Dave Barrett
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the anonymous pick commented on Dave Barrett's blog post My first Blog Post - New Build
"Try flipping your speaker around facing in .  it should act like a bass box and give  fuller volume. Magic marker , auto detail paint , or sand and paint  the scratches , or use larger grommets or hide it with mason jar lid stickers ."
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David Bowes commented on Dave Barrett's blog post My first Blog Post - New Build
"Nice finish, classy! "
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Dave Barrett commented on Dave Barrett's blog post My first Blog Post - New Build
"Thanks for your comments guys!  Unfortunately, the clear lacquer took a turn for the worse by he sound holes, so if anyone has any tips to repair this, they would be most welcome.  Maybe I should paint some flames or something around the…"
Apr 2
Dave Barrett replied to j-v's discussion salut from france . in the group Introduce Yourself!
"Bonjour j-v and welcome.  You're a couple of years younger than me and I'm still a novice, so if I can make a start, then theres nothing stopping you :-)."
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"Busy and well worth it! Nicely finished!"
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"That’s a looker, well done! "
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My first Blog Post - New Build

As my first blog post on CBN, I'd like to share the results of a busy weekend just gone:…See More
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Wiring test 6

"Thank you again! I look forward to the video. I should also have made some progress by next weekend, so will share with you as well."
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Wiring test 6

"I‘m doing a similar build at the moment - same amp, but with a 2“ speaker. Disappointed with the lack of volume, but have only tried with a direct piezo pickup as input. Interested to know your results!"
Mar 21

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My first Blog Post - New Build

Posted on April 2, 2019 at 10:56am 5 Comments

As my first blog post on CBN, I'd like to share the results of a busy weekend just gone:…

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