John E Curley
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Screened Wire

Started this discussion. Last reply by John E Curley Apr 25, 2013. 5 Replies

Hi do I need to use screened wire inside my CBG to wire a speaker to the jack socket?Continue

How to get rid of hiss?

Started this discussion. Last reply by John E Curley Apr 23, 2013. 2 Replies

"Can anyone tell me how to disconnect the radio side of a transistor radio. Volume is great but too much white noise & station in background"Continue

Neck length?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Christopher G Daniels Jan 13. 10 Replies

I have just started making my first 3 string cbg and am confused about the length of the neck. I am making mine 25.5" from the nut to the bridge will this be OK? Sorry to bother you guys with this…Continue

 

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Christopher G Daniels replied to John E Curley's discussion Neck length?
"You must be a Fender guy. Fenders and classical guitars are 25.5, but that isn't a hard and fast rule for any guitar, and certainly not CBGs!"
Jan 13
Christopher G Daniels replied to John E Curley's discussion Neck length?
"Sorry for resurrecting an old thread, but, note it's reasonable, but incorrect to think that 25.5 in (648 mm) scale is necessary. Its closest to the classical guitar scale, and most Fender electric guitars use a scale length of 25.5 in., but…"
Jan 13
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Pickups, pickups, pickups! Skeesix CBG pickups, magnetic, piezo, magnets, wire, bobbins, winding, winders, installation, single coils, humbuckers, P-90's, bar pickups - you name it, if it has something to do with a pickup, let's discuss it!See More
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"Thanks Glenn I'll give it try."
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A place to discuss one-string diddley bows, washtub basses, washboards and any other primitive instrument that may fall outside the Cigar Box realm.
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CBGs by nature involve recycling old boxes. Here is a place to share all your ideas about recycling everyday objects into guitar parts. Eye bolt tuners, drain cover soundholes, rusty spanners as bridges, paint can resos... Share creative ideas here.
Aug 15, 2014
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Vintage Radio Guitar Amps ~Converted & Amp Kits~

This is the group for Lo-Watt Rock & Blues.Here is the place to post photos and information on how to convert vintage electronics into awesome sounding and really cool guitar amps.there are several directions you can go in this area of amplification, you can hack and convert the existing electronics,(provided the radio still works.)Or if you have a broken radio, CBG Gitty Amp kits are a great way for the novice to join in. You can convert any old radio  nifty 1950's and 60's radio bodies…See More
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CBG wiring & electronics.

Want to plug that thing in? Here's a place to share ideas about pickups (Both magnetic and piezo) and wiring in volume and tone control, the best options in output jacks, and more!Remember that C. B. Gitty Crafter Supply is the one-stop shop for all of your CBG Electronics needs!See More
Jul 21, 2013
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wine box guitars

Hi my first build was a wine box. Great sound really rich because of the depth.
Jul 7, 2013
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Wine Box Guitars

Drink and build !
Jul 7, 2013
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Keni Lee Burgess left a comment for John E Curley
"Thank you John for joining my group. Feel free to ask questions or add to the discussions. Please check out my instructional video CDs. Enjoy your practice, Keni…"
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3 STRING CIGAR BOX INSPIRED GUITAR WITH JACK DAINELS BRIDGE THE DEADWOOD MK-3

"Thanks Jim for your reply I will have to give that a try."
May 29, 2013

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At 6:46am on June 2, 2013, Keni Lee Burgess said…

Thank you John for joining my group. Feel free to ask questions or add to the discussions. Please check out my instructional video CDs. Enjoy your practice, Keni Lee

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