3 dead C's on 3 different strings?

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Re: 3 dead C's on 3 different strings?

Post by GuitarsWeB » Wed Jan 02, 2019 10:23 pm

Luthiers who are telling you it can't be fixed are just telling you they're not up to the job.
They’re not saying it..the dead C note, can’t be fixed. You could get it fixed, but a very good chance you’ll then end up with another bad note. It’s a trade off.

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Re: 3 dead C's on 3 different strings?

Post by petermc61 » Wed Jan 02, 2019 11:40 pm

GuitarsWeB wrote:
Wed Jan 02, 2019 10:23 pm
Luthiers who are telling you it can't be fixed are just telling you they're not up to the job.
They’re not saying it..the dead C note, can’t be fixed. You could get it fixed, but a very good chance you’ll then end up with another bad note. It’s a trade off.
I don’t think you fully understand what Trevor is saying. It’s clear if you muck about randomly you are unlikely to fix the problem. Trevor is advocating for a proper understanding of the resonance through measurement and a specific solution to reduce that problem without ‘just shifting it elsewhere’. It’s a big call to say he (or a similarly competent luthier with the right measuring rig) couldn’t do it.

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Peter

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Re: 3 dead C's on 3 different strings?

Post by GuitarsWeB » Thu Jan 03, 2019 12:31 am

petermc61 wrote:
Wed Jan 02, 2019 11:40 pm
GuitarsWeB wrote:
Wed Jan 02, 2019 10:23 pm
Luthiers who are telling you it can't be fixed are just telling you they're not up to the job.
They’re not saying it..the dead C note, can’t be fixed. You could get it fixed, but a very good chance you’ll then end up with another bad note. It’s a trade off.
I don’t think you fully understand what Trevor is saying. It’s clear if you muck about randomly you are unlikely to fix the problem. Trevor is advocating for a proper understanding of the resonance through measurement and a specific solution to reduce that problem without ‘just shifting it elsewhere’. It’s a big call to say he (or a similarly competent luthier with the right measuring rig) couldn’t do it.

Regards
Peter

Then go for it! Good luck.

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Re: 3 dead C's on 3 different strings?

Post by petermc61 » Thu Jan 03, 2019 12:55 am

I don’t need to at present. I have seen Trevor test one of my guitars previously and it is very interesting. Comes with good coffee and conversation as well.... 😊

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Re: 3 dead C's on 3 different strings?

Post by GuitarsWeB » Thu Jan 03, 2019 3:49 am

petermc61 wrote:
Thu Jan 03, 2019 12:55 am
I don’t need to at present. I have seen Trevor test one of my guitars previously and it is very interesting. Comes with good coffee and conversation as well.... 😊
For sure...try the A-432 tuning, and let us know what happens.

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Re: 3 dead C's on 3 different strings?

Post by petermc61 » Thu Jan 03, 2019 5:48 am

GuitarsWeB wrote:
Thu Jan 03, 2019 3:49 am
petermc61 wrote:
Thu Jan 03, 2019 12:55 am
I don’t need to at present. I have seen Trevor test one of my guitars previously and it is very interesting. Comes with good coffee and conversation as well.... 😊
For sure...try the A-432 tuning, and let us know what happens.
I think you misunderstood my previous comment. The reason I don’t need to do anything is I don’t have a problem - I’m not the OP.

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Peter

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