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#549999 - 08/17/19 11:29 PM [Off-Topic] The Revolutions That Didn't Happen
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#550001 - 08/17/19 11:45 PM [Off-Topic] Re: The Revolutions That Didn't Happen [Re: pghboemike]
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Concepts that clearly never caught on. I did like some of his one-liners: "makes about as much sense as an ashtray on a motorbike" grin
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#550032 - 08/18/19 07:44 AM [Off-Topic] Re: The Revolutions That Didn't Happen [Re: VideoTrack]
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That was very interesting. I'd like to hear Notes' comments about the Fly!
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#550190 - 08/19/19 06:08 AM [Off-Topic] Re: The Revolutions That Didn't Happen [Re: pghboemike]
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This is interesting, but I do have a question. I'm not a guitar player but in the discussion of the Bond ElectroGlide he mentions re-fretting a neck. I've never heard of this. Is this something that is routinely done?

Sounds expensive and would, in at least my opinion, require a master technician.

Maybe this is only done on truly one of a kind or custom axes or perhaps those of collectors?

Has anyone here ever done this?

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#550193 - 08/19/19 06:36 AM [Off-Topic] Re: The Revolutions That Didn't Happen [Re: pghboemike]
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Yes, I've had to refret a couple of my guitars. Traditional frets are made out of nickel and copper and wear out over time. Don't remember how much I paid, around $200 or so. You can also buy the tools to do it yourself from places like Stewmac, although I'm not sure I would attempt it.
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#550227 - 08/19/19 12:52 PM [Off-Topic] Re: The Revolutions That Didn't Happen [Re: pghboemike]
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Interesting...
I wonder how many other revolutions in the musical world never happened smile
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#550262 - 08/19/19 05:26 PM [Off-Topic] Re: The Revolutions That Didn't Happen [Re: pghboemike]
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I agree that there are some interesting points in this video. Neat find.
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#550317 - 08/20/19 09:12 AM [Off-Topic] Re: The Revolutions That Didn't Happen [Re: pghboemike]
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At least, this revolutionary invention made it all the way to the top.
See a party, see at least one of those
Doesn’t even look at his fretboard... Show-Off!

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