Friday, October 18, 2019

DIY Workshop

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How to replace an output socket

Here's what you can do to fix an intermittent guitar signal.

How to eliminate nut pings

If your guitar pings or clicks when you tune up, here's how to solve the issue without nut files.
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How to install a Bigsby on a Gibson ES-335

They fell out of favour for a long time, but these days, having a Bigsby on a vintage-style Gibson is a cool as it gets. Here, we show you how it’s done and make a few other tweaks along the way in pursuit of the ultimate ES-335.
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How to replace electric guitar pickups

Learn how to wire, solder and set up new pups.
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DIY Workshop: Bell & Howell Filmosound Amp Conversion (Part Three)

We return to our Filmosound projector amplifier-conversion project for a third instalment – and things suddenly take an unexpected twist…
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How to adjust a truss rod on your electric guitar

Learn how to perform this vital adjustment in under 10 minutes.
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26 essential mods for Jazzmasters, Jaguars and other offset guitars

Here are our essential tips for squeezing every last drop of performance out of your Jazzmaster, Jaguar or other offset guitar – covering everything from new bridges and pickups to vibrato fixes and supercharged electronics…
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How to make your own guitar cable

Put your basic soldering skills to the test with this simple project.
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The complete guide to soldering for guitar players

Knowing how to solder opens up a world of money-saving DIY fun, but there’s an art to doing it well.
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DIY Workshop: Bell & Howell Filmosound Amp Conversion (Part Two)

Our conversion of the movie-projector amp gets underway, and we show you how to get a vintage amplifier up and running safely.

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