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Paul Craig's Discussions

New Used Guitar Day x 2

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Craig May 1. 16 Replies

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

Linnstrument Midi Controller

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Craig Feb 21. 3 Replies

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Yamaha Silent Guitar

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Craig Feb 19. 7 Replies

www.youtube.com/watch?v=tuXIwsNmY6oThese guitars are pretty cool for a minimalist type guitar/travel guitar and…Continue

 

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Latest Activity

Lonman replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"thanks. yea, I got some ideas spinning in my head, should be interesting"
Tuesday
Paul Craig replied to Brent Kasl's discussion Ideas for supporting nuts
"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…"
Monday
Paul Craig replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"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."
Monday
Paul Craig replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"That's a good mod to do."
Monday
Lonman replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Thank you Paul for this comment. I had no idea as I had not read about this issue when reading about basses.  I have not placed the strap buttons yet, so now I know what to look out for."
Sunday
François replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"In the ad for the circuit I got, they say that resistor R23 is the reverb depth control. If you remove the resistor and solder a 20k-50k pot on the S-G-G solder points you can control the effect."
Sunday
Paul Craig replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Post a pic when your done because we are interested in seeing it."
Sunday
Paul Craig replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Just don't make the body too light or you'll have neck-dive problems."
Sunday
Paul Craig replied to Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner's discussion Piezo disc under fretboard
"Haven't tried."
Sunday
Paul Craig replied to Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner's discussion Piezo disc under fretboard
"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…"
Sunday
Paul Craig replied to Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner's discussion Yamaha yg15 schematic needed
"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…"
Sunday
François replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Finished putting it in a small box from the Dollar store last night. Now I just gotta decorate it a bit. Now where did I put that wood burning iron? :-)"
Sunday
Lonman replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"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…"
Sunday
Paul Craig commented on BeetleJuice!'s video
Saturday
Paul Craig replied to Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner's discussion Piezo disc under fretboard
"The Taylor T5Z has a humbucking pickup embedded in the neckpocket, but they don't offer a lot of info on it."
Saturday
Paul Craig replied to Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner's discussion Piezo disc under fretboard
"A lot of 6 string electric guitar guys like to put a piezo in the neck pocket of a bolt on neck guitar. You have to cut a hole for it in the pocket of the body and attach the piezo to the neck. Some have also used rod style piezo between the neck…"
Saturday

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How many instruments have you built so far?
14 and more on the way
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
The sound played with a slide.

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At 6:34pm on September 23, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Thank you for your Like of approval ! Appriciated Greeettsszzz A.D.

At 2:12pm on July 6, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Thanks for the like there paul ! appriciated!

At 4:57am on June 28, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Hi there Paul Thanks for the Like ! appriciated! good wall full of smooth gits !in the picture show !

At 6:59pm on May 8, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Thanks for the Like Paul ! Greeettsszz A.D.

At 6:12am on May 8, 2018, BeetleJuice! said…

Ok, thanks and anytime!

At 2:25pm on April 15, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Hello there Paul ! Thanks for the Comments! Glad you liked it !

At 8:05am on March 11, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Thanks! There is more to it then the eye meets!

At 5:54pm on March 9, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

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.

At 6:47pm on March 8, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

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.

At 5:22am on March 8, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Hi There Paul ! Thanks for the Comments Your to kind !! some fun builds there paul see you found a lemon sqweezer aswell !! on your licence plate!

greeeeettssszz A.D.

 
 
 

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