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Dec 29, 2019 - 10:10:56 AM

124 posts since 4/3/2009

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Originally posted by Helix


Sorry, I can't support some other solutions, flange mount is adventurous in my view. I've seen too many repair needs of bent flanges.

Larry, you may be right.  In this case it was an Ome XXX with a sheet brass (?) stamped flange, brackets and a hoop/spun metal tonering.  10 years of use, zero flange distortion, no damage to the flange plating.  The Ome is lighter than a Mastertone by a couple pounds; I can't comment on the relative strength of a sheet metal flange vs a cast zinc flange.  YMMV as always.

Dec 30, 2019 - 5:09:08 AM
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Helix

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12191 posts since 8/30/2006

Very cool, Dave, we all want what works, I see a decade of use should have been enough, but you've got a great solution. Thank you for sharing with everybody. I loved ODE, I love OME. i USE 1/8" SHEET BRASS flatbar for my tone rings.

So I no longer feel it's adventurous.

It is now NOGGIN, way to go.

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