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Lou Ellis left a comment for Darryl Tuttle
"Thanks for the invitation, Darryl. I like the bone nuts. I buy the blanks from CB Gitty. I would make my own from dog bones, but I don't have the power tools for the job. I guess a hack saw would work?"
Sep 5
Lou Ellis and Darryl Tuttle are now friends
Sep 4
Lou Ellis replied to Lou Ellis's discussion Pickup to string distance in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Thanks"
Apr 9
Taffy Evans replied to Lou Ellis's discussion Pickup to string distance in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Hi Lou, 5/16 is very high, is that your preference? that's close the action for a lap steel played with a bar. If you are not fingering at all, it does not matter. I you lower the action to a more fingering friendly height at any time, measure…"
Apr 9
Lou Ellis replied to Lou Ellis's discussion Pickup to string distance in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Thanks, Paul. I appreciate the feedback."
Apr 8
Paul Craig replied to Lou Ellis's discussion Pickup to string distance in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Closest to the strings gets you more volume and output, but not always the best tone and sometimes you get a overdriven mess. The best way on all pickups is to adjust them as low(far away from the strings) as you can get them. then raise them a…"
Apr 8

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1
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
Fun to build. I have always loved the raw, bluesy sound.

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At 12:15pm on December 26, 2018, BrianQ. said…

Welcome to the nationLou, check out the Resources tab 

 
 
 

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