Steve Eckel
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Placing piezio rod

Started this discussion. Last reply by KOOL DOG HOOCH May 16, 2019. 7 Replies

Can someone help me with a diagram or good description on how to place a rod piezio pickup under the bone?  Does the bone go directly on the pickup or is the pickup in a channel under the saddle?Also…Continue


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KOOL DOG HOOCH replied to Steve Eckel's discussion Placing piezio rod
May 16, 2019
BrianQ. replied to Steve Eckel's discussion Placing piezio rod
"Kool dog, there’s an article on cutting rod piezos in the archives? If you scroll down towards the bottom of this page, there’s a link box to the archives? Cheers  :)"
May 16, 2019
KOOL DOG HOOCH replied to Steve Eckel's discussion Placing piezio rod
"Randy, when you said "cut on the side, not the top". Are there markings like on a diode or physical characteristic such as a flat spot on a 'LED'? I've never seen one up close, but plan on using them. Also what is the…"
May 16, 2019

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At 6:56pm on August 17, 2012, Rene (rainy) Hamell said…

That sounds great , thanks for the heads up and I look forward to seeing you there. I just arrived in Rochester at 6:30 , I'm glad I came out this weekend. Thanks again for responding to my inquiry.    Rene

At 8:14am on August 17, 2012, Rene (rainy) Hamell said…

Hi Steve, I saw your cbg's at the Dewey Ave. shop. Very nice! I live in upstate New York near Lake George but I visit my daughter in Irondequoit frequently. I make lots of diferent things and have always loved guitars and music. I heard a cbg while searching the e-net for simple guitar lessons and knew I had to have, build and learn to play one. To make it simple , I'd like to start with a three string instrument that I can learn bottle neck slide . I love the blues. If you have a three stringer I'll be in rochester this weekend finishing a remodel of my daughters kitchen. This is all very new to me so any information would be greatly appreciated.   Thanks , Rene

At 3:16pm on June 12, 2012, Hip Bone Bellaire said…

well you got me beat.. I still can't get one song out of my monsters.. BUT i got a feeling this would help.,..

At 1:10pm on June 12, 2012, Hip Bone Bellaire said…

Looks like about 9 of us from Rochester NY on here.. I might have been the first but anyway looks like a good get together if someone wants to give it a try... Anyway Nice work again on the guitars..

At 8:45pm on May 2, 2012, JUJU said…

Hi Steve thanks for the invite good to have you onboard mate

juju :)

At 8:44pm on May 2, 2012, Randy S. Bretz said…

Thx for the friends invite Steve, yeah any help i can pass along feel free to ask. Beeen doin this homemade instrument buildin for a while, actually a real long time. Learned a few tricks over the years.


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