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Question about diddly bow build and single coil pickup

Started this discussion. Last reply by Clarky Sep 28, 2018. 2 Replies

Has anyone ever tried building a diddly bow but using a single coil pickup, and turning the picking 90 degrees so that the string goes over every pole in the pickup?  I'm thinking of trying it, and…Continue

Flatpup pickups - UK supplier?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Wayfinder Feb 20, 2015. 18 Replies

I've heard a lot about these and am keen to try them, but I only ever see them for sale in the US.  Is there anyone in the UK who sells these?  Or does everyone else who uses them in the UK just…Continue

Dog Bowl Resonator - A couple of questions

Started this discussion. Last reply by Clarky May 14, 2014. 5 Replies

So I've been attempting my first of these, and the box wasn't all that big, and by the time I had reinforced the sides due to it not being a neck-through design, I found that I had no space to drill…Continue

Best way to get perfectly flat edges on wood joins without power tools?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bad Finger (Eric) Nov 6, 2013. 15 Replies

Ok being a rank amateur at joinery, what is the best way to get the sides of the wood you are going to join perfectly flat so that they fit snugly?  I'm trying to resist the urge to buy power tools…Continue

 

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"Good one Clarky!  I reckon there's a good few GDay songs that can be played CBG-Style.  I saw them play at Rock City, Nottingham in '98. awesome gig, top entertainers!"
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"DGBD!  Open G Banjo tuning!   Sounds good and user friendly.   You are getting quite a repertoire of songs. "
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At 4:39am on July 31, 2013, Jim Junksville Sharkey said…

Many thanks for the kind words and friend request Clarky, I've just messaged you about the Resonators.

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