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first resonator

Hi guys I have recently finished my first resonat ukulele, well pleased with the sound better still on the amp.Mal (UK)   Pictures enclosed

Started by Mal Chilvers

5 Aug 26, 2012
Reply by Robert Rowe

Piezo or magnetic pickup?

Finally getting around to my first resonator after getting several requested "regular" builds finished and had a question. Does the sound f…

Started by David Tutterrow GutBucketGuitars

2 Aug 22, 2012
Reply by rusty case

win e box deapth

I have just  taken delivery of a wine box from e bay ,It's dimentions are 13"x7.5"x4" deep, what is the Ideal deapth for a resonator cbg.I…

Started by Mal Chilvers

2 Mar 6, 2012
Reply by Alan Hodges

Antique Fruit Cake Tin Resonator Guitar (Sort of)

About a third finished, should sound like a reso when complete.  Will post pics as I go. Be sure to check out the Kopopelli resonator on my…

Started by Bob Lumpkin

12 Jan 20, 2012
Reply by Bob Lumpkin

Cone Size

Hello, volume connoisseurs. I've been lurking around this site for a while now. Just joined the other day. I've already built a couple of i…

Started by Jake W

1 Jul 19, 2011
Reply by Rand Moore

Resonator that small - makes it any sense?

I want to use the components (box and the lid of the "micro trash dumpster") for my first reso build.  Will it work? I expect the sound to…

Started by Seaman Jay

8 Jul 4, 2011
Reply by Habanera Hal

Anyone Else Building Homemade Electric Resonators?

I was wondering if anyone else was building electric resonators? I have build one with a homemade magnetic pickup, it works pretty well, I…

Started by Mike Leeworthy

16 May 4, 2011
Reply by Gadsden Guitars

magnetic pickups and resonator guitars.

I've seen a lot of resonator guitars built with magnetic pickups.  Do the magnetic pickups capture some of the unique sound that you get wh…

Started by Tim Gale

2 May 3, 2011
Reply by Johnny Swank

Stroviols

Interesting principle: http://www.notecannons.com/ then go to "STROVIOLS" and take a look how the bridge works! Worth to give a try!?

Started by Gobi

2 Nov 3, 2009
Reply by Gobi

Resonator 101...Where do I start?

A friend of mine picked up two beautiful boxes that are good sized, but the lids seem quite thick. I was thinking about making my first res…

Started by Pass the Ammo

10 Oct 23, 2009
Reply by Tuskmountain

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first resonator

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Piezo or magnetic pickup?

Started by David Tutterrow GutBucketGuitars. Last reply by rusty case Aug 22, 2012. 2 Replies

win e box deapth

Started by Mal Chilvers. Last reply by Alan Hodges Mar 6, 2012. 2 Replies

Antique Fruit Cake Tin Resonator Guitar (Sort of)

Started by Bob Lumpkin. Last reply by Bob Lumpkin Jan 20, 2012. 12 Replies

Cone Size

Started by Jake W. Last reply by Rand Moore Jul 19, 2011. 1 Reply

Resonator that small - makes it any sense?

Started by Seaman Jay. Last reply by Habanera Hal Jul 4, 2011. 8 Replies

Anyone Else Building Homemade Electric Resonators?

Started by Mike Leeworthy. Last reply by Gadsden Guitars May 4, 2011. 16 Replies

magnetic pickups and resonator guitars.

Started by Tim Gale. Last reply by Johnny Swank May 3, 2011. 2 Replies

Stroviols

Started by Gobi. Last reply by Gobi Nov 3, 2009. 2 Replies

Resonator 101...Where do I start?

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