Joe Plotts
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Taffy Evans replied to Joe Plotts's discussion Getting the most sustain on a fretless CBG. in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Hi, also on a fretless instrument there is not the "hard contact of strings to a fret. The hard contact surface allows the strings to vibrate longer. The energy of the vibrating string is soaked up by the softer wood contact of a fretless board…"
Jun 30, 2021
Joe Plotts replied to Joe Plotts's discussion Getting the most sustain on a fretless CBG. in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Thank you."
Jun 29, 2021
BrianQ. replied to Joe Plotts's discussion Getting the most sustain on a fretless CBG. in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
Jun 29, 2021
BrianQ. replied to Joe Plotts's discussion Getting the most sustain on a fretless CBG. in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Lack of sustain is caused by an incorrect setup, usually somewhere between the bridge and nut, even neck angle can cause issues. String type and scale length aren’t factors, but if the strings are too big or too small for the grooves in the…"
Jun 28, 2021
Joe Plotts added a discussion to the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
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Getting the most sustain on a fretless CBG.

I was wondering what I can do to maximize the sustain on a fretless CBG I'm building. Whether it be action, scale length, strings, fretboard, or anything else; I would like to know so I don't end up with too short of a sound.See More
Jun 28, 2021
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Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101

This group is for discussing the basics of CBG building for newer builders - where to start, what to do, common pitfalls, tips and techniques.Keep in mind that new builders can find other great informative articles on CBG building, as well as most of the parts you'll need, over at C. B. Gitty Crafter Supply!See More
Jun 28, 2021
BrianQ. left a comment for Joe Plotts
"Welcome, check out the Resources tab and join some groups located in the Posts tab? Forum is for questions and Blog posts are for sharing your build processes?"
Jun 22, 2021
Joe Plotts is now a member of Cigar Box Nation
Jun 22, 2021

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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
Internet searching through google.
How many instruments have you built so far?
1 (debatable)
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
The sheer personality of each one. You're only limited by your own ability; rather than what Fender, Ibanez, etc. produces. Each guitar is unique and you can do a lot with it.

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At 5:35pm on June 22, 2021, BrianQ. said…

Welcome, check out the Resources tab and join some groups located in the Posts tab? Forum is for questions and Blog posts are for sharing your build processes?

 
 
 

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