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reso nameage

Hey there HMMC-

I have built one guitar, and do not by any means consider myself to be a Luthier, as many of you are.  I have a situation which has developed,  I've been asked by the friend who used my reso. on their CD what to put in the liner notes as "my company name".. the issue is, I do not have a company, nor do I intend to!

My friend implied they want to put something on there and suggested either using just my name, or he came up with

"Rundquist…

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Added by rob rundquist on August 31, 2012 at 8:43pm — 2 Comments

Formed Aluminum Neck

I've seen billet aluminum necks, composite necks, and of course wooden necks, but I don't think I've seen a formed aluminum neck;.

I think it would be possible and strong enough if done correctly. 

Has anyone tried this before?

Any thoughts?

Added by rob rundquist on August 23, 2012 at 9:04pm — 1 Comment

Steel Bodied Resonator Scratch Build

I'm building my first guitar, a metal bodied resonator.  Currently part of my plan in to wire three piezos into a pre-amp with a 3 band EQ in series.  One on the cone itself, one on the soundboard and one on the tail piece. 

As I've never built one before, and am completely experimenting with pickup placement, anyone have any…

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Added by rob rundquist on February 27, 2012 at 10:45pm — 3 Comments

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