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Piezo disc under fretboard

Started this discussion. Last reply by Taffy Evans on Monday. 12 Replies

I looked and haven't found any reference to this, so here goes, Has anyone embedded a disc Piezo under the fretboard? The reason I'm asking because the neck that I'm working on is laminated butcher…Continue

Pan for a resonator

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Craig on Friday. 8 Replies

I came across this neat old cake pan and thought it would make a kool resonator. I have no intention of building one, but if anyone is interested in using it it's yours free. All I ask is you pay…Continue

Yamaha yg15 schematic needed

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Craig on Sunday. 27 Replies

I acquired a Yamaha yg15 amp. The power transformer is toast. I'm looking for a schematic for it. I've been all over the internet without any luck. What I'm mainly looking for is the output  voltage…Continue

Equalizer preamp

Started this discussion. Last reply by Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner on Tuesday. 9 Replies

Does anyone know how high the nobs and slide switches protrude on the preamp from the mounting surface?Continue

 

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Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner replied to Brent Kasl's discussion Ideas for supporting nuts
"That's very similar to the one I was describing, but it was bone or plastic and the screws were countersunk."
yesterday
Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner replied to Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner's discussion Equalizer preamp
"It turns out I was concerned about nothing! I he pre-amp won't come I to contact with the neck. The box is deep enough that the pre-amp will go underneath the neck."
Tuesday
Taffy Evans replied to Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner's discussion Piezo disc under fretboard
"Hi Paul, it's posibly has the pickup with the pole pieces under the strings through the fingerboard. I have an old neck here that I'm gonna use. It has six holes in the fingerboard for the poles to sit through. Not a new idea, if the same…"
Monday
Jerry Jordan replied to Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner's discussion Piezo disc under fretboard
"Piezo in the neck pocket.,.,?? I'm off to try that.,., sounds like a good idea.,.,ya learn something new every day.,.,.,no rules.,.,.,!!"
Monday
Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner replied to Brent Kasl's discussion Ideas for supporting nuts
"I saw one someplace( sorry looked at so many videos and pictures) where the bone or ivory nut had  2-3 countersunk screws into the fretboard from the tuner side. Also saw some where the head had a piece of wood laminated and shaped like the…"
Monday
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
Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner replied to Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner's discussion Piezo disc under fretboard
"Just out of curiosity is t possible to salvage the cut off piece of a rod by carefully soldering wires to it? Has anyone tried?"
Sunday
Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner replied to Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner's discussion Piezo disc under fretboard
"That was my understanding from what I read and heard, I'm putting one in the bridge, two disc, one under the fretboard and one by the resonator spring. Each one will have a switch to bring them online through a preamp."
Sunday
BrianQ. replied to Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner's discussion Piezo disc under fretboard
"Rod piezos work best when the strings are in contact with them?"
Sunday
Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner replied to Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner's discussion Yamaha yg15 schematic needed
"I'm looking into it. Thanks"
Sunday
Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner replied to Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner's discussion Piezo disc under fretboard
"Funny thing I was contiplating a rod Piezo instead of a disc but I don't fully understand the the placement. I was wondering if I should cut a groove length ways in the neck or perpendicular for a short one. I was thinking under 18th fret or…"
Sunday
robert jones replied to Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner's discussion Yamaha yg15 schematic needed
"Google "MA104 mod", you'll be pleasantly surprised if you try it. I snatch up every First Act MA104 I can get my hands on now, do the mod and shove the guts into Acid Cigar boxes"
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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At 11:34am on March 26, 2019, BrianQ. said…

Welcome to the nation Will, check out the Resources tab as well as Glenn watt YouTube channel for simple build info 

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Piezo disc under fretboard

Started by Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner in Other stuff - off topic, fun stuff, whatever. Last reply by Taffy Evans on Monday. 12 Replies

Yamaha yg15 schematic needed

Started by Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner in Other stuff - off topic, fun stuff, whatever. Last reply by Paul Craig on Sunday. 27 Replies

Pan for a resonator

Started by Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner in Other stuff - off topic, fun stuff, whatever. Last reply by Paul Craig on Friday. 8 Replies

Placing piezio rod

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