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LPG Plates and flat pick ups

Started this discussion. Last reply by Priit Tamm Nov 22, 2021. 2 Replies

Just finishing a License plate guitar for someone and noticed that the pick up magnets do not stick to the plate? I'm going to use the pick up under the plate as to not obscure any of the plate.…Continue

OMG How many mistakes can I make?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cause the Blue rat Feb 8, 2020. 9 Replies

I recently built a guitar neck(4 string) that turned out perfect......until I was putting the tuners in the headstock. Well loe and behold my headstock was cut to thin. So, my question is, are there…Continue

Using roller type string retainers on a 0 fret

Started this discussion. Last reply by Taffy Evans Jan 23, 2020. 5 Replies

Good day everyone. I'm in the process of making a 4 string electric cbg for someone. I have used a bolt with 2 eye bolts for string retention on my 0 fret builds. I find they sometimes bind when…Continue

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bad interference or hum

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Craig Dec 15, 2019. 9 Replies

Ok. I have wired up the flat humbucker to tone and volume pots. It was a wiring harness so attaching it to the pickup was easy enough. I tested the pickup before soldering and it worked. I soldered…Continue

 

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Priit Tamm replied to Robbie's discussion LPG Plates and flat pick ups
"I had experience with ghost pickup and licence plate. If it is newer plate (made from aluminium etc.), just glue or tape it under plate, should work good, no problem. But I tried older steel licence plate, where pickup sticks under the plate with…"
Nov 22, 2021
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BrianQ. replied to Robbie's discussion LPG Plates and flat pick ups
"License plates have Aluminum in them, which is not magnetic, but will carry electrical current?"
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"Sharp looking reso!... 23 frets!"
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"Great looking reso from top to bottom.   Those black posts ton the tuners with the white knobs.   A small thing with big effect.   "
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LPG Plates and flay pick ups

Just finishing a License plate guitar for someone and noticed that the pick up magnets do not stick to the plate? I'm going to use the pick up under the plate as to not obscure any of the plate. Hoping the tone and volume will be good. Anyone else ever do this?See More
Nov 17, 2021
Cause the Blue rat replied to Robbie's discussion OMG How many mistakes can I make?
"Awesome. Looking forward to seeing a great playing git!  My last mistake is still sitting on my work bench. Been a bit to cold to play in the garage. "
Feb 8, 2020
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Robbie replied to Robbie's discussion OMG How many mistakes can I make?
"Thanks everyone. I did cut a piece of 1/4 inch thick oak to glue to the back of the headstock. Just havn't done it yet. Here goes nothing.lol"
Feb 6, 2020
James Pobog replied to Robbie's discussion OMG How many mistakes can I make?
"The 'Blues Box' I just finished had a major goof to fix.I cut the box slots too deep, because the top sits on the top of all 4 sides, rather than being recessed so that the top of the sides are flush with the top of the box. Right around…"
Feb 5, 2020
T-Gripped replied to Robbie's discussion OMG How many mistakes can I make?
"While we truly dislike making mistakes, in a masochistic sort of way I enjoy the problem solving aspect. Oh, and I'll venture a guess my errors -- make that design features -- number is bigger than yours."
Feb 5, 2020

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They can very easy to build to quit radical in design

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