"Thanks Guys!! She is quite the little girl!! She's been a music baby since the day she was born. Played 5 different albums of Loggin's and Messina every day for her...pretty much all day...cause they rock..!!! Scraped knees and bumps and…"
"probably not, if your doing it for yourself that's a different thing, but to try and get money for the time you put into something that take's 10-20 hour's, whatever, think you'll be lucky, if you want to make money at building…"
Beginning of #8. Took 4 hours of tedious work ..but I think it looks awesome!! Now...will someone pay for the time spent in this?? That is my question. Is it worth the time to do such intricate things?
How it plays is what's important! I personally think that this is what is so cool about this whole program- being able to make a viable instrument for minimal dige, and being able to afford making mistakes- the source of all real learning. But no matter what, I think you're on the right track with the off-angle neck, at least for stand-up, versus sit-down playing.
I have this personal love affair with Dan Electro tubular pickups, and in my spare time I'm working on a CB-ish box guitar bass with a DE pickup. I just might tweak it like you did- it's a brilliant idea.
On another note: my congrats to you and, of course, your hubby, on the recent marriage!
I'm digging the geometry on your CBG- the ergometrics seem to totally vibe with the small size of all CBGs, and might solve playing problems I've encountered- especially standing up, with my habitual hip-level playing position from old PR bass days. I'm having typical blog meltdown problems trying to get an enlargement of the photo you posted