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Forum: German/Czech Shop Basses 08-12-2013, 08:34 AM
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Posted By Ruben E garcia
+1 it does, thanks Ken

+1 it does, thanks Ken
Forum: German/Czech Shop Basses 08-09-2013, 01:38 PM
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Posted By Ruben E garcia
Correct agreed with you 100% its just nice to...

Correct agreed with you 100% its just nice to think it could be a Juzek cousin!

http://i601.photobucket.com/albums/tt93/rgarcia26/100_3675.jpg...
Forum: German/Czech Shop Basses 08-09-2013, 10:29 AM
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Posted By Ruben E garcia
[QUOTE=Ken Smith;26555]The purfling design on the...

[QUOTE=Ken Smith;26555]The purfling design on the back button according to one German shop is called 'Blume', meaning flower.

I have seen about 4 different but similar designs on basses with Juzek...
Forum: Luthier's Corner 06-02-2011, 07:55 AM
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Posted By Ruben E garcia
Closer look

http://i601.photobucket.com/albums/tt93/rgarcia26/IMAG0329.jpg
Forum: Luthier's Corner 06-01-2011, 01:21 PM
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Posted By Ruben E garcia
Yes I did chalk fit it. the gap's that u may be...

Yes I did chalk fit it. the gap's that u may be seeing is by at the end of the bar, it meant to be that way, that will be chisel again
Forum: Luthier's Corner 06-01-2011, 11:14 AM
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Posted By Ruben E garcia
The Mighty bass Bar:

http://i601.photobucket.com/albums/tt93/rgarcia26/IMAG0316.jpg
http://i601.photobucket.com/albums/tt93/rgarcia26/IMAG0315.jpg
Gluing the Bass:
I had to make 9 Deep throat Clamps 
A Little messy...
Forum: Luthier's Corner 05-19-2011, 10:08 AM
Replies: 165
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Posted By Ruben E garcia
That's some great info Arnold thanks... Two...

That's some great info Arnold thanks...
Two things:

-I got tree bridges, the bridge of chooice should be a medium side bridge, just to be safe.
-The My understanding is that the BB length is...
Forum: Luthier's Corner 05-18-2011, 02:01 PM
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Posted By Ruben E garcia
2097 I did not think about that, I have...

2097

I did not think about that, I have seem many repairs made this way, its does make sence that an
straight grain patch can cause problems, in this case the patch is being feather in all 4 the...
Forum: Luthier's Corner 05-18-2011, 07:47 AM
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Posted By Ruben E garcia
Some Progress, Finger Patch by the Bass Bar Bottom

http://i601.photobucket.com/albums/tt93/rgarcia26/IMAG0229.jpg
http://i601.photobucket.com/albums/tt93/rgarcia26/IMAG0230.jpg
http://i601.photobucket.com/albums/tt93/rgarcia26/IMAG0237.jpg...
Forum: Luthier's Corner 05-08-2011, 03:56 PM
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Posted By Ruben E garcia
No ink just pencil marks, but should I place the...

No ink just pencil marks, but should I place the new one on the same spot?
Forum: Luthier's Corner 05-07-2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 165
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Posted By Ruben E garcia
today I removed the old bass bar

Question, this is where the old bass bar used to be, I am thinking on putting the new one right on the same spot, but is the bar could be way to align with the top grain, that could cause a crack...
Forum: Luthier's Corner 05-06-2011, 03:22 PM
Replies: 165
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Posted By Ruben E garcia
I did shave it a lot just enought so the bar let...

I did shave it a lot just enought so the bar let the top to sit in a flat surface to make sure that it's flat:

Original:

http://i601.photobucket.com/albums/tt93/rgarcia26/100_4403.jpg

...
Forum: Luthier's Corner 05-06-2011, 02:44 PM
Replies: 165
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Posted By Ruben E garcia
It still have some of the old bar or most to the...

It still have some of the old bar or most to the old bar since I did shave down the bass bar hump only.
Forum: Luthier's Corner 05-06-2011, 01:45 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 51,333
Posted By Ruben E garcia
I see what are u saying, I am sorry I did not...

I see what are u saying, I am sorry I did not explain my self clearly, the problem that I am having is the south part of the edges are not making contact with the flat surface, in this case the Edges...
Forum: Luthier's Corner 05-06-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 51,333
Posted By Ruben E garcia
911

Ok I am going a little crazy with the Edges:
I can not make the south part of the top to flush, everything else is making contact with the surface, and If I keep removing material from the whole top...
Forum: Luthier's Corner 05-02-2011, 01:47 PM
Replies: 165
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Posted By Ruben E garcia
Yes I remember you mentioning something similar...

Yes I remember you mentioning something similar before, thumb pressure on the bar, very little or no pressure
Forum: Luthier's Corner 05-02-2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 51,333
Posted By Ruben E garcia
Springing?

Springing or not springing the bass bar, at least a little?
Forum: Luthier's Corner 04-29-2011, 03:32 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 51,333
Posted By Ruben E garcia
Correct. So Ken To answer your previous...

Correct.
So Ken To answer your previous question the bar is 1" thick
Forum: Luthier's Corner 04-28-2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 51,333
Posted By Ruben E garcia
Yes they did a good job on that join, fact its...

Yes they did a good job on that join, fact its hard to tell other that the grain doesnt match 100%
Forum: Luthier's Corner 04-28-2011, 06:31 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 51,333
Posted By Ruben E garcia
Intregral or glue on Bass bar

I say this bar is glue on to the top , for some reason I not 100% sure

http://i601.photobucket.com/albums/tt93/rgarcia26/IMAG0184.jpg
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Forum: Luthier's Corner 04-27-2011, 10:27 PM
Replies: 165
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Posted By Ruben E garcia
Thank you, PS. its runs about an inch in the...

Thank you,
PS. its runs about an inch in the bar, yes I think I may do a inlay patch also there, can you see the crack on post #151 picture?
Forum: Luthier's Corner 04-27-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 51,333
Posted By Ruben E garcia
the Bar is 1" Thick

the Bar is 1" Thick
Forum: Luthier's Corner 04-27-2011, 07:27 PM
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Posted By Ruben E garcia
The famous Sound Post Patch

http://i601.photobucket.com/albums/tt93/rgarcia26/IMAG0174.jpg

http://i601.photobucket.com/albums/tt93/rgarcia26/IMAG0179.jpg

http://i601.photobucket.com/albums/tt93/rgarcia26/IMAG0178.jpg
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Forum: Luthier's Corner 04-27-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 51,333
Posted By Ruben E garcia
Chuck have some instructions on how to position...

Chuck have some instructions on how to position the BB (somewhat confusing instructions), I was thinking on placing the new one in the same position as the current one, of course unless this one is...
Forum: Luthier's Corner 04-27-2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 51,333
Posted By Ruben E garcia
May be u can see the bass bar grain better in...

May be u can see the bass bar grain better in this picture:

http://i601.photobucket.com/albums/tt93/rgarcia26/100_4498.jpg

The bass bar grain is parallel to the top grain,

I have to shave...
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