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Four string Pup's on three string CBG's

Started this discussion. Last reply by Wayfinder Mar 23. 21 Replies

I have a couple of 4-string pups and would like to use at least one on a 3-string build.  Should I angle the pup to keep the magnets closer or just center it on the strings and go with it?  Continue


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Bob Johnston replied to Slow Blues Dani & Ol' Grey Bear's discussion Steel string advice sought for a chronic head scratcher (me) in the group Cigar Box Ukulele
"I have the same situation so I hope someone answers your post that has the solution. I was contemplating using banjo strings but most banjos have a much longer scale. I might try it anyway."
2 hours ago
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Solidbody city

CBGs, cookie tins.. They're great.. But sometimes a neck is just too nice to stick in a recycled container... And sometimes you just gotta rock out.. Post pics of your solids, get help, share tricks and jigsSee More
Jan 27
Bob Johnston commented on Rand Moore's group Home Made Resonator Boxes 101, v.2.0
"Michael Fred Johnson thanks.  This was what I had in mind for my build.  Time to order some parts.  "
Dec 29, 2016

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I love the blues! You can design and build it yourself. Also, great hobby to teach grandkids.

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