Whip tip tips!

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Issue 220 July 03, 2014


Whip tips are for pinpoint gluing. These are skinny little tube-tips, but sometimes you want them even skinnier. Elliot John-Conry of EJC Guitars squashes, cuts and modifies tips and pipettes to get drops of super glue and accelerator exactly where he wants them.

 
In this Trade Secrets video:
  • Smashing: fret bending pliers make a small tip even smaller
  • Cutting: lopping off pipette bulbs creates extra-long whip tips
  • Spraying: filling replacement glue bottles with accelerator
  • Inventing: a neat idea for tool handles from Frank Ford (Mr. Frets.com)

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