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Lex Luthier replied to Lex Luthier's discussion First Resonator - need advice please!
"Thanks Ted, sage advice as always!"
26 minutes ago
Jim Tupper commented on Jim Tupper's photo
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Rock Amp Mini-Amp

"Thanks Ted..I just checked on the one advertised on ebay and it did not meet the guys reserve so didn't sell..He may have thought it was worth a ton more..He guessed it was from the 70s but I know they were only made between 80 and 84..It is…"
1 hour ago
Tim LaFave commented on Tim LaFave's video
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"Banjo My Way"

"Thanks, Ted, well, it's not a lefty really, just that the camera recorded in mirror image. I'm a righty, fur sure. I used a 6 position rod piezoelectric in it."
2 hours ago
Tim LaFave commented on Tim LaFave's video
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"Unforgettable" on a Cheese-Box Acoustic guitar

"Thanks very much, Ted. You're the master craftsman, that means a lot!"
2 hours ago
Ted Crocker commented on railroadDon's photo
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new string

"Nice one Don!"
3 hours ago
Ted Crocker commented on Cigarbox Henri's photo
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Macanudo amp 220v

"COOOL Henri!"
3 hours ago
Ted Crocker commented on J.J. Rango's video
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ZZ Top~Billy Gibbons Cigar Box Guitar song - Resonator recording of Ry Coder's Billy The Kid

"Pretty cool find John! I believe he also played a CBG in a vid from Howard Stern show."
3 hours ago
Ted Crocker commented on Jim Tupper's photo
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Rock Amp Mini-Amp

"Here's one on eBay that went for $123 with 27 bids.   His description: ROCK AMP - MINI ROCK BATTERY OPERATED VINTAGE GUITAR AMP.  THIS IS A RARE PIECE FROM THE "ROCK AMPLIFIER COMPANY" OUT OF PAMONA CALIFORNIA.  MY…"
3 hours ago
Ted Crocker commented on Jim Tupper's photo
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Rock Amp Mini-Amp

"Very cool Jim.  I don't know anything about it, but looks easy to put into another cab... Looks old, but the battery power throws me on an age."
3 hours ago
Ted Crocker commented on Tim LaFave's video
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"Banjo My Way"

"Very cool Tim - leftie 5 string!  Nice tone and cool pickin'!"
3 hours ago
Ted Crocker commented on Tim LaFave's video
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"Unforgettable" on a Cheese-Box Acoustic guitar

"Sweeet sound Tim, nice pickin too!"
3 hours ago
Ted Crocker commented on Jim Tupper's photo
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Dog bowl resonator

"AWESOME Jim!"
3 hours ago
Ted Crocker replied to Lex Luthier's discussion First Resonator - need advice please!
"Hey Lex! Gitty's cones have 10 holes around the edge, screw it down, no need for glue. A rod will work well, have the wire exit the biscuit bridge dead center I use 2 disks in the biscuit wired in parallel.   Wired like this, and set in…"
3 hours ago
Ted Crocker commented on Ted Crocker's photo
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Swamp Growler Innards

"Attaching a 6 string bolt-on neck to a cigar box, Crocker style...Scroll down for final pic of the finished guitar."
4 hours ago
Lex Luthier posted a discussion

First Resonator - need advice please!

Howdy AllI'm getting ready for my next build, a CB Dulcimer with a resonator cone. First time with a resonator and I'm using Gitty's 5.5 cone with a cover. Here's some things I'm wondering about:1. Should I glue and bolt the cone to the box?2. Will…See More
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Jim Tupper commented on Jim Tupper's photo
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Dog bowl resonator

"No..Just the one pickup..Next time I do one of these I will try a piezo underneath the bowl..Might sound kinda good..Thanks"
14 hours ago
thomas brienza commented on Jim Tupper's photo
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Dog bowl resonator

"nice , do have a pickup under the sadle to "
14 hours ago
Tim LaFave commented on Tim LaFave's video
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"Banjo My Way"

"Thanks, Mark :)"
17 hours ago
Mark Lillo commented on Tim LaFave's video
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    First Resonator - need advice please!

    Started by Lex Luthier. Last reply by Lex Luthier 26 minutes ago. 2 Replies

    How difficult to build dog bowl resonator ??

    Started by William Eledge. Last reply by Jim Tupper yesterday. 1 Reply

    Nothin' but a PARTY!

    Started by Jawbone and Jolene. Last reply by Jawbone and Jolene Jun 29. 2 Replies

    Clubhouse Group Photo

    Started by Ted Crocker. Last reply by Ted Crocker Jun 23. 212 Replies

    latest build..

    Started by john mackay. Last reply by George Mesheau Jun 21. 6 Replies

    grown men being childish

    Started by steve smith-- Dewy Dewtron. Last reply by john mackay Jun 16. 6 Replies

    Amp got da buzz

    Started by Roosterman. Last reply by Ritchie Jun 6. 45 Replies

    Bass pick up??

    Started by john mackay. Last reply by john mackay Jun 5. 2 Replies

    CBG build questions.

    Started by mark koepsel. Last reply by Ted Crocker Jun 1. 13 Replies

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    Original hand carved art by Randy S Bretz crafted as a shopwarming gift for the new Crocker Guitars location. Randy makes awesome instruments, bone slides, noters, picks and hand carved art pieces. See more on his page.



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