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Adding springs again on the electric cbg, around the “cat” bowl and howled out spacer glued to the bottom

Started this discussion. Last reply by Howard Craypool Oct 26, 2022. 10 Replies

hi again, Iam building a electric cbg and added springs again, thinking it would make good vibration around the the metal bowl and added another spring on a howled out spacer glued to the bottom,…Continue

Sound holes or not sound holes in a electric cbg?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Greg Brown Sep 21, 2022. 5 Replies

This is my first dog bowl guitar and I plugged it in. In this cbg Good idea or  not I used a springs  around the bowl and on the bottom spacer I hollowed that out and stuck on spring, My question is,…Continue

Springs in a cigar box guitar

Started this discussion. Last reply by Howard Craypool Aug 22, 2022. 10 Replies

In my first build I added springs to the box but later for the fun of it cut out my neck to except (4 springs) thinking it would vibrate a little extra, don’t seem to sound different, but now iam…Continue

 

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Number #4 now. Your cool.
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At 11:27pm on August 15, 2022, A.D.EKER said…

Hello Howard ! i love what you did whit the springs in the neck , i whoed  love to hear how this sounds, do you use it acousticly or amped up? and what springs did you use weak or sturdy springs? is it like a reverb setup in a lets say a Fender twin reverb amp? kind greeeeeettsszzz A.D.

At 7:38am on June 23, 2022, BrianQ. said…

Welcome, check out the Resources tab for build/play info and join some groups located in the Posts tab? Forum is for questions and Blog posts are for sharing your builds and build processes? Site is old and has a glitch, here’s the trick to post:

 
 
 

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