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What is up with I'm not a robot?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bluesheart Nov 29, 2017. 7 Replies

Trying to leave comments on photo page and have to go through a visual test to prove I am not a robot? OH , here too?This is bullshit!  Continue

Reso cone warning!

Started this discussion. Last reply by RTZGUITARS Dec 8, 2017. 36 Replies

I just did my first build using a lightning reso cone from Gitty and at the end found I had a problem with intonation. I laid everything out first as I always do, used a 24" scale. I was very careful…Continue

Tags: intonation, cone, Reso

OMG what a night!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kirk Nov 9, 2017. 4 Replies

Wow, so glad I went to open mic last night at "The Roma", they have a blues openmic every Tuesday that I go to sometimes. Last night , there were few in attendance ( bad for the venue, I know) but it…Continue

Tags: mic, open, Sessions, Jam

Cereal Box Guitar, CBG, see what I did there?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bluesheart Jan 27, 2017. 5 Replies

SO just for fun I thought  I would make a Cereal Box Guitar out of the big boxes we get at BJ's, but I want to also wood grain the box. So by the time I buy wood graining tools, two colors of paint,…Continue

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Taffy Evans replied to Bluesheart's discussion Uke saddle which way?
"Hi, what I would suggest is to put the bridge saddle at the recommended scale length area, string up the instrument,tune it and plot the best position by moving the bridge back and forth under the strings, while referencing the pitch of the strings…"
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BrianQ. replied to Bluesheart's discussion Uke saddle which way?
"Basically with a compensated bridge, the tallest part of it indicates the thinnest string?"
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Christopher G Daniels replied to Bluesheart's discussion Uke saddle which way?
"I'm sorry for resurrecting this old thread. But I think they got it wrong here and since I've only just learned of how compensation works on a uke (I thought it might be a factory defect on the saddle at first). I want to set this…"
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This thing

Posted on February 20, 2013 at 7:30am 7 Comments

I guess as far as addictions go this is not a bad one to have. I had surgery yesterday morning and was in the cellar laying out out a rat rod build last night. Now I'm up early and since I'm off work, guess what I'm anxious to get back to??  I don't have much in the way of power tools so not too concerned about being doped up a bit, feeling creative somehow.

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At 1:42pm on January 9, 2018, Scott Schoepf said…

Thanks, nice to meet you too. You’ve got some pretty nice builds yourself. 

At 8:02pm on October 20, 2017, Darwin Gentry said…
Thanks for the compliment
At 6:43pm on July 7, 2017, Rose Ericson said…
Thanks I have made a huge error on it or it would have been don by now. But I figured out how to fix it, so I will have it up soon! Do you remember the sizes of the strings? How did you go about picking the strings?
At 11:47pm on August 11, 2016, Michael Lohrengel said…

Thanks for the friend request Bluesheart - gladly accepted - still can't get over your great vocals and playing - keep on keepin on brother and stay well.

At 8:57am on August 10, 2016, Michael Lohrengel said…

Good Morning Bluesheart

Hey man great music - nice vocals and playing - wanted to say Thank You for your comment on the changes made to Black Brick House due to Uncle John's suggestion - I really appreciate all you guys and your constructive criticism and good eyes 

At 1:34pm on August 6, 2016, Michael Lohrengel said…

Thank you for the comment Bluesheart, if you check the latest photos of the Black Brick House you will see a great improvement as I took Uncle Johns suggestion to heart and made the necessary change to the bridge support and it changed the whole dynamics/looks of the build to a much cleaner and better looking CBG - Glad to hear you are doing ok after the heart attack - just took a look through your pictures - you do some nice work and the songs you do are good as well - have a great day

At 7:06am on April 24, 2016, Michael Fred Johnson said…

Thanks Bluesheart

At 7:02am on April 15, 2016, Nhirvana said…
Thanks Bluesheart. I'm having a ton of fun building these things!
At 6:45pm on April 3, 2016, Nhirvana said…
Hey Bh, I don't know about impedance, but they make a pill for that. I have a very basic understanding of electronics, I read this instructable:

http://m.instructables.com/id/Convert-Any-Radio-Into-a-Guitar-Amp/

. It's pretty easy as long as the radio has a volume "pot" and not micro switches. It's such a cool, easy thing to do. And its seemless, you barely notice the jack. It's cool that the radio will still work normally too!
At 3:39pm on February 6, 2016, Michael Fred Johnson said…

Thanks Bluesheart,it turned out well considering I picked up the wrong can and sprayed it gloss black instead of clear lacquer

 
 
 

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