Vintage Guitar - July 2018 - open - 74
COLUMN Dan's Guitar RX
5) ...using my Dremel tool like a
6) ...and my OptiVisor (my
favorite shop tool) customized to
hold lenses with 2X and 4X magnification.
7) I created a nice bowl with the
bottom of the dish, on center.
8) The hollow area allowed me
to drill a clean hole, on center, into
the steel stub.
9) I then backed out the old stud
using an E-Z Out reverse-edge/
10) The result was a perfectly
clean removal - and resurrection
of a vintage vibrato.
Dan Erlewine has been repairing guitars
for more than 40 years. He is the author of
three books, dozens of magazine articles,
and has produced instructional videotapes
and DVDs on guitar repair. Since 1986,
Erlewine has lived and worked in Athens,
Ohio, as part of the R&D team for StewartMacDonald's Guitar Shop Supply. You can
contact Dan at email@example.com.
Restorations by Jeff Babicz
203 395 8013
Lay's Guitar Shop
8 0 5 - 4 8 1- 8 5 3 2
or email Luthier17@aol.com
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IN THE USA
ALL FINISHES SPRAYED IN ORIGINAL NITRO
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