Tim Pannabecker
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6 pole PU

Started this discussion. Last reply by Carl Floyd Jan 10. 9 Replies

Hey ya’ll, My understanding, in the 6 string electric guitar world, is that aligning strings with PU magnetic poles is ideal. If I use a 6 pole PU on my 3 strings, would I attempt to align the…Continue

Trivia Quiz

Started this discussion. Last reply by the anonymous pick May 15, 2019. 9 Replies

Any one know who made Jimi’s CBG?Continue

Tags: Hendrix, Jimi

Amp builds on my workbench

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tim Pannabecker May 13, 2019. 6 Replies

Im working on some amp builds.  6” speakers, 9v, 5 watt, effects, mp3, headphone jack, effectsi am fortunate to have a friend in Dan as he is mentoring me in this art formContinue

Do I need a nut ?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Daniel Walter Mar 31, 2019. 22 Replies

i am finishing a build and the nut is tough to use.  Can I use a zero fret and screws for string alignment?ihave included a couple pics.thanks for your adviceTimContinue

Tags: Nutless, fret., zero

 

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Tom Hoglund and Tim Pannabecker are now friends
Jan 11
Carl Floyd replied to Tim Pannabecker's discussion 6 pole PU
"I agree with anonymous.  It doesn't really matter.  The whole Fender spacing vs Gibson spacing is overblown.  When you bend a string, do you hear the volume change as it passes between the pickup poles?  I have a Strat with…"
Jan 10
Grandpa replied to Tim Pannabecker's discussion 6 pole PU
"Taffy, I pulled 2 poles with success, once. Maybe I just got lucky. The git hasn't come back for repair....but I'm going to advise others to NOT use this method. Fixing a git over a failed pickup problem that I caused would be a huge fail.…"
Jan 10
Taffy Evans replied to Tim Pannabecker's discussion 6 pole PU
"Hi, I think pulling those two poles may cause the windings to collapse, but obviously the pickup still works, if you have used that idea. When I tried it the coil went slack and I junked the pickup. Taff"
Jan 9
Grandpa replied to Tim Pannabecker's discussion 6 pole PU
"Thanks, Taffy. I haven't posted for a while, I forgot about the glitch. Anyway, I was agreeing with AnonPick. I've slanted 6 pole p'ups so that the 1 and 6 poles are just outside the 1 and 3 strings, results have always been fine. I…"
Jan 9
Taffy Evans replied to Tim Pannabecker's discussion 6 pole PU
"Hi Grandpa, use HTML Editor to get your posts to appear. DONT USE VISUAL MODE ....'COS IT AINT VISUAL Taff"
Jan 8
Tim Pannabecker replied to Jay Cole's discussion New guy with muffler guitar build in the group Introduce Yourself!
"Those are sweet. I’m working on a Harley Davidson Screaming Eagle muffler. It is tough due to the curved nature of the motorcycle exhaust. Thanks for reminding me"
Jan 5
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BrianQ. replied to Tim Pannabecker's discussion 6 pole PU
"The reason why you center the strings over the magnets is because of signal strength & clarity, between the magnets will give you reduced volume & a muffled tone? "
Jan 3
Tim Pannabecker replied to Tim Pannabecker's discussion 6 pole PU
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6 pole PU

Hey ya’ll, My understanding, in the 6 string electric guitar world, is that aligning strings with PU magnetic poles is ideal. If I use a 6 pole PU on my 3 strings, would I attempt to align the strings in between the 6 magnetic poles? Thank you for your inputSee More
Jan 3
Tim Pannabecker commented on Cigar Box Nation's group Super Advanced Cigar Box Guitar Building
"Hey ya’ll, My understanding, in the 6 string electric guitar world, is that aligning strings with PU magnetic poles is ideal. If I use a 6 pole PU on my 3 strings, would I attempt to align the strings in between the 6 magnetic poles? Thank…"
Jan 3
Tim Pannabecker and Allan Zolnekoff are now friends
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Tim Pannabecker commented on Cigar Box Nation's page Welcome to Cigar Box Nation! A letter from C. B. Gitty...
"Devon, A three string GDg tuned guitar has three less strings, you will do fine. There are many instructional videos from Shane Spiel and many others. This site has everything you will need and the people here are amazing. They are very kind and…"
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At 5:32am on March 18, 2019, Bob "Ambrose" Negus said…

Hi Tim, a pleasure to be your friend.

At 8:41am on March 15, 2019, Uncle John said…

Hi, Tim.  I like your gutiars, especially the dog and the eye-bolt tuner builds.

At 6:07pm on March 8, 2019, Korrigan said…

Thanks Tim, I appreciate the kind words. There are definitely great folks here and a vast amount of knowledge archived in the forums... but it's not as active as it used to be. If you're a Facebook user you should check out some of the cigar box guitar groups there, it's a lot more lively. 

A few I belong to are:
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Fretless Cigar Box Guitars - Builders & Players Group
Cigar box guitar Builders owners and players

At 1:19pm on February 15, 2019, John Bennett said…

Many thanks for your comment, Tim. I decided that good old steel braces, steel bolts and plenty of steel screws were the way forward to getting a solid build with less chance of vibration and buzzing. Seems to have worked out OK and gives the option of taking it all apart again for future modifications - although I'd rather not!

At 7:29pm on January 28, 2019, Daniel Walter said…

thank you Tim, talk soon, wood, wood, wood. love the amp, "speaker grill" never grows old.

At 6:18pm on January 23, 2019, Grandpa said…

Hi Tim, and welcome to the obsession. This is Grandpa, here in La Habra, CA (N. Orange County). Been buildin' about 4 1/2 years, have made a bunch of gits. Give me a call if you want to talk about gits and building. I don't know about any local cbg fests, but I have a couple of "show and sell" events I'm attending over the next couple of months if you're interested.

Reach out--(562) 458-2881.

Later.

At 2:08pm on January 23, 2019, Jeff 'Bones' Reilly said…

That’s looking good Tim I’m sure it will sound great every one you build has it own voice to be found looking forward to a sound check . 

At 2:20am on January 23, 2019, Jeff 'Bones' Reilly said…

Gday TIM glad to have you onboard enjoy the fun and best of all no rules . Regards Jeff . 

At 11:42pm on January 21, 2019, BrianQ. said…

Tim check out the profile pages of Jeff “Bones” Reilly & Rev. Todd Hansen, if you’re looking for cbgs with offset necks?

 
 
 

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