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G-Bass Tabs 2

Started by BrianQ.

1 Nov 21, 2018
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G-Bass Tab

Started by BrianQ.

1 Nov 20, 2018
Reply by BrianQ.

Tuning for a 2 CBG-Bass

I'm new to this (computer's) so hope i am doing this right. I have been a member of CBG for 5-6 months now, and have built several 3 string…

Started by Marshal Wayne Robin

2 Jun 21, 2017
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Deuces are Wild!

But from limitations, comes creativity!  --Debbie Allen'Tis a gift to be simple, 'tis a gift to be free!  --Simple Gifts Joined the Nation…

Started by Simpleton

0 Mar 15, 2017

Coconut chugger

Hello, A new 2 string build. It has a very small sound, due to the small body. The neck is maple w/ a maple fret board (diatonic fretting)…

Started by Greg Thompson

1 Dec 1, 2016
Reply by Bluesheart

2 Stringer options

Hi people, I've build this basic fretless 2 stringer, but I'm having trouble getting new tunes out of it. It's now tuned in E-e and it soun…

Started by Robert

3 Jul 8, 2016
Reply by Gordon Cooper

Suggestions for First Timers

Hello everyone!   I am brand new to cigar box guitar and really want to learn to play then build. My instant gravitation was to a 2-string,…

Started by Joe Niszczak

11 Jun 19, 2016
Reply by Gordon Cooper

Unusual little doubled 2 stringer...

My dad bought this unusual little doubled 2 stringer at a local gunshow in Idaho. The guy he bought it from didn't know anything about it.…

Started by Joe Madl

3 Mar 13, 2016
Reply by Gordon Cooper

free cd

https://jerusalemmules.bandcamp.com/album/the-jerusalem-mule-plays-like-hell  made this with a 3 stringed cookie tin banjo and now I am try…

Started by Matthew Borczon

0 Sep 25, 2014

J.P.Soars

Anyone any idea what strings and tuning J.P.Soars uses on his 2 stringer? He gets a great sound out of it.Check him out on YouTube,if you h…

Started by micky rooney

0 Jul 8, 2014

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G-Bass Tabs 2

Started by BrianQ.. Last reply by BrianQ. Nov 21, 2018. 1 Reply

G-Bass Tab

Started by BrianQ.. Last reply by BrianQ. Nov 20, 2018. 1 Reply

Tuning for a 2 CBG-Bass

Started by Marshal Wayne Robin. Last reply by Marshal Wayne Robin Jun 21, 2017. 2 Replies

Deuces are Wild!

Started by Simpleton Mar 15, 2017. 0 Replies

Coconut chugger

Started by Greg Thompson. Last reply by Bluesheart Dec 1, 2016. 1 Reply

2 Stringer options

Started by Robert. Last reply by Gordon Cooper Jul 8, 2016. 3 Replies

Suggestions for First Timers

Started by Joe Niszczak. Last reply by Gordon Cooper Jun 19, 2016. 11 Replies

Unusual little doubled 2 stringer...

Started by Joe Madl. Last reply by Gordon Cooper Mar 13, 2016. 3 Replies

free cd

Started by Matthew Borczon Sep 25, 2014. 0 Replies

J.P.Soars

Started by micky rooney Jul 8, 2014. 0 Replies

I would like to make a 2 string bass

Started by Randy Burks. Last reply by keith peterson Sep 19, 2013. 1 Reply

String gauges

Started by Gary Wensley Jan 12, 2013. 0 Replies

Great videos demonstrating 2 strings CBG

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Chris Ballew

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