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Episodes

Ep 64 – Q&A

8/15/2018
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In this episode, Eric and Melissa do a bit of guitar news about George Harrison's Maton MS-500, and then take questions about truss rods and skunk stripes, modifying neck profiles, knobs and pots, leather guitar straps, and lead free solder.

Duration:00:46:57

Ep 63 – Q&A

8/1/2018
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In this episode, Eric and Melissa take questions about waterslide decals, truss rods, fixing a warped top on an old Kay acoustic, neck resets, and more lefty-centric comments and questions.

Duration:00:49:07

Ep 62 – Q&A

7/15/2018
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In this episode, Eric and Melissa take questions about pao ferro vs. rosewood, bakelite pickguards, left-handed pots, refretting a Gibson with 'nibs', pickup suggestions, and some great follow up emails about ergonomics in the work shop.

Duration:01:23:28

Ep 61 – Q&A

6/15/2018
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In this episode, Eric and Melissa talk about how to get different tones without pedals, and then take questions about electric guitar pickups, filling stripped holes, ergonomics in the shop, deglossing sticky necks, and setting up a paint booth.

Duration:01:04:06

Ep 60 – Q&A

6/1/2018
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In this episode, Eric and Melissa take questions about truss rod adjustments, restringing, removing finishes, removing frets, and a discussion about junky pickups.

Duration:00:57:47

Ep 59 – Q&A

5/15/2018
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In this episode, Eric and Melissa take questions about pickups, rosewood, and custom guitars.

Duration:00:41:17

Ep 58 – Scott Freilich

4/30/2018
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In this episode, Eric does some news, takes a call, and then an interview with Scott Freilich about repairing warped necks with a heat press/neck straightening tool.

Duration:00:47:36

Ep 57- Q&A

4/13/2018
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In this episode, Eric and Melissa take questions from listeners about capacitors, machine screw neck inserts, strat tremolos, headstock cracks, water damage, compound radius fingerboards and more.

Duration:00:59:05

Ep 56 – Q&A

3/15/2018
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In this episode, Eric and Melissa take questions from listeners about stripped pickguard screw holes, 60 cycle hum, lacquer checking, Harmony and Kay guitars, Telecaster bridges, and more.

Duration:00:56:11

Ep 55 – Q&A

3/1/2018
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In this episode, Eric and Melissa take questions from listeners about nut slots, quartersawn necks, fret leveling with nibs, scoring the underside of bridges, and more.

Duration:01:00:13

Ep 54 – Q&A

2/15/2018
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In this episode, Eric and Melissa take questions from listeners about headstock shapes, installing nuts, tapered reamers, blocking Stratocaster tremolos, removing finishes, and more.

Duration:00:55:00

Ep 53 – Q&A

2/1/2018
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In this episode, Eric and Melissa take questions from listeners about breaking out into your own busines, truss rods, fret arbors, saving a vintage 30's Harmony, Telecaster finishes, and more.

Duration:01:01:13

1/11/2018
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In this episode, Eric and Melissa take questions from listeners about 'fret dust,' pickup winding direction, Coodercasters, Supro lap steel pickups, and a great follow up on roasting your own maple neck.

Duration:01:03:30

Ep 51 – Q&A

12/14/2017
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In this episode, Eric and Melissa take questions from listeners about roasting your own neck, cutting fret slots, guitar wiring guidance, nut slot spacing on a narrow neck, and the "Hank Penny" Telecaster.

Duration:00:48:51

Ep 50 – Q&A

12/7/2017
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In this episode, Eric and Melissa take questions from listeners about fret ends, Les Paul wiring, rub-on stain, and Dearmond pickups.

Duration:00:33:51

Ep 49 – Q&A

11/30/2017
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In this episode, Eric and Melissa talk guitar news, and take questions from listeners about frets, washers, neck resets, and left handed pickups.

Duration:00:42:31

Ep 48 – Neal Brown

11/16/2017
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In this episode, Eric interviews Neal Brown, inventor of the Seattle Super Switch. It is an 8 position switch for 3 pickup guitars. Eric and Neal also talk about some history, including the legends behind who discovered the in-between sounds on the early Stratocasters, and the history of the CRL blade switch.

Duration:01:44:28

Ep 47 – Q&A

11/9/2017
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In this episode, Eric and Melissa take questions from listeners about finish cracks on a Martin, intonation problems, capacitors, and Falcate bracing on acoustic guitars.

Duration:00:52:23

Ep 46 – Q&A

11/2/2017
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In this episode, Eric and Melissa take questions from listeners about guitar wall hangers, guitar repair books, how to get "that tone," and whether or not to replace the bridge plate on a vintage Gibson acoustic guitar.

Duration:00:56:40

Ep 45 – Horror Stories!

10/26/2017
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In this episode, GUITAR HORROR STORIES! Also, Eric and Melissa take questions from listeners about using raw bone from the butcher, shipping a guitar, fret polishing, and shelf stable hide glue.

Duration:00:59:33