Im building a new box and wanted to know if anyone had any tips on installing a lipstick pick-up?
Hey there friends and cigar box music lovers, The Budrows is putting out a Brand New Album and we need your help to get it finished. I have launched a Kickstarter Campaign to help with the production of CD and LIMITED EDITION VINYL....that's right, I said VINYL!!!…Continue
I've made 2 guitars for my daughters with a lot of their help. Both are tuned the same so they play together. Yesterday they sat out and gave the neighborhood a sort of concert. I couldn't be happier.
Both girls selected the materials with a little guidance, assisted me with the drilling and cutting and pounded in some or all of the frets. Too much fun not to share the result.…Continue
Hello to the Cigar Box Nation !!!
My primary instrument is the guitar. I also play drums, keyboards, and bass. I played professionally for 13 years with the same 5 guys. I now have my own project recording studio where I record my own music. The studio name is "Blue Guitar Studios". While playing live music back in the 70's, I learned to play slide guitar for certain classic cover songs. I have continued to love and practice this art form on my Les Pauls and Strats. I also have…Continue
I had an interesting revelation the other day when I saw the wiring for an American Strat side by side with the wiring for a Mexican Strat both with bridge position humbuckers. What was immediately grabbing my attention was that on the American version the volume pot was 500k with 2 250k tone pots where the Mexican had 3 250k pots. The switch is 7 way on the American and splits the bridge position humbucker to a single vs the 5 way on the Mex.Continue