Rattles in my LPG- Robert Johnson's Sweet Home Chicago

Rattles in my LPG- Robert Johnson's Sweet Home Chicago.

Okay, I think it sounds pretty good in open C. A lot of us say we have to find the strings and tuning the guitar wants. Maybe Open C is what it wants. But I can't sing many songs in C and I had intended this LPG to be primarily a DGBE (Chicago tuned) tenor guitar.

CBN and FB friends tell me to try putting window stripping felt or self sticking foam tape where the plate touches the guitar. I bought some of the tape stuff and intend to do that.

I cut out the wood top under much of the plate in hopes of getting more volume and that metallic reso ring.

Iowa plates rule the roost, but they may rattle.

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Comment by Uncle John on December 9, 2019 at 5:24pm

Thanks, Danny.

Comment by Danny Gordon on December 9, 2019 at 1:42pm

awesome job Unc

Comment by Uncle John on November 28, 2019 at 7:34pm

Thank you, Shane!

Comment by shane wagstaff on November 28, 2019 at 6:52pm

Bit raunchy John .

Sweet man Uncle John blues .

Cracking job ... 

Comment by Uncle John on November 27, 2019 at 5:19pm

Ha, you guys.   Just got it de-rattled  and made a demo video.

Comment by AGP # on November 27, 2019 at 4:08pm

Are you sure its not "Dem Ole Bones" of the Guitar Player causing the all the "Rattling" :-D

Comment by Daniel Walter on November 27, 2019 at 3:49pm

it will work. sounded good already, extra TLC has to work. you didn't come down with yesterdays rain.

special camera not necessary. just the time it takes to did through your archives. i can fix the photos for print. cmyk, contest, saturation, free transform to make them square, sharpening, b&w, sepia, you get the "picture".....................

Comment by Uncle John on November 27, 2019 at 3:10pm

Twang, you Buggy.  I am right just now restringing after applying foam tape around the LP perimeter and where the tail previously touched the plate.  Fingers crossed.

LOLs, Daniel. Those photos of how it feels to play CBGs and LPGs may need a special camera.   A feel good camera.  I will be feeling good if this one rattles less.  The top feels 'tighter and better.'

Comment by BUGGY (C) on November 27, 2019 at 2:49pm

Sounds cool ncie twang

Comment by Daniel Walter on November 27, 2019 at 2:21pm

I'll write it. You can edit and add. Might need some photos.

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