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Little Help with bridge on my neck

Started this discussion. Last reply by jim Jul 2, 2013. 10 Replies

I like the larger cage strings…Continue

 

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Thom Underwood replied to Thom Underwood's discussion Little Help with bridge on my neck
"thanks I went and purchased a small file set over the week end!! Please help me to understand Jim"
Jul 2, 2013
LJ replied to Thom Underwood's discussion Little Help with bridge on my neck
"Welding tip cleaners work pretty good for filing at different gauges for bone,plastic or corian. I use a triangle file on metal nuts. Make sure the Nut is highest where the string comes off of it. (opposite the tuners)"
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Thom Underwood replied to Thom Underwood's discussion Little Help with bridge on my neck
"Huge buzz with the strings on there now..... thanks"
Jun 28, 2013
Ted Crocker replied to Thom Underwood's discussion Little Help with bridge on my neck
"Here's a trick.  Use the cutoff part of the fatter wound strings as a file for that string's slot.  Gives you the proper size and shape slot.   The slots in your pic are way too wide and deep - those strings in there will…"
Jun 28, 2013
Thom Underwood replied to Thom Underwood's discussion Little Help with bridge on my neck
"That is what I was thinking thanks, just need to go get a File :)"
Jun 28, 2013
jim replied to Thom Underwood's discussion Little Help with bridge on my neck
"just file to fit"
Jun 28, 2013
Thom Underwood replied to Thom Underwood's discussion Little Help with bridge on my neck
"I want to remove these .022, .014. 010 strings, and put Medium strings on, the problem is when I do this the strings do not fit in the grooves of the metal part of the Neck (forgive me I am CBG newbie)!! So when I place the Medium gauge on the…"
Jun 28, 2013
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Little Help with bridge on my neck

I like the larger cage strings however they do not fit into the grooves on the CBG, any Ideas in How to make the grooves larger so that I can load it back up with medium gauge strings?See More
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3 string CBG, i am a beginner

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Welcome to the madhouse, errr, Clubhouse Thom.  Check the group CBG Playing for Dummies for great video lessons Click Here!

At 4:12pm on April 16, 2013, Ted Crocker said…

Hi Thom, welcome to the Handmade Music Clubhouse - Cigar Box Guitar Headquarters (CBG HQ)!

Have a look around, introduce yourself in My Name Is... and add yourself to the Member Map. There's an active Chat Room where you can ask questions, offer help or just talk about anything with some great folks.

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