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Neck though corner

Started this discussion. Last reply by Infirmity Citrus President Jan 28. 2 Replies

Out of curiosity, has anyone ever tried attaching the neck at a corner instead of the middle of a short side? If the neck goes through the box it would go in at one corner and then go out at the…Continue

How can this CBG be so loud

Started this discussion. Last reply by Timothy Hunter Jan 6. 2 Replies

While waiting for my CBG parts I was browsing CBG videos and I saw this one: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3gWign-qR-oHow can it be so loud…Continue

Truss rod length

Started this discussion. Last reply by Engblom Jan 7. 8 Replies

I am going to order a truss rod for my guitar project. If you have used a truss rod, what length did you use?Continue

Plectrum

Started this discussion. Last reply by BrianQ. Dec 26, 2022. 5 Replies

While experimenting with my guitar I could not find a plectrum, so I grabbed whatever I could find at that moment and it was a knitter's stitch marker as in this picture:…Continue

 

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Infirmity Citrus President replied to Engblom's discussion Neck though corner
Jan 28
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BrianQ. replied to Engblom's discussion Neck though corner
"I have? Looks pretty kool, but it’s really awkward to get used to? If you search the site or look in the Pics section from way back, you’ll probably see some cbg’s like that?"
Jan 17
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Neck though corner

Out of curiosity, has anyone ever tried attaching the neck at a corner instead of the middle of a short side? If the neck goes through the box it would go in at one corner and then go out at the diagonally opposite corner.(It is 00:13 am here and I am having stupid ideas instead of sleeping.)See More
Jan 17
Engblom replied to Engblom's discussion Truss rod length
"I have decided to adjust at the nut. I went with a dual action rod."
Jan 7
Taffy Evans replied to Engblom's discussion Truss rod length
"Hi, that's ok, that's what this site is about, sharing. What style of rod did you settle on? Taff"
Jan 6
BrianQ. replied to Engblom's discussion How can this CBG be so loud
"The floating Bridge doesn’t touch the Neck, so it transfers the vibration straight to the Box, making it louder? If the bridge were resting on the Neck it would be dampened some, also on a build like this, you would elevate the Neck above…"
Jan 6
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Engblom replied to Engblom's discussion Truss rod length
"Now I have ordered a 380mm truss rod as I will adjust at the nut."
Jan 6
Engblom replied to Engblom's discussion Truss rod length
"Thank, this is very useful and now I know how to calculate a good length for the rod!"
Jan 5
Engblom replied to Engblom's discussion Truss rod length
"I will have 4 strings and I have planned to use a scale length somewhere between 600mm and 630mm and at least 19 frets, maybe even 20 frets. I am looking at ebay and there seems to be some standard lengths for truss rods."
Jan 5
Taffy Evans replied to Engblom's discussion Truss rod length
"Hi, there are four or five or more different reinforcing methods/materials that can be used in a neck, and advising you what to use is hard, as Brian has mentioned already there are a few factors that would guide your decision. If I was to tell you…"
Jan 5
BrianQ. replied to Engblom's discussion Truss rod length
"If you want adequate answers, then you’ll have to include some more info? Scale length, number of strings, wood type, Etc. Otherwise, it’s a shot in the dark & you’ll get conflicting information? "
Jan 5
BrianQ. replied to Engblom's discussion Truss rod length
"Have you tried searching the site for info? The Search box is located at the top right of the page? "
Jan 5
BrianQ. replied to Engblom's discussion Plectrum
"I think what you’re trying to copy is a Mizrab? https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Fh7RojYNvsM"
Dec 26, 2022
Engblom replied to Engblom's discussion Plectrum
"That pick sounds terrible! :o"
Dec 25, 2022

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