Travis Bean Guitars - Unofficial Guitar Resource - Header




» Home
» About
» Blog
» Donate
» Database
» Videos
» Market
» Classifieds
» FAQ
» History
» Photo Gallery
» Repair
» Join
» Contact
» MySpace
» FaceBook



» Join
» Login



» General Discussion
» Beans For Sale
» Mods/Repairs
» Website Discussion
» Forum Rules



»  RE:My Bean is for sale
    by ArnaudM
»  RE:My Bean is for sale
    by creek
»  RE:My Bean is for sale
    by ArnaudM
»  RE:Veleno information - help !
    by artwar
»  RE:Veleno information - help !
    by toby2



»  Vera Ellen
»  Magma
»  la otracina
»  Fin Fang Foom
»  Arab On Radar
»  View All Bands

TravisBeanGuitars.com
Privacy Policy
Terms & Conditions
© 2001 - 2019


 
Forum :: General Discussion

TB 1000S


  Return to forum index


 Author  Message
PO

PostPosted: 12/02/2007 at 8:11 AM    Post subject: TB 1000S link

Would having fret work on my TB1000S by one of the best repair shops in Boston reduce it's value even if it eliminated fret buzzing?

Back to top


Disclosure: Any links to eBay or Amazon.com are affiliate links. Affiliate links may provide commission payments to the site based on purchases.

guitarcharlie

Joined:
06 Jan 2008
Posts: 250
PostPosted: 12/02/2007 at 7:47 PM    Post subject: RE:TB 1000S link

Tasteful and restrained fretwork is generally considered acceptable on most vintage guitars. Fortunately Travis Beans are still working guitars and are most appreciated when they play well. If you are refretting, avoid planing the fretboard unless absolutely necessary and don't use big frets that require re-cutting the fret slots. When you get into the ridiculous value guitars like 59 les pauls original frets affect the value, but fortunately Travis Beans are not there.....(yet?)

NEVER change original parts or wiring and NEVER over polish laquer finishes to remove scuffs and scratches. Little "improvements" like this have devalued many vintage guitars. These comments apply only to all original guitars and are IMHO of course.

Back to top

View Member Profile

Save Up to $75 Instantly at MusiciansFriend.com

  Return to forum index