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How to electrify a harmonica for hands-free playing

Hi. Does anyone know who to DIY electrify a harmonica for use in a holder? Would a clip-on, stick-on, or rod piezo work? Also, are there a…

Started by Dustin Aurand

10 Jan 13
Reply by Paul Craig

Spring Reverb pedal

Anyone using a spring reverb pedal with cbgs? Looking to add a bit of surfy twang - something reasonably priced, second hand or new. Anyone…

Started by Blind Boy Fullers

4 Oct 5, 2017
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Zoom guitar amp modeler -awesome for CBG

I bought this last week off craigslist for $25. Works great as a preamp with my cigar box guitar amps, and I especially like it as a diddle…

Started by Sean

7 Aug 23, 2017
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suitcase amps

Started by bigmcgiv

10 Aug 16, 2017
Reply by Paul Craig

lost my Teisco baritone to a terrible fire on jan 2nd

We lost everything but the clothes on our backs to a terrible fire on jan 2nd I will really miss the baritone Teisco Vn-2 in my profile pic…

Started by Glenn Selwitz

55 Aug 12, 2017
Reply by bigmcgiv

time for a little precussion....

here is something that showed up on facebook tonight.... quite a simple device but some quite complex rythms  easily achieved... the guy do…

Started by Timothy Hunter

1 Aug 5, 2017
Reply by Dano Schultz

Question about cables

I have a piezo and bass pickup in my guitar, as the one in this video. https://youtu.be/jjC2C5h0HjU I also have a percussion device/acoust…

Started by Dustin Aurand

3 May 13, 2017
Reply by Erasmo Coco

2 unrelated questions

I have 2 questions for the Nation. They're unrelated to one another, but here goes. 1. I'm partially blind, so pprtability is an issue. Do…

Started by Dustin Aurand

1 Apr 30, 2017
Reply by Ron "Oily" Sprague

The Rhysonic Wheel is an inventive system to play guitar or other instrument, composed by a wheel with sticks on an electric drill

Started by Timothy Hunter

8 Apr 18, 2017
Reply by Paul Craig

What's the strangest thing you've ever done to achieve a certain sound or effect?

This funny picture was posted on the CBN Facebook page this afternoon. It had a fan near/against an amp, with the caption, "Budget Tremolo…

Started by Dustin Aurand

41 Feb 4, 2017
Reply by smilingdog1

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