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KOOL DOG HOOCH replied to Holly Hodson's discussion Output method in the group CBG wiring & electronics.
"If you want bigger speakers go to thrift stores and buy old boom boxes."
Sep 22, 2019
Tim Pannabecker replied to Holly Hodson's discussion Output method in the group CBG wiring & electronics.
"You may want to checkout Guitar Fuel, they sell on EBay and sell a good product.  There are several 3watt and a 5watt option. They also include an effects knob, which offers gain, overdrive, music styles effects. Gitty has a great 2.5 prewired…"
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Christopher G Daniels replied to Holly Hodson's discussion Output method in the group CBG wiring & electronics.
"Hi Holly!  In honor of our sponsor, I'll first suggest a (now) $37 speaker kit from CBGitty. "Great 2.5-watt Parts-Only Cigar Box Guitar Amplifier Kit". They also have 2 "cigar box" speaker kits for about $50 Maybe you…"
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First ever build

Posted on November 29, 2017 at 5:25pm 3 Comments

As of 1 hour ago I have officially completed my FIRST EVER build.

The last time I built literally anything was when I made a box as part of my technology GCSE coursework - a box with countless nails sticking out and faux-fur matted with black paint. A box that broke no less than 4 industrial staplers and a saw in order to complete. A box that has meant I have been labelled as someone with no craft ability for about 13 years!!

I started on 08/11/17, and worked a couple…

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At 10:15pm on October 24, 2017, Uncle John said…

I suggest you keep that first build simple.  A one string diddley or a classic fretless 3.  Check out knotlenny's CBG 101 for a great starter lesson.  Google it or find it at page top under resources/ how to play.  Good wishes. 

At 10:09pm on October 24, 2017, Uncle John said…

Holly, I like your computerized plans for CBGs.  They put me in a building mood.  It's good to have you for a CBN friend.

 
 
 

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