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Piezo feedback

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jerry Draper Oct 1. 9 Replies

Recently finished my 1st CBG. I cannot play a lick (yet) but my neighbor says it sounds great. I installed a Junior Disc-O-Tune piezo according to Gitty’s instructions (attached to the top under the…Continue

 

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Paul Craig liked Jerry Draper's discussion Piezo feedback
Nov 5
Jerry Draper replied to Jerry Draper's discussion Piezo feedback
"Very helpful. I needed that. Thank you."
Oct 1
BrianQ. replied to Jerry Draper's discussion Piezo feedback
"Here’s a video about piezos from cigar box nation tv: https://youtu.be/ElWdYJBNXEE"
Oct 1
Jerry Draper replied to Jerry Draper's discussion Piezo feedback
Oct 1
Jerry Draper replied to Jerry Draper's discussion Piezo feedback
"Thank you BrianQ. What is EQ?"
Oct 1
BrianQ. replied to Jerry Draper's discussion Piezo feedback
Sep 30
t-belly johnson replied to Jerry Draper's discussion Piezo feedback
"Pre amp is certainly the best way to cure feedback but you can try covering your piezo in leather! It`s not perfect but it works to a certain degree.  Most people start with piezo then go on to EQ with under saddle piezo for far better sound…"
Sep 30
Korrigan replied to Jerry Draper's discussion Piezo feedback
"I can't really give you a specific recommendation, since I really hate piezos (I'm a magnetic pickup kinda guy). I will say go with a model that has a 5-band EQ though, that makes it easier to turn down the frequency that's causing…"
Sep 30
Jerry Draper replied to Jerry Draper's discussion Piezo feedback
"Thanks Kerrigan. Can you recommend a preamp for CBGs?"
Sep 30
Korrigan replied to Jerry Draper's discussion Piezo feedback
"A preamp is you best bet for taming piezo feedback."
Sep 30
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Piezo feedback

Recently finished my 1st CBG. I cannot play a lick (yet) but my neighbor says it sounds great. I installed a Junior Disc-O-Tune piezo according to Gitty’s instructions (attached to the top under the bass string and not touching the neck). It has a lot of feedback when connected to an amp. Can it be corrected?See More
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I may be able to play an instrument with only 3 strings.

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