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
"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.
"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.
"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…"
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
"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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