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Box thickness effect on sound

Started this discussion. Last reply by Taffy Evans Jul 31. 3 Replies

If a guy wanted to build a dog bowl resonator:Will a thick box produce a better tone than a thin box?Will a larger - 10.5 X 9 - box sound better than an 8 X 6?Is it better to attach the neck to the…Continue

Which G is the G in GDG?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Carl Floyd Apr 5. 2 Replies

which key on a piano are the strings tuned to? what are the frequencies of the G, D, G sequence?Continue

Do slide top boxes not work for CGBs?

Started this discussion. Last reply by BrianQ. Mar 16. 2 Replies

seems to me you could have access to things and stuff, without removing strings. it seems like that would be a good thing. Am I missing something?Continue

 

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Taffy Evans replied to Infirmity Citrus President's discussion Box thickness effect on sound
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Taffy Evans replied to Infirmity Citrus President's discussion Box thickness effect on sound
"Hi again, I just noticed that your last question is the same as your title, sort of. The words you used to describe your box question may have misled me, so in case my answer misleads you and others I’ll expand a bit here. The area between…"
Jun 28
Taffy Evans replied to Infirmity Citrus President's discussion Box thickness effect on sound
"Hi Infirmity, wow, big subject you have opened here, as nobody has got in yet, I’ll try to help you. To keep it short, hmmm, or shorter, I’ll try to give you the info that will help you [I hope] to apply the info to your own builds. Keep…"
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Infirmity Citrus President posted a discussion

Box thickness effect on sound

If a guy wanted to build a dog bowl resonator:Will a thick box produce a better tone than a thin box?Will a larger - 10.5 X 9 - box sound better than an 8 X 6?Is it better to attach the neck to the bottom or the lid?Is it better to have the dog bowl suspended free and clear of the neck, or resting firmly on the neck?Is a 3" thick box too much?See More
Jun 24
Infirmity Citrus President replied to Jacob Shook's discussion Do Measurements Matter?
"so YOU are the sadistic evil scientist?"
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Infirmity Citrus President replied to Jacob Shook's discussion Do Measurements Matter?
"1) the nomenclature is designed by a sadistic evil scientist. the string which is strung on top is the low string, the string strung on the bottom is the high string, fretting closer to the bridge, and there fore closer to the floor, plays a higher…"
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Carl Floyd replied to Infirmity Citrus President's discussion Which G is the G in GDG?
"I believe Middle C is C4, so that would put them all below."
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BrianQ. replied to Infirmity Citrus President's discussion Which G is the G in GDG?
"FYI-  G major tuning GDB G2/D3/B3   DAD tuning D2/A2/d3    EBe tuning E2/B2/e3"
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Infirmity Citrus President posted a discussion

Which G is the G in GDG?

which key on a piano are the strings tuned to? what are the frequencies of the G, D, G sequence?See More
Apr 4
BrianQ. replied to Infirmity Citrus President's discussion Do slide top boxes not work for CGBs?
"They work great, most like to flip the box so they’ll have access through the back, but you’ll need to fasten the corners down either way to avoid the unwanted buzzing Taff warned about? Things that are loose will make noise no matter…"
Mar 16
Taffy Evans replied to Infirmity Citrus President's discussion Do slide top boxes not work for CGBs?
"HiICP, well if that sliding top can vibrate without losing energy to the outside perimeter, or give unwanted buzzing, give it a go. You are going to have to slacken the strings to get the bridge out anyway. How often does one need to go back into a…"
Mar 16
Infirmity Citrus President posted a discussion

Do slide top boxes not work for CGBs?

seems to me you could have access to things and stuff, without removing strings. it seems like that would be a good thing. Am I missing something?See More
Mar 16

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