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  1. Thread: Dad

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    Announcement: This Dad/GrandDad is having a great day and hope...

    This Dad/GrandDad is having a great day and hope everyone else is the same. Thanks Pap!
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    Or email Steve...he is always very helpful.

    Or email Steve...he is always very helpful.
  3. Danae, I got a small jar (several lifetimes...

    Danae, I got a small jar (several lifetimes supply) from one of the guitar/luthier supply houses such as lmii.com or stewmac.com and I would think there are similar businesses in Australia.
  4. Instead of "bulino" I call my dot process scenes...

    Instead of "bulino" I call my dot process scenes "stick and pick" or even "lotadot". I use a sharp round tool and am more aggressive with the depth...cleaning off left over burrs with my fingernail...
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    Thanks for the post Jim and I second your...

    Thanks for the post Jim and I second your comments. Our fallen heroes should be remembered each and every day!!
  6. Thread: Denver gun show

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    I see today that I-70 was closed at Vail pass due...

    I see today that I-70 was closed at Vail pass due to safety concerns which I assume means snow and ice. Glad I didn't try that. Have a great show!
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    Question: Neat! I went at it from the opposite direction...

    Neat! I went at it from the opposite direction and started building guitars and ukuleles so as to have another item on which to place my engraving.

    Brian Marshall teaches in Stockton. Lassen...
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    Question: When my square carbides get down too short for my...

    When my square carbides get down too short for my hands, this is the solution I use. Gives them a new life of usefulness. The smaller brass square tube is the same size and the tool blank and the...
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    Question: So, what kind of instruments has he made pcoll?

    So, what kind of instruments has he made pcoll?
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    It was in the 1100s if I remember right. I had...

    It was in the 1100s if I remember right. I had to send it back to Gast Corp after about 3 months as it had a dry bearing squealing in the electric motor and they gave it a new number in the 300s. I...
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    Same here Monk. Ordered mine through Brownells...

    Same here Monk. Ordered mine through Brownells December '74 for the princely sum of $470 plus $30 shipping.
  12. Thread: New style

    by SamW
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    Very nicely done and detailed Shawn! Kinda fun...

    Very nicely done and detailed Shawn! Kinda fun spreading out isn't it?
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    Some of the history is in Bleile's write-up on...

    Some of the history is in Bleile's write-up on John Rohner in his second book, 21st Century.
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    We must be coming up on the 50th anniversary of...

    We must be coming up on the 50th anniversary of the Gravermeister. Anyone remember the introduction date?
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    I bet you would have Mitch. H & C has a mystique...

    I bet you would have Mitch. H & C has a mystique to it that I do not notice with pneumatic. I started with H & C and though it was much fun, the gravermeister sure sped things up as you say.
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    Yes, Don was an engineer, hydraulic engineer is...

    Yes, Don was an engineer, hydraulic engineer is what I remember Don telling me. One of his big successes was he designed equipment for printing presses that allowed insertions. I know that is vague...
  17. Thread: Dinosaur

    by SamW
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    When checking into the hotel at a recent FEGA...

    When checking into the hotel at a recent FEGA show the lady asked me for my cell phone number. I told her I had a smart phone and that it was so smart it stayed home on the wall where it belongs. ...
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    I doubt it but don't leave John Rohner out of the...

    I doubt it but don't leave John Rohner out of the equation.
  19. That is so much more than I was expecting to see...

    That is so much more than I was expecting to see from the title. What a delight!
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    Very nice project JJ! The only A-5 I engraved,...

    Very nice project JJ! The only A-5 I engraved, many years ago, took me 14 hours to draw file off the factory scratchings. Your canvas is the only way to go. Post a photo when the finish is done.
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