Anyone been surprised by a box? Just finished my third build. A friend had given me a few Java boxes and I used one of them. I wasn’t too fond of the box graphic and the top and sides are really thick so I suspected that the tone would be kind of muted and not very full. I was wrong. This one is louder and sounds better than my two previous builds that have thinner lids. What a nice surprise!

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Yes Michael, exactly as Forrest described, like a box of chocolates indeed!

Looks real nice, I especially like the sound hole placement. Art

Thanks Art.

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