jeff weins
  • Male
  • Rutland, VT
  • United States
Share on Facebook
Share
 

jeff weins's Page

Latest Activity

Lonman commented on jeff weins's blog post 2 pickups 2 vol pots #2
"cool, like what you did here"
Oct 21
Richard Dean commented on jeff weins's blog post 2 pickups 2 vol pots #2
"Very nice, and nice sound"
Oct 15
jeff weins posted a blog post

2 pickups 2 vol pots #2

This is my 2nd try at using 2 pick ups and 2 vol pots. This time I used a mini humbucker(10k) at the neck with a 500k pot and a single coil(9k) at the bridge with a 250k pot…See More
Oct 15

Profile Information

How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
handmade music clubhouse

jeff weins's Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All

Jeff weins's Blog

2 pickups 2 vol pots #2

Posted on October 15, 2017 at 4:14pm 2 Comments

This is my 2nd try at using 2 pick ups and 2 vol pots. This time I used a mini humbucker(10k) at the neck with a 500k pot and a single coil(9k) at the bridge with a 250k pot…

Continue

soundboard wood

Posted on April 29, 2016 at 4:50pm 4 Comments

I was looking for a more resonate wood for my next project. Found this company Luthiers Mercantile International. They describe the wood as low grade soundboards, that you can use for practicing inlays or joining. For what we do the stuff is really nice, and 20$ for 5 bookmatched sets it was worth a try.              …

Continue

2 pickups 2 volume pots

Posted on March 20, 2016 at 4:00pm 14 Comments

I recently finished a 3 stringer with 2 pickups controlled by 2 volume pots,instead of a 3 way switch.Thanks to David L.for telling me about this idea (Stracciatella Mod). I used the coils from 2 Gitty Gold Foil pickups.Diodes are soldered between each pot and the jack. Instead of soldering my grounds to the back of the pots, I flattened a piece "tin" from a can and mounted the pots thru the metal and tied all the grounds together with a bolt. It made a nice clean connection.

Just…

Continue

3 way switch ?

Posted on December 27, 2015 at 1:43pm 10 Comments

I recently finished my 1st CBG using 2 pickups and a 3 way switch. In the neck position is a lipstick tube(4.52 ohms) from Gitty.. A single coil(9.04 ohms)) from Guitar Fetish is at the bridge. The neck and bridge position sound like I expected, the neck is subdued and the bridge is harsh. My question is about the middle position. Both pickups are active but the neck pickup is dominate and the ohms drop to 3.05. I was expecting more of a equal blend. Any ideas? At the top of this page is a…

Continue

Comment Wall

You need to be a member of Cigar Box Nation to add comments!

Join Cigar Box Nation

  • No comments yet!
 
 
 

The Essential Pages

New to Cigar Box Nation?How to Play Cigar Box GuitarsFree Plans & How to Build Cigar Box GuitarsCigar Box Guitar Building BasicsCigar Box Guitar Parts Store

Site Sponsor

Recommended Links & Resources

Forum

2017 "Kick The Can" Build-Off contest - Canjos, Tin Can Guitars

Started by Shane Speal shanespeal.com in Feature Articles. Last reply by Andries D. EKER 12 hours ago. 56 Replies

Tools Question

Started by Shawn Doyle in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by ChickenboneJohn 13 hours ago. 12 Replies

Advice

Started by Sean Albany in Performances, How to Play, Lessons, Concerts. Last reply by Erasmo Coco 20 hours ago. 8 Replies

Custom box

Started by Shawn Doyle in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Clark Rowden yesterday. 4 Replies

Shipping a CBG

Started by Ducati Scotty in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Richard Dean on Sunday. 24 Replies

Latest Activity

the anonymous pick commented on Jeff 'Bones' Reilly's video
Thumbnail

Bonesy noodling on a tinjo

"tha  tin bone's connected to tha  .... jam bone  ."
23 minutes ago
Richard Sundberg commented on Jeff 'Bones' Reilly's video
Thumbnail

Bonesy noodling on a tinjo

"Very nice tones with volume come resonating out of your tinjo Bones! No fumble to my ears, sounds…"
49 minutes ago
Jeff 'Bones' Reilly commented on Dave Lynas's photo
Thumbnail

New "improved" headstock

"looks raw as mate great result by the looks ."
49 minutes ago
Jeff 'Bones' Reilly liked Dave Lynas's photo
50 minutes ago
Jeff 'Bones' Reilly commented on Dave Lynas's photo
Thumbnail

Improved reso Ukulelle

"thats one sweet rig there amoungst all the other ones there."
50 minutes ago
Richard Sundberg liked Jeff 'Bones' Reilly's video
51 minutes ago
Jeff 'Bones' Reilly liked Dave Lynas's photo
52 minutes ago
Jeff 'Bones' Reilly commented on Jeff 'Bones' Reilly's video
Thumbnail

Bonesy noodling on a tinjo

"Thanks Dave thats my Tinjo entry just waiting to hear back from Shane as per our last message ,oh…"
57 minutes ago
Taffy Evans replied to Taffy Evans's discussion Making my biscuit tin CBG sound better
"Hi JP, thanks for nice comment. What you point out is true of all guitars and Stringed…"
1 hour ago
Dave Lynas commented on CaptnCatfish's video
Thumbnail

Mississippi Blues Bunch-The first Wine and Beerboxguitar session

"Wonderful big box sounds! Thanks for the fun!"
1 hour ago
Dave Lynas commented on Jeff 'Bones' Reilly's video
Thumbnail

Bonesy noodling on a tinjo

"Fabulous Bones! Sounds like a resonator for sure. Nice play ol bean."
1 hour ago
Dave Lynas commented on Scott Schoepf's photo
Thumbnail

Mini Les

"Lucky ingrate! He'll warm up to the blues!"
1 hour ago

Music

Loading…

© 2017   Created by Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service