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Adding some kind of weight to balance CBG?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Taffy Evans 6 hours ago. 25 Replies

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, nice low action, perfect intonation, great sound and so much…Continue

 

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Taffy Evans replied to Hans Stauffacher's discussion Adding some kind of weight to balance CBG?
"Re the Sustain issue. Hi all, I thought that I would add what I know and do regarding sustain and then thought wow that’s a big subject, so I thought  I’ll refer to my notes from building acoustic guitars over the years. I was right…"
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Cause the Blue rat replied to Hans Stauffacher's discussion Adding some kind of weight to balance CBG?
"Cool idea Oily. But i have lots of wood. No sheet metal. "
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Ron "Oily" Sprague replied to Hans Stauffacher's discussion Adding some kind of weight to balance CBG?
"Rat, Instead of wood, or maybe in addition to, why not a piece of sheet metal? You could still do thin ply...hmm. Just do a piece of sheet metal across the tail end of the box. Screwgie it on."
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Cause the Blue rat replied to Hans Stauffacher's discussion Adding some kind of weight to balance CBG?
"Going to be building an acoustic CBG. Was planning on putting a piece of ply on the back of the box to help with the weight. "
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Hans Stauffacher replied to Hans Stauffacher's discussion Adding some kind of weight to balance CBG?
"Making the f-holes was actually pretty simple: I googled a template, printed it, cut the f-holes out, spray glued them to the top, sawed them out with a fretsaw, and sanded the edges. "
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"Thanks, guys!"
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"Brilliant build I had a few small issues with my first build but a little tweaking and it now plays sweet ,hope you can fix the problems mate ."
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"Very cool head stock ."
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"Looks very elegant, Hans!   Nicely done!"
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