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PostPosted: Sun Feb 14, 2016 9:13 am 
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My very first post to the tutorials section! As already mentioned on the Guitar Building forum, recycled take-out/takeaway lids from deli/Asian soup containers make excellent exact-size fret dam material. I got a chance to try several different supplier's lids, and all are 0.021" to 0.025" in thickness, will not stick to CA, and - did I mention this already? - free!

Be sure to test your specific recycled lid material for 'unstickableness' before use!


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 20, 2016 11:33 am 
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I made the same discovery a few years ago. They fit perfectly and work great. Never thought to post a toot on it. Great idea! [:Y:]

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 29, 2016 10:39 am 
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And to think I wasted money on the Teflon piece from Stew-Mac oops_sign

Thanks for the GREAT Tip [:Y:]


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