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Trade Secrets Book


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Edited by Dan Erlewine
The first nine years of our popular "Trade Secrets" feature articles, including Mike Lindskold's informative "Guitar Wiring 101."

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5118 Volume 2 Yes
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5119 Volumes 1 and 2 Yes
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A must for every building and repair shop!
Since "Trade Secrets" first appeared in our catalogs in 1990, you've asked for reprints. Trade Secrets Books One and Two are filled with photos and illustrations, Blue Book price lists, Hot Tips from technicians around the world, visits to guitar shops and factories, tips on tools, useful building and repair techniques, and lots more!

Trade Secrets Book One: Every "Trade Secrets" back issue from volumes 1-19, with an extra never-before-published 8-page bonus volume (#20) that appears only in the book. Trade Secrets Book One also contains Mike Lindskold's first eight "Guitar Wiring 101" columns. 142 pages, softcover.

Trade Secrets Book Two is here! It begins where Book One ended, with back issues from volumes 21-38. Also included are installments 9-26 of Mike Lindskold's "Guitar Wiring 101" columns, filled with information for getting great sound. 165 pages, softcover.

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5 1-23-2014
A satisfied customer

I was looking for good ideas to make the work easier and more correct. Trade Secrets is full of it. Thank's very must from a Dane

Bjarne Christensen  Løgstør Denmark Read my reviews (8)
5 1-12-2014
information research

These books are very useful with many tips but it very hard to find what we need. I make my own note when I read the book to find easily after.

Felix  Quebec Read my reviews (2)
5 12-27-2013
Interesting Reading, Great Tips

With every look through I find helpful tips, and just different approaches to repairs and adjustments, as well as handy tool ideas to make the job easier.

WBR Guitars  USA Read my reviews (9)
4 12-26-2013
Lot of Help

Starting Mountain Dulcimer construction project. Bought Trade Secrets, thumbed through - and found help on how to do soundboard halves glueing. How sweet it is !

DoBro DoDo  Wichita KS
5 8-22-2013
Great Archive

These things are so packed with information you have to read them a few times to really absorb it all.

Jim J. Donaldson  Findlay, Ohio Read my reviews (7)
5 6-02-2013
a must have

Both of these books are very useful, not only for guitar repair but a lot of the tips can be used in every day situations in the shop.

scott sauers  norwich ct.
5 2-22-2013
Awesome

I love these books and have read them several times. I'm still waiting for the third one though!

AndrewD  Orillia, Ontario, Canada Read my reviews (5)
2 1-30-2013
Trade secrets 1 and 2 Pics

I love the books but hate the pics . The quality is awful and I cant understand why no one here has mentioned that. Did I get some badly printed versions or what ? I cant make out whats in half of the photos in both copies and it ruins an otherwise pleasant experience for me .

KC Sligo  Ireland Read my reviews (5)
5 4-27-2012
Good & Bad

The good is that these book a full and mean FULL of information and Great Ideas!!! The Bad is I haven't slept a full night since I got them.
You have to have them. If you don't have them get them both soon!
Thanks,
Smith

Smith  Modesto,Ca. Read my reviews (5)
4 3-19-2012
Good, but worth $40?

These books are a great resource for aspiring builders and hobbyists. While slightly outdated, they provide some interesting editorials and tips. Overall, worth the read if you have the cash, but most the information here can be readily found elsewhere with a little "google-fu".

C. Portner  Portland, OR
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