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Anyone own one of the Lace CBGs?

Started this discussion. Last reply by KOOL DOG HOOCH Jul 28, 2019. 15 Replies

I want to buy a quality built CBG and I noticed Lace now has their own line of CBGs. Anyone own one and can comment on build quality and sound?Continue

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Swapping single coil enclosure easy?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Eliah Holiday Oct 20, 2018. 10 Replies

I have a silver enclosed single coil pickup from CB Gitty. I'm wanting to switch to the gold one but would rather not rewire the whole pickup but merely swap the covers. Anyone do this? Easier than…Continue

Swapping single coil enclosure easy?

Started this discussion. Last reply by BrianQ. Oct 16, 2018. 1 Reply

I have a silver enclosed single coil pickup from CB Gitty. I'm wanting to switch to the gold one but would rather not rewire the whole pickup but merely swap the covers. Anyone do this? Easier than…Continue

Favorite video tutorial series?

Started this discussion. Last reply by BrianQ. Sep 21, 2018. 4 Replies

Thinking about getting the Justin Johnson video series on 3-string guitar as he was the one that got me into CBGs but I was curious what CBG tutorial series other people have bought from other…Continue

 

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KOOL DOG HOOCH replied to Eliah Holiday's discussion Anyone own one of the Lace CBGs?
""Boiling point of the teacher!" Holy crap! That was so true with many of them. LOL never heard it put that way OMG, love it! On sale for $350! For Real? I felt like I robbed a guy charging a buck fifty for an electric CBG. God almighty,…"
Jul 28, 2019
Jerry Jordan replied to Eliah Holiday's discussion Anyone own one of the Lace CBGs?
"As I recall Lace had some 6 string guitars built that didn't do so well in the market years ago.,. I bought a import P90 pickup from China on Ebay, and when it arrived the cover and base-plate were branded "Lace".,$8 w/free shipping…"
Jul 22, 2019
Jerry Jordan replied to Eliah Holiday's discussion Anyone own one of the Lace CBGs?
"16,000 pieces ? Jeez , sounds like their flooding the market... well Daddy Mojo didn’t put me out of business,., let Lace try.,. Just for that I vote for Weeklyhouse!!"
Jul 22, 2019
ChickenboneJohn replied to Eliah Holiday's discussion Anyone own one of the Lace CBGs?
"I've build several guitars with the Lace Alumitone matchbook pickup, I really like them and carry a fair sized stock of the pickups, BUT still haven't seen one of their guitars. Other than buying and importing  pickups from Lace into…"
Jul 21, 2019
the anonymous pick replied to Eliah Holiday's discussion Anyone own one of the Lace CBGs?
"Smart ?  .. The only thing i learned in science class .... was the boiling point of .... the teacher ;-)"
Jul 21, 2019
3 String Guitars replied to Eliah Holiday's discussion Anyone own one of the Lace CBGs?
"your really smart!...you should branch out into add writing , copy and marketing!...you would do well in advertising pick!...your a wise person for sure! and yes as for the topic at hand, it strictly business, make thing oversees, it is probably…"
Jul 20, 2019
Cause the Blue rat replied to Eliah Holiday's discussion Anyone own one of the Lace CBGs?
"I've had hit and miss quality issues with CBGs I've bought. One the neck has started to twist and warp. Took another one apart. Neck is fine. Box has to be replaced. Bought my first in 2014. Still my go to CBG. To be fair a builder…"
Jul 20, 2019
Eliah Holiday replied to Eliah Holiday's discussion Anyone own one of the Lace CBGs?
"The last CBG I bought had all kinds of build quality issues. I actually took it to a custom guitar maker's shop and he expressed how the builder didn't know much of anything on how to properly build a guitar. That has made me cautious…"
Jul 19, 2019
Jerry Jordan replied to Eliah Holiday's discussion Anyone own one of the Lace CBGs?
"Chinese.,.? The pickup is the most expensive part of the whole thing.,.,lots of profit built into the price tag.,.,If a chinese knock off Les Paul sells for $80 from China, the factory is getting $40 or less for one of these.,.,most likely…"
Jul 19, 2019
the anonymous pick replied to Eliah Holiday's discussion Anyone own one of the Lace CBGs?
"Well , it depends  on “when” and whose Lace “cbgs” . Originally, Rob Wrobel  had a relationship with Lace , Rob built  cbgs for them to showcase their cbg pickup at the NAMM show .  if you have one of…"
Jul 19, 2019
Jerry Jordan replied to Eliah Holiday's discussion Anyone own one of the Lace CBGs?
"Ok., I see they are selling these at Guitar Center.,.,$349 "on sale".,.,  looks similar to the St Blues CBG.,. From the pics and videos they look comparable to other factory made CBG's.,.,personally I owned a Daddy Mojo build for…"
Jul 18, 2019
Andries D. EKER replied to Eliah Holiday's discussion Anyone own one of the Lace CBGs?
"Agree on this they are up here at the local holesale store aswell verry verry exspencif you can get 2 (TWO) real nice chineese/korean full 6 guitars for the price of one off these hastely build ,pick up's are overrated aswell! believe Korrigan…"
Jul 18, 2019
Jerry Jordan replied to Eliah Holiday's discussion Anyone own one of the Lace CBGs?
"Alas.,.,I orientate my tuners the same way on a narrow headstock.,.,I prefer that the tuner buttons turn in the same direction as a factory 6 string., On the upside down tuners I wrap the string in the opposite direction, as I try to go for a…"
Jul 18, 2019
Korrigan replied to Eliah Holiday's discussion Anyone own one of the Lace CBGs?
"Personally, I wouldn't touch one with a 10 foot pole.Lace might know pickups but they don't know CBGs.If they can't get the orientation of the tuners right... what else did they do wrong?"
Jul 18, 2019
Cause the Blue rat replied to Eliah Holiday's discussion Anyone own one of the Lace CBGs?
"This is AWESOME! But holy cow the prices of these things. Some time ago folks here were experimenting with making lace style pickups. Hopefully someone will chime in soon. "
Jul 18, 2019
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Anyone own one of the Lace CBGs?

I want to buy a quality built CBG and I noticed Lace now has their own line of CBGs. Anyone own one and can comment on build quality and sound?See More
Jul 17, 2019

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