"I'm toying with the idea of building a resonator ukulele. I notice most of these have a wooden box body. Can a resonator be made from a metal body like a large tin? I'm new to this so might not be asking the right questions. Also the neck…"
"Yep! a few weeks ago played the gut bucket(wash tub) bass with 7 uke players at a Senior Center and had a great time listening for a bending note : )
Will try the weed wacker line too and see how that sounds on a future CBG I will be making. Just…"
"You might have to order them online. Not too many bass ukes out there. Do you mean a washtub bass? They may be too short for you. They are easy on the fingers but they're a little flabby and sticky. OK once you get used to it. I like the sound…"
I will check on those strings at music store...looks like they are user friendly strings for pluckin n strummin.
Right now I am using rope on gut bucket and wonder how it would sound after putting one on along with pizeo pick…"
The strings are Aquila Thundergut strings, made for bass ukulele. They are actually rubber or some such thing. I'm still trying to adjust the nut on this baby. I should get another one and start over. I might at some point. Tip:…"
"Hey Ragtimelil, I enjoyed the playing on your bass. I'm new to CBG and read comments on the old candle and nail trick. New to me. What are those strings made out of? Thanks...just starting first project."
"Finally got the new turners on. If I were to do it again, I'd spring for bass uke tuners rather than electric bass tuners. They were meant to all go on one side. I had to flip two over to make them fit. Also had to file the slots to accommodate…"
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