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Lonnie Mack RIP

Started this discussion. Last reply by Blues Frog Apr 24, 2016. 5 Replies

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CBGs on Letterman!

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Skeesix replied to Nation News's discussion Three Strings of Django Fury: Brett Gardner's Gypsy Jazz Cigar Box Guitar
"Kewl! They sound great. I like the lady providing percussion with tap shoes on some kind of tapping board."
Jan 24
Skeesix replied to Billy Jerrells's discussion Cutting fret boards
"Stew Mac has various solutions for cutting fret slots including a table saw. http://www.stewmac.com/SiteSearch/?search=fret%20slots I do what you do, except I use a tri miter square instead of blocks. I lay out the fret lines on the computer, and…"
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Skeesix replied to john mackay's discussion joes flatpickup.
"Go to Facebook and do a search for "joes muziekinstrumenten atelier". A post from Elmar (the originator of the flatpup) comes up. It sounds like he is fine with whoever is producing flatpup style pickups.  I'm not sure if I can…"
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At 10:47pm on December 10, 2012, Richard G Caudill said…

Just ordered a scorch n twang ,,, got a commit from a Doctor to make him a "fine one" and needed a really good pup .. U my choice

 

 

At 6:39am on May 22, 2011, joe cerroni said…
Hey hey skeesix, the 4 pole PUP sounds great! I think the guy i made the guit for is coming this evening to get it. My time to play on it is limited. Hppe you have another one, cos now I MUST have one in a guit for meself. Thanx again, you make awesome stuff.
At 11:49am on February 20, 2011, Dianne Woods said…

Hey Skeesix, I received my prewired pickup and jack yesterday. Fast delivery. Thank you very much for the directions, too.

Great job. Thanks again.

Dianne

At 9:11pm on February 4, 2011, Mister Scott said…
Skeesix, the pickup on your slide guitar instructionarl video sounds nice & crisp. Whats your secret? Do you have a decent amp? (All I have is a crappy Honeytone...)
At 6:38pm on December 30, 2010, Strolling Tone said…

Hi Skeesix - Thanks for leaving a comment with my last vid. You asked how I got the vocal effect - its not very clear from the vid but I'm using an old telephone ear-piece as a microphone. Inspired by Bluesbeaten Redshaw and Bol Log III. The signal is then routed via some distortion, a bit of compression and then a little reverb was added. 

Glad you liked the vid and here's wishing you a wonderful 2011.

 
 
 

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