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Favorite video tutorial series?

Started this discussion. Last reply by BrianQ. on Friday. 4 Replies

Thinking about getting the Justin Johnson video series on 3-string guitar as he was the one that got me into CBGs but I was curious what CBG tutorial series other people have bought from other…Continue

Anyone know a good supplier of cigar boxes in Canada?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Eliah Holiday Sep 4. 2 Replies

Anyone know a good supplier of cigar boxes in Canada? Alternatively someone who ships to Canada that has decent shipping rates?Continue

What are the standard for String Ferrules?

Started this discussion. Last reply by BrianQ. Sep 5. 6 Replies

Is there a standard fo String Ferrules? I see short, long shaft, wide and narrow. What's the standard for stringing up a CBG?Continue

Hardware for Lace Matchbook pickup?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Korrigan Sep 2. 1 Reply

Was looking at the Lace pickup on CBGitty store and was wondering if there is a Vol/Tone/Jack assembly with a push/pull coil split in the store as well or if I have to buy each part separately. On a…Continue

 

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BrianQ. replied to Eliah Holiday's discussion Favorite video tutorial series?
"Free lessons: Shane Speal , Glenn Watt , Uncle Mark’s lessons. All on YouTube & ez step by step for beginners "
Friday
Matthew Borczon replied to Eliah Holiday's discussion Favorite video tutorial series?
"I bought Kenni Lee's videos both 3 and 4 string and they were great!! Easy to follow and wonderful selection of songs."
Friday
Ernest Gusella replied to Eliah Holiday's discussion Favorite video tutorial series?
"I like Justin Johnson, Shane Speal, Mike Snowden, Christopher Ameroso but I also REALLY like CHICKENBONE JOHN and DEL PUCKETT on Youtube. Check them out. Both are these guys are wonderful for teaching you how to build but also how to play. Del…"
Friday
the anonymous pick replied to Eliah Holiday's discussion Favorite video tutorial series?
"and ..... check out Mike Snowden's stuff too on youtube .  and shane speals stuff too . "
Friday
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Favorite video tutorial series?

Thinking about getting the Justin Johnson video series on 3-string guitar as he was the one that got me into CBGs but I was curious what CBG tutorial series other people have bought from other teachers/artists and are happy with.See More
Friday
the anonymous pick replied to Eliah Holiday's discussion Slides. Unable to try before buy, what to choose?
"Slide noise  can  depend  on alot of things ..  different people  hold  a slide   at  different  angles     and with    different  fingers  .  even  different…"
Sep 11
Eliah Holiday replied to Eliah Holiday's discussion Slides. Unable to try before buy, what to choose?
"Think it might be a combo of string height and that perhaps not all strings are level with each other. "
Sep 11
Brown Water Jerry (Rice) replied to Eliah Holiday's discussion Slides. Unable to try before buy, what to choose?
"I got a stubby king slide from Shane a while back and it and my trusty homemade copper are my go tos .  My first slide was from a Thunderbird bottle, still hade the ring from the screw on top."
Sep 11
Taffy Evans replied to Eliah Holiday's discussion Slides. Unable to try before buy, what to choose?
"Hi, what find is that if the outside strings are too far in from the edge of the fingerboard, then there is more chance of hitting fret ends with the slide. Raising the action helps as mentioned. Raise at both ends, set intonation for fingering,…"
Sep 10
BrianQ. replied to Eliah Holiday's discussion Slides. Unable to try before buy, what to choose?
Sep 10
Kigar replied to Eliah Holiday's discussion Slides. Unable to try before buy, what to choose?
"Some things that helped me - lightly drag your first finger (and second if the slide is on the third) to dampen sounds from the upper neck. High action is a lot easier to avoid clunking the neck. A bevel on the edge of the fretboard helps so you…"
Sep 10
BrianQ. replied to Eliah Holiday's discussion Slides. Unable to try before buy, what to choose?
"It shouldn’t be about pressure, it should just be sliding over the fret evenly. Takes some practice getting used to getting clear notes, shouldn’t be much work like you’re saying. Maybe if you posted a video, you’ll get some…"
Sep 10
Eliah Holiday replied to Eliah Holiday's discussion Slides. Unable to try before buy, what to choose?
"So I've been working with the glass slide I bought. Not sure if it's guitar's setup or merely technique but I find that I have to execute a lot of control in order for my slides to not sound horrendous. Like I watch videos and it…"
Sep 9
BrianQ. replied to Eliah Holiday's discussion What are the standard for String Ferrules?
"I’m guessing it depends on how thick the tail end of your stick is? "
Sep 5
Eliah Holiday replied to Eliah Holiday's discussion Anyone know a good supplier of cigar boxes in Canada?
"Cool, accepted request. I'm in BC now though. "
Sep 4
the anonymous pick replied to Eliah Holiday's discussion Anyone know a good supplier of cigar boxes in Canada?
"I Have a bunch .  im about 3 hours away from ya .  i friend requested you  , lemme know what ya need and ill send pics and prices ."
Sep 4

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