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Unidentical twins

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ben Ridgeway Nov 3, 2019. 7 Replies

A pair of 4 string CBGS (champane box guitars)2 great boxesSpanish cedar necks with voluteBrass brigade and nutOil finishThanx for lookin!Continue

Wiring question

Started this discussion. Last reply by Timothy Hunter Oct 11, 2017. 5 Replies

I bought the prewired mini bucker and i have a white wire that goes to nowhere?

 

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"I primarily use med/med If the action is set right you can fret or slide Jumbo tall frets makes for easier fingering but you'll get a lot of slide chatter My 2 cents"
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Ben Ridgeway replied to David's discussion Fret size
"Medium tall, medium wide"
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"I like big boxes and i cannot lie!https://photos.app.goo.gl/zkAr4fxXKG1VwYLC8"
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How many instruments have you built so far?
On my first buid
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
Love the guitar but my fingers are ruined from yrars of holding a tattoo machine
3 string neck is comfortable and 1 finger playing ability is a blessing.
Plus , i like to make things?

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At 11:04am on November 26, 2019, Andries D. EKER said…

Thank you Ben ! for your kind comments ! appriciated !

At 11:33am on March 4, 2018, Don Craig said…

Hey Ben, thanks for the friend request.  I like your two-stringer, I'm working on one now, just because.  I'll have it posted in a few days.  Don Craig

At 9:30am on February 27, 2018, Ben Ridgeway said…

Thank you sir 

At 2:47pm on February 26, 2018, Jeff 'Bones' Reilly said…

Happy Birthday Ben . 

At 2:07pm on November 28, 2017, Jeff 'Bones' Reilly said…
hey Ben long time .... glad your on board what are you building ...
 
 
 

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