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Adding some kind of weight to balance CBG?

Hi all,  Does anybody have experience with putting some kind of weight into the box to balance a CBG? My second build turned out perfect, n…

Started by Hans Stauffacher

9 2 hours ago
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Grounding

I'm getting a lot of feedback from a humbucker. I am going to try grounding the bridge to the jack. I only have red wire. Should I go out a…

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Big Dog Resonator CBG

Hi Guys, this is just for fun build by using a larger dog bowl and box. Now its strung up and played for a day I can see there is more work…

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Solazule Lunanegro my #1st build, lots of questions. Here you go.

I love all builds, I love the blues. With this build I wanted to take it way back into the deep shadow side of the blues and the idea or tr…

Started by Solazule Lunanegro

9 Jun 16
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Psycho Box Help!

Just assembled my psycho box kit from C.B. Gitty and have no signal through it to my cigar box amp? Have checked connections, wire placemen…

Started by Jesse Lively

3 Jun 16
Reply by Odell Williams

Well I got the darn bug!! Starting on first CBG build.

Yup, taking the plunge into insanity and climbing up on the band wagon with the rest of you crazys!!! I figured it was time to put the old…

Started by Hans F. Shull

7 Jun 16
Reply by Solazule Lunanegro

Any suggestion on 4 string open Gmaj7 tuning baritone CBG?

Hello there, I was thinking about building multiscale (28"-25" (fanned frets)) baritone CGB with 4 strings, tuned low to high G-B-D-F# , wi…

Started by Dejan Nišić

5 Jun 15
Reply by Moritz Voegeli

A buzz/ground issue... help would be appreciated

Just wired up my guitar.... and I've got buzz. I am having trouble diagnosing it... and it's starting to irritate me. Typical guitar wirin…

Started by Nathan King

7 Jun 14
Reply by Dave

CBG ADHD

This is probably to many projects to have going at one time. I'm great at these rough start ups, I need to finish these up but I need to de…

Started by Patrick Allison

4 Jun 13
Reply by Kigar

$0.00 fret bender

Hi all, this is a fret bender I made out of bits from around the shop many years ago. I cut a few radius blocks and fit them as needed. It…

Started by Taffy Evans

1 Jun 12
Reply by Paul Craig

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