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Default The Tips and Tricks Thread (home remedies to save $$$) - 03-16-2008, 08:44 AM

I thought i would start a thread so that we can all share any little tips and or tricks we have to save money when it comes to our equipment... i got the idea after reading this post.

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that's basically what i do, i unscrew the post from the body, thread a washer bigger than the strap hole on to the screw, thread the screw washer strap post assembly through the strap and screw it back in
that idea above is allot cheaper then buying a locking strap. or at least a good remedy until you can save money to get a good locking one..

so with that in mind feel free to share any little tips and or tricks you have to help all of us save a few bits of $$$... any kind of tips and tricks weather it be for guitars, amps, pedals, anything to help out....

(not tips in tricks on how to play guitar, only tips and tricks of things you do to save money buy making your own and ways to fix things allot less)




  
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Default Re: The Tips and Tricks Thread (home remedies to save $$$) - 03-16-2008, 05:49 PM

sounds like a good idea, lol i'm full of money saving ideas....... but most of them are not of high quality, and or slightly dangerous LOL


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Default Re: The Tips and Tricks Thread (home remedies to save $$$) - 03-18-2008, 12:29 PM

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sounds like a good idea, lol i'm full of money saving ideas....... but most of them are not of high quality, and or slightly dangerous LOL

same here. i find ways to save money but some might not be safe....lol
  
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Default Re: The Tips and Tricks Thread (home remedies to save $$$) - 03-18-2008, 07:09 PM

like building your own speaker cabinet to save 50 bucks....... then you realise how dangerous saws really are LOL


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Default Re: The Tips and Tricks Thread (home remedies to save $$$) - 03-19-2008, 06:06 AM

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like building your own speaker cabinet to save 50 bucks....... then you realise how dangerous saws really are LOL
i hope you have all your fingers...... lol..

i plan on going up in attic today to look for speakers... rainy day a good day...lol
  
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Default Re: The Tips and Tricks Thread (home remedies to save $$$) - 03-19-2008, 08:20 AM

i got a pair of celestions to stick in it, only cost me watching my cousins son 6 times...... not a bad trade :-D


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Default Re: The Tips and Tricks Thread (home remedies to save $$$) - 03-19-2008, 08:17 PM

Who needs production fret board cleaner when you've got a wire brush and lemon oil?


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Default 02-03-2011, 02:58 PM

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Who needs production fret board cleaner when you've got a wire brush and lemon oil?
a wire brush will destroy your frets. take a business card or one of the plastic business card shaped calenders you get for free from churches, take an exacto knife and cut out the shape of a fret. then get som #0000 steel wool and you've got your very own fret polisher.


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Default 01-07-2013, 10:14 AM

a hard bristle tooth brush should work better than a wire brush. i always use lemon oil on my necks, and i clean them every time i change the strings.


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Default Re: The Tips and Tricks Thread (home remedies to save $$$) - 03-19-2008, 08:28 PM

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Who needs production fret board cleaner when you've got a wire brush and lemon oil?
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