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CBG wiring & electronics.

Want to plug that thing in? Here's a place to share ideas about pickups (Both magnetic and piezo) and wiring in volume and tone control, the best options in output jacks, and more!Remember that C. B. Gitty Crafter Supply is the one-stop shop for all of your CBG Electronics needs!See More
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CBG wiring & electronics.

Want to plug that thing in? Here's a place to share ideas about pickups (Both magnetic and piezo) and wiring in volume and tone control, the best options in output jacks, and more!Remember that C. B. Gitty Crafter Supply is the one-stop shop for all of your CBG Electronics needs!See More
Oct 29
Paul Craig commented on Andy Stone's group CBG wiring & electronics.
"Bill Lawrence was the man. Very smart guy. When I made my Strat-O-Rez guitar with aluminum skillet for the resonator, I was surprised that there was no 60 cycle hum from the 2 single coil pickups I installed. They are large singles that are highly…"
Oct 22
BrianQ. commented on Andy Stone's group CBG wiring & electronics.
"Pre 1984 Lawrence pickup(79-80’) “The Silencer” acoustic humbucking pickup, predates Flatpup style pickups by 30+ years? Bill Lawrence was on to something good!!!"
Oct 20
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Want to plug that thing in? Here's a place to share ideas about pickups (Both magnetic and piezo) and wiring in volume and tone control, the best options in output jacks, and more!Remember that C. B. Gitty Crafter Supply is the one-stop shop for all of your CBG Electronics needs!See More
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CBG wiring & electronics.

Want to plug that thing in? Here's a place to share ideas about pickups (Both magnetic and piezo) and wiring in volume and tone control, the best options in output jacks, and more!Remember that C. B. Gitty Crafter Supply is the one-stop shop for all of your CBG Electronics needs!See More
Sep 26
BrianQ. commented on Andy Stone's group CBG wiring & electronics.
"Yep, that’s the one I was talking about? Good to have a few of us who’ve tried what’s out there? I have one called the Dan Electrode, it’s adjustable from 4-9volts, you can get some kool voltage sag effects with distortion…"
Sep 25
Tom T commented on Andy Stone's group CBG wiring & electronics.
"Tried several wal-warts from online sources. Most produced a lot of hum on a pedal. The Boss warts are meant for use with a pedal and are very, very quiet. The Roland Boss PSA-120S AC Adaptor Power Supply w/ LED 500 mA works really well and is less…"
Sep 25
BrianQ. commented on Andy Stone's group CBG wiring & electronics.
"That only happens if you’re using an older un-regulated power supply, all modern wall warts that are meant for musical use, are regulated & have those anti- reverse polarity/noise filtering stages in them? I like the Danelectro & Boss…"
Sep 25
KOOL DOG HOOCH commented on Andy Stone's group CBG wiring & electronics.
"If you get a hum from the a.c. adapter you may have to put a filter inline."
Sep 25
BrianQ. commented on Andy Stone's group CBG wiring & electronics.
"You can just cut the battery snap off  & solder the wires to a DC jack, prolly take ya a whole minute or so? "
Sep 25
Denis U commented on Andy Stone's group CBG wiring & electronics.
"You can have an amp that plugs in to a 9V adapter OR runs off a battery. It's the standard way that most pedals work. I did it on an LM386 amp and it works fine. It means I can take it on my travels with no need for the AV bow and save weight.…"
Sep 25
Kevin Keating commented on Andy Stone's group CBG wiring & electronics.
"Yes, plugged in.  I'd like to avoid using a battery if that's feasible.  If not, then I'll change it around to 9VDC with an AC adapter."
Sep 25
BrianQ. commented on Andy Stone's group CBG wiring & electronics.
"When you say AC, you mean plugged in without a battery right? Low volt amps/effects run on DC? I think this is what you’re looking…"
Sep 25
Kevin Keating commented on Andy Stone's group CBG wiring & electronics.
"Im building a simple CB amplifier.  Sorry, im learning as i go.  Speaker is 5 watt, 8 ohm, so say a 2 or 3 watt amp.  I used an old MXR eq unit thinking it mite have its own amp but it doesnt.  It will AC only, NO battery!…"
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At 2:50pm on April 10, 2012, South Paw,Davey said…

Sunny afternoon story of my life. well I can wish..nice one

At 2:48pm on November 3, 2009, Shelley said…
I'm so glad you set up a uke group...great!
I think ukes are a great first instrument to build and so much fun to play.
I'm dying to get nr.2 done. So many projects and only so much time but
i'm hoping to get it done within two weeks.
I'll post it of course when it's ready.
Bye Andy, Have Fun,
Shelley.
At 2:43pm on November 3, 2009, Shelley said…
Hi Andy...love that uke!
At 7:06pm on October 31, 2009, David Beede said…
Hey Andy,
Nice looking ukes... you'll love making a dulcimer.
And you're right, music just sort of falls right out of them....
later man....
David
At 4:43pm on October 2, 2009, Tres Seaver said…
Welcome aboard, Andy! You will find lots of helpful folks and information here on all things CBG (CBB, CBU, etc.) Feel free to poke around, ask questions, and post your stuff (photos, recordings, videos, etc.)

Most of all, have fun!

Tres.
 
 
 

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