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Hello fellow CBG builders,

After 20 years of messing with different guitars (always wanted to play rock and roll, and blues) and still not being able to play a recognizable song I traded one electric and one acoustic for a nice Ibanez acoustic-electric and started learning chords and making up my own melodies. Then I started watching YouTube for blues ideas and discovered Cigar Box Guitars. Ordered a kit from Red Dog and built my first. I'm just finished up my 11th build. I keep learning and getting help from my new friends here. Thanks! I still cant play worth a darn, but sometimes it gets close. I've also switched to a regular pickups instead of a piezo on numbers 3 through 9. Just finished my first try at a dulcimer, it turned out very nice and liked the new challenge. I used a new piezo setup on the dulcimer and the fretless reso. Number 12, almost done is a Reso with an Old Lowe brass cone. Thanks to all of you that have helped me with the questions I have as I learn here...

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At 12:02pm on January 13, 2012, Frederic Thorner said…

It's quite a compliment coming from some one who has built so many great builds.

I especially like the resonators. Great cover plates.

Thanks,

Fred

Thanks

At 9:14am on February 21, 2010, Lucky said…
No, haven't tried that yet...
At 7:48pm on February 20, 2010, Arnold ( ARNIE ) Rydberg Jr. said…
SUPPOSED TO SAY - 3 or 4 string / Arnie
At 7:47pm on February 20, 2010, Arnold ( ARNIE ) Rydberg Jr. said…
HELLO LUCKY - Have you ever used a small BASS pick up on a CBG -# or 4 string ?? OR better off with a single coil or HUMBUCKER ?? THANKS / PEACE / Arnie Rydberg
At 2:38pm on February 15, 2010, THENUGE said…
you have some really nice builds, btw
At 2:37pm on February 15, 2010, THENUGE said…
thanks Lucky..i believe i had my cbg tuned to AEa on that vid...the "chord" i use in that vid i think was just 2nd fret 2nd string, third fret first string and will work in any 151 tuning
At 11:12am on January 25, 2010, Arnold ( ARNIE ) Rydberg Jr. said…
THATS what I was thinking . / THANKS/Peace / Arnie
At 5:51am on January 25, 2010, Arnold ( ARNIE ) Rydberg Jr. said…
Hi LUCKY .... I was gonna ask about the pickups on your " MY FAVE " build . Do you like the humbuckers over the single coils ?? Big difference ya' think ?? PEACE / Arnie Rydberg
At 4:22am on January 5, 2010, Lucky said…
Hi Terry, Dulcimers are great fun. Everything I know about them I learned from Dulciworld group here: http://www.cigarboxnation.com/group/dulciworld
A few posts down on this page Diane leas me to the fret question you ask. As far as tuning I found out most tab songs are done in DAD if you plan on using tab that would be your tuning. There is also a conversation that is worth reading about strings on the dulciworld group. Good luck and enjoy.
At 3:30pm on January 4, 2010, Terry Carmack said…
Hey Lucky, My next build I want to do a Dulcimer, Do you know of ant fret generaters I can use for the fret layout. not sure how to go about the measurements. Also what strings should I use and tuning.. Any help would be great
 
 
 

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