Came out mostly good. The 5 dollar pickup from MGB is Excellent.

I had to use screws for string guides and that disappointed me. Sounds okay acoustic. Nothing special. Plays decent. GDg tuning.

Hey, these things don't grow on squash vines.

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Comment by Uncle John on September 30, 2017 at 9:28am

Thanks, Brent.

Comment by Brent Briggs on September 29, 2017 at 9:24pm

Nice one. 

Comment by Uncle John on September 28, 2017 at 6:10am

Thanks, Wes.  That pickup sounds great.

Comment by wes carl on September 28, 2017 at 5:15am

gourd on good 

Comment by Jeff 'Bones' Reilly on September 26, 2017 at 4:55pm
Yikes what hobo has 60 bucks to buy a pick up I've got some metal cores from my tattoo machines going to use them to wind my own as well ..
Comment by AGP # on September 26, 2017 at 4:46pm

Have wound and potted a few Mag Pups mainly from old Wall Wart's, which do work, have tried winding with very fine Copper wire, but it keeps breaking  :-(  and they don't sound as good as the cheap Chinee Ebay ones, as the pic shows I was incorrect in calling it a $56 Pup, its actually a little bit more than that   44.97 USD = 57.0168AUD

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Comment by Uncle John on September 25, 2017 at 10:13pm

Yow, Alan. That is some high shipping or tariff.   Somehow I have not gotten interested in the pickup making.  I am kind of pleased that I did early on take or make some piezos from door bells.

Comment by AGP # on September 25, 2017 at 8:39pm

Looks Good 'UJ', glad your happy with the $5 pup, had a look at the MGB site, if I were to purchase one, after taking into account the Exchange Rate & Postage Costs to the "Land of Aus" it would turn into a $56AUD Pickup, I think I'll have a go at winding my own!     :-)

Comment by Uncle John on September 25, 2017 at 8:44am

Thanks, guys.  This is one of those good deals where I like it better the day after stringing it up.  That 5 dollar pickup from MGB is quite good and it is better acoustic than I first thought. 

Yup, James O.  I thought of Clock.  He commented on it on FB.   I will hang on to it for now or longer.  Could gift it later.  Could fret it and make it a 4 string.  If I had a good place to hang it horizontally, it would make pretty nice and playable wall art.  

Comment by Jim Morris on September 25, 2017 at 6:40am

Nice!

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