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Pig Nose Amp

 What small amps do you guys play through? I have a microcube, but I am looking to trade it in for a Pig Nose, or something small like that…

Started by CboxGypsy

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Shipping a CBG

I built a CBG that I was going to send from Oregon to my brother in New York.  I had a box that was a little big but would do, all told it…

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Looking for a Wiring Diagram

I am building a 6 string CBG with a gold foil humbucker near the neck and one or two piezo pickups, running through a preamp/buffer circuit…

Started by Mark Taylor

0 12 hours ago

Buzzing... I pickup 1 volume 1 jack.

well I got a lap steel that buzzes pretty darn bad when I touch the volume knob. It stops buzzing when I touch the jack. It’s a 1 jack, one…

Started by Jon Leslie/Runaway Veal Music

6 12 hours ago
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Stroh guitar anyone? halp?

Working on a cookie-tin bass that is basically a metal resonator banjo design, but want to also include something like a Stroh / gramaphone…

Started by Br Harold F Stubbs III

9 19 hours ago
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Separate Fretboard, clueless...

So my parts arrived today, which is really surprising since I only ordered them yesterday, but hey, I live in the same state as CBGitty so…

Started by Paul Cezanne

12 yesterday
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Tools Question

Hello, all.So, I have recently purchased a house, and am working to (slowly) build my power tools collection. Right now, I am stuck with wh…

Started by Shawn Doyle

29 yesterday
Reply by Timothy Hunter

How many strings is best?

I'm sure this will bring out an unlimited number of opinions, but that just let's us all learn more. I've built many CBGs over the past yea…

Started by Tom T

15 yesterday
Reply by CboxGypsy

First Build Newbie, box too thick mabye?

Hi everybody! All my parts are ordered and shipped and I'm pretty excited about this. I was watching some videos and I'm wondering if I bou…

Started by Paul Cezanne

28 on Sunday
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Reso cone warning!

I just did my first build using a lightning reso cone from Gitty and at the end found I had a problem with intonation. I laid everything ou…

Started by Bluesheart

36 on Friday
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