Casey Baron
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Headstock heaviness........how to avoid it?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Diglydog May 27, 2014. 6 Replies

Does anyone have any ideas on how to avoid having a guitar that is headstock heavy?Continue

Grounding Buzz issue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Darren Wolbold Mar 13, 2014. 10 Replies

       I have a cbg with a humbucker pickup that I wired up recently with a 500K volume pot. I grounded the metal bridge to the back of the volume pot, yet I find that there is a buzzing that only…Continue

Tags: Wiring, Pickup

Truss Rods?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jantan ux Feb 1, 2014. 6 Replies

Do you think a truss rod is necessary a 4 string cbg with a 3/4" oak neck and a 1/4" rosewood fingerboard?Continue

Making your own Box?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ron "Oily" Sprague Nov 16, 2013. 1 Reply

              I plan on making a box for a license plate guitar. Would 1x3 Poplar sides and an 2.5mm Oak Plywood top and back work well?Continue

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Derek Rose commented on Casey Baron's video
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C.Baron Cigar Box Bouzouki: A Closer Look

"Those double strings sound great and fine playing."
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C.Baron Cigar Box Bouzouki: A Closer Look

"That's exactly what Peter Green did back in the day. It gives a thinner out of phase type tone that some like and some hate. I think it works great on your Bouzouki and I would leave it that way."
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C.Baron Cigar Box Bouzouki: A Closer Look

"In all honesty I hadn't realized that I put the bridge pickup in with the screw poles facing towards the neck pickup until after it was all strung up, but it didn't impact the sound so I left it as-is. They are wonderful sounding pickups."
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C.Baron Cigar Box Bouzouki: A Closer Look

"Okay, I see them now. You wanted a more of a Peter Green sound? I can't say enough good things about these pickups. I'm going to rebuild my Minibird into a real Firebird pickup one of these days. Just haven't decided on A5, A2 or a…"
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C.Baron Cigar Box Bouzouki: A Closer Look

"I installed the pickups as-is, but I put the bridge pickup in with the screw poles on the side closer to the neck pickup."
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C.Baron Cigar Box Bouzouki: A Closer Look

"Did you change the covers or did they come that way? I love the A5 Fat Minibucker, but mine has the screw poles on one side. Their ceramic Minibird with the flat top was not so great in my hollow body guitar."
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C.Baron Cigar Box Bouzouki: A Closer Look

"They are the "Fat Alnico V" pickups."
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C.Baron Cigar Box Bouzouki: A Closer Look

"Which GFS mini's are those? The cermic Minibird?"
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"Ya’ got my Irish blood pumping with this one,beautiful job. Sounds great. Also your pickin’ helps,real good. I enjoyed it!"
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How many instruments have you built so far?
94 as of December 2017
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
The ability to experiment with different building/playing techniques.

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At 10:23am on July 1, 2017, Uncle John said…

Hi Casey.   I like your builds, especially this last one with the great and smooth neck.    Looking at your pics, I see a fast progression of skills and planning.  It's good to have you for a CBN friend.

At 5:06am on February 22, 2013, Keni Lee Burgess said…

Thank you Andrew for joining my group too. Please check out my instructional video CDs. http://www.ebay.com/sch/njmikeb/m.html?_nkw=&_armrs=1&_from=&_ipg=&_trksid=p3686 

Enjoy your practice, Keni Lee 

At 11:31am on February 19, 2013, Keni Lee Burgess said…

Thank you Andrew for your friendship. Please let me know if I can be of any assistance. Enjoy, Keni Lee

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