Billy Cline
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"Love how you put the knobs just above the "Punch" logos. Nice looking build! Can we hear it, can we hear it?"
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"I have seen that radio and wondered if it was possible! Good Job"
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"very retro cool ;-)"
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Billy Cline commented on Billy Cline's blog post Radio Shack AM/FM/Weather Radio Amp
"Thanks for the advice.  The top pic is the inside of the radio.  I soldered the ground from the jack to the negative side of the battery case and the tip of the jack to the leg of the volume pot.  The bottom pic is the outside of the…"
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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
Brother-in-law
How many instruments have you built so far?
5
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
The endless possibilities of making a good sounding instrument that's fun to build.

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Radio Shack AM/FM/Weather Radio Amp

Posted on February 18, 2021 at 5:44pm 7 Comments

I went down to the local Goodwill Store and found a Radio Shack AM / FM / Weather radio for $6.00. (the four C-cell batteries cost me $10.00 - go figure). I don't get too much distortion at full volume (except when I use my Gitty Psycho knob.) One trick I used to find the right lead on the volume pot was to play music on my i-phone and put the phone directly over the pick-up on my CBG so that I get a constant signal from the jack to the pot and I don't have to keep strumming the guitar. This…

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At 2:32pm on February 3, 2021, Kidd Filby said…

Welcome aboard Billy.  Glad you joined.  Next time you're out, we will have to do a backyard Jam session.

Your builds are fantastic.  We may have to do some horse-trading....

Kidd

At 11:53am on February 1, 2021, BrianQ. said…

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