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try again.

Started Jun 3 0 Replies

photo attached is just after i added some carbon fiber reinforcement. making a headless guitar with a headstock. oops, the D and G strings are not long enough. pick suggested baritone strings, got…Continue

strings

Started this discussion. Last reply by jim Feb 21, 2013. 2 Replies

folks---are you using electric strings with magnetic pickups on your cbgs or sticking with acoustic strings? pros and cons?Continue

pick-up ?

Started this discussion. Last reply by the anonymous pick Jan 22, 2013. 4 Replies

hey, does anybody know? is putting a single coil pick-up in line with the sting effective?Continue

 

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Pickups and pots.

Posted on March 26, 2019 at 10:31am 27 Comments

Read an in depth interview with a guitar tech, he worked with Emmylou Harris for 11 years, as wells many other renowned musicians. His take on boutique and high end pickups is the designer winds/designs the pickup with the intention that the best sound is at full output, as connected directly to the jack. He therefore had the guitars at full volume, and would use the mixing board to cool them down if necessary. Makes sense, the pickup designer has a specific sound in mind, and wound…

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it's real. gibson humbucker, slide, 26 inch

Posted on December 12, 2012 at 12:16pm 1 Comment

it's real. gibson humbucker, slide, 26 inch

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At 11:58am on September 19, 2019, Nancy kat said…

Meoww^..^

At 3:02pm on September 16, 2019, Nancy kat said…

Hi Daniel I'm not one for chat room...to busy with 7 animals lol.....I think I've only chatted with Pick and James in all the yrs I have been on...I like all your cool pictures and work... fall is here its my time of year after all......Meowww^.^

At 6:06pm on September 12, 2019, Nancy kat said…

Meeoow^..^

At 6:06pm on September 9, 2019, Nancy kat said…

Hi Daniel happy to be your friend.. thanks and many purrrrrs...Meow^..^

At 8:15am on May 25, 2019, gary herget said…

Hi Daniel, to get a ticket for the Swampy contact Steve Miles at frogking1958@yahoo.com. He has paypal attached to his email.

As far as sawmill lumber, the person who cuts my logs has a set up similar to what is in your picture just larger but can still be trailered. to keep from warping you need to put stacker strips in between each layer you stack. the strips don't need to be large just enough to allow air circulation. Then lay something substantial on top , blocks or whatever you have laying around. I usually allow mine to dry for 2 years and haven't had any trouble. I currently have oak, ash, locust and sasafrass dry and ready to go. Probably close to 400 bdft of lumber, cheapest way to get material to build with.

At 7:47pm on March 1, 2019, Andries D. EKER said…

Me think 009 on the hi E  if you use it if you go for a 3 tree string i say not to thick  to but it all dipends on your playing style if your sliding and you like a long sustain you take o 011 for a hi E if you use em !  have a look also on my page in the blog on strings maybee you read some that brings you on track ! Oke otherwise please specifi ! Greeeeettsszz A.D.

At 5:55pm on February 28, 2019, Andries D. EKER said…

At 5:53pm on February 28, 2019, Andries D. EKER said…

Hi there Daniel ! i did not get the question about the short scale, you meen the 25 inch scale from nut to bridge for most CBG's?

maybee this is what you mean? the best way to put a question to me is on my page in the question box then i find it in the comments list Thank you !

At 12:09pm on February 28, 2019, Andries D. EKER said…

Oke !i see now on your picture show! I get it now ! are you a carpenter?

At 1:40am on February 26, 2019, Andries D. EKER said…

Hi here is a other Drone wheel in a cigar box, if you know a E-Bow a sort of codley&Cream kind of electronic string bow
(its for electric guitars) Then this is the Analog version so to speak turned by hand Unison 4 voice European known as the Hurdy Gurdy (You know Donavan?)it started in the Middel Ages Verry Old But still Made Today !! Greeetings to Ye ! Daniel Have a Nice One !

 
 
 

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