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Unidentical twins

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ben Ridgeway Nov 3. 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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"Thanx Paul, Shaping and constructing the neck is my favourite parts of building these thingsn 5 string, open G ala Keith Richards is next in the bench"
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"Love Cedar. Great looking Gits. Love the volute on the back of the necks."
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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.
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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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