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"The best thing I can tell you is to dive into the build before you think you're read…"

Wichita Sam replied Apr 23, 2014 to Been lurking for a while. Now I've gone and done it................................

5 Apr 23, 2014
Reply by Wichita Sam

"LW, the only therapy for what you got....and sounds like you got it, is to keep buil…"

Wichita Sam replied Apr 22, 2014 to Been lurking for a while. Now I've gone and done it................................

5 Apr 23, 2014
Reply by Wichita Sam

"CBGs tend to be neck heavy.  design alternatives are to go 1) headless and move the…"

Wichita Sam replied Mar 18, 2014 to First build and a broken string.

8 Oct 23, 2017
Reply by Richard Dean

"One thing to look at when you break a string... are there any "pinch points" from tu…"

Wichita Sam replied Mar 17, 2014 to First build and a broken string.

8 Oct 23, 2017
Reply by Richard Dean

"If you don't want to go with flatpups, you can fix the neck to the a piece of board…"

Wichita Sam replied Jul 11, 2012 to pick up and neck problem

6 Aug 6, 2012
Reply by Reeds Taylor

"If you don't want to go with flatpups, you can fix the neck to the a piece of board…"

Wichita Sam replied Jul 11, 2012 to pick up and neck problem

6 Aug 6, 2012
Reply by Reeds Taylor

"Thanks for mentioning that Michael.... I do a lot of 3 and 4 "fender style" headstoc…"

Wichita Sam replied Mar 23, 2011 to Tuning Machines

4 Mar 23, 2011
Reply by Wichita Sam

"how long the fretboard is not important.  nut to bridge is the measure that counts..…"

Wichita Sam replied Feb 4, 2011 to fret spacing

2 Feb 8, 2011
Reply by Mike S

"Answer to # 2.... yes, it's called a mixer.... cheap 2-4 channel ones work good enou…"

Wichita Sam replied Jan 17, 2011 to Do Piezos and potentiometers have to be grounded? and also...

12 Jan 18, 2011
Reply by alectron

"yes, but only slightly.... if you're looking for treble/bass variation, then you're…"

Wichita Sam replied Jan 17, 2011 to Do Piezos and potentiometers have to be grounded? and also...

12 Jan 18, 2011
Reply by alectron

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Can a box be too shallow?

Started by Sean Murphy. Last reply by Raymond Grimmitt Dec 21, 2021. 3 Replies

beginner mistake

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Removing box labels

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Build 2!

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Best/"Easiest " Way to notch out CBG Neck......?????

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First build, not-great results

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Neck length

Started by Holly Hodson. Last reply by Thomas "Duck" Petry Nov 9, 2017. 4 Replies

"If you wand to get something done real bad . . ."

Started by Michael Zimmerle. Last reply by Richard Dean Oct 23, 2017. 2 Replies

First build and a broken string.

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What type of saw to use?

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*()@%&$! Piezo

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Tail - or where the strings are mounted

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My fifth build

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Just Finished My First CBG. YAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (The Sequel)

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Scale Length

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