SSO Home Depot Contest feeler

Discussion in 'Luthiery, Modifications & Customizations' started by Customisbetter, Apr 25, 2013.

  1. muffinbutton

    muffinbutton knows the muffin man

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    Got a better comparison, something like walmart or target would be allowed?
     
  2. MassNecrophagia

    MassNecrophagia has no friends

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    As long as you aren't getting hand-selected hardwoods from a lumberyard, or something, I think you'll be fine. They don't sound so much like rules as they do guidelines.
     
  3. muffinbutton

    muffinbutton knows the muffin man

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    Alright cool. thanks.
     
  4. OfArtAndArsenal

    OfArtAndArsenal SS.org Regular

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    Thank you.

    Yeah I think the idea is the materials must come from someplace readily available to the average Joe. RadioShack I would think would apply as well.
     
  5. Danukenator

    Danukenator Kane's Bane

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    I think the people that are "running" this just need to make an executive decision so we can get this nailed down. I feel like most people get the essence of what this is about but are debating really subjective elements.
     
  6. OfArtAndArsenal

    OfArtAndArsenal SS.org Regular

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    So....Now what?
     
  7. Customisbetter

    Customisbetter WhiskeyTangoFoxtrot Contributor

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    Hold your horses kids. I'll get things squared away soon enough.
     
  8. Konfyouzd

    Konfyouzd Return of the Dread-I

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    BEGIN!
     
  9. Vostre Roy

    Vostre Roy Disciple of Djod

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    All I'll add is that it would be neat to have a sub-section added for the competition in the luthiery forum, like they do in TDPRI's build competitions.

    Now...

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  10. OfArtAndArsenal

    OfArtAndArsenal SS.org Regular

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    No worries. The conversation just kinda died, so I was wondering.
     
  11. Customisbetter

    Customisbetter WhiskeyTangoFoxtrot Contributor

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    The mods are going to be the ones administering things. Keep your eyes peeled for an official thread when they have everything nailed down. :)
     
  12. The Griffinator

    The Griffinator SS.org Regular

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    I had a slow day at work, so I started sketching. This will be a great summer project, I can't wait to get started!
     
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    If I get in to this i'm going to do a tele.
     
  14. CaptainLuckeyBeard

    CaptainLuckeyBeard El Capitan

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    Totally going for a 5 or 7 string ff bass, because...why the hell not :lol:
     
  15. scherzo1928

    scherzo1928 has wood for you

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    Well, I'm out. Seems like I'll be out of the country for a good while. Anywho, I'll share the idea I was working on.

    It was going to be a headless fanned 5 stringer. The tricky part was making good tuners out of home depot stuff, and this is what I came up with.

    Use a door bolt for each string!
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    The strings would either be tied around the little knob thing, or I'd solder a hook or something. To tune it, the bolt would have a screw running lengthwise which would be secured to another piece behind the bolt. Tightening the screw would pull the bolt backwards towards the other piece and viceversa.
     
  16. Vostre Roy

    Vostre Roy Disciple of Djod

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    Bump!!

    I don,t want this idea to die, any advancement?
     
  17. XxJoshxX

    XxJoshxX Djentleman

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    This should happen.
     
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    ferret Not worthy

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    I was wondering what happened to this idea the other day...
     
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    XxJoshxX Djentleman

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    Just out of curiosity, does anyone know what it would take to get this to happen?
     

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