My local pawnshop had a certain guitar that I saw a couple months ago, but didn't have the money to get it. I finally got some ME money and went to see if they still had it, they did.I took it off…Continue
"It seems that it would have to have a big cavity in the neck or body for a pickup in the pocket. If it was in the neck, I would think that a large cavity in the neck would create a weak area that could break under the string pressure. It makes more…"
"The way to do it is to lay the piezo in the neck pocket(between the neck screws) and draw a circle around it. Route/cut /chisel a cavity that's just deep enough so the piezo crystal doesn't break when the neck is bolted in place. Cut a…"
"I've been using a bolt/screw for a nut on my CBG's for awhile now. I use a half-round file to make a groove for the screw. I usually add a drop of super glue so it doesn't fall off when changing strings.
Gluing or screwing a piece of…"
"Strap button placement will help. You know that such a long neck on a small box will be an issue, so it may require a block of wood to be added in the box or on the rear side to offset the weight and balance things out."
"If you put on in the neck pocket area, you do have to have some pressure from the neck to make it work. It picks up the vibrations from the neck that flow through the whole guitar. You get a very woody tone without the sometimes harsh string tone…"
"The MA-104 is the one I got. I just changed that input cap to a 2-way switch with the original .047 on one side and a .1 on the other side. The speaker was a large Subwoofer from a TV Surround Sound System. With the Gain turned down and the tone at…"
"Getting closer to being done. 34" scale oak neck and fretboard. The fella I am building this for also wanted to be able to play acoustically. Not sure how well it will sound acoustically. Has a thru neck and a little room inside, added springs…"
Yep ! Some might say Your living in Rock&Blues Heaven, graceland ,Route66, missisippi, living the vibe, like normal talking is a song allready ,just needs a tune or a vibrating string , but having the Soul to translate that to now and oezing that all out ,telling the world what its all about, like those great enovators did is something diverend, but i see your working on that!! good going,ill keep my ear to the grapefine! be reading you Paul ! thanks for the words,got lapsteel 6 string! greeettsszz A.D.
Standing Laptops aint that steelguitars? but they have loads more strings !
They make em from metal dont they, and there are pedals on them like a piano! i have even seen dubble on'es ,we are talking 24 strings ? thanks for the friends invite ! your welcom ! MS what state is that? Greeeetssszzz A.D.