hi,i’ve built 4 CBGs now, all with pickups of some design, but I tend to play, and I use the term loosely, acoustically. However I plugged my latest project into the amp built with the CB Gitty kit,…Continue
I’ve purchased a preamplifier which I intend to use externally for several piezo builds. I’ll eventually mount it in a wooden box but in the meantime I’m making use of a small cardboard box. I’ve…Continue
"Hi guy's, some time back I pondered the same ideas put forward here. a tin top as described here would sound bad, to my ears. Also, a tin licence plate fitted to a wood top could be a bit better but acoustically challenged as well.
So, what I…"
"I was noticing that C.B. Gitty’s “Rodeo king” has a license plate on top of the box, rather than the plate being the soundboard? You may want to try that instead? I believe there’s a video of Shane Speal playing one acoustic…"
"Flatpup pickups are ideal for license plate git’s? I would suggest a lid off a paint can, the thickness & rigidity will give you more volume? Actually, some of the thicker food cans work quite well for acoustic resonators, especially…"
"License plate guitars look really great and allow for a individual look. With a proper pickup and amp they sound fine and play well. However, as an acoustic only instrument, you might be disappointed. There is little volume inside most license plate…"
Welcome to the nation, check out the Resources tab for build plans & play info, as well as YouTube channel of Glenn Watt & Del Puckett. Join some groups too. Here’s something for you to think about? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pmzvfyOizV8&t=29s