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i cant seem to find a 1.5" heavy glass slide! Hep me hep me!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Eric Townsend Jan 24, 2011. 10 Replies

hey anyone,I go to find a short slide (1.5", heav wall pyrex, inner diam medium) and cant seem to find some to choose from. I see a nice pic from Jim Dunlop showing all sizes, then go to find details…Continue

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did something happen to the CBG Nation website ? Like a line of code got corrupted or...

Started this discussion. Last reply by Eric Townsend Aug 11, 2010. 5 Replies

hey man,I want to see all these links people keep sending me -- frustrating CBG site issues in the last month or so....it' like it stopped working like it did when I first signed up.I keep getting…Continue

 

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At 7:41pm on January 11, 2012, Andy Cerullo said…

Hi Eric. Nice Work!  I actually live in RI as well and have been looking for local CBG enthusiasts to connect and possibly jam with.  Let me know if you're interested. - Andy

At 9:14am on September 1, 2011, Nathan King said…

Hey Eric, thanks for the good words!

I just wanted to let you know I took some "real" pictures of that reso build you commented on in the Scott ACID picture I have up.  They're here at http://www.cigarboxnation.com/photo/albums/redrum-reso

At 7:06am on June 26, 2011, Highnoon said…
Thats pretty cool Eric! I'd like to make something like that someday! You should build it!
At 12:02pm on April 15, 2011, David Davies said…
How are you and your builds. been workin alot so kinda outa touch hope all is well....Dave
At 7:31am on March 2, 2011, Ray Rice said…

Hi Eric, Just to let you know my progress,to me it sounds pretty good,No buzzing or rattling on the strings,been giving it a bit of a bashing all weekend(god my fingers are killing me).Had some more bashing this afternoon and was surprised to find everything is still in tune (G-D-e)? Thought I had sent you some pictures?? don't seem that you got them?

At 3:14am on February 27, 2011, Ray Rice said…

Hi Eric,

Thank you for your rapid response,I tried what you said and went for the A:.042 D:.032 G:0.22 from the set I had,busted 2 strings trying to get this ******* dad tuning. As you may have guessed (i'm no guitar player).I may have been a bit heavy handed,got a new packet of strings(same gauge)and tried again .WALLA, finished up with open G tuning i think,G,D,g which sounds like music to the ears,this will let me try and find all the pros and cons of the cbg.I have created. I gave you the wrong name for the video on utube it was Knotlenny you can see what i was talking about if you type in 3-StringCBG 101 in the utube search box. Thank you again for your time and effort you have made my weekend Will try and post you some pics if i can work out how to get them in.

Thanks again Ray.

At 10:24am on February 25, 2011, Ray Rice said…

Hi Eric,

        Got the box and arm made and assembled ready for some strings.?? This bit is given me more trouble then the building the cbg.I must have read 100/200 comments on this all  to no avail,I'm more confused than ever,some say don't tune up others say always tune down,standard tuning,open tuning,1,5,/1,3,1/I,V,VII.I guess you know were i'm coming from. I would be grateful if you could point me in the right direction,

I have a set of strings D'Addario  .011-.052Custom light. I like the sound on Knot Kenny vid. Tuned to D.A.D. what strings should I use to get this tuning (3 strings) Thank again,

 

Ray Rice

At 9:22am on January 31, 2011, Billie Bags said…
That song is actually perfect, and I can already picture which part of the movie it would work well with.  Do you happen to have a copy without lyrics?  Wordless music always works better for soundtracks.  But I'd definitely be interested in the song, either way.  If I send you a copy of the required release form, could you mail it back with a cd? (Uncompressed files sound much better than mp3s.)  I'll pay shipping.  Thanks again so much!
At 11:44am on January 24, 2011, ray herndon said…

my resonator project is still down the road, but keep me in mind if you come up with anything that might work. Starting a 4 string , then thinking of another 3 string fretless job. Good luck on the uke. Let me know how it turns out post a photo when your done.

                                                                                        Ray

At 3:24am on January 22, 2011, ray herndon said…

THANKS

I had a good sound and tone, BUT you needed a c-clamp to press the strings to the frets.

I have the nut where it needs to be fooling around with the bridge now. I will take all the advice I can get. Ill try to post photos In a few days.   Any advice on makeing a resonator?

                                                                                                              Thanks again  

                                                                                                                                   Ray

 
 
 

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