James Conder
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Why use G-D-g?

Started this discussion. Last reply by JL Nov 7, 2016. 13 Replies

When open tuning, why tune to G-D-g instead of G-B-D?Continue

 

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James Conder replied to James Conder's discussion Smokin' amp (literally) in the group It Goes To 11
"Thanks. Yeah, not all that knowledgeable on electronics, and my soldering is kind of hit and miss."
Aug 9
Pickedmoor Jon replied to James Conder's discussion Smokin' amp (literally) in the group It Goes To 11
"Hi James, your amp is 40  watt unit and the Gitty amp kits are 2.5 watt units. Smokey amp kits are 1 watt. I guess you are not into soldering or have that much experience with electronics. Start looking in those thrift shops again. The…"
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Smokin' amp (literally)

I bought this amp for $40 at a thrift shop. It sounded great till last night. I smelled something burning, and saw smoke coming out of it. I haven't looked closely but I figure it's a goner, but I'd like to at least salvage the cabinet and speaker. Would a CB Gitty amp kit be strong enough to power it? The speaker is about 8". My other thought was a Smokey amp head. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.See More
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It Goes To 11

Amps, amplification, effects, hackwiring and general mayhem. Anarchists welcomeSee More
Aug 8
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My Next Project

"Yup. It should be good for that. Would make a dandy little 3 or 4 string anything."
Jun 22
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My Next Project

"Them lil  guys make real fun one stringers .."
Jun 22
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My Next Project

"That sounds like a different and interesting conversion, will look forward to seeing and hearing the outcome  :-)"
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My Next Project

This a Shredder by LA guitars that I got off shopgoodwill.com . Only 29 inches long. My goal is to convert it to a solid body electric dulcitar.
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Lap steel/ solid body dulcimer

My 3 string lap steel/ dulcimer. Was originally just going to be a solid body dulcimer, but after painting it the wood bowed something fierce, so I raised the nut and bridge.
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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
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How many instruments have you built so far?
1 diddley bow 1 three string strumstick
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
I love the home made aspect of them. I also think that less than perfect instruments are better for things like blues and folk

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