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PBS REEL SOUTH "SHAKEM ON DOWN" VIDEO

Started this discussion. Last reply by Blind Lemon Cello Mar 9, 2017. 2 Replies

This is an awesome episode about Mississippi Fred McDowell.http://www.pbs.org/video/2365929363/Continue

"JOHNNY LOWEBOW TRIBUTE" MISSISSIPPI HILL COUNTRY BLUES "STRAT"

Started this discussion. Last reply by Blind Lemon Cello Sep 11, 2015. 8 Replies

“This is for the player who is serious about achieving that Mississippi tone".This is a tribute that started life as a kids guitar, and all specs & string sizes were taken from an original…Continue

"AMMO CRATE" 9V/120V 3 SPEAKERS "GOT BOOGIE?"

Started this discussion. Last reply by Blind Lemon Cello Mar 15, 2014. 1 Reply

This ammo crate 9v amp started life as a Guitar Fuel SD-MAH3 amp kit. After installing into a nice Romeo y Julieta box, I decided I needed more volume & tone. Contacted Guitar Fuel about adding…Continue

Acoustic Stomp Box, Mississippi Drum Machine

Started Feb 25, 2014 0 Replies

 I built 6 of these passive acoustic stomp boxes over the last year & have 1 left for sale. They are built out of 3/4" birch, weigh about 9 lbs. & produce a wonderful bass drum sound with…Continue

 

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Blind Lemon Cello replied to Steve Allen's discussion Volume Is On When Knob Is Turned Off in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"You need to check the volume pot with an ohm meter, by connecting to the correct 2 leads and turn the control knob back & forth. i.e. 10K pot if it doesn't change pot NG."
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"Arthur, hard to tell but it looks like the bridge is setup for strings to come from underneath. I use this type of Fender setup where the string come from the back under the mount screw for each bridge piece. You could drill holes to make it work.…"
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Blind Lemon Cello replied to Slow Blues Dani & Ol' Grey Bear's discussion Bloomin' wiring again! Pulling my hair out haha in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"I think either one will work for you. Also remember were you place the pup will also effect tone. Post pic & or video when your done."
Dec 10, 2018
Blind Lemon Cello replied to Slow Blues Dani & Ol' Grey Bear's discussion Bloomin' wiring again! Pulling my hair out haha in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Your welcome Bear, but now you have opened a can of warms!! LOL!! Depending what tone you want to achieve can be complicated. But for the most part Fender & Gibson use caps in the 0.01–0.047uF. You have the famous Orange Drop, or…"
Dec 10, 2018
Blind Lemon Cello replied to Slow Blues Dani & Ol' Grey Bear's discussion Bloomin' wiring again! Pulling my hair out haha in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"If I'm not mistaken and you do not use a capacitor the tone pot will work like a volume pot.  For volume only try this."
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RCA 2.0

"Yeah they are BrianQ, thanks! The driver was in good condition, but not for music. Sold it on eBay. I scored a 2nd one recently, OE speaker is awesome & installed a Kustom tube amp."
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At 7:13pm on January 1, 2016, Jim Morris said…

Thanks man, I just shelled out $200 for the Zoom  q4 but I think I should have done a bit more research since this looks and sounds great!

At 8:52am on September 13, 2015, Tim Elbert said…

Hey Man!!

So what was the name od the book, can't seem to find it but it sure sounds like something to have

Tim

At 9:25am on September 12, 2015, Tim Elbert said…

What's the deal with that Robert Johnson book?

Were can I get one?

At 5:07pm on April 17, 2014, Dave Lynas said…
Hey Blind Lemon, been looking to see your Harmony 1270. Hope it's strings have come and you can take a pic.... Dave
At 10:50am on November 12, 2013, BeetleJuice! said…

The beast demo is way rad!

At 9:56am on September 4, 2013, Randy S. Bretz said…

I did one for Ted Crocker a few years ago, but that was a full bone slide carving MojoBone Works Custom Slide -Special Gift

At 12:44am on September 4, 2013, Randy S. Bretz said…

You can either message me here or checkout my Face book page. https://www.facebook.com/MojoboneWorks       I don`t have a web site,  I prefer custom work.

At 12:46pm on May 18, 2013, Keni Lee Burgess said…

Thank you Blind Lemon Cello for joining my group. Feel free to add to the discussions or ask question. Please check out my instructional video CDs: http://www.ebay.com/sch/njmikeb/m.html?_nkw=&_armrs=1&_from=&_ipg=&_trksid=p3686

Enjoy your practice, Keni Lee

At 8:31am on April 23, 2013, BUGGY (C) said…
Hi
Have you any royalty free tunes we can use on our radio station?
At 6:52pm on April 20, 2013, Low Budget Luthier said…

t/y mr. lemon

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Seasick Steve 3/23/18 Clarksdale, MS. Who's going?

Posted on February 25, 2018 at 11:12am 11 Comments

I've been waiting years to see SSS & now I get the chance to see him at an intimate venue with a great buddy of mine at ground zero for da' blues. I'm stoked & can't wait to boogie with you Seasick!!

 
 
 

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