Preston J. Laisure
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The First Meeting of CBG Minded Michan'ders

Started this discussion. Last reply by uncle Lou Sep 21, 2015. 9 Replies

So far I have 4 interested individuals, three up here in the finger tips of the mit and one from the metro area. We need really need at least at least 10 minimum. Thanks, Continue

The 25th Meeting of CBG Minded Michigan'ders, is scheduled for 13 January 2018.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Preston J. Laisure Aug 8. 22 Replies

To all interested people who live in Michigan or anywhere else for that matter. Our plans for the 25th meeting are currently being worked on.     We will continue to exchange any new info &…Continue

electric strings

Started this discussion. Last reply by CS LeBeau Jul 20, 2015. 3 Replies

Are electric strings actually more easily read by magnetic pick-ups, than acoustic strings?Continue

cbg electronics

Started this discussion. Last reply by sparky37 Jul 20, 2015. 4 Replies

I'm planning to use my first magnetic pickup.  I've already built 15+ cbg's using simple piezo disc hard wired to output jacks with great success. So my plan was to incorporate both a disc and a…Continue

 

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"Hey!  That is no  CBG.  I like it and like your plan.  Consider aging it some how."
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It's no CBG, but I was able to bring this guitar back playable, by doing what we do - repurposing items. I'm contemplating a "Gitty" Gold Foil sound hole mounted pick-up with maybe a uke sized pre-amp. Any suggestion?
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"Amen!"
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"Very nice little dulcimer!"
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"Beautiful instruments. I'm with Bluesheart."
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"Thanks, Pick."
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"2 yrs already .. wow  eh  .  great  on you guys ;-)"
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"Joe has some fine looking gits."
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CBG Minded Michigan'ders Meeting (Sept 2017)

"Thanks John. We do have members involved in our tourist oriented economy, which doesn't always match our meeting schedule and personal commitments too. It is what it is. Our next month meeting will be our 2nd anniversary party.  I'm…"
Sep 10
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CBG Minded Michigan'ders Meeting (Sept 2017)

"Too many football games on to get people out?  You still had a good bunch."
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CBG Minded Michigan'ders Meeting (Sept 2017)

Wasn't our largest gathering, but we had fun.
Sep 9

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Uncle Lou from Bliss, MI told me. I sell tools at Lowes,Petoskey.

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My thoughts on recommending  cigarboxnation.com. for imformation. I would recommend it and I would recommend CB Gitty for parts.I wish they would have been around when I started.

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