I bought some of these pickups for a project guitar. These pickups are close to the same output as the original Danelectro pickups. They don't use the same magnets. Dano used Alnico VI and then…Continue
If you have a hollow body guitar or hollow cigar box guitar, you can have unwanted noise from many reasons. Electrical wiring in your home can be an issue, fluorescent lighting, fans, window unit…Continue
Stewmac.com has some great 6 string guitar kits out. They have the Strat, Tele, SG, LP and LP Jr. kits and just recently added Little guitar kits. Now they have 16.3" scale little guitar kits in…Continue
"I liked these tremolo systems because they had the "Trans Trem" option where you could lock the tremolo in a down or up position that would change the pitch. Say you where in E, you could go down to D or up to F. It is said that this is…"
"Most of these boxes have some glues that's easy to peel the paper off, but some have stubborn globs of glue that refuse to let go. I removed all paper and glue on one box with my electric sander. The wood underneath is plywood unless you have a…"
"So the Gitty Lipstick Pickups come with the wrong pickup mounting screws. The base is made to mount to a box top or pickguard like a Strat. The holes in the base are threaded with a fine thread, which I found out to be 3mm x .50 and got the 20mm…"
"I'll keep posting it. Posting on the Friends of CBGitty too on FB.
This is kind of a mix between the modern and the classic with the electric involved and uses strings from 2 sets. I'm using 2 Southbound 4 string sets to make…"
"That’s kool, Paul! An actual tres cubano is basically a spanish classical guitar with three sets of strings, so you’re right on using a box since it’s an acoustic instrument. I converted my classical for awhile back in my…"
"Wondering how well this piezo bridge is going to work with passive controls, never done it before, but there's enough room for a preamp if needed. These pickup surround ring are great looking, guess someone forgot the pickup heigh adjustment…"
"The box wood is very dry and cutting out the pickup holes resulted in some splinters around the edge and there's a couple of oops cuts around the edge from the saw, good thing Gitty sells pickup rings for these. Here's a pic of the through…"
"I glued a through piece in the box for the neck to bolt onto with spacers to support. Needed a 4mm spacer to allow the fretboard to go over the top of the box. Tried to cut one, but that ended in disaster. Found a extra paint stir stick left over…"
Hi Paul! Thanks for the warm welcome! Most people call me Elissa, but I do love creativity.....Ray & I are having technical difficulties...just wanted to let everyone know that we are ok other than internet connection problems. We really miss everyone there a lot. Hope to catch up soon. I've been in the background for about 4 years so I feel like I know everyone except the newest members here....I sure hope this works this time. Four inch screen made me delete your comment, Paul. Sorry!
Thanks Paul Will do ! just like in many cases the hunt is nice'r than the kill! relocating these old songs and lyrics takes you to places and people that you never think about ,but verry much enriches your world and way of thinking ! be reading you !
Hi Paul Thanks for the info on that timeless niffty lady Ruth Etting there are some nice recordings from her on the tube so the titel of the song is as old as 1913 ,my titel is the same but my lyrics are still verry differend in relation to the ruth song all thow those lyrics are pretty cool themselfs thank you Paul for the input and efford appriciated !! bee reading you !