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Re: Re: My new baby

Hi John,

Yeah, I had someone else bring their electric fiddle to an event last weekend, and my was way superior.

Other pickups, more expensive pickups, have a bit more edge to them, as some scratchy acoustic fiddles do. It helps them be heard. This one is like butter though. Very nice.

On that jig, you know, I did one frame, got that problem, did it again, went back and looked at it and it all seemed ok, then, when it dried, same problem.

Only thing I can think of is that the base board has a curve to it (3/4" ply), but I think I checked that. The other thing I could do is clamp the side pieces down too, instead of just clamping the whole frame together from the end pieces.

I know you probably know this already, but a lot of folks on here were worried for you, and felt bad about your loss, yours truly included. Glad to be hearing from you on here.


Re: Re: Re: My new baby

I want to thank everyone for their concern and prayers. We are somewhat setteled else where now and will eventually try to build accordions again. For now I have to try to cut a lot of red tape with the SBA. Wow!! They are a ***** to deal with and slow as cold mollases.
Will also try to participate in the accordion building discussion. We need to get some new young blood stirring the pot. I hope to be able to help.

Re: Re: Re: Re: My new baby

Well, you were certainly forthcoming with your help to me, and I appreciated it, even though I dropped the ball.

Where exactly are you now?

Actually, email me off line, zydeholic at yahoo dot com, if you like.

Take care.

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