James tailpiece

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A5mando
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Real Name: Russ Jordan

James tailpiece

Post: # 5720Post A5mando
Wed Aug 10, 2022 12:33 am

I recently put a James tailpiece on my MT2--not hard to do, but I didn't realize that Collings glues in their endpins!
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PTMurphy
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Re: James tailpiece

Post: # 5724Post PTMurphy
Tue Aug 16, 2022 12:53 am

How did you remove the endpin? Was the James tailpiece and exact fit in terms of the screw holes lining up?

A5mando
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Re: James tailpiece

Post: # 5726Post A5mando
Wed Aug 17, 2022 1:40 am

I learned that the endpin was glued in when I researched after breaking it off! I had to drill out what was left. The James tp screw holes lined up prefectly. The endpin hole in the James tp was elongated to accomodate slighty different endpin locations.

Red Oak
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Re: James tailpiece

Post: # 5836Post Red Oak
Sat Oct 29, 2022 3:19 am

A5mando wrote: Wed Aug 17, 2022 1:40 am I learned that the endpin was glued in when I researched after breaking it off! I had to drill out what was left. The James tp screw holes lined up prefectly. The endpin hole in the James tp was elongated to accomodate slighty different endpin locations.
Great decision to go with the James, best in the business!

maplebaby
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Re: James tailpiece

Post: # 5859Post maplebaby
Wed Nov 09, 2022 4:53 pm

Red Oak wrote: Sat Oct 29, 2022 3:19 am
A5mando wrote: Wed Aug 17, 2022 1:40 am I learned that the endpin was glued in when I researched after breaking it off! I had to drill out what was left. The James tp screw holes lined up prefectly. The endpin hole in the James tp was elongated to accomodate slighty different endpin locations.
Great decision to go with the James, best in the business!
This is my vote for best in the business...prob Mr. Collings as well:)

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Red Oak
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Re: James tailpiece

Post: # 5880Post Red Oak
Sat Nov 12, 2022 3:11 pm

Wow! Magnificent!!

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