Thomas "Duck" Petry's Discussions (549)

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"So far from my experience, the bottom of the can has been strong enough without any…"

Thomas "Duck" Petry replied Jul 23, 2013 to Scale length and bridge

5 Jul 23, 2013
Reply by Thomas "Duck" Petry

"Tuned that one to G with a .044 bronze wound string. I have used .041 aircraft safet…"

Thomas "Duck" Petry replied Jan 21, 2013 to Scale length and bridge

5 Jul 23, 2013
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"On the canjos I have built I just used the same basic scale length as my CBG builds…"

Thomas "Duck" Petry replied Jan 21, 2013 to Scale length and bridge

5 Jul 23, 2013
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"Randal, if it was easy, everyone would be doing it. :)>"

Thomas "Duck" Petry replied Oct 24, 2012 to Loudness Versus Scale Length

9 Oct 27, 2012
Reply by Randal

"Randal, that's a great looking 'Jo whatever you call it!"

Thomas "Duck" Petry replied Oct 24, 2012 to Loudness Versus Scale Length

9 Oct 27, 2012
Reply by Randal

"Wouldn't a wooden can be a barrel? Hence if you build a canjo with a wooden can shou…"

Thomas "Duck" Petry replied Oct 22, 2012 to Loudness Versus Scale Length

9 Oct 27, 2012
Reply by Randal

"Probably would work, but the cookie tins seem to work pretty well as a resonator by…"

Thomas "Duck" Petry replied Sep 29, 2012 to resso cone

2 Oct 10, 2012
Reply by rusty case

"Right now the piezo is stuck inside the bottom of the can with doubleback tape. It s…"

Thomas "Duck" Petry replied Sep 26, 2012 to The Can

10 Sep 26, 2012
Reply by Rand Moore

"Rusty Case, you have the right idea. Keep it simple and do what works best for you.…"

Thomas "Duck" Petry replied Sep 26, 2012 to The Can

10 Sep 26, 2012
Reply by Rand Moore

"This one was my first build back in March when I got started on this stuff. Working…"

Thomas "Duck" Petry replied Sep 21, 2012 to The Cookie Tin Variety: a community image bank

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Reply by Brown Water Jerry (Rice)

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Overthinking a simple cookie tin ?

Started by Piht Bull (Delta Dawg Guitars). Last reply by PKB Jan 31, 2014. 7 Replies

brass canjo/cbg

Started by Mario Poggio. Last reply by Mario Poggio Nov 28, 2013. 7 Replies

Can Orientation

Started by Alan "Poor Boy" Ackerson. Last reply by Alan "Poor Boy" Ackerson Oct 20, 2013. 6 Replies

Scale length and bridge

Started by Battmann. Last reply by Thomas "Duck" Petry Jul 23, 2013. 5 Replies

Attaching the Can

Started by Jim burt. Last reply by Russ Dugger Dec 13, 2012. 9 Replies

Loudness Versus Scale Length

Started by Randal. Last reply by Randal Oct 27, 2012. 9 Replies

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