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#31 steve-soar

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Posted 05 February 2016 - 01:11 AM

Hi Grangur.

Yes.

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Posted 08 February 2016 - 02:29 PM

I'll chuck my hat in the ring.... I'm in Leeds. I can handle most common set up and mod jobs, except the really advanced/awkward stuff and refinishes, and if I can't do it I know exactly where to refer folks to. 😀
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Posted 08 February 2016 - 02:49 PM

Many thanks to all those who've added their names to the list so far.

Don't forget though guys; this is an online community. While meeting up is great, don't forget to post about it in the forum and promote discussion online first.

No Mod has said anything to me about this, but I don't want this to stop discussions in the repairs forum. If we did my personal fav section of Basschat would go.

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Posted 08 February 2016 - 03:28 PM

View PostTwigman, on 24 January 2016 - 06:41 PM, said:

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setups and wiring soldering and pickup replacement

No fretwork or woodwork though

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Posted 19 February 2016 - 07:39 AM

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Posted 19 February 2016 - 08:53 PM

View PostTelebass, on 19 February 2016 - 07:39 AM, said:

How did I miss this?
Soldering, pickups, setups, help with building anything Fender-style.

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Posted 21 February 2016 - 05:22 PM

As long as it isn't a really complex rewire or new fretboard then if you're in Northampton I am happy to help
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Posted 21 February 2016 - 10:31 PM

I'm based in Edinburgh, and I'm happy to help with set ups and wiring. I don't have the tools for fret dressing, refrets or structural repairs but happy to help with pretty much anything else.
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Posted 06 March 2016 - 03:24 PM

A worthwhile thread.

East London.....happy to assist with soldering and set-ups etc.
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Posted 06 March 2016 - 11:16 PM

I'm in Crawley. Happy to help with electrics or setup work. Basic setup work on double basses too
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Posted 20 March 2016 - 08:39 PM

Great thread!

Sadly, I don't have any technical/craftsman skills to offer I'm afraid, but it's good to know that so many fellow Basschatters do, and are willing to help. :)
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Posted 20 March 2016 - 08:49 PM

View Postsilverfoxnik, on 20 March 2016 - 08:39 PM, said:

Great thread!

Sadly, I don't have any technical/craftsman skills to offer I'm afraid, but it's good to know that so many fellow Basschatters do, and are willing to help. :)

Thanks. I just checked the list and added Neilp. I think that's everyone, so far.
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Posted 22 April 2016 - 01:12 AM

Anyone offering help in and around Glasgow?

I need it :blink:

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Posted 22 April 2016 - 06:07 AM

View PostLysdexia, on 22 April 2016 - 01:12 AM, said:

Anyone offering help in and around Glasgow?

I need it :blink:

EmmettC is in Edinburgh. What problem are you having?
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Posted 30 April 2016 - 02:39 AM

Great thread!

Happy to help anyone with setups, soldering, repairs and a cup of tea in Argyll.
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Posted 10 May 2016 - 08:53 PM

View PostGrangur, on 22 April 2016 - 06:07 AM, said:

EmmettC is in Edinburgh. What problem are you having?

Sorry for the delay in responding - I have a Yamaha Attitude that buzzes/dead notes from about the 15th fret upwards. It also has an action that gymnasts could do their party pieces on.

I also have a Fender Jazz std that I just don't use because it's so difficult to play due to poor setup.

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Posted 10 May 2016 - 08:53 PM

View Postrmcki, on 30 April 2016 - 02:39 AM, said:

Great thread!

Happy to help anyone with setups, soldering, repairs and a cup of tea in Argyll.

I've sent you a message as I'm in Argyll, too. :)

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Posted 28 May 2016 - 01:02 PM

Happy to help out with wiring and basic setups in Edinburgh. I would happily walk somebody through issues and steps taken to fix them.

Not keen to work on active instruments and do fretwork. I do my own fret levelling, crowning and polishing, but I wouldn't want to do that to somebody else's instrument.

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Posted 20 July 2016 - 04:35 PM

I can help with set-ups, fret/ fingerboard work, and basic electronic issues.

I'm located in the Highlands (right up the top, on the north coast)

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Posted 22 July 2016 - 07:21 AM

View PostFionn, on 20 July 2016 - 04:35 PM, said:

I can help with set-ups, fret/ fingerboard work, and basic electronic issues.

I'm located in the Highlands (right up the top, on the north coast)

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Posted 14 August 2016 - 10:31 AM

I'm offering set ups, maintenance, repairs, restrings etc.

I'm in Herts.

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Posted 21 September 2016 - 10:09 PM

Me in Glasgow area (I'm in North Lanarkshire).

I'll do tweaks on setup & electrics - I don't do woodwork, frets or paint.

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Posted 22 September 2016 - 07:39 AM

View Postgeoffbyrne, on 21 September 2016 - 10:09 PM, said:

Me in Glasgow area (I'm in North Lanarkshire).

I'll do tweaks on setup & electrics - I don't do woodwork, frets or paint.

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Posted 03 October 2016 - 04:37 PM

me, im on the Wirral so close to Liverpool and Chester too, I'm good at set ups, rewiring and parts replacement
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Posted 01 December 2016 - 04:00 PM

I need somebody (preferably in Herts) to earth the pick ups in a Spector fretless donated to the Herts Bash raffle - let me know if you can help (or direct me to a link which tells me how to do it)

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Posted 08 December 2016 - 08:23 AM

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I need somebody (preferably in Herts) to earth the pick ups in a Spector fretless donated to the Herts Bash raffle - let me know if you can help (or direct me to a link which tells me how to do it)

I've sorted earthing, now just got to do some work on the nut and it will be ready for the Herts Bash next year. :)

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Posted 25 February 2017 - 07:19 PM

I'm in the middle of East Anglia. Happy to help with setting up and beginner bassics. Don't ask me about soldering iron stuff though.
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