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"Awesome, thanks for the info"

Mark Ballard replied Feb 5, 2020 to Neck Stock? Where you find?

26 Apr 4, 2020
Reply by MadJohnShaft

"Good idea!"

Mark Ballard replied Feb 4, 2020 to Neck Stock? Where you find?

26 Apr 4, 2020
Reply by MadJohnShaft

"San Antonio area...."

Mark Ballard replied Feb 4, 2020 to Neck Stock? Where you find?

26 Apr 4, 2020
Reply by MadJohnShaft

"Good info!"

Mark Ballard replied Feb 2, 2020 to Setting the right neck angle

9 Feb 2, 2020
Reply by Andy Dobbs

"The one out on 90 by Lake Placid.  Did run by the Amsterdam by the post office and t…"

Mark Ballard replied Jan 31, 2020 to Finding Cigsr Boxes

19 Jan 31, 2020
Reply by Josh Thompson

"Ran by the one in Seguin yesterday and they were out........ Thanks for the heads up…"

Mark Ballard replied Jan 31, 2020 to Finding Cigsr Boxes

19 Jan 31, 2020
Reply by Josh Thompson

"Perfect!  That’s what I needed and now I understand fully what you and Myron were sa…"

Mark Ballard replied Jan 31, 2020 to Question on Headstocks

8 Feb 1, 2020
Reply by Taffy Evans

"Taffy, Thanks for the info.  If you get a chance, could you attach a picture showing…"

Mark Ballard replied Jan 30, 2020 to Question on Headstocks

8 Feb 1, 2020
Reply by Taffy Evans

"Yeah, I was thinking that I’d like to make a few boxes of my own and finish with a h…"

Mark Ballard replied Jan 30, 2020 to Finding Cigsr Boxes

19 Jan 31, 2020
Reply by Josh Thompson

"The local shops sell them?  Will have to check that out.   I like the “built in” car…"

Mark Ballard replied Jan 30, 2020 to Finding Cigsr Boxes

19 Jan 31, 2020
Reply by Josh Thompson

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James Pobog replied to James Pobog's discussion Rocky Patel mocked up
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