rick schoen
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Piezos From Outer Space!!!

The simple Piezo Disc pickup is one of the most underrated sound devices.  Sure, they work great as internal pickups for our cigar box guitars, but have you ever considered other possibilities? See Shane Speal's "Spring Thing" instrument (below) created by Shane Speal as a way to introduce you to new options for sound design, special effects and possibly inventing new and exotic instruments.Post your weird creations, sound machines and otherworldly piezo instruments here! See More
19 hours ago
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Introduce Yourself!

We wanna know who you are! Where ya from? What'cha buildin'? This is a place for new members to introduce themselves and old 'uns to show 'em around.I'm Shane & I run the Nation. I'm glad you're here. Come on in and tune up!See More
Nov 18
rick schoen joined Wes "I'm Baaaaack" Yates's group
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CBG Tabs

So you built your CBG and now you need something to play on it, right? Well, if you're not completely musically inclined or can't read traditional music, tabs are your answer. If you're like me, you read tabs and sometimes make them. Paste'em here.
Nov 18
rick schoen joined Shane Speal shanespeal.com's group
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Record Store

Record and release your own CBG album? Post about it here. Give us links to where we can buy it. Also post reviews of your favorite cigar box albumsSee More
Nov 18
rick schoen joined Shane Speal shanespeal.com's group
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It Goes To 11

Amps, amplification, effects, hackwiring and general mayhem. Anarchists welcomeSee More
Nov 18
rick schoen joined Mad Mike's CBG's's group
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The Beginners Club

A club for beginners who are building for the first time and need some support from each other as well as experienced builders who are willing to teach newbies the ropes. Welcome!See More
Nov 18
rick schoen joined Cris Portillo Jr.'s group
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The Blues Exchange

Share your songs, videos, lyrics, ideas for anything Blues.See More
Nov 18
rick schoen replied to Mal Chilvers's discussion tabs in the group Three string guitars
"There is a great program available, called Chord Pick Out. It will analyze a MP3 or any recording and tells you the chord progression. I've been able to come up with an arrangement for a song after discovering the chords used in the song.…"
Nov 18
rick schoen joined Shane Speal shanespeal.com's group
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How to Play a Cigar Box Guitar

Playing tips and secrets. Tunings. Primal music theory.See More
Nov 18
rick schoen joined 3 String Guitars's group
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Three string guitars

Everything about anything that's a three stringerSee More
Nov 18
Jon liked rick schoen's discussion Connecting a guitar jack?
Nov 18
David Clewell replied to rick schoen's discussion Connecting a guitar jack? in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"You are correct. I sure missed that one. I guess I need to look a little closer. Thanks for the correction."
Nov 17
BrianQ. replied to rick schoen's discussion Connecting a guitar jack? in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"That’s a Mono Jack with a Switch ? "
Nov 17
David Clewell replied to rick schoen's discussion Connecting a guitar jack? in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"The one you have marked with green is the Sleeve contact, it is the Ground. Next time don't buy a sterio jack. It will be a little less expensive and all you need. The Red one is the Tip, which is the hot wire connector. The one you are not…"
Nov 17
BrianQ. replied to rick schoen's discussion Connecting a guitar jack? in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Red Dot- Signal/Positive  Green Dot- Ground/Negative "
Nov 17
Reg Seward replied to rick schoen's discussion Connecting a guitar jack? in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"I do not know either, but I am sure glad you ain't in Bomb Disposal.....!!!!  Lol"
Nov 17

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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
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
I like the ingenuity of the early blues masters

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At 11:33am on March 6, 2019, BrianQ. said…

Welcome to the nation rick 

 
 
 

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James Pobog replied to James Pobog's discussion Questions about CBG details... in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Cool. Thx."
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BrianQ. replied to James Pobog's discussion Questions about CBG details... in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"I'm saying that whether it has a pickup or not , it needs clearance between the lid? The box…"
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Anthony adams commented on Dave Lynas's video
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Duke Tape

"Nice music and nice mirror effect. Thanks Dave"
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The Duke of Padouk

"Your new Dog sounds very nice. Thanks Dave."
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Daniel Walter replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"thank you Paul."
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James Pobog replied to James Pobog's discussion Questions about CBG details... in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Yep, a 3-string metal bridge. So, of it were to be only electric, I don't need clearance, but…"
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Duke Tape

"Thanks Uncle John. I think Duke isn’t as gruff as he looks."
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The Duke of Padouk

"Thanks Uncle John. I can’t put it down yet. It’s an easy play guit. I like sound…"
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BrianQ. replied to James Pobog's discussion Questions about CBG details... in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Easier to visualize if you included pics. define hardtail, do you mean a 3 string bridge? fyi, all…"
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