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I've thought about the sustainer from fernandes and i really don't think I
want to spend 450.00 to buy it... then it's gotta be installed. I do 
i'm going to take on your experiment. I can get my father to help with the
Re-Winding. Thanks to those who like to help others in their search for
their ultimate tone.
Jeff Collins
By the way i just did a piece for solo electric razor guitar that is around
forty minutes long and has some serious chord modulation.
If anyone would care to take on the challenge of listening to it...let me

-----Original Message-----
From: Michael P. Hughes, Ph.D. <pycraft@elec.gla.ac.uk>
To: Loopers-Delight@annihilist.com <Loopers-Delight@annihilist.com>
Date: Tuesday, April 21, 1998 4:52 AM

>>Does anyone know how I can modify my guitar to get the infinite sustain
>like >Michael Brook has. I've found a couple of sites that mention it. But
>no REAL >information or schematic. I'm attempting to do it myself. But i'm
>hoping that >someone can save me the trouble.
>We had a big debate on this last year.  The way to do it seems to be:
>1. get your neck pickup rewired for low impedance (I reckon maybe 1/3 of
>the turns, 3x thickness, though I haven't tried it).  Build a small
>amplifier which takes the signal from your middle pickup to drive the
>amplifier.   The string generates a current in the p/u, which drives the
>transducer, which drives the string.  Magic.  I've one of these half-built
>mysefl, but can't afford the pickup rewiring.
>2.  Buy a Fernandez Sustainer.
>No 2 seems the preferred option....