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 picked up another Strat at the pawnshop for 79 bucks. Squier Bullet Strat by Fender. At that price, I couldn't resist. Problem is they had 2 other nice guitars that were beckoning to me and marked…Continue
"Are you thinking about the Luge? They had a 3 string guitar for kids to learn on and they had Diatonic fretting.
Stewmac does have Uke, Mandolins and acoustics in kit form, but those are a bit expensive compared to Gitty's CBG guitar and…"
"Guitar kits are for the tinkerer in all of us. Something that can be put together and even customized. There was a very short lived mini guitar craze sometime in the late 80's. Centering around one brand and ZZTop. Forget the name of the…"
"Hi Paul, kits are great for getting someone started in guitar building, I have an instance that demonstrate this.
As a gift to my son, who lives on the other side of Australia, I sent him the cbg you see in the photo as a kit. He is a mechanic…"
"The pickup signal wire goes to the middle lug of the volume pot. The wire that's disconnected is to the tone pot and you want to solder it to the same middle lug that the pickup is soldered to. This is known as a 50's wiring scheme."
"Make sure your not over tuning the strings and check all places the string come into contact with(tuner holes, nut, retainers, bridge, stop tail/tremolo/ferrules) for any sharp edges or burrs.
Where are the strings breaking in relation to the…"
"Our CBG's can be modified to accent 3 or 4 groups of 2 strings.
My first attempt at making a Dulcitar had 3 groups of 2 strings and most Mandolins/Bouzouki's have 4 groups of 2 strings on fingerboards of the same width as our CBG…"
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 Strat and Tele style for right at $140 USD.The little kits are great for kids, but they are also fun for adults too. There's a "Little Guitar" craze going on right now among adults. They like to get the little 6 string Squier brand guitars and convert the nut and bridge for 3 groups of 2 strings(half of…See More
"That's right. Just turn up the one you want and turn down the one you don't want. Blend in both if you want. I'd use 500k pots and try a .047 cap since you'll be using a HB and piezo. You can change caps to get better tone -…"
"I've used piezo's with passive pickups before with a switch. The switch will pop when switching to the piezo, which is annoying. In my opinion, using a blend knob or using the Fender J Bass wiring scheme is best. It has 2 volumes and one…"
"Great little video. Like the unusual instruments this guy comes up with. Using this with the E-Bow is cool. Love the kicker on the floor tom. Big jazz box guitar with the Gold Tone humbucker(I have a Bluesbird with those pickups) Like the…"
Its a Marshall Lead 12. An old one my brother had and gave to me. I had to replace the Volume pot to make it work. Great little amp.
My girlfriend's mother used to work for DMV. When they came out with the "Liberty" plate they…"
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 !