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Do I need a preamp?

Started this discussion. Last reply by darryl kernaghan Oct 22, 2015. 2 Replies

Silly question time:I have a piezo pickup in my banjo-uke, like it so much that I bought another for my banjo. Heres the question part, do I need a pre amp for this application? Im using a fender…Continue

 

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Charles Z replied to Charles Z's discussion Power tools - what buy next? in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Sorry for the time between posts. You guys gave great advice. Turns out that I decided to a dremel tool. When I told my wife that what I planned, she ran into the back room and came back with a dremel. Turns out that we had bought a few years ago to…"
Nov 10, 2018
Order99 replied to Charles Z's discussion Power tools - what buy next? in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
" My absolute 'best bang for the buck' tool upgrade was a Dremel kit-microsaws, polishers, cutting wheels,drills, barrel sanders,etc, Added to my usual pocketknife, planer, micro and macro files and snips, it halved my prep time from…"
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Ben Ridgeway replied to Charles Z's discussion Power tools - what buy next? in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"$100 power tools rarely give any satisfaction But $100 will buy some quality handtools Chisels, rasps a good pull saw... Scour Craigslist, Good deals can be found but always test on sight. Hahaha"
Oct 7, 2018
Dennis "Denbo" Goodinson replied to Charles Z's discussion Power tools - what buy next? in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Hi Charles. I'm retired & hardly awash with cash, so I manage quite well with lots of patience & basic hand tools. The only power tools I have are chord & chordless drills, a jigsaw & circular saw. Having aids/jigs etc is a must…"
Oct 7, 2018
the anonymous pick replied to Charles Z's discussion Power tools - what buy next? in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"My first answer would be ,......... take that 100 bux  , and buy wood . and get at it . You seem to have all you "really" need ,  and,  less  tools . = more creative builds   ... yada yada yada ..   But,…"
Oct 7, 2018
gary sheldon replied to Charles Z's discussion Power tools - what buy next? in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"I am really happy with my ryobi bandsaw.  Just over $100,  I suggest getting a spare blade or two.  It is pretty easy to make a fence for it.  I clamp my fence in place with a regular clamp.  You can make all sorts of things…"
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I like building my own instrument.

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