Now that I've working out the correct tuning another problem has reared its ugly head. Fretting! When playing one finger chords the large G string (.044) frets really well its those pesky D (.034)…Continue
My CBG is still in its infancy stages and I've cut my neck down so it fits flush with the edge of the top of the cigar box. My perceived dilemma is my strings will set too low and hit my deltabucker…Continue
I want to install Deltabucker pickups on my CBG but can't find any info on how far to install them from the neck of the guitar. Most pics I've seen have them about 1 inch from the neck, is there a…Continue
I'm going nuts, the answer to how high to set the nut varies from the thickness of a playing card, the thickness of a dime to the height of the first fret plus .030. This is my first build and I want…Continue
"The edge in the hole off the tuner, may bee sharp, if it snaps at the tuner? smooth it out whit a small file, sharp angles of the string are not that favorable because of the tension that is needed to get in tune, check if your tuner is on the right…"
"Hi Larry, if as mentioned above you are not getting clean sounding bar chords this is a fix I have implemented for players with this problem.
Often not all the strings fall under a fleshy part of the finger, some can sit in the crease under the…"
"If I understand correctly, you're saying that when you "bar" the three strings behind a fret, the largest string touches the fret correctly, but the two smaller strings do not?
If that is an accurate description, then I would think…"
Now that I've working out the correct tuning another problem has reared its ugly head. Fretting! When playing one finger chords the large G string (.044) frets really well its those pesky D (.034) and G (.026) strings that won't lay down. Sooooooo...... since I have an adjustable bridge I brought the .044 string down low, lifted the .034 string just a smidgen above the .044 string and then lifted the .026 string just a smidgen above .034 string. Now when I fret my finger frets the .026 then…See More
"Larry, I use the 44 34 and 24 on my reso guits. I think you are just tunning too high an octive. I have never broken a string on a reso. I don't know about G2 D3 or any of that, I just tune till strings are no loner sloppy and seems to work…"