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To use a capo?

Started this discussion. Last reply by jose garcia paredes Feb 23, 2017. 2 Replies

I have my cgb tuned in GDG, and I see videos that use open A, open E .....Changeable to these tunings using a capo? To not have to tune?If so, where is the capo placed for each new tuning?Thank you!…Continue

A5,E5,G5,A9,E9... etc how to do?

Started this discussion. Last reply by jose garcia paredes Feb 17, 2017. 6 Replies

Hello! how to do this class of  chords? in 3 and 4 stringsContinue

Build support for cbg´s?

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Sawyer Feb 15, 2017. 9 Replies

Hello! I was wondering if anyone built some kind of support for guitars. I see myself coming that I will have more than one hahahahaContinue

Ask those who went from three to four strings

Started this discussion. Last reply by jose garcia paredes Feb 15, 2017. 8 Replies

Those who started playing on 3 strings, and then they were dug for a 4-string guitar, what can they tell of their sense of change?Continue


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At 8:25am on February 20, 2017, Todd LeRoy said…

 yes a bumper would be more secure , this one is deep enough to hold it in place . next one will probably have a bumper

At 9:05am on February 19, 2017, Todd LeRoy said…

   I made a simple L shaped mount for my CBG and hung it on the wall

At 3:56pm on February 12, 2017, Paul Craig said…

It's always better to have more if needed or not than to need and not have. Hahaha

At 1:49pm on February 12, 2017, Paul Craig said…

I prefer 4 strings to the three so I can add a 3rd note or play chords with a 4th or 7th note. You play the usual 1 -5 -1 chords like the 3 stringers and a low 1 for drone note or  go real low to use as a bass string. Lots of options.

At 7:20am on February 12, 2017, Brian Revels said…

You are correct Jose, in my opinion.  Here are two videos I posted to YouTube talking about this.

At 4:10pm on February 11, 2017, Uncle John said…

It is good to have you for a friend, Jose.   Yes on the 4 strings.  I one tuned DGBE like the 4 small strings of a standard six string guitar.  I can play it in 5 keys plus use a capo.

I also have some tuned GDGB, which sounds good, but is mostly good for playing in the key of G.


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