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"Strong and light weight.  I like that."
Feb 15
John Bennett left a comment for Uncle John
"Many thanks, Uncle John - very pleased to receive your kind comments. The fingerboard is a bit of an unknown. I bought it as a softwood that seemed to be fairly heavy and solid, and I used it in the first version of the CBG about fourteen years ago.…"
Feb 15
John Bennett left a comment for Don Craig
"Good to receive your kind comment, Don. Just had a very enjoyable tour through your photo gallery - some really interesting builds there!"
Feb 15
John Bennett left a comment for Maddog
"Thanks, Maddog - very grateful to have your comment. Just enjoyed viewing  your photos - some great builds there!"
Feb 15
John Bennett left a comment for Tim Pannabecker
"Many thanks for your comment, Tim. I decided that good old steel braces, steel bolts and plenty of steel screws were the way forward to getting a solid build with less chance of vibration and buzzing. Seems to have worked out OK and gives the option…"
Feb 15
John Bennett left a comment for Jerry Jordan
"Many thanks for your comments, Jerry. The second output comes from a piezo pickup that is not visible and is attached to the plywood face under the central bracing bar. The preamp is always in circuit to the first output and its level can be…"
Feb 15
John Bennett left a comment for Hans
"Many thanks for your comments, Hans.Yes - a lot of screws! I wanted to be sure I wouldn't get any vibration noise from the body, and I hope it also adds to the CBG visual effect. I fitted a separate plate for battery changing to avoid having to…"
Feb 15
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"That's a lot of screws! Lookin' nice!"
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Jerry Jordan commented on John Bennett's photo
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"I like your thinking.,.,nice to see something different.,.,the two outputs are for with and without pre-amp.,.,??"
Feb 14
Tim Pannabecker commented on John Bennett's photo
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"Nice bracing"
Feb 14
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Don Craig commented on John Bennett's photo
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"Very clean installation."
Feb 13

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"I do remember him well Dave......we use to call him "Lightening Lynas" .....he was…"
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"I do remember him well Dave....he was my wingman on many important missions!"
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