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Piezo Pickups

Started this discussion. Last reply by mitch jones Feb 8. 2 Replies

G'day all, I'm going to have a go at building a few cbgs with piezo pickups, & I see there are enclosed & unenclosed versions available. I'm wondering if there is any difference (besides the…Continue

Summer has arrived......

Started this discussion. Last reply by mitch jones Dec 26, 2018. 8 Replies

…….Weather forecast for the next week in my part of the world - And I…Continue

Neck Varnish

Started this discussion. Last reply by mitch jones Dec 26, 2018. 19 Replies

G'day All,Just wondering if there is a preferred type of varnish to use on a bare neck, i.e no fret board. Something that wont peel off or wear to quickly. I notice the neck of the cbg I built late…Continue

 

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mitch jones replied to mitch jones's discussion Piezo Pickups
"G'day Donkey, good info mate, very helpful!  I read your "two cents worth" as well, very informative. I think I may be leaning towards rod piezos now , because I tend to get a bit heavy handed with a slide too.....!  Cheers…"
Feb 8
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Piezo Pickups

G'day all, I'm going to have a go at building a few cbgs with piezo pickups, & I see there are enclosed & unenclosed versions available. I'm wondering if there is any difference (besides the cover), & which sort might be better for cbgs. Cheers!See More
Feb 7
Tony Obermeit replied to mitch jones's discussion Greetings from Down Under! in the group Introduce Yourself!
"Cool. We'll be doing that soon.  Not so much the big lap as the go to every music festival e can find."
Jan 22
mitch jones replied to mitch jones's discussion Greetings from Down Under! in the group Introduce Yourself!
"G'day Tony! Will do mate, need to get out & have a bit of a look around one day! ( Probably when I've retired & get into the grey nomad thing...…..!) Cheers!"
Jan 22
Tony Obermeit replied to mitch jones's discussion Greetings from Down Under! in the group Introduce Yourself!
"Hey Mitch, I'm from Northern NSW, great to see another Aussie posting here.  If  you are ever in the Northern Rivers area, holler and drop in for a cuppa and a tune.. Tony Obermeit"
Jan 21
mitch jones replied to Taffy Evans's discussion Building a Mini router table
"Good stuff mate! I'm gonna build me one of them - I seem to have a bit of trouble getting my nut slots - now now, keep it clean.... - straight & even & I recon this will do the job nicely! I actually just bought a small routers on ebay…"
Jan 13
mitch jones replied to mitch jones's discussion Neck Varnish
"Each to their own I guess, but if it does what I want it to do, then I'm happy to use it. I will check out Tung oil though. I just used linseed oil on a neck this morning (it's all I had...), looks & feels good so I guess time will…"
Dec 26, 2018
Brendan deVallance replied to mitch jones's discussion Neck Varnish
"I once heard someone on this site call out polyurethane as plastic. And never put plastic on something you love. I prefer tung oil, it leaves a great finish on a guitar neck."
Dec 26, 2018
mitch jones replied to mitch jones's discussion Summer has arrived......
"Yep, 40 degree + summers & plenty of minuses in winter, but springs & autumns are fabulous! Even though it gets hot, at least it's usually a dry heat. Not sure how I'd go in extreme tropical climates though. I suppose you learn to…"
Dec 26, 2018
Titch the Clown replied to mitch jones's discussion Summer has arrived......
"I can remember going through Renmark the day before I went to Bali and the tour guide there got a shock when I said I went to Bali to cool down because the temperature in  Renmark had been 46.  At least you've got the Murray to …"
Dec 26, 2018
David Bowes replied to mitch jones's discussion Summer has arrived......
"Yes didn't want a beer slushie!"
Dec 25, 2018
mitch jones replied to mitch jones's discussion Summer has arrived......
"At least the kegs didn't freeze Dave - that would have been a disaster!!  Cheers mate!"
Dec 25, 2018
David Bowes replied to mitch jones's discussion Summer has arrived......
"Three degrees here, with a big frost last night, the kegs of beer we had in the garden to chill were too cold but still managed to dring them. Keep cool and carry on building!"
Dec 25, 2018
mitch jones replied to mitch jones's discussion Summer has arrived......
"Cheers fellas! As they say - around here, if the wildlife aint trying to kill ya, then the weather is! Have a good Chrissy guys!"
Dec 24, 2018
BrianQ. replied to mitch jones's discussion Summer has arrived......
"1st week of winter here in California, cheers to you Mitch & have a safe & merry Xmas :D"
Dec 24, 2018
Jeff 'Bones' Reilly replied to mitch jones's discussion Summer has arrived......
"You can keep that heat we are up for a nice 22 & overcast my type of weather merry crimbo mate ."
Dec 24, 2018

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