Art Prior
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Art Prior commented on Sean Murphy's blog post Latest build
"Its always great when a troublesome build comes out so nice------looks real good! I think the slots look good, all the same and do just what they are supposed to. Art"
22 hours ago
Art Prior commented on Sean Murphy's blog post Overpriced cigar box in antique store?
"Unless it was full of gold I would say that they were just looking to rip off a sucker.    Art"
22 hours ago
Art Prior commented on Beetlejuice!'s group Three string guitars
"Try a drop of clear nail polish--------works like locktite but its a little more "diy". It also works to seal a scratch and comes in lots of colors to use as touch up paint. Art"
Jun 24
Art Prior commented on Mineiro´s Blues's video
Jun 20
Art Prior commented on Daniel Walter's photo
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speaking of my dungeon, i just tidied up a workspace

"A tidy work area is the sign of a sick mind! Art"
Jun 20
Art Prior replied to Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner's discussion Looking for Builders and Players in Florida!
"Welcome Michael, Now there is three of us---YEE HAW. Hopefully more will chime in. We lived in Sherwood Forest in Palm Harbor for a couple years before my wife got a transfer to Jacksonville a while ago. Actually quite a while ago----time really…"
Jun 20
Art Prior replied to Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner's discussion Looking for Builders and Players in Florida!
"Hey Kool Dog,I saw that post from 4 years ago and wondered about it too, but now there is two of us.I am up in the panhandle, otherwise known as LA (Lower Alabama)! Been playing the dulcimer for quite a while,recently found out about and got hooked…"
Jun 17
Art Prior replied to Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner's discussion Secret codes?
"Finally, a TAH DAH moment! When I started (several years ago)playing dulcimer I knew I had 3 strings and 5 fingers------everything else was rocket science to a caveman.It was hard to find someone to "turn the light on" for all this chords…"
Jun 17
Art Prior joined Beetlejuice!'s group
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Three string guitars

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Jun 2
Fergus Lester liked Art Prior's discussion CBGitty Amp kit
May 31
Paul Craig replied to Art Prior's discussion CBGitty Amp kit in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"The preamp has a place to plug in a pickup, use that plug in for your guitar input and then the output to jack for the amp input. That should work as a EQ with a bit of Boost."
May 31
Paul replied to Art Prior's discussion CBGitty Amp kit in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"anyone here put a pre amp,along with a regular amp kit together in one unit? would like to do that myself,would appreciate any advice. thanx"
May 30
Art Prior liked Crow's discussion EASY TO BUILD CIGAR BOX GUITAR: AN UNCLE CROW STYLE CBG IN ONE HOUR!!
May 28
Tim Pannabecker replied to Art Prior's discussion CBGitty Amp kit in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Btw if you want a headphone jack, the Gitty site has the diagrams below, but don’t include the headphone option.   If soldering is new to you, dont read any further.  But if you have that skill a headphone jack will deliver a great…"
May 18
Tim Pannabecker replied to Art Prior's discussion CBGitty Amp kit in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Pretty straight forward.   I like to accessorize my amps to creat a bit of a visual experience or to set a period (example below). If I was doing it again I would upgrade the speaker.  I would have put in a nice 4”, that said,…"
May 18
Art Prior added a discussion to the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
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CBGitty Amp kit

    I hope I am not duplicating another post but here goes. Just got my CB GITTY amp kit (YEEHAW!) and am wondering if any of you that have built one have any tips, tricks or suggestions on the build? I am installing the optional pot. Thanks in advance for any help, ArtSee More
May 18

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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
internet
How many instruments have you built so far?
about 15
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
Their history, and that they can be built as simple as they used to be or fancy and upgraded any way the builder wants

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At 2:15pm on April 23, 2019, BrianQ. said…

Welcome to the nation Art, glad ya made it :)

 
 
 

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Taffy Evans replied to Fantacone Box Works's discussion Break angle for bridge
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JP Lace Master replied to JP Lace Master's discussion Day 1: Whiskey Tin Diddley Bass
"The string goes through the bottom of the tin. everything is mounted to that tin in one way or…"
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"Del Puckett has an excellent video on a back anglè on the neck ŵhich not only give you…"
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