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Small box woes?

Just come across a great cigar box for a cbg,but its only 8in x 5in.Solid made and no warning stickers. I've never used such a small box, a…

Started by Sleepy John

11 May 6
Reply by jabes

FX rigs and recommendations

Hi all, just wondering about what FX rigs you have, and hoping for some ideas/recommendations. I am currently using 2 pedals: an Electro Ha…

Started by Alex Rigby

0 Mar 25

London One Man Band festival with Hollowbelly

Starting next week til the end of March in London. Kicks off with Dollar Bill and Hollowbelly free at the Blues Kitchen in Shoreditch on We…

Started by Blind Boy Fullers

4 Mar 20
Reply by Blind Boy Fullers

Best Amp

I was wondering what make of amplifiers people out there in CBG land are playing and why they bought them.Did you buy a solid state amp or…

Started by micky rooney

18 Mar 13
Reply by micky rooney

Looking to play some festivals next year

Hello all I would really like to play some festivals next year. My current festival tastes consist of small (500 tickets max), non corpora…

Started by Alex Rigby

3 Jan 13
Reply by Alex Rigby

New Site goes live!!

Good afternoon all! Well after a long time and different incarnations and moving and life getting in the way my new website is now live! 3…

Started by John Pilling

14 Oct 30, 2018
Reply by t-belly johnson

Demise of Gibson

Saw today that Gibson have filed for bankruptcy. Hope that doesn't mean the end of the name. Maybe it they made CBGs  they would be still g…

Started by Sleepy John

3 May 3, 2018
Reply by Sleepy John

boxes for sale

Comment by Rick D 1 second ago £20 each including postage in uk? less for more than 1. 27 - 30 cms long, about 14cm wide and 5cm deep

Started by Rick D

5 Dec 14, 2017
Reply by Tony

Love CBG, never really got into blues - set list ideas please

Hi all. I love CBGs but have managed to get into it without coming from, or going to, a real big thing for the blues. I do play live and…

Started by Alex Rigby

6 Nov 25, 2017
Reply by Ian Boyd

My latest build - hubcap resonator

Hi all A few pics of my latest build. Iroku body and neck. Humbucker pup. Frets (first time for me). And the best bit, a vintage hubcap res…

Started by Alex Rigby

4 Oct 10, 2017
Reply by Slow Blues Dani & Ol' Grey Bear

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Small box woes?

Started by Sleepy John. Last reply by jabes May 6. 11 Replies

FX rigs and recommendations

Started by Alex Rigby Mar 25. 0 Replies

London One Man Band festival with Hollowbelly

Started by Blind Boy Fullers. Last reply by Blind Boy Fullers Mar 20. 4 Replies

Best Amp

Started by micky rooney. Last reply by micky rooney Mar 13. 18 Replies

Looking to play some festivals next year

Started by Alex Rigby. Last reply by Alex Rigby Jan 13. 3 Replies

New Site goes live!!

Started by John Pilling. Last reply by t-belly johnson Oct 30, 2018. 14 Replies

Demise of Gibson

Started by Sleepy John. Last reply by Sleepy John May 3, 2018. 3 Replies

boxes for sale

Started by Rick D. Last reply by Tony Dec 14, 2017. 5 Replies

My latest build - hubcap resonator

Started by Alex Rigby. Last reply by Slow Blues Dani & Ol' Grey Bear Oct 10, 2017. 4 Replies

My CBG

Started by Steve. Last reply by Steve Sep 13, 2017. 2 Replies

Some of my songs

Started by Alex Rigby. Last reply by Alex Rigby Jun 7, 2017. 2 Replies

School project

Started by Keith 66. Last reply by Michael Fred Johnson Feb 5, 2017. 8 Replies

Old Timers

Started by Mal Chilvers. Last reply by David L. Oct 13, 2016. 2 Replies

Looking to get started

Started by Hubert Knight. Last reply by Hubert Knight Oct 11, 2016. 6 Replies

I Could Really Do With A Jig !

Started by Philip Hale. Last reply by Philip Hale Aug 6, 2016. 19 Replies

Help with parts please

Started by Toofy Peg. Last reply by Fomhorach Jun 14, 2016. 19 Replies

Brass Eyelets - big ones - where to get?

Started by Alex Rigby. Last reply by Fomhorach Apr 27, 2016. 16 Replies

Saw for cutting fret slots

Started by David L.. Last reply by Simon Cartlidge Apr 16, 2016. 22 Replies

instruction

Started by Nigel Robinson. Last reply by ChickenboneJohn Apr 6, 2016. 5 Replies

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