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Paul Craig commented on Andy Stone's group CBG wiring & electronics.
"If tapping makes noise, the pickup works. With magnetic coil pickups, the strings must have a ferrous string core for the pickup to pick up the string vibrations. The strings must also have a ground. So it's either the wrong strings or the…"
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BrianQ. commented on Andy Stone's group CBG wiring & electronics.
"Darryl, is the Jack isolated from the can body? It should be"
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Don Tucker commented on Andy Stone's group CBG wiring & electronics.
"Hey Darryl, all I can think of is either a bad solder joint, or maybe you're using acoustic strings? Most acoustic strings are bronze wound and not magnetic. Make sure you're using steel wound strings (electric guitar strings) I suppose a…"
Jul 5, 2020
Darryl Tuttle commented on Andy Stone's group CBG wiring & electronics.
"Single pickup...no volume or tone control....using wound strings...bridge grounded to jack...but no sound...metal gas can body...I hear noise when I tap on po!e pieces but nothing from strings"
Jul 4, 2020
David L. commented on Andy Stone's group CBG wiring & electronics.
"Hi Tim,  There is a demo included in the pickup listing if you scroll down (by Shane Speal) . https://www.cbgitty.com/guitar-instrument-parts/cigar-box-guitar-parts/the-gittybucker-flat-mount-cigar-box-guitar-humbucker-made-in-the-usa/ This bit…"
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Tim Pannabecker commented on Andy Stone's group CBG wiring & electronics.
"I have used the surface mount flat pup (wickedbucker) it’s about $30.  Now there is the Gittybucker for $13.  Has anyone tried the Gittybucker?  If so what has your experience been?"
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At 2:50pm on April 10, 2012, South Paw,Davey said…

Sunny afternoon story of my life. well I can wish..nice one

At 2:48pm on November 3, 2009, Shelley said…
I'm so glad you set up a uke group...great!
I think ukes are a great first instrument to build and so much fun to play.
I'm dying to get nr.2 done. So many projects and only so much time but
i'm hoping to get it done within two weeks.
I'll post it of course when it's ready.
Bye Andy, Have Fun,
Shelley.
At 2:43pm on November 3, 2009, Shelley said…
Hi Andy...love that uke!
At 7:06pm on October 31, 2009, David Beede said…
Hey Andy,
Nice looking ukes... you'll love making a dulcimer.
And you're right, music just sort of falls right out of them....
later man....
David
At 4:43pm on October 2, 2009, Tres Seaver said…
Welcome aboard, Andy! You will find lots of helpful folks and information here on all things CBG (CBB, CBU, etc.) Feel free to poke around, ask questions, and post your stuff (photos, recordings, videos, etc.)

Most of all, have fun!

Tres.
 
 
 

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