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The Fleet Is In!

Started by Dan Sleep

1 May 22, 2009
Reply by Cogdell boy (Robert J.)

How homemade can the amplifier get?...

So I've been into making little 9v amps built in to cigar boxes (with the lm386) and i've started to wonder about these pricey components t…

Started by Charlie

3 May 20, 2009
Reply by BLY

4-string resources

Just completed my 1st cbg, a 4-stringer with great sound both acoustic and plugged in. Now, I just need to learn how to play it... I think…

Started by blizack

7 May 20, 2009
Reply by Al

Using the cool leftovers...

Often, when you buy a box of cigars, there is some kind of fancy ribbon or cloth that is tied around the bundles of cigars inside the box.…

Started by Dan Sleep

5 May 20, 2009
Reply by Ben

Pup Winding

So I've been experimenting with some different styles of wrapping pickups and have a question I'd like to throw out to the group. I am not…

Started by Ben

6 May 19, 2009
Reply by Ben

Call for Entries! Headstock designs

All, I want to make a Call for Entries here regarding headstock design for CBGs. My goal is to create a PDF (probably) showing different h…

Started by Wes "I'm Baaaaack" Yates

4 May 19, 2009
Reply by Wes "I'm Baaaaack" Yates

Nut angle

What is the purpose of not having the nut at 90 degree angle to the strings?

Started by Big Steve

8 May 17, 2009
Reply by Mark Werner

Ben Prestage on BB Kings's Bluesville

Sitting here doing some "research" on my next CBG project and my ears here Ben Prestage's 213 (or 219?) coming from my Sirius Radio BB King…

Started by Big Steve

0 May 17, 2009

New album - Free download

My new album, Falling from the Sky, is available for free download at http://doctoroakroot.com/icarus Come on over and grab your copy.

Started by Doc Oakroot

4 May 16, 2009
Reply by Doc Oakroot

Passing the word

I have sent emails to the public television stations in Orlando, Miami, Tampa, Jacksonville, and Tallahassee encouraging them to air the So…

Started by Dan Sleep

1 May 16, 2009
Reply by Dan Sleep

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