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Technology4Musicians

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Technology4Musicians last won the day on December 21 2017

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About Technology4Musicians

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  1. Thanks guys, and thank to everybody who has voted for me. It is a honour for me finally win the GOTM. I build my first guitar almost ten years ago after have discovered this amazing place. Thank You all!
  2. I want to submit the third of three prototypes I made. This is the last one, then I promise you I will not bother you for a while Here are the specs name: (H)851-6T scale length: 26"- 25.5" number of strings: 6 fingerboard wood: ebony number of frets: 22 with MOP dot neck wood: 5 piece laminated padauk/quilted maple/rosewood/quilted maple/padauk body wood: laminated maple /padauk/zebrano/padauk top wood: zebrano / padauk with black epoxy resin binding neck pu: Seymour Duncan '59 bridge pu: Seymour Duncan JB nut: BLACK Technology for Musicians (H)Nuts bridge: BLACK Technology for Musicians (H)T Tremolo (new version with micro ball bearings) This is my thread Here are some pics: Hope You like it. www.technologyformusicians.com www.facebook.com/technologyformusicians
  3. You can do it @Prostheta. I've sold many tremolos to customers who used them on regular guitars by using the knobs as fine tuners. They're extremely precise and now, with ball bearings, they're also ultra smooth.
  4. Hi to everybody. Nice to hear you like them @Pariahrob. I have recently redesigned my saddle by substiting the teflon washers with micro ball bearings and changing the gear ratio. I have also rounded the upper part of the saddle for a more ergonimic shape. I make the same modifications also for the bass saddles. There are no more coin slots 'cause they are not necessary.
  5. New year, new guitar. Hope it can be more lucky than her seven strings sister I posted the last month.. This is one of the three prototypes I made hence do not force me to propose the third one too Here are the specs name: (H)851-6S scale length: 25.5" number of strings: 6 fingerboard wood: rosewood number of frets: 22 with MOP dot neck wood: 5 piece laminated padauk/quilted maple/rosewood/quilted maple/padauk body wood: poplar top wood: quilted poplar neck pu: Seymour Duncan Jazz bridge pu: Seymour Duncan JB nut: CHROME Technology for Musicians (H)Nuts bridge: CHROME Technology for Musicians (H)S single bridge saddles (new version with micro ball bearings) This is my thread Here are some pics: Hope You like it. www.technologyformusicians.com www.facebook.com/technologyformusicians Ciao, Alberto
  6. If you take a look to the three guitars I've posted I have realized three custom baseplate for our nuts, 'cause I used traditional double action truss rod (I could not find Music Man style truss rod with spoke wheel). Obviously I can't produce this baseplate in 6/7/8/9... version, straight or angled in different degrees for different scale length, in chrome, black and gold finish. It would be impossible have them in stock or produce them singularly under request. Hence my suggest is to use truss rods with spoke wheel where is possibile, or glue the single baseplate above the truss rod hole access with epoxy. Personally I bought 5 truss rods with spoke wheel for my next builds... PS: nice job with the baseplate. PPS: From the fretboard inlay I realized only now who you are... You build great guitars Andrew.
  7. About two years are passed from my last build. During this time I concentrated on developing my hardware until last release about one month ago. Meantime I have worked into my own guitar design, changing some details from my last build, such as lower horn shape and jack position and make some tries by using or not zero fret to understand which is the best option in my opinion. Probably this time I'm really close, except some minor technical details, to the final version of my own design. I've build three different prototype versions and I want to give a chance this month to this seven strings,. Here are the specs name: (H)851-7S scale length: 26.5" - 25.5" number of strings: 7 fingerboard wood: ziricote number of frets: 22 with abalone dot neck wood: 5 piece laminated padauk/quilted maple/rosewood/quilted maple/padauk body wood: maple / zebrano top wood: quilted poplar neck pu: Di Marzio Liquifier 7 bridge pu: Di Marzio Blaze 7 nut: GOLD Technology for Musicians (H)Nuts bridge: GOLD Technology for Musicians (H)S single bridge saddles (new version with micro ball bearings) This is my thread Here are some pics: Hope You like it. www.technologyformusicians.com www.facebook.com/technologyformusicians Ciao, Alberto
  8. As wood selection for bodies I opted for: six strings with standard scale: poplar back, figured poplar top. six strings with multiscale: maple, padauk, zebrano and padauk seven strings with multiscale: maple, zebrano, figured poplar Here are the guitars unfinished with their necks. I have no good pics for the bodies making process....
  9. Here is one neck from front side, ready for the truss rod installation. This is the back view Here is a special jig I made for gluing the fretboard. I use some non stick film to avoid the glue flows onto the neck....
  10. Here I am again... A lot of time is passed from my last post. During this time I have developed my hardware until last release about one month ago and I have worked into my own guitar design, changing some details from my last build and developing three prototypes for the same model: one six strings standard 25,5" scale length with fixed single bridge saddles one six strings multiscale 26" - 25,5", with tremolo one seven strings multiscale 26,5" - 25,5" with fixed single bridge saddles Here were some laminated necks I used...
  11. I've owned several guitars in the past, mainly Jackson and Charvel. Every of them had 25.5" scale length. I remember my brother had a Jackson Fusion model, with shorter scale (24.75") and it was super confortable. So i think to use that scale length for the higher strings. The perpendicular fret will be at the 10th.
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