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Trying to make as much as possiblel.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Southern Ray Sep 19, 2020. 6 Replies

1. Any tips on making pickups for 3 string? Ive made a couple. Experimenting with different magnet setups , winding thickness and number of winds.2. DIY tuning pegs.I imagine im overlooking an…Continue

 

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Ron Myers commented on Cigar Box Nation's group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"starting a customer build .What pickups work with metal signs  about the same as a license plate thickness. Wanting to avoid a banjo sound"
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"Hey friend  :) have you read Josh Gayou’s advanced article? It’s pretty dang thorough? Have a read, the Resources tab is great for…"
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A Treasure from a big Bowl of Beef Soup

"I have given up making my own pickups for now. To be honest I think I have the wrong strings for basic open G. After watching C.B. Gitty video My middle d is low. Im hooked though. addicted.  What strings ? Close anyway and fret length. I have…"
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"Everything I think I see... becomes a cbg to me"
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"i know this i learn more than trying to be headstrong and do all the research myself. this is where the research ends. its ALL HERETHANKYOU"
Sep 25, 2020
Southern Ray replied to Ron Myers's discussion Trying to make as much as possiblel.
"Thanks for those tips on tone, IG! "
Sep 19, 2020
Ron Myers commented on Ron Myers's blog post 2nd attempt at a pickup
"I'll have to I sent computer. I don't get that icon on my phone"
Sep 17, 2020
ILL GREEN replied to Ron Myers's discussion Trying to make as much as possiblel.
"I have mastered 4 pole P90 pickups. 42 AWG or even 43 AWG are your typical manufacturer's choice for coil, but I have used 41, 40 and 38 with interesting tone results. 41 AWG is great for dark tones and making bass guitars for some reason.…"
Sep 17, 2020
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Ron Myers commented on Ron Myers's blog post 2nd attempt at a pickup
"Dang I cant figure outhow to post a picture"
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2nd attempt at a pickup

I scavenged some rod magnets and a piano key. Getting ready to wind. My wire isnt as small as I woukd like but I'm going for it
Sep 16, 2020
Southern Ray replied to Ron Myers's discussion Trying to make as much as possiblel.
" Thanks for the tips, guys! I have a bunch of old nails and a good old 35 year old Buck Stockman that will chew through a piece of hardwood pretty well..."
Sep 7, 2020
BrianQ. replied to Ron Myers's discussion Trying to make as much as possiblel.
"Have a pocket knife? "
Sep 3, 2020
Titch the Clown replied to Ron Myers's discussion Trying to make as much as possiblel.
"I have made home made zither pins by hammering the end of a nail flat and putting a small hole in it. Pre drill a pilot hole smaller than the diameter of the nail and hammer it in."
Sep 3, 2020

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One mostly. Working on a 2nd that's all me.
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
I play harmonica. When i first pucked one up i knew i would learn it. I decided about a month ago that i was going to learn a stringed instrument but i had no interest in main stream instruments. I borrowed one from family and felt the same way. I know i will learn it.
Having the freedom to use any scrap piece i can or want to is great.
I am starting to carve a spine now. I now am playing slide blues and even cut my own Mikes Hard Lemonade bottle slide.

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2nd attempt at a pickup

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I scavenged some rod magnets and a piano key. Getting ready to wind. My wire isnt as small as I woukd like but I'm going for it

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At 11:13pm on September 25, 2020, BrianQ. said…

Hey friend  :) have you read Josh Gayou’s advanced article? It’s pretty dang thorough? Have a read, the Resources tab is great for inspiration 

https://www.cigarboxguitar.com/knowledge-base/advanced-cigar-box-guitar-building-guide-by-joshua-gayou/

At 5:40am on September 25, 2020, Stella Abud said…

Good Day,

How is everything with you, I picked interest on you after going through your short profile and deemed it necessary to write you immediately. I have something very vital to disclose to you, but I found it difficult to express myself here, since it's a public site.Could you please get back to me on:(mrsstellaabudheir@gmail.com ) for the full details.

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At 3:29pm on August 26, 2020, Glenn Kaiser said…

Ok, found a pic of that... it's touring Finland (or somewhere) without me ha! -Glenn WELCOME to Glenn Kaiser's Official Website – Page 2

At 3:27pm on August 26, 2020, Glenn Kaiser said…

Ron, I built another, one of the prettiest.. sadly it got ripped off on that Finnish tour... but hey, cost me about 4 bucks to build so... they needed it more than me, ha! -Glenn

At 3:26pm on August 26, 2020, Glenn Kaiser said…

2x1DblNeckDiddleyBow

At 3:23pm on August 26, 2020, Glenn Kaiser said…

I will find and post in a moment, thx Ron, -Glenn

At 5:18pm on August 10, 2020, BrianQ. said…

Welcome to the nation, lots of info in the Resources tab?

 
 
 

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