Randy S. Bretz's Groups (32)

  • Tenor Guitar (cbg)

    97 members Latest Activity: Sep 9 We all fashion our cigar box guitars into the format of regular guitars, so why not do something new with your cbg. Make it a tenor cigar box guitar.…

  • 6 string CBG's

    241 members Latest Activity: Jun 2 Everything 6 string and only six stringers...post yer stuff here...don't let it get lost in the random photo secition!

  • How to Play a Cigar Box Guitar

    863 members Latest Activity: Nov 19 Playing tips and secrets. Tunings. Primal music theory.

  • Home Made Resonator Boxes 101, v.2.0

    232 members Latest Activity: Jul 12 Beginning Box Building. Nothing too fancy, but functional. For people who don't have easy access to cigar boxes. Other home made non-rectangular…

  • Cigar Box Nation Facebook project

    114 members Latest Activity: Feb 23, 2017 A collection of CBG fan pages on Facebook. Spread the word about other builders/performers on fB!

  • Share the Music & Vids

    92 members Latest Activity: Sep 10, 2018 Recorded or Filmed yourself lately? Got a link to an interesting Youtube vid or music download? Then post em here.

  • CBGs for Service Members - CLOSED

    412 members Latest Activity: Apr 4, 2017

    Due to lack of participation, this group is now closed. We keep it archived here for historic preservation purposes.

  • How loud can we make it?

    224 members Latest Activity: Jun 14 bring on the home made resonators. tips tricks plans and songs.

  • Intermediate building tips and tricks forum

    246 members Latest Activity: Dec 2 This forum is for sharing general building information that falls between "CBG building 101" and "Super advanced building"

  • Curmudgeons of Cigar Box Nation

    62 members Latest Activity: Jun 18

    A place for all of us disgruntled old farts to gather and do curmudgeonly things. Stand up and flaunt your attitude! We've earned the right to be…

  • The Art Room

    79 members Latest Activity: Oct 23, 2018 Show your artistic talents beyond CBG's or Cbg's with your own artistic touches.Oil's ,Watercolors,Carvings anything art.(NO NUDES PLEASE!Ugly ones…

  • CBG wiring & electronics.

    736 members Latest Activity: Nov 10

    Want to plug that thing in? Here's a place to share ideas about pickups (Both magnetic and piezo) and wiring in volume and tone control, the best…

  • Classifieds and Swaps

    333 members Latest Activity: Sep 23

    A place to buy, sell, trade cigar box guitars and other related gear.

     

    Keep in mind that you can find most…

  • Diddley Bows and Other Primitives

    335 members Latest Activity: Dec 5 A place to discuss one-string diddley bows, washtub basses, washboards and any other primitive instrument that may fall outside the Cigar Box realm.

  • Hand built and custom microphones

    82 members Latest Activity: Oct 23

    thought about how i was using modern mics and effects, mainly distortion and reverb, to record with and it seemed the next step to me was hand…

  • Super Advanced Cigar Box Guitar Building

    529 members Latest Activity: Nov 7 Here's where the freaks hang out. Get the inside scoop on wild cigar box guitar designs, advancements and experiments. Not for the timid builder!

  • Lap Steel World

    177 members Latest Activity: Nov 27 A group for lap steel admirer's, players and builders.

  • Keystone State CBG

    74 members Latest Activity: Jun 11, 2016 members of cigar box nation from the state of Pa.

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knobs for Vern

Box of sample knobs for Vern Hallett. I’ll post tomorrow.
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''Your Cheatin' Heart''

"Very clean and clear AGP. I only had sound in one ear phone though. Did you record mono?"
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