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Juan M. Valero
Feb 8 2008, 12:01 PM
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I think that it would be a great idea to have some "luthier lesson". For instance a lesson that explains how to welding a cable, change pickups, add a killswitch booster or similar or similar.
I scalloped my JEM freatboard and I want to do the same with my Ibanez RG 550 so I think it would be a good idea to record all this procedure and explain it in a lesson. (and I will change my pickups and add more controllers in my guitar, hehe)...

What do you think about this idea ??


And also would be awesome to have a professional luthier that show us how to do all this complicated things and to help us if we decide to aply this knowledge biggrin.gif

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For me it's a good idea. Especially about a professional luthier. I don't have so many experience as luthier to do this type of lessons smile.gif

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yes, the best option is to have a professional Luthier, but if we cannot have a professional one I could do some basic lessons wink.gif

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QUOTE (Juan M. Valero @ Feb 8 2008, 12:45 PM) *
yes, the best option is to have a professional Luthier, but if we cannot have a professional one I could do some basic lessons wink.gif


I'm with you biggrin.gif

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Juan M. Valero
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yeah, somebody knows a professional luthier ?? tongue.gif

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QUOTE (Juan M. Valero @ Feb 8 2008, 12:53 PM) *
yeah, somebody knows a professional luthier ?? tongue.gif


I know one but he's too busy to do lessons I'm afraid sad.gif
In a mean while it'd be great if Juan shows us few tricks,awesome idea!! smile.gif

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The idea is great, would like to see some tips smile.gif

In the meantime, does anyone have a tip how to remove the stains on fretboard, if you check my electric guitar lessons you'll se what I mean. I tried with lemon, and with various cleaning cleaning liquids but couldn't remove it.

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QUOTE (Dejan @ Feb 8 2008, 02:20 PM) *
The idea is great, would like to see some tips smile.gif

In the meantime, does anyone have a tip how to remove the stains on fretboard, if you check my electric guitar lessons you'll se what I mean. I tried with lemon, and with various cleaning cleaning liquids but couldn't remove it.


I do it with FastFret and cloth,isn't easiest job but is possible. smile.gif
Main thing it to remove it every time you change strings,
don't wait too long..

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This is a great idea, I remember when I needed advice when I wanted to change my pickups etc. so I think this kinds of lessons would be really helpful! smile.gif

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QUOTE (Muris @ Feb 8 2008, 02:26 PM) *
I do it with FastFret and cloth,isn't easiest job but is possible. smile.gif
Main thing it to remove it every time you change strings,
don't wait too long..


The stains were there when I bought the guitar in 1995, the guitar was made in 89. I don't think they are getting any worse but would like to remove them for good if possible. I'll try with fastfret, thanks for the tip wink.gif

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I think that almost any music related topic would work - if produced with the students in mind. In other words it needs to be very easy to understand! smile.gif

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QUOTE (Kristofer Dahl @ Feb 8 2008, 05:11 PM) *
I think that almost any music related topic would work - if produced with the students in mind. In other words it needs to be very easy to understand! smile.gif


Loud and clear! biggrin.gif

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THat's a great idea Juan! I'll get starting on an interesting kind of lesson. Not going to tell wath is about but it will be good....wink.gif

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QUOTE (Kristofer Dahl @ Feb 8 2008, 05:11 PM) *
I think that almost any music related topic would work - if produced with the students in mind. In other words it needs to be very easy to understand! smile.gif


yeah, that's the idea, students are the most important, so I think they would thank that we show how to do basic things on the guitar (not only how to change strings but also basic modifications tongue.gif)

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Great idea on building the guitars, and soldering. I know how to solder, maybe some cable soldering lessons would be appropriate?

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QUOTE (Milenkovic Ivan @ Feb 10 2008, 05:57 PM) *
Great idea on building the guitars, and soldering. I know how to solder, maybe some cable soldering lessons would be appropriate?


Pickup/pots,switch soldering maybe??

Not be me of course,but would APPRECIATE to know how to do it!!! smile.gif

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soldering cables, changing pots or pickups would be a great begining for this lessons smile.gif

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QUOTE (Juan M. Valero @ Feb 10 2008, 07:50 PM) *
soldering cables, changing pots or pickups would be a great begining for this lessons smile.gif


Yeah,give it to us man,I suck at soldering BIG TIME!! laugh.gif

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This is a very good idea !! I will try to contribute too wink.gif

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That´s great. I'd love to see you shoing us tricks that helps us dealing with our guitar. Muy buena idea.

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