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What is up with I'm not a robot?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bluesheart Nov 29, 2017. 7 Replies

Trying to leave comments on photo page and have to go through a visual test to prove I am not a robot? OH , here too?This is bullshit!  Continue

Reso cone warning!

Started this discussion. Last reply by RTZGUITARS Dec 8, 2017. 36 Replies

I just did my first build using a lightning reso cone from Gitty and at the end found I had a problem with intonation. I laid everything out first as I always do, used a 24" scale. I was very careful…Continue

Tags: intonation, cone, Reso

OMG what a night!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kirk Nov 9, 2017. 4 Replies

Wow, so glad I went to open mic last night at "The Roma", they have a blues openmic every Tuesday that I go to sometimes. Last night , there were few in attendance ( bad for the venue, I know) but it…Continue

Tags: mic, open, Sessions, Jam

Cereal Box Guitar, CBG, see what I did there?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bluesheart Jan 27, 2017. 5 Replies

SO just for fun I thought  I would make a Cereal Box Guitar out of the big boxes we get at BJ's, but I want to also wood grain the box. So by the time I buy wood graining tools, two colors of paint,…Continue

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This thing

Posted on February 20, 2013 at 7:30am 7 Comments

I guess as far as addictions go this is not a bad one to have. I had surgery yesterday morning and was in the cellar laying out out a rat rod build last night. Now I'm up early and since I'm off work, guess what I'm anxious to get back to??  I don't have much in the way of power tools so not too concerned about being doped up a bit, feeling creative somehow.

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At 1:42pm on January 9, 2018, Scott Schoepf said…

Thanks, nice to meet you too. You’ve got some pretty nice builds yourself. 

At 10:20am on November 17, 2017, StorminSteve said…

I posted you a comment back, not sure where it went though  lol. Nice to meet you too. Looks like you have a creative touch as well. I would like to speak to you about making a pickup out of some strange stuff i have laying around. Im not very electronics savy :O 

At 8:02pm on October 20, 2017, Darwin Gentry said…
Thanks for the compliment
At 6:43pm on July 7, 2017, Rose Ericson said…
Thanks I have made a huge error on it or it would have been don by now. But I figured out how to fix it, so I will have it up soon! Do you remember the sizes of the strings? How did you go about picking the strings?
At 11:47pm on August 11, 2016, Michael Lohrengel said…

Thanks for the friend request Bluesheart - gladly accepted - still can't get over your great vocals and playing - keep on keepin on brother and stay well.

At 8:57am on August 10, 2016, Michael Lohrengel said…

Good Morning Bluesheart

Hey man great music - nice vocals and playing - wanted to say Thank You for your comment on the changes made to Black Brick House due to Uncle John's suggestion - I really appreciate all you guys and your constructive criticism and good eyes 

At 1:34pm on August 6, 2016, Michael Lohrengel said…

Thank you for the comment Bluesheart, if you check the latest photos of the Black Brick House you will see a great improvement as I took Uncle Johns suggestion to heart and made the necessary change to the bridge support and it changed the whole dynamics/looks of the build to a much cleaner and better looking CBG - Glad to hear you are doing ok after the heart attack - just took a look through your pictures - you do some nice work and the songs you do are good as well - have a great day

At 7:06am on April 24, 2016, Michael Fred Johnson said…

Thanks Bluesheart

At 7:02am on April 15, 2016, Nhirvana said…
Thanks Bluesheart. I'm having a ton of fun building these things!
At 6:45pm on April 3, 2016, Nhirvana said…
Hey Bh, I don't know about impedance, but they make a pill for that. I have a very basic understanding of electronics, I read this instructable:

http://m.instructables.com/id/Convert-Any-Radio-Into-a-Guitar-Amp/

. It's pretty easy as long as the radio has a volume "pot" and not micro switches. It's such a cool, easy thing to do. And its seemless, you barely notice the jack. It's cool that the radio will still work normally too!
 
 
 

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