Jack Brady
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Diddley bow pickup mounting

Started this discussion. Last reply by BrianQ. Aug 28. 2 Replies

Hello, I am making a single string diddley bow. I have a P90 pickup I am gonna use. I see some pickups mounted lengthwise on the neck,have seen a video with lengthwise pickup and it sounded good. I…Continue

Holding the CBG

Started this discussion. Last reply by Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner Aug 22. 4 Replies

Hello,I am new to CBG or guitars in general. I notice in the videos of people playing that when sitting most people dont use a strap. I see them take their hand off the neck and the guitar seems to…Continue

 

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BrianQ. replied to Jack Brady's discussion Diddley bow pickup mounting
"Yes, you would definitely want all of the magnets under the string for the maximum output? Farther away from the Bridge will give you a warmer sound & closer to the Bridge will give a brighter sound? You may want a warmer, chunkier sound if…"
Aug 28
Timothy Hunter replied to Jack Brady's discussion Diddley bow pickup mounting
"i would assume that having the string go over all of the poles instead of just 1 would give a stronger signal.easist thing to do is to try it. build a test bow but dont mount the pickup try it both ways and see which way drives the amp harder or…"
Aug 28
Jack Brady posted a discussion

Diddley bow pickup mounting

Hello, I am making a single string diddley bow. I have a P90 pickup I am gonna use. I see some pickups mounted lengthwise on the neck,have seen a video with lengthwise pickup and it sounded good. I have seen videos with pickup going across that sounded good also. I am going for a heavy metal type sound. Which way should I mount it? Does it matter? ThanksJackSee More
Aug 27
Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner replied to Jack Brady's discussion Holding the CBG
"The #1 rule of CBGs is "There are no rules"!!"
Aug 22
Jack Brady replied to Jack Brady's discussion Holding the CBG
"Do many use a strap while sitting? So far that is how it feels most comfortable and controllable for me."
Aug 22
Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner replied to Jack Brady's discussion Holding the CBG
"There's lots of players that use straps."
Aug 22
Jack Brady posted a discussion

Holding the CBG

Hello,I am new to CBG or guitars in general. I notice in the videos of people playing that when sitting most people dont use a strap. I see them take their hand off the neck and the guitar seems to be balanced,or they say you shouldnt support the guitar with the neck. My guitar looks similar to most I see but it is not really close to being able to balance resting on my leg. Right now I am having troubles getting comfortable holding my guitar. Any tips out there? Thanks for any help.See More
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I just recently found out about CBGs and I think they are awesome.I play some harmonica but guitar is new for me.

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