Billy Cline
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"great guitar!"
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"High 9s. High power."
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"Simple and simply sharp!"
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"Close up view of Diesel Cigar Box"
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"Side mode of Diesel Cigar Box Guitar. Note volume and tone knobs that look like piston heads."
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"Latest project - Diesel Cigar Box guitar with nut made from cow bone, fret markers made from cow bone, single coil pick-up, bridge made from buffalo horn and knobs that resemble pistons."
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"Latest CBG project: Diesel cigar box guitar with single pole pickup, cow bone nut, cow bone fret markers, buffalo horn bridge and knobs that resemble piston heads. Fretboard is stained with ebony stain and neck is stained with walnut."
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One Louder

"They can never be too loud!!!"
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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
Brother-in-law
How many instruments have you built so far?
5
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The endless possibilities of making a good sounding instrument that's fun to build.

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Radio Shack AM/FM/Weather Radio Amp

Posted on February 18, 2021 at 5:44pm 7 Comments

I went down to the local Goodwill Store and found a Radio Shack AM / FM / Weather radio for $6.00. (the four C-cell batteries cost me $10.00 - go figure). I don't get too much distortion at full volume (except when I use my Gitty Psycho knob.) One trick I used to find the right lead on the volume pot was to play music on my i-phone and put the phone directly over the pick-up on my CBG so that I get a constant signal from the jack to the pot and I don't have to keep strumming the guitar. This…

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At 2:32pm on February 3, 2021, Kidd Filby said…

Welcome aboard Billy.  Glad you joined.  Next time you're out, we will have to do a backyard Jam session.

Your builds are fantastic.  We may have to do some horse-trading....

Kidd

At 11:53am on February 1, 2021, BrianQ. said…

Welcome, join some groups located in the Posts Tab 

 
 
 

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