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Offline wn50 d10s12 h1260 ej200

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jlg bridge doctor
« on: April 04, 2012, 08:07:49 AM »
Hey,folks!I have 2 things that have me scratching my head about my D10S12.I've read about the bridge doctor set-ups,and want to get opinions/experiences.I play daily,sometimes more than once with each guitar,so I don't de-tune when I'm done.I have loosely figured the combined pull of the elixirs I have on her to be approximately 215 pounds.I've seen no distortion of or around the bridge,going on 3 years.My other mental misdirection with (so far) my go-to guitar is I find myself wanting a more compound and pronounced fretboard radius.My big clutzy mechanic mitts seem less able to speed up on the flatter surface.AQny suggestions?Thanks in advance,peace,out-Jamie.
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Re: jlg bridge doctor
« Reply #1 on: April 04, 2012, 07:26:49 PM »
Unless I am shipping, placing into storage or restringing a guitar they are in tune all the time.  If the action on your 12 string is good, the neck has not moved and/or the top bowed up then don't worry, be happy.  I have two 12 strings (not washies) both are tuned down a 1/2 step.  But, that is more for tone and vocal issues than reducing stress on the neck.

So, play the heck out of the guitar.
 

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Re: jlg bridge doctor
« Reply #2 on: April 05, 2012, 09:52:21 AM »
Thanks for the input!I like the "jangle" I get from my 12 in standard tuning.Try it with "Southern Cross" by Crosby,Stills,and Nash in standard tuning,then see if any other way sounds right.And thanks again.-Jamie.
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