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Fergus Morris posted videos
Aug 23, 2012
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"Have a great    HAPPY BIRTHDAY!"
Mar 3, 2011
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Mar 3, 2011
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Cigar Box Bike Spoke Kalimba

I bought some spring steel to make a kalimba, but found that old bicycle spokes actually worked better. Afrormosia wood and piezo transducer pickup. 2 Octave Diatonic in the key of C.
Jan 9, 2011
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Nov 25, 2010
Ted Crocker replied to Fergus Morris's discussion Complicated piezo/pickup combo wiring question in the group Pickups & Wiring
"I must have missed this, sorry Fergus. You should have bugged me. LOL I would do this circuit using two 3 way switches. That way you can completely remove the piezo if you want. Not only to isolate the mag pups, but to completely take the piezo out…"
Nov 25, 2010
Skeesix replied to Fergus Morris's discussion Neodymium pickups in the group Pickups & Wiring
"I actually done it the other way around. Since the neos are about 5X stronger than alnicos, use a neo about 1/5 the size of an alnico. Then have the same amount of windings. You can use ferrous screws for polepieces and attach the neos at the bottom."
Nov 8, 2010
Jack Hoagland replied to Fergus Morris's discussion Neodymium pickups in the group Pickups & Wiring
"We build pickups with neo magnets. There are some issues with them. First of all, they are so powerful that they create a huge pull on the strings when you try to adjust the pickup proximity to the strings. When you wind, you should wind with about…"
Nov 8, 2010
Fergus Morris added 2 discussions to the group Pickups & Wiring
Nov 8, 2010
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Pickups & Wiring

Plug it in!
Nov 8, 2010
Roosterman commented on Fergus Morris's video
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Winding a pickup on a sewing machine

"Cool! Good on ya mate :o)"
Nov 3, 2010
Wade commented on Fergus Morris's video
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Solid body ukulele with handwound pickup

"very cool and unique build. Great sound - is that a vox amp I spy?!?"
Oct 31, 2010
Randy S. Bretz commented on Fergus Morris's video
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Solid body ukulele with handwound pickup

"Wow sounds great!!!!!! and looks killer !!"
Oct 30, 2010

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Welcome to the Clubhouse! How did you hear about us?
from the homeland!
What instruments are you building or playing?
a ukulele

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Have a great    HAPPY BIRTHDAY!
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At 9:17am on January 7, 2010, BluesBeaten Redshaw said…
Hey man,

Great to see you made it over to the clubhouse.

Happy new year man!

Slater,

Redd!
 
 
 

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