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Old 03-04-2021, 11:16 AM
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Originally Posted by bloozeman View Post
Does anybody here use a humidity for their national wooden resonator? I have 6k invested in mine and I've only had it since October and it feels like I'm getting fret sprout. I have 2 sets of humidipaks in the case 1 set at the headstock and the other at the body cutaway. Should I get a better system? And what is recommended?

NOT a hydrometer unless you're boiling milk for a recipe.

Yes, you need to watch your humidity level on any instrument that has wood involved. Even a metal body National will have a wood fingerboard, which can shrink across its width, thus exposing the fret ends.

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