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Modify a magnetic pickup for acoustic strings?

Started this discussion. Last reply by BenBob Jun 12, 2012. 5 Replies

Acoustic guitar soundhole pickups need to be specially designed to provide good string balance with acoustic strings. The wound strings don't generate as much signal as electric strings, but the…Continue

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Metal, glass, bone... why not ROCK?  Continue

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Free tab software recently gave Tux another shot and it's gotten pretty good. I've hadsome glitches, but I was able to do…Continue


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At 6:08am on June 15, 2012, Keni Lee Burgess said…

BenBob - Yes, this is my design. Originally, I used it on my 6 string CBG with the large box. Then Darren Dukes of Back Porch Mojo, designed this Keni Lee Signature model 3 string CBG. He made 20 and they sold quickly. Currently, he is still building sporadically, but working and earning a living has got in his way. LOL Enjoy.

At 6:33pm on June 1, 2012, James said…

At 9:39pm on May 2, 2012, The Electric Pilgrims said…

awesome thanks so much, you have a friend in ireland brother.

At 8:27pm on April 26, 2012, The Electric Pilgrims said…

hey there benbob, hope you are good, watched your video for

Pretty Saro

i would love the tab for this beautiful tune, any chance ? scotty

At 2:01am on August 16, 2011, swampapple slim said…
you must have a lot of time or you can blow up calculators cant you great reading thanks Slim
At 3:04am on December 30, 2010, Furry Johnson said…
how ya doin man just gettin back to ya about a slide i used in video it s a bottle neck cut on both ends take it easy bro Furry
At 9:23am on December 17, 2010, Keni Lee Burgess said…

Hello BenBob,

I see your How to: video, but where is the performance video for Wooden Soldiers?

Happy Holidays. Enjoy.

At 4:18am on November 6, 2010, Laurie Lee Campbell said…
Hi CA neighbor---thanks so much for listening:-) I see you've joined the songwriting group, it's an easy going bunch...!,,fun--finding time to write songs,well,.seems to be at a premium lately---!LOL.........have a sweet weekend!
At 11:40am on October 31, 2010, Mark Bliss said…
At 11:39am on October 31, 2010, Mark Bliss said…
After our chat about the problem with scattered topics and FAQ's the other day, I decided to start a new group In hopes of getting some of this information in a central location.
It is "intermediate building tips". Check it out if you like.

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