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Started this discussion. Last reply by Carl Floyd Apr 21. 5 Replies

whats the rule of thumb for volume pot sizes? I have been using Gitty 250k with piezos. Continue


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Hi, I was given a box of stuff and these were in it, how would you mount these?Continue

Box size

Started this discussion. Last reply by Taffy Evans Jun 10, 2020. 4 Replies

i was asked if a 12x12x2 box would be to big?this box is about 12x10Continue

cant correct pictures

Started this discussion. Last reply by Fantacone Box Works May 31, 2020. 2 Replies

its really frustrating that my pictures wont load correctly.And thanks to all who've liked my work!Continue


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At 11:02pm on March 5, 2020, Doug Thorsvik said…

Thanks for the comment on the workbench. Wish I could say it always looks that clean. Still have stuff on it that should go somewhere else, but haven’t figured out the where. What you didn’t see is all the clutter behind the workbench that is out of control!!! But it’s all good.


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Whats the difference between the blog or forum sections on this sight?

Mag pickup help

Posted on December 1, 2019 at 7:26pm 7 Comments

I have a cb gitty delta 3 pole pickup harness wired to the jack. I tried to add a volume knob but im not getting any sound? Is it as simple as adding a knob to a piezo? Ive done that without a problem. Also how close to the strings does the pickup need to be? 



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