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Resonator cbg question

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Sawyer Oct 14, 2017. 7 Replies

I am building a resonator cbg. My question is  about attaching a disc piezo , do you attach it to the sound cones back side? Will that interfere with the sound quality?  Any advice greatly appreciatedContinue

Question about 5 stringer guitar

Started this discussion. Last reply by sparky37 Sep 27, 2017. 6 Replies

I have the eBook "the How and Tao of Folk Guitar." It teaches how to play in open G tuning.I noticed that in a lot of chords the sixth string is omitted from the strum and deadened by your thumb so…Continue

4 string info follow up

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ron "Oily" Sprague Aug 19, 2017. 1 Reply

A while ago I posted about my 4  string  questions. Well I decided to add a bit of a follow up. In the spirit of "use what you've got,"I tried fishing line. I used 80 , 50, 30 , &  25 pound test.…Continue

4 string info needed .

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Craig Aug 8, 2017. 9 Replies

I notice a lot of  folks here are 3string players.I have a very nice 4 string box guitar, and was wondering if someone could point me in the right direction as to tunings, books videos etc to learn…Continue

 

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John Sawyer replied to Ronald Hanes's discussion Resonator cbg question
"Post a video!  we'd love to hear it!"
Oct 14, 2017
Ronald Hanes replied to Ronald Hanes's discussion Resonator cbg question
"Thanks everyone for the great info. I mounted it centered  on the inside of the cone. Embedded it in a little clear silicone sealer. It sounds fine to me. Sounds lot like my old squareneck dobro."
Oct 14, 2017
Kigar replied to Ronald Hanes's discussion Resonator cbg question
"Looks great! Is that a stove burner?"
Oct 14, 2017
Randy S. Bretz replied to Ronald Hanes's discussion Resonator cbg question
"I make my own rod piezo reso biscuits"
Oct 14, 2017
G.S. Monroe replied to Ronald Hanes's discussion Resonator cbg question
"The best place I've found for mounting is inside the cone in the center directly under the biscuit. Let there be a little slack in the wiring harness. "
Oct 14, 2017
John Sawyer replied to Ronald Hanes's discussion Resonator cbg question
"I normally use 27mm discs, but if you are going to mount it to the metal, I find them a bit hot...  20mm seems to work better for me. I do a lot of Paint can Reso's...  I mount the piezo under the edge of the bridge.  I get lots…"
Oct 14, 2017
Richard Dean replied to Ronald Hanes's discussion Resonator cbg question
"I'm building one as well, as small and light as a piezo pickup is, couldn't imagine it having any negligible effect on sound quality, although mounting it on the underside of the cone will probably give you the closest to an amplified…"
Oct 13, 2017
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Resonator cbg question

I am building a resonator cbg. My question is  about attaching a disc piezo , do you attach it to the sound cones back side? Will that interfere with the sound quality?  Any advice greatly appreciatedSee More
Oct 13, 2017

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I like how it's possible to create excellent music using simple and often unorthodox instruments. That can be built by almost anyone.

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