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CBGitty Gold Foil pickup

Started this discussion. Last reply by Wayfinder Oct 23, 2015. 1 Reply

I recently finished a 2 string slider. I took apart a Gitty gold Foil pickup and mounted the coil in the lid. The coil is only a 1/4" thick and fit nicely in the lid, and sandwiched it between 2…Continue


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building 2 string diddley bows, rudimentary playing

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2 pickups 2 volume pots

Posted on March 20, 2016 at 11:30pm 3 Comments

I recently finished a 3 stringer with 2 pickups controlled by 2 volume pots,instead of a 3 way switch.Thanks to David L.for telling me about this idea (Stracciatella Mod). I used the coils from 2 Gitty Gold Foil pickups.Diodes are soldered between each pot and the jack. Instead of soldering my grounds to the back of the pots, I flattened a piece "tin" from a can and mounted the pots thru the metal and tied all the grounds together with a bolt. It made a nice clean connection



gdg chords and scales

Posted on August 26, 2014 at 5:23pm 1 Comment

just came across this extensive gdg chords and scaleshttp://issuu.com/djbyrne/docs/gdg_3_string_cigar_box_guitar_scales_and_chords

jj cales old Harmony guitar

Posted on July 29, 2013 at 4:50pm 4 Comments

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