Timothy Hunter
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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 Shane (www.ShaneSpeal.com)'s discussion CONTEST: The Plumber's Challenge!!! Plumbing, HVAC parts build-off - June 2017
"very punny Darryl...lol whats the sound like Jim? "
Friday
Timothy Hunter replied to BeetleJuice!'s discussion ATTENTION Cigar Box Guitars - Yes, now Made In China!
"Crimson Guitars in the UK tried to do the cigar box guitar thing as well. trouble with boutique guitar builders is that they cant stop trying to "improve" the CBG. they sold kits but they were way too dear. it lasted about 6 months and…"
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Timothy Hunter replied to Glenn Reither's discussion Boxes for Australian members
"i would love to buy a nice box off you but i think the postage to Brisbane would be more than the box is worth...."
Jun 19
Timothy Hunter replied to Jesse Lively's discussion Psycho Box Help!
"photos might help..."
Jun 16
Timothy Hunter replied to Shane (www.ShaneSpeal.com)'s discussion CONTEST: The Plumber's Challenge!!! Plumbing, HVAC parts build-off - June 2017
"nothing, where are the strings??? lol"
Jun 9
Timothy Hunter replied to Shane (www.ShaneSpeal.com)'s discussion CONTEST: The Plumber's Challenge!!! Plumbing, HVAC parts build-off - June 2017
"off to Bunnings to check out the plumbing section for ideas...these contests could get expensive...lol"
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Timothy Hunter replied to Ron "Oily" Sprague's discussion Bamboo Insruments - a different kind of Bluegrass!
"link unavailable at the moment.. bugger. well bamboo is a type of grass after all...lol"
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Timothy Hunter replied to Snuffy Smith's discussion Anybody around here using octave effect boxes on their CBG?
"i have read a few posts where some guys use a Digitech RP50/55 etc multi effect unit. Apparently they are quite cheap on ebay in the US, not so much here in Aust. i Already had an old one but i am currently in the process of building it into a small…"
Jun 2
Timothy Hunter replied to Matt Quinney's discussion Poplar neck for 6 string build?
"will def need the truss rod. maby top that with a nice contrasting hardwood fret board?"
May 27
Timothy Hunter replied to Shane (www.ShaneSpeal.com)'s discussion VIDEO: Ben "Gitty" Baker - "The Band Played Walzing Matilda"
"great Aussie son well sung Ben. thank you...  Lest We Forget....   This is an ANZAC song , sung every ANZAC day 25 April....  I guess that is our Memorial Day."
May 24
Timothy Hunter replied to Blind Boy Fullers's discussion Slapback rockabilly pedal
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Timothy Hunter replied to Jim Saraceno's discussion Gitty amp kit and pre-amp...
"and thats all that matters... lol there is a way to switch both from 1 switch , use a double pole double throw switch. its basically two independent switches in one body . "
May 17
Timothy Hunter replied to Jim Saraceno's discussion Gitty amp kit and pre-amp...
"excuse my very poor MS Paint sjkills... this way you can power both the preamp and the main amp of the 1 9V battery and not worry about leaving the guitar chord in the amp. the switch will power both when switched on."
May 16
Timothy Hunter replied to Jim Saraceno's discussion Gitty amp kit and pre-amp...
"if you dont mind an extra switch to turn both the preamp/amp on together it should be relatively easy. give me a few moments and i will see if i can do a drawing for you."
May 16
Timothy Hunter replied to Jim Saraceno's discussion Gitty amp kit and pre-amp...
"looking at pictures on the internet as CBGitty's pic is small... it looks like the battery power comes out the bottom of the battery compartment at that plug.you could use that to power the amp and add a switch in the positive line to turn the…"
May 15
Timothy Hunter replied to Shane (www.ShaneSpeal.com)'s discussion Bones & Other Percussion: Lou LaManna's "Off-Cuts, Clackers & Spoons"
"so simple but much fun can be had..."
May 11

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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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