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At 11:46am on September 9, 2011, James O'Connor said…
Hi kevin, no, Im not from Dublin Im in the midlands but I have relations there.
At 3:19pm on September 8, 2011, dogfinger steve said…
Cheers Kevin, it is an awesome song:0)
At 5:50am on September 8, 2011, darren brown said…
thanks for the comment .
At 6:08pm on August 27, 2011, Uncle John said…

Hi Kevin,   Thanks for your kind words on Cigar Box Guitar Song.  I was just looking at your builds again.  You were quickly doing advanced stuff: Peg heads, finger boards,  braced tops, nice fret markers.

 

I've been out in the shop working on a small box, short scale 2 string, a simple build.  It's going so good that at the moment, I wish I had planned a fretted 3.  Looked to switch and I'd put 2 tuner holes in such that it ruins chances for a 3.  Oh well,  the guy I have it in mind for needs as simple a git as he can get!

At 2:58pm on August 25, 2011, Uncle John said…
That  number 6 is a handsome build.  But I like the looks of 4 too.  How they play and sound is the big thing.
At 1:04pm on August 14, 2011, swampapple slim said…
you are going to start your magnetic pup phase there is a great diagram in my pics you can use on 2 or as many pups as you like and its dead slient i can put anp on10 guitar all the way ut play set it down dont touck knobs and you cant tell its on i have a feeling how i acomplished it but iv never heard any new or old non active that quiet ouck hurt my arm patting my back  and i gave me a big atta boy on that one ill talk at you soon Slim
At 12:55pm on August 14, 2011, swampapple slim said…
hi kevin slim hear must a got lost i finished padron its in my pictures i hear your movin is new place have a better home for your vette i havent been writing much typeing is too hard on my brain and finger i think my next will be a guitaar like my profile pic got roughf cuts in my pics it will be neck thru and glue on cedar wings its an ancient cedar burl grain is nuts see how i crammed my padron the round thing by neck is cover for strat style single coil pup i see your building many beautys do you think you can invent framrwork for 1937 harmony solid birch its bellied lifted bridge area it has 13 in. lower bout ill ponder on that as i build solid body i really am afraid on harmony it is great shape and dont want to ugly it up with no tools major problem look at my picks ill see yours and get back to you Slim
At 5:45pm on August 12, 2011, colin mcgrath said…
local hardware store had a skeleton key for $3.16.
At 7:45pm on August 9, 2011, Uncle John said…

Hi Kevin, 

   I like your cbgs and photos.   I'm glad to have you for a nation friend.

John

At 5:43pm on August 9, 2011, Keni Lee Burgess said…
Thank you Kevin for your friendship.
At 7:18pm on August 8, 2011, Uncle John said…
Thanks Kevin, for your kind comments on my Hiway 61 song.  You have some good looking and original builds/
At 5:46am on May 16, 2011, ANDOMANDO,,also known as ANDY said…
Thanks for your comments Kevin..this bridge test on No3 does work quite well and i will use it on a future cbg.
At 8:59pm on March 13, 2011, Roadkill a.k.a. John Maw said…

Hi Kevin. Thanks for the very kind comment. I've not seen any mention of uneven response from piezo pickups to different strings. Only that they tend to sound a bit treble heavy and hollow. I'm quite pleased with the configuration that I used on this bridge, but I still balance it with the magnetic pickup which is warmer. The two together produce a really nice sound (at least to my taste).

Have you asked on the CBG wiring group? I'm sure you will get some useful suggestions.

All the best. John

At 6:39pm on March 6, 2011, jeff maurer said…
thankyou
At 12:46am on March 6, 2011, Wichita Sam said…

glad to friend you.... everyone has opinions... some are better, experience helps.... I have 267 builds, plus lots of kits for workshops and am sure I don't know it all.

 

If I can ever lend a hand, let me know...

 

the best,

 

Wichita Sam

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