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CBGitty lipstick Tube Pickups

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Craig Jul 1. 27 Replies

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

Cavity shielding

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Craig Jun 4, 2020. 2 Replies

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

Guitar kits

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Craig Feb 10, 2020. 10 Replies

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

 

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Paul Craig replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Bet that was awesome."
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Taffy Evans replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Hi, The discs used for full size Reso cones go directly under the bridge on the inside of the cone. That's with the spider bridge style. They have a hole in them and use the centre bolt in the spider bridge slot. However, in a CBG the cones are…"
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MadGomer replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Thanks Taff! Should I put the disc directly under the bridge or off to the side a bit?"
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Taffy Evans replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Hi, strip piezo undersaddle pickups sence string vibrations, disc piezo pickups pickup cone or top vibrations. Taff."
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MadGomer replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"I'm getting ready to start on my first resonator build, using a wooden champagne box with a stainless stove burner cover for the resonator. I expect that the box will be decent acoustically, but if I want to amplify it and not lose the reso…"
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BrianQ. replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Yes, when I was working as a roadie, a lot of european bands toted triangle shaped lutes along with their gear. I saw rudolf schenker & matthias jabs of the scorpions go to town on some traditional German songs in the middle of a holiday inn…"
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"That's really cool."
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Paul Craig replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"I got the body shape idea from a band of Russian Rock guys touring the US around 95 or 96 when I made mine. I reused frets from a MIJ guitar I had. It was a fretless wonder guitar, you know, barely any frets, so I reused them on this thing. It…"
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"Welcome, wife of Southern Ray. Shall we call you Mrs. Southern Ray or Southern Ray's Wifey. Hahaha"
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MadGomer replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"I just shamelessly followed strumstick plans on the web (sort of at least).  The neck was cut like a tuning fork so the bottom could be spread out to form the sides of the body. I actually made the body way too big, so several frets are…"
Jul 15
Paul Craig replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"It's funny that the 3 of us made a triangular shaped dulcimer like that. Hahaha"
Jul 15
Paul Craig replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Nice build Taffy. The slots around the sound hole is where my volume, tone and jack were attached. When the knobs were on the pots(Black Speed Knobs), you couldn't see the slots and just see a hole in the middle. As my first ever build, you can…"
Jul 15
Taffy Evans replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Nice builds guys. Madgomma, I like the slight curves in the body. Paul is that a busted soundhole in your build. Here's a Stick Dulcimer I built many years ago, rosewood and cedar. Taff"
Jul 14

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14 and more on the way
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The sound played with a slide.

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At 9:41am on June 15, 2019, A.D.EKER said…

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 !

At 8:30pm on June 13, 2019, A.D.EKER said…

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 !

At 12:31pm on June 12, 2019, A.D.EKER said…

Thank you kindly for your vote & Like i trased the song back to Elvis presley

but thats not the song i sing in this version ,the theme is the same but the words are mine, who is that early blues guy that you credit this song to ? 

Greeeettssszz A.D.

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

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

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

Thanks for the like there paul ! appriciated!

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

Thanks for the Like Paul ! Greeettsszz A.D.

At 6:12am on May 8, 2018, John McNair said…

Ok, thanks and anytime!

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

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

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

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

 
 
 

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