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CAO Flattop 770 CBG

Started this discussion. Last reply by BrianQ. Sep 2. 1 Reply

Is anyone familiar with the CAO Flattop 770 box? Would it be a good option for a guitar?The top is very thick, so I don't think you would get any resonance. I'm thinking about a magnetic pickup for…Continue

 

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BrianQ. replied to Joleolsen's discussion CAO Flattop 770 CBG
"Any box will do, if it’s a thick box, then yes a magnetic pickup is the way to go? Anything thicker than 1/4”won’t give too much  acoustic value? Another option is to thin the box from the non- printed side which can be quite…"
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CAO Flattop 770 CBG

Is anyone familiar with the CAO Flattop 770 box? Would it be a good option for a guitar?The top is very thick, so I don't think you would get any resonance. I'm thinking about a magnetic pickup for slide playing, so I don't know if box resonance is that important.Let me know if you think this box would work and what style pickup would you recommend for slide playing?I haven't built anything yet, so I might start with an easier box before I try this box.See More
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At 3:22pm on August 3, 2021, BrianQ. said…

Welcome, check out the Resources tab for build info and join some groups located in the Posts tab? Forum is for questions and Blog posts are for sharing your build processes?

 
 
 

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