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Trouble sending pictures

Started this discussion. Last reply by bizzaro guitaro Jun 1, 2016. 4 Replies

I'm having trouble sending a picture. I get an email stating delivery failure. I've tried a couple email addresses. Still can't get through. Any suggestions? Thanks

Resonator guitar

Started this discussion. Last reply by bizzaro guitaro May 29, 2016. 9 Replies

Good morning out there,I'm looking for some plans for a resonator build. I saw some here a wile ago. Any info. Would get me started. Thanks,Bizzaro

tele pickup

Started Sep 11, 2012 0 Replies

I am looking for a way to install a tele pup in my next build. I saw a drawing on this subject  here once.Should have saved it! Any one have any pics they would like to share? Thanks in advance.Continue

wiring dual piezo's

Started this discussion. Last reply by Darren Wolbold Apr 16, 2012. 3 Replies

Hello nation, can any one tell me how to wire 2 piezo's in parallel? I want to use a pot,2 piezo's and a jack. Also ,another way I was thinking of is using 2 vol. pots. Is this a good idea?  What do…Continue

 

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"Hello all, I’m building an electric steel string tenor ukulele. Any advice on the gauge strings I should use. Thanks for your input. Bizzaro"
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Paul Craig replied to bizzaro guitaro's discussion Psycho knob install in the group CBG wiring & electronics.
"I lost the paper that came with mine while moving, but I believe the operating voltage is 9V to 12V. Use 2 9volt batteries in parallel for longer use or a 9volt Walwart with a high milliamp rating(800ma or higher). Walwarts can sometimes cause RF…"
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"Usually that is caused by string height. The higher it is, when you hold down at fret 12 you pull it sharp. "
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Fergus Lester replied to bizzaro guitaro's discussion Psycho knob install in the group CBG wiring & electronics.
"Also does anyone know the max voltage for the psycho knob? Artec website says it can work down to 5V but no max is given. My amp can use 8-18V."
Jan 31, 2020
Fergus Lester replied to bizzaro guitaro's discussion Psycho knob install in the group CBG wiring & electronics.
"Hope its OK to resurrect this thread. I installed the psycho knob in my amp and yes it does suck a battery dry pretty quickly when its shared with the power amp. Especially on the highest setting which gives me a nice lo-fi fuzz effect, albeit…"
Jan 31, 2020

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At 8:44pm on April 7, 2020, Will King said…

Hi Bizzaro...For my Tenor Ukes with steel strings, I use Electric guitar strings: Low G=26W, C=17, E=12, A=10.  The string anchor point should be as short/close to the bridge as possible, no more than 2 inchs, because the total length of the string has a lot to do with way the string vibrates even though it is terminated by the bridge and nut.  Having a sharp angle on the string at the bridge and nut is also very important.  I always use a neck through for my steel string ukes.

At 4:16pm on November 2, 2017, Joe Nanzer said…
What's up bizarro? Been building and playing cbg's for just over a year now. I'm from the Chicago area, thanks for the ad.
At 6:31pm on July 25, 2015, A.D.EKER said…

Hi there Bizzaro !  Thanks for the Nice Comments !! Glad you liked it !!

Greeeettsssz A.D.

At 3:26pm on January 27, 2012, Roadkill a.k.a. John Maw said…

Hi there.

Thanks for the friend request. I must say how much I like your skull guitar. Very striking instrument. You're obviously getting stuck in to this stuff. Look forward to seeing more from you very soon.

All the best.

John

At 5:55am on November 6, 2011, Keni Lee Burgess said…

Thank you bizzaro guitaro for joining my group. Feel free to ask questions or add to the discussion. Please check out my instructional video CDs:

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Enjoy your practice, Keni Lee

 
 
 

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