Diatonic conversions

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Diatonic conversions

Postby r3krobert » Sat May 27, 2017 12:17 pm

Does anyone out there know of someone who can convert a diatonic fingerboard to chromatic within my very limited budget?
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Re: Diatonic conversions

Postby danc9 » Sat May 27, 2017 2:49 pm

Many luthiers charge by the fret, so it will add up quickly. Might want to look into buying a chromatic?

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Re: Diatonic conversions

Postby Skip » Sat May 27, 2017 3:35 pm

Cost could be anywhere from $15-$50 each.
Your best bet is to use 'temps', paperclips of the appropriate size [large or extra large] [.042-.045 dia if you have the tools to measure], toothpicks or something similar. Use a bit of tape between the strings to hold them in place.
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