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Clark Doughty


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Post  Posted 16 Jul 2020 6:53 pm    
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HOW'S THE BEST WAY TO COLOT CODE MY TUNING NUTS. I'M VISUALLY IMPAIRED AND NEED SOME HELP IN LOCATING THE RIGHT NUT FOR TUNING MY PEDALS/KNEES......ANY HELP WILL BE APPRECIATED........CLARK

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Ross Shafer


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Post  Posted 16 Jul 2020 9:15 pm    
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Rita fabric dye does a great job. Mix up a little with water, bring it to a boil, throw 'em in for a few minutes and you're done.
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John McClung


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Post  Posted 16 Jul 2020 10:33 pm    
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As far as color coding, Clark, most guys leave standard pulls white; compensator rod ends black or red; and extra rods needed for splits when not using a split screw green. Choices vary. Just make the 3 types colors you can easily tell apart.
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Bill Ford


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Post  Posted 18 Jul 2020 2:52 pm    
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Different color sharpie markers, any office supply/ Wallyworld. That's what I use
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Thomas Stone


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Post  Posted 18 Jul 2020 4:11 pm    
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As Ross S. says, nylon is unusual in that it takes fabric dyes beautifully. You can use either Rit all-purpose dye or Rit Synthetic Fabric Dye. You can get very intense colors and they don't wear off. Here's a relevant YouTube search:

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=how+to+dye+nylon+parts
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Clark Doughty


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Post  Posted 18 Jul 2020 7:06 pm     colors
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THANKS FOR ALL THE IDEAS. LOOKS LIKE I'VE GOT SOME WORK TO DO...........CLARK
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Bobby D. Jones

 

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Post  Posted 18 Jul 2020 7:12 pm    
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I worked on a guitar that someone had the A pedal nuts was smooth on the end. B pedal had a single groove like a screw slot, The C pedal had an X cut in the end of its tuner nuts. The rest of the tuning nuts were color coded with magic markers by lever or pedal. Whatever works for you.
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Rich Upright


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Post  Posted 20 Jul 2020 12:55 am    
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Don't need to color code 'em. Just hit the change, & tune which ever one moves for that string.
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Larry Bressington


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Post  Posted 25 Jul 2020 7:29 am    
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Tire marking paint pens work a treat.
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