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"I use open G tuning: DGBD. Same as banjo tuning, so you can easily look up free banj…"

Uncle John replied Nov 24, 2010 to Changed Tuning From DADF# to GDAE - Now Strings Bend Notes and Change Pitch

15 Feb 5, 2017
Reply by Taffy Evans

"I use the 4 small strings from an acoustic 6 string set, usually mediums, but lights…"

Uncle John replied Nov 24, 2010 to Changed Tuning From DADF# to GDAE - Now Strings Bend Notes and Change Pitch

15 Feb 5, 2017
Reply by Taffy Evans

"Bruce, I just built a cigar box amp from guitar fuel. They provided everything but t…"

Uncle John replied Oct 30, 2010 to cbg Amp

4 Oct 31, 2010
Reply by wes carl

"Thanks! "

Uncle John replied Oct 18, 2010 to fret calculator

16 Feb 13, 2011
Reply by Dan Sleep

"Diane, This is excellent. Long story short, I have an unfretted 3 string with a 20.5…"

Uncle John replied Oct 17, 2010 to fret calculator

16 Feb 13, 2011
Reply by Dan Sleep

"I've had good success with hinge tail pieces. Never a broken string in that area. Re…"

Uncle John replied Sep 21, 2010 to Hinge tailpieces, string breaking

8 Sep 21, 2010
Reply by Naz Nomad

"Hi Little, I recently removed a mandolin neck and grafted it to a cigar box. I've b…"

Uncle John replied Sep 15, 2010 to How to unglue ukulele neck

4 Sep 16, 2010
Reply by Ben

"I've used pine necks with a 1/4 or half inch oak or walnut fingerboard. Worked fine…"

Uncle John replied Sep 6, 2010 to pine necks

21 Oct 8, 2010
Reply by Michael R Cossey

"Hi Lee, A four string with frets has much in common with a 6 string. A 3 string is a…"

Uncle John replied Aug 26, 2010 to 3 string vs 4 sting

9 Aug 27, 2010
Reply by Bluzmann

"I have done mando tuning (GDAE) on CBGs and it works for simple 2 finger chords. The…"

Uncle John replied Aug 9, 2010 to Strum a 3-String?

14 Aug 10, 2010
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