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Old 09-09-2011, 06:49 PM
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Hi Michael,

I appreciate your comments and questions. When you asked if I meant that I could go a little thinner than usual on the back, yes, because lattice bracing combined with a thinner than usual back can be more responsive. Light and stiff allows for better sound conduction.

Having the back supported by a web of braces prevents the skeletal effect that can arise over time with a thinner back stretched across heavier ladder braces.

Thanks,
Mark
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