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Dick Mott
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Dick Mott's Discussions

Can I use a six-string coil Pick-up?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike S Dec 21, 2013. 3 Replies

I have a collection of single coil pickups and pots from several electric gits (six-strings) that I picked up for salvage.  How would I go about using them on 3 or 4-string CBGs?  Also, can they be…Continue

String Separation

Started this discussion. Last reply by Larry Chapman Jan 26, 2013. 5 Replies

I see quite a few builds with the high and low strings spaced out to the edge of the neck (3-string).  I've been using a 1/2 inch from center which leaves a 1/4" space in from the edge.  What is the…Continue

My Newest "Experiment"

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dick Mott Dec 26, 2012. 1 Reply

Im New toall of this and I can't stop trying to learn all I can.  A lot is done through experimentation, and here are a few pics of my latest that I am currently working on.This is my current build…Continue

Neck raw material

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dick Mott Dec 19, 2012. 5 Replies

I was perusing the photo section and noticed necks that were being made with what appears to be2" x 2"  raw stock.  what besides the extra strength this provided would be the advantage?  I've thought…Continue

 

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Welcome to the Clubhouse! How did you hear about us?
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What instruments are you building or playing?
3- stringer gits

My first build - June 2012. Sounded really sweet, 26" scale. Really regret selling it! This Photo was right after it was finished. The tone just wasn't there, so I changed out the bridge and nut with nuts and bolts. That made it!

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At 5:03am on December 17, 2012, Julian Fitton said…

Hi Dick...She Oak...Allocasuarina look it up on wiki, too long an explanation to go on here. but it is a dark hard wood that is very easy to carve.

At 2:44pm on December 1, 2012, Ted Crocker said…

Hi Dick, welcome to the Clubhouse!

The focus here is on all types of handmade instruments and music. There are lots of helpful builders and players here and lots of Groups to teach and learn. We welcome participation so don't be shy.

Have a look around, introduce yourself in My Name Is... and add yourself to the Member Map. There's an active Chat Room where you can ask questions, offer help or just talk about anything with some great folks.

Most of all Have Fun!

 
 
 

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