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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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Uncle John’s Taxes

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"that little piece of mahogany looks familiar...........are the abalone dots contagious?.........,., ( just ordered a moorboard. bring poverty to a new level)."
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Old Time 1920's Cigar Box Guitar Blues Slide Guitar

"you were born to be wild.  Think any of that barbed wire would work on a git?"
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Peg Box

"man. mam. i love when the headstock extends beyond the tuners. have several i did that way, glue drying on another. for me, speaking of this one, it just artistically had to be. oh, your signature in pencil may need some ink. i know."
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"went down to the river, the sun made it silver......cooked up some liver, and broke out my quiver...... inside no arrows, just a long bow....... picked up the fiddle, started to diddle, soon the sweet tone, was making me shiver...... kept watching…"
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"great to hear you sing Dave. made my day. songwriter too. wow."
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"nice Uncle. i like when you look into the camera. and your room is getting more filled up with stuff. good job. think thats my favorite guitar."
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Daniel Walter replied to Will "KOOLDOG HOOCH" Bonner's discussion Bridge questions
"plus you can check the neck position with the two strings. bit of fiddling required, not for the less than focused mind....................."
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Daniel Walter replied to Will "KOOLDOG HOOCH" Bonner's discussion Bridge questions
"thank you Taffy. makes sense."
Apr 8
Daniel Walter replied to Will "KOOLDOG HOOCH" Bonner's discussion Bridge questions
"hi folks. good info, i get it. what i don't get is that the bridge i'm about to install has anchors, pieces that go into the wood. you know what i'm speaking of. drill large holes, sink these things in, then they accept the threads to…"
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"....no band aids beyond this door..........................i need one................"
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"awesome Dave. running out of fine adjectives. it's all good. gotta hand it to RTZ with that video. really cool, if you play the song and watch the video it works! "
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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 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 !

At 7:15pm on February 25, 2019, Andries D. EKER said…

This is a ready version May bee the picture tells you the story !

At 6:50pm on February 25, 2019, Andries D. EKER said…

Hi Daniel ! ever heard of a Hurdy Gurdy a wheel fiddle? its a four string two drone strings play tuned A D -AG and the other two strings are played whit push keys ! low and high two rows one for every string !

At 9:54pm on February 11, 2019, Dave Lynas said…

I think we are friends Daniel. Cool.

At 9:52pm on February 11, 2019, Dave Lynas said…

I’d be glad to be a friend. Look in the box with your personal info. There’s a thingy there to push saying friend request. Just touch it and make your request. Easy.

At 2:36pm on December 31, 2018, Jeff 'Bones' Reilly said…

Your very welcome Daniel I hope 2019 brings you Saftey ,Love & Happiness.

Best regards Jeff . 

 
 
 

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