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Crowning Frets?
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Hi all. Recently took my acoustic to a local luthier who was recommended on the internet. His task was to remove and re-fix a lifting bridge and due to wearing frets I asked him to do a fret level…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ronald Harris Nov 13, 2012.

 

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Ronald Harris replied to Steve Shimwell's discussion Crowning Frets?
"Hi. I don't have the experience to give an opinion on fret crowning but I can say that my newish Yamaha definitely conforms to your 2nd sketch i.e. a continuous curve without any flattening in the 12 o'clock position.  "
Nov 13, 2012
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Crowning Frets?

Hi all. Recently took my acoustic to a local luthier who was recommended on the internet. His task was to remove and re-fix a lifting bridge and due to wearing frets I asked him to do a fret level and re-crown.Having never had this done before, I am unsure about the job he did. The bridge seems to be properly re-fixed...though I am slightly unhappy about some circular marks around one or two of the string pins. This I assume created when clamping the bridge. If my guitar was an expensive Martin…See More
Nov 12, 2012
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Which one of the following describes your involvement in music? (Check all that apply)
Amateur or recreational musician
How many years have you been playing guitar?
10-20 years
Which of these instruments do you own or play?
Flattop steel-string acoustic guitar
The make and model of your guitar(s) and/or other instruments and gear.
BLUERIDGE BR 163
BLUERIDGE BR 43
What type of music do you like to play?
My own
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