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Taffy Evans replied to andrew payton-smith's discussion whaaaaaa? in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Hi, that bit of info may help. If you used a nail only without mounting it on a wooden base, so the nail was more of a saddle than a bridge, the bridge could be too low. Best if at least 3/8" to 1/2" high. Piezo pickups work by changing…"
Mar 7, 2021
andrew payton-smith replied to andrew payton-smith's discussion whaaaaaa? in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"thanks for all the advice guys its certainly given me something to think about.the cone lid is probably too tight ,the bridge is an old handmade nail i salvaged from a bonfire and the rod is glued to the underside of the cone lid.now the amplifier…"
Mar 7, 2021
Tim Pannabecker replied to andrew payton-smith's discussion whaaaaaa? in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"where did you put the piezo rod?  Between the bridge and paint can lid? You could always add a disc piezo and wire it in.  But the paint can lids I have done have a banjo sound, heavy twang."
Mar 6, 2021
Taffy Evans replied to andrew payton-smith's discussion whaaaaaa? in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Hi Andrew, a couple ideas come mind, but not based on your build, because it can't be seen or heard, but. Brindge should be in the centre of the cone,lid. Did you drill a hole in the lid for pickup wire?May effect sound. In a resonator guitar…"
Mar 6, 2021
Taffy Evans replied to andrew payton-smith's discussion whaaaaaa? in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
Mar 6, 2021
Christopher G Daniels replied to andrew payton-smith's discussion whaaaaaa? in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"The strings and the lid are not tuned to each other, not even close. The lid needs to fit a little loosely. Maybe that's obvious to you and there's other problems, I'm assuming you are a beginner. How much experience do you have with…"
Mar 6, 2021
John Mark Perchalski replied to andrew payton-smith's discussion whaaaaaa? in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"I never remember that whole silly thing with the HTML tab. :) Anyhow. Andrew, it's just about impossible for anybody to diagnose without a bit more information, sorry. I could guess that something is snubbing against the strings and muting…"
Mar 6, 2021
BrianQ. replied to andrew payton-smith's discussion whaaaaaa? in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Maybe a few pics so we can see what’s going on?"
Mar 6, 2021
Blind Lemon Cello replied to andrew payton-smith's discussion whaaaaaa? in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Thanks Brian!"
Mar 6, 2021
Blind Lemon Cello replied to andrew payton-smith's discussion whaaaaaa? in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Could be a number of things. But I'm not a fan of piezo pups without some kind of EQ or FX."
Mar 6, 2021
BrianQ. replied to andrew payton-smith's discussion whaaaaaa? in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
Mar 6, 2021
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whaaaaaa?

having recently finished my first cbg with can lid resonator and rod piezzo pickup it does not resonate and there is no twang.it just sounds like a slightly muted acoustic guitar,any ideas anyone!See More
Mar 6, 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
Mar 6, 2021
BrianQ. left a comment for andrew payton-smith
"Welcome to the nation Andrew, plenty of build plans/play info located in the Resources tab, join some groups n ask some questions, here’s a step by step video of how to build a cbg? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pmzvfyOizV8&t=1s"
Oct 9, 2019
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At 11:21am on October 9, 2019, BrianQ. said…

Welcome to the nation Andrew, plenty of build plans/play info located in the Resources tab, join some groups n ask some questions, here’s a step by step video of how to build a cbg? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pmzvfyOizV8&t=1s

 
 
 

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