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Working on a new neck design - thoughts?

Hi all, I've been thinking recently about the design I use for my necks, which is currently neck-though, with a recess carved out. As I use…

Started by Richey Kay

26 Mar 27, 2014
Reply by 14 buck bass (aka antonio)

Adding a magnetic pickup: Should I brace the neck?

Hi all I'm halfway through building my first 3 string CBG kit. I bought a Pre-Wired Magnetic Pickup Harness like this one http://www.cigar

Started by Ben Reed

13 Mar 15, 2014
Reply by Ron "Oily" Sprague

DIY Disc-O-Tone

I am adding a piezo pickup from CB Gitty to a new build. I understand they can be hot sounding when not shielded, which brings me to my que…

Started by Scott W

9 Jan 11, 2014
Reply by John Sawyer

Guitar intonation problem.

Trying to figure out is problem in intonation or frets.Neck is straight. Bridge is tune-o-matic. Using chromatic guitar tuner. 3 highest st…

Started by Jantan ux

11 Dec 20, 2013
Reply by Will King

How to choose pickup position ?

Hello, I'm going to build my second cigar box guitar and i wanted to use a magnetic pickup this time (maybe hybrid with piezo too). I boug…

Started by Nicolas Piegay

7 Oct 30, 2013

Built my own pickup winder - Works great

Got tired of looking for low profile jazz pickup to use on my CBGs.  Decided to wind my own.  I have seen the FlatPups ad think they are su…

Started by Tom Drommond

9 Jun 11, 2013
Reply by Busyhands Slim

Extending Piezo Pickup Wire

Hello, Sorry if this sounds like a newbie question but I have been searching for info on extending the piezo pickup wires, not found anyth…

Started by Edmund

9 May 17, 2013
Reply by Edmund

Abby Retires: Legendary pickup winder Abigail Ybarro retires after 57 years

from various sources - compiled/edited by Ted Crocker ---------------------------- Legendary pickup winder Abigail Ybarro retires after 57…

Started by Ted Crocker

1 May 10, 2013
Reply by Busyhands Slim

Piezo pick up placement

Thought I would share with y'all something that I think works pretty well with the piezo disk pick up from C.B. Gitty.  I've always thought…

Started by Gene Robinson

11 Feb 24, 2013
Reply by Gene Robinson

Wiring Magnetic Pickup

I apologize if this is a basic and/or dumb question... I've googled and wiki'd and youtubed and searched the CBN forums for 2 hours now and…

Started by Kristen Musgrave

5 Jan 11, 2013
Reply by Mark


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