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Hey guys need help again

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Fred Johnson Oct 18, 2015. 11 Replies

This is probably and idiotic question but can you explain the difference between pickup and a humbucker!I made a one string diddley bow with a pickup length ways so all the bars lie up with the…Continue

What do most CBN guys and gals prefer to learn?

Started this discussion. Last reply by darryl kernaghan Oct 10, 2015. 9 Replies

Hey again guys,I'm still very early at the learning stage and id love nothing more than to rock out to my fav songs, some I can get to grips with but most I still struggle!But I also play my own made…Continue

Two small boxes Glued together? some advice needed!!!!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Scruggy Oct 18, 2015. 14 Replies

Hey my wonderful friends!About to start my second build and I have two cigar boxes but they are fairly small, prob OK for a diddley bo but too small for a 3 or 4 string!So I'm considering glueing two…Continue

Hey guys need your wonderful knowledge again

Started this discussion. Last reply by Wayfinder Mar 31, 2015. 19 Replies

hey guysProb about to cause another shitstorm thread with lots of name calling and fists flying! lol ;-)Question is I an a tiny bit familiar with mandolin and its tuning but I recently came across an…Continue

 

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At 7:46pm on September 28, 2014, Uncle John said…

Scruggy, you have started some good discussions.  It's good to have you for a CBN friend.

At 12:39pm on June 11, 2014, Rick McKeon said…

Excellent! Glad you like the lessons.

Rick

At 12:10pm on June 11, 2014, Rick McKeon said…

Thanks for the friends request. Were you able to open the video lessons?

Rick

At 10:14am on June 4, 2014, Colum Burke said…

Hey Fellow Paddy! :))

Thanks for the friend request. Not quite finished my first build yet. Waiting for postie from C.B. Gitty to arrive. I think I may have a problem though. Mine is 3 string fretless and followed all instructions from Gittyman's Manual but I think it was more suited to a fretted CBG. I think the string height may be too high for slide. Have not strung it up as yet but as instructed I will be using 5/16" diameter bolt bridge and 3/16" bolt nut. Worried if I use smaller nut to get closer to neck the strings may come in contact with the top of the neck wood when I add the retention screws. ????

At 7:06am on May 8, 2014, Sawbones said…

Hey Scruggy!Thanks for the friend request!Metal On Bro!

At 5:38pm on April 11, 2014, Keni Lee Burgess said…

Thank you Scruggy for your friendship.

At 10:50pm on April 9, 2014, Wichita Sam said…

Glad to be your friend. Let me know if I can very help you.

At 10:19am on April 7, 2014, darryl kernaghan said…

more than happy to accept scruggy,your post has been an absolute winner,well done

At 8:28am on April 4, 2014, robert jones said…

Welcome to the Asylum. :D

At 10:26am on April 1, 2014, TN Twang said…

One book I read suggested that you practice "down" strokes and then practice "up" strokes until you could get a comparable sound from each. Then try to not think about it when you perform but let instinct take over. (The book was "Blues Guitar for Dummies" which is actually a great book despite the insulting title.)

I seem to have gotten into the habit of using "up" strokes to emphasize melody notes, but that isn't planned--just came from that "instinct" the writer was talking about.

 
 
 

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