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i got blisters on my fingers !

Started this discussion. Last reply by Luc Schwarz May 17, 2014. 12 Replies

i was recording , havnt played for a while (back injury) anyway i was really into it , with headphones on . trying to nail the 3rd track . i eventually realized my fingers were really getting bad . i…Continue

twang bar

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bluesheart Jul 31, 2010. 2 Replies

anyone make a cbg with a tremolo arm ?id love to see how that is done "on the cheep" .Continue

the tap test

Started this discussion. Last reply by Outhouse Instruments Jul 17, 2010. 4 Replies

i have noticed alot of builders talking about this , but i really dont know what i should be listening for , they seem to sound very similar .could someone explian this baffling concept to me ?a…Continue

more piezo issues , imagine that

Started this discussion. Last reply by charles kimbler May 23, 2010. 8 Replies

so i am working out the bugs on my first build , i re-set 2 frets that were a lil high .tested it with 2 homemade amps . its humming . i have a single piezo . now the odd thing is when it touch the…Continue

 

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At 2:59am on January 19, 2014, Scott W said…
Thanks for that, Petey. I am not sure if it has a built-in buffer, but the only pedal I have is a Danelectric chorus pedal. I will give it a try and see if there is a difference.
At 9:49am on May 17, 2011, JonBouye said…
Thanks Petey, All the help is much appreciated.
At 2:51pm on November 21, 2010, Turkish said…
Petey ... Re: Craig Anderton (in case you miss it in the 'goes to 11' thread).

Electronic Projects for Musicians ... http://www.mediafire.com/?y43jzym2dzn

DIY Projects for Guitarists ... http://www.mediafire.com/?utzzqjnwihl ... also by C.A.

...enjoy.
At 1:45pm on July 12, 2010, beStillroy said…
Hey,
Petey Twofingers
I butchered my Hand when I was a kid 2.
Rubbed the Paint off my Les Paul Neck with a Cast .
+++Rock On+++
At 8:57pm on July 5, 2010, Mark said…
You asked about how I check my soldering with a multimeter. I maybe should have made my explanation clearer. I have a multimeter that has a continuity test function built in - if you put the probes either side of a joint then it beeps if there's a good electrical pathway between them. In some circumstances I also sometimes check the resistances between points in a circuit to make sure they're as per the design and there aren't shorts.
At 1:32pm on June 27, 2010, Michael Coghlan said…
Thanks Petey, I'm going to try a different amp kit (simplier than the one I've been labouring over). I did take the CBG to my local guitar shop at the weekend and they played it on a proper amp - it sounded great even with piezo pickup. I'll certainly take your pre-amp suggestion to heart if the new set up is still too weak. MC
At 11:29am on May 25, 2010, Murray said…
Thanks, PT!

The Danelectro stuff is available at the Best Buy chain in the larger metro area near me, and I noted they were inexpensive...

I was looking at PT2399 IC's and to pay someone $15 for a PC board and then buy the parts...it might be better to get a Danelectro & do what you said (I haven't priced them however...the Danelectro graphic EQ was only about $25, but a delay IS a different animal)...

I couldn't imagine why a CB radio would have that, then I realized I've some really awful audio from some CB radios on the airwaves years ago...I dismissed it as some kind of weird individual thing, but it must be popular if they are manufactured and sold...I don't understand why, however :O)
At 5:29am on January 7, 2010, Tres Seaver said…
Welcome aboard, Petey! You will find lots of helpful folks and information here on all things CBG (CBB, CBU, etc.) Feel free to poke around, ask questions, and post your stuff (photos, recordings, videos, etc.).

Most of all, have fun!

Tres.
 
 
 

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