequencies”.
Isn’t that just called...
“Turning Up The Volume”?
I think we’ll find that everyone approaching 70 yrs old will be losing sensitivity in the high end.
And then some.
I’m either the only guy who does it or the only guy who will admit it.
I collect those black china panthers.
The kind that your mother or grandmother had on the tv cabinet?
My wife doesn’t want them displayed in our home, she considers them to be the height of kitsch.
Which they are, of...
For what it is worth, I almost bought one 40 ish years ago.
It was a silver big metalflakes body, which to my taste, made it even more distinctive.
Played very well, and I liked the idea of the onboard processing.
I had just bought a Country Gentleman the month before so you know, it was a...
While you are waiting for the new spring, re-temper the old one.
Heat to cherry red - plunge into oil, or even water for that matter.
I.E. - heat up/ slow cool = anneal....heat up / quick cool = temper
Capnhiho - I can't speak specifically to the Reverend soft spring,
but for what this is worth, heating the spring I had to shorten it did work.
I did it last week on one of my tailpieces.
Now, I had a spare anyway so there was not much at stake if I messed it up.
First - to see if annealing...