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Wayfinders absence

Started this discussion. Last reply by JL Apr 12. 31 Replies

it appears that Wayfinder has deleted his account. he doesnt show in the members section and EVERY post and thread he started seems to be missing.ALL OF THE INDUCTION pickup thread is gone, not just…Continue

this mountain dulcimer popped up in my youtube views today

Started this discussion. Last reply by Moritz Voegeli Feb 4. 2 Replies

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wb5rXB_8ZGYi know its from 4 years ago and might have been posted before .what i found interesting is he used…Continue

Look what i found at ALDI

Started this discussion. Last reply by Timothy Hunter Dec 12, 2016. 16 Replies

  iot even has a glass…Continue

 

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Timothy Hunter replied to Jerryrig240's discussion Transistor Radio Amp hack- Need help....I'm back
"you might be able ti inject you guitar signal at the volume pot.  usually one end is ground the signal comes in at the other end and the signal from the wiper goes to the amp...."
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Timothy Hunter replied to Shane (www.ShaneSpeal.com)'s discussion MYSTERY INSTRUMENT: What are these antique dulcimer things?
"did a search for "Hommel"as suggested . looks exactly like Shanes instruments."
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Timothy Hunter replied to Dustin Aurand's discussion Songs inAm
"the capo looks like its on the 3rd fret. so Cm ???"
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Timothy Hunter replied to Dustin Aurand's discussion Songs inAm
"on the E7 swap the top and bottom C string fingering. it might be easier. same chord just a different voicing. i left the vcomment on the video as well... might be worth a try."
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Timothy Hunter replied to Dustin Aurand's discussion Songs inAm
"i give up. you cant be wrong. "
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Timothy Hunter replied to Dustin Aurand's discussion Songs inAm
"you did. and in guitar E7 is what you call Emaj7  ie all chords are major unless specified otherwise "
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Timothy Hunter replied to Jerryrig240's discussion Transistor Radio Amp hack- Need help....I'm back
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Timothy Hunter replied to Jerryrig240's discussion Transistor Radio Amp hack- Need help....I'm back
"good point but i think this is just a transistor radio. so no selector switch to hack."
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Timothy Hunter replied to Dustin Aurand's discussion Songs inAm
"Dustin , to answer your original question  the easiest way to play this would be on a 4 string tuned to EADG."
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Timothy Hunter replied to Dustin Aurand's discussion Songs inAm
"E7 and Em7 are two different chords.  besides there is no Em7 in the chord progression in the original post."
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Timothy Hunter replied to Snuffy Smith's discussion Up for the Aerosmith challenge?
"http://www.classic-country-song-lyrics.com/milkcowblueslyricschords.html Milk cow blues seems to be in G , G is all strings open( not touched or fretted) C is all strings fretted at the 5 fret( just behind the fifth fret) and the D7 you can fret all…"
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Timothy Hunter replied to Snuffy Smith's discussion Up for the Aerosmith challenge?
"if you google the song and add "tab" you may get some good results . tab is short for tablature. its a graphic way of showing what notes to play. tab is basically like looking down on the guitar fretboard. a quick google for Hangman Jury…"
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Timothy Hunter replied to Jerryrig240's discussion New pickup ideas, may have been done before. Let me know
"that principle also relates to the distance of the string above the magnetic field. so if you mount the pickup 1/2"from the strings say under the sound board then the signal out will be 1/4 the strength of a signal if the pickup was mounted…"
Apr 21
Timothy Hunter replied to Moritz Voegeli's discussion Induction Pickup Thread Reconstructed
"7. none of our designs or attempts used Aluminium as the primary loop. we all deferred to copper.  magnetic induction was discovered by Faraday in the early 1800's. you cant patent that."
Apr 21
Timothy Hunter replied to Jerryrig240's discussion Transistor Radio Amp hack- Need help....I'm back
"http://www.diystompboxes.com/smfforum/index.php?topic=97012.0 found an article on the PJ amp . uses a small transducer to vibrate the cardboard front. would easily transfer to a Cigar box.  but it looks like it need a 10 x preamp .  has…"
Apr 21
Timothy Hunter replied to Jerryrig240's discussion Transistor Radio Amp hack- Need help....I'm back
"without a circuit for the radio it would be hard to figure out where the audio comes out of the RF section and goes to the audio amp section. my best guess would be to trace back from the speaker connectors. the amp section shouldnt be too complex…"
Apr 21

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neck fretted and how not to do it!

Posted on February 14, 2017 at 8:23am 5 Comments

finally got the nerve to fret the neck and ran out of glue half way through. so i got some more glue today i am using Loctite Gel Control in a silver bottle with blue side grips. worth the $5.80 AUD it cost. the other glues i tried either took too long to set or soaked into the wood and didnt…

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first build part 2

Posted on September 4, 2016 at 7:22am 13 Comments

Design parameters

600mm scale length, 20 frets. cigar box is 270 x170x50 mm

threaded rod as nut and bridge

string through on 35 mm overhang

neck%20layout.pdf …

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first build log.

Posted on September 3, 2016 at 12:30am 3 Comments

Hi everyone, my name is tim.

I have been playing guitar on and off ( mostly off tune) since i was about 13 when my step father found a handmade guitar under someones house when he was installing telephones back in 1973.

 I have seen Cigar Box Guitars around over the years and always wanted to have a go with one. So i figure now is the time to start and after reading through the forums here and a intensive 3 week google self education binge it time!

I am going to start…

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At 3:46pm on April 20, 2017, Moritz Voegeli said…

Timothy hi, any idea how we could handle the induction pickup stuff in its rather impractical form it still exists?

 
 
 

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