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Modifying Piezo 3 disc pickup

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Sawyer Sep 5, 2015. 1 Reply

Am looking at a 3 disc piezo pickup.  Can I safely cut and seal the end of one of the wires leaving just two discs?Continue

Guitarfetish has lots of bodies and necks at great prices

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cause the Blue rat Dec 17, 2014. 5 Replies

In case anyone not aware of the clearance salehttp://www.guitarfetish.com/Factory-Buyout-Clearance-Sale_c_410.htmlContinue

CBG Pickup - Active or Passive

Started this discussion. Last reply by John van der Valk Oct 19, 2014. 3 Replies

I am converting a small child's guitar to a bass.  Using a passive internal piezo disc is simple and cheap.  How well does this work?  Adding controls/eq a lot more work, a little more expense.  If I…Continue

cigar box guitar neck with tele/strat/lp style headstock

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dan Sleep Feb 8, 2012. 3 Replies

Was a guy selling these necks on ebay....not there now.  Very nice neck for the money.  Anyone know who?Continue

 

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PhilUSAFRet commented on Diane in Chicago's group Cigar Box Fiddles - Plans, ideas, tips & more
"thinking of a two string, tuned 1? octave apart...play like a one string, can use bow to give it a dual string sound more in keeping with regular fiddle.  Sound reasonable?"
Aug 18, 2020
PhilUSAFRet replied to Cigar Box Nation's discussion VIDEO: Witness the 36-String Bass Guitar - yes, it's playable!
"This guy is AMAZING!"
Oct 26, 2019
PhilUSAFRet liked Cigar Box Nation's discussion VIDEO: Witness the 36-String Bass Guitar - yes, it's playable!
Oct 26, 2019
PhilUSAFRet replied to L.J.'s discussion Florida CBG Builders/Players
"When homeowners and handymen tear out old kitchens in this area, the wood ends up on the curb for a special trash pickup. I always see old cedar (ooold bedroom chests, etc.) mahogany, mostly pine."
Jun 25, 2019
PhilUSAFRet replied to L.J.'s discussion Florida CBG Builders/Players
"If you will be near the Satellite Beach area, there is a nice pile of old, seasoned wood from old cabinets that looks awesome for making cigar box inspired instruments at the West end of Roosevelt near S. Patrick Drive."
Jun 24, 2019
PhilUSAFRet replied to Bob Herget's discussion Intentionally Introduced Neck Backbow in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Any relation to the Herget's of the Pittsburgh PA area? Bridgeville?"
Jun 1, 2019

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