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CBG pickups

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Harrison Jun 16, 2013. 8 Replies

Can anyone recommened what type either internal or external pickups is best to use? Ihave tried piezo inside the box, and really have problems not liking the sound or the buzz. What can I do to solve…Continue

 

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May 21, 2014
Bob Harrison replied to Larry ONeil's discussion CBG pickups
"And might I add Skeesix makes a fine pup."
Jun 16, 2013
Larry ONeil replied to Larry ONeil's discussion CBG pickups
"Thanks for the input Ted, I'm truely gald that I was accepted into the club. The replies from everbody has been helpful. Being at the lower end of the learning curve in sure increases your knowledge. Larry "
Jun 16, 2013
Larry ONeil replied to Larry ONeil's discussion CBG pickups
"Thanks for the information and input I really do appreciate it. I forgot to ask about the piezos, just took it for granted. I guess that the saying there are no rules, but it can sure help if you reach out about problems or concerns. Thanks…"
Jun 16, 2013
Ted Crocker replied to Larry ONeil's discussion CBG pickups
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Jun 16, 2013
Skeesix replied to Larry ONeil's discussion CBG pickups
"If you use a piezo, it's better to put them right directly under the saddle/bridge. The reason is that they work by pressure. The more pressure, the louder they are. It can also be helpful to use a damping material on the box side to minimize…"
Jun 15, 2013
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Jun 15, 2013
Larry ONeil replied to Larry ONeil's discussion CBG pickups
"Hi Randy, Thanks for replying. Do you make them yourself? They look great."
Jun 15, 2013
Randy S. Bretz replied to Larry ONeil's discussion CBG pickups
".Rod piezo bridges"
Jun 15, 2013
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CBG pickups

Can anyone recommened what type either internal or external pickups is best to use? Ihave tried piezo inside the box, and really have problems not liking the sound or the buzz. What can I do to solve this problem? I'm not very experinced with electronics and sodering.See More
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"OH cool Larry, GB. There is a great history in Wisconsin with homemade instruments! Check out the wisconsin lumberjacks from rice lake Wi."
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"Thanks Ted for the welcome. I have alot to learn about building cbg, My first one was a mess which I now hang up on my workbench as reminder of all I didn't do correctly. Made a friend by name of the Gittyman. His manual brought alot of…"
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"Hi Ted, Thank for allowing me to join the circle of some great people. Hopefully I can contribute and learn more about building and playing cbg. Larry ONeil"
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Welcome to the Clubhouse! How did you hear about us?
From CBG nation, Shane speal, Gittyman
What instruments are you building or playing?
Starting to build my first cbg, and hopefully learn to play some on it.

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OH cool Larry, GB. There is a great history in Wisconsin with homemade instruments! Check out the wisconsin lumberjacks from rice lake Wi.

At 5:06am on March 29, 2013, Ted Crocker said…

Hi Larry, welcome to the Handmade Music Clubhouse - Cigar Box Guitar Headquarters (CBG HQ)!

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