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BrianQ. replied to Mardi Macfly's discussion What's the best brand of sandpaper and/or sanding tool?
"Yes, Korrigan,that’s what I’m using, it’s really worth the extra. It really sucks to have sandpaper that rips! I got a bunch 40% off when the OSH went outta business here a few weeks ago "
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BrianQ. commented on Slow Blues Dani & Ol' Grey Bear's video

Single coil, 3 string CBG noodling.

"I feel ya Bear, sometimes ya gotta thin the herd. But , for me that doesn’t last long? I’ve got 4 on the back burner right now "
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BrianQ. commented on BeetleJuice!'s video

Ry Cooder style - Bottleneck Slide Blues

"I’ve always liked your videos, even from 10-11 years back. I remember ones when you were still in Puerto Rico. You’ve got great ideas for old time themes & awesome guitars!!!! Keep it up, you’re doing a great job!!!!!  :D"
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Back on the road ...again

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Move over brand new shiny guitar, Here comes my Cigar Box Guitar!!!

Way back when i was younger I always asked for a guitar,but i didn't get it. My dad would always say " Bo Diddley made his guitar with a cigar box and a piece o' wood". And i always looked athim like as if he were crazy. A few years later, I had a friend that wanted to leave his jacked up guitar at my house. The neck was broken away from the body,with only 3 strings and  he had no intentions of comin' back for it. what do I do with a guitar that can't be played? Bo Diddley! Yeah! That's it! I glued and screwed the broken off neck and bridge to a Hava-Tampa cigar box, thus creating my first guitar and cigar box guitar!
Twenty years later, I discovered "cigar box guitars" group strictly by accident, triggering my long lost love for all things cigar box. Isn't it funny how life comes full circle sometimes?

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At 5:51am on September 12, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Thanks BrianQ, appriciated !

At 5:10am on September 5, 2018, Elmar Zeilhofer said…

Thanks for the add, same here, my pleasure

At 8:29am on August 28, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Here is a pic of mine in Bleu, its one whit volume control!

At 8:02pm on August 24, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

I believe you ! New members new setup !is that a hohner harp mic? got one in blue! 

At 12:39pm on July 20, 2018, BeetleJuice! said…

Hi Brain, That artwork was pencil and pen drawn on top of paper...the old hand drawn art 1.0 program!

At 7:01am on July 5, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Thanks for the kind comments there Brian! appriciated!

At 6:44am on January 11, 2017, Dave Lynas said…
Hi Brian, I've got a new email address.
At 4:09pm on June 9, 2015, Andries D. EKER said…

Hi there Brian! Just posted a trad; tune whit all the home made Instruments incorporated 3  string build by uncle john, oak spoons by jim morris, my jawharps, and some mouth-harmonica and vocals, hope you like !! Greeeetssszzz A.D.

At 6:58am on September 21, 2014, Dave Lynas said…

I've go a nice Stevens for you then Brian, House flat bar and Stevens style off to you Monday morning. Thanks again Brian. ... Dave

At 6:36am on September 20, 2014, Dave Lynas said…

Hey Brian, I'll send a dark Purplish Stevens and a house scene flat slide. Any size preference? I've got big fat Stevens and ones the size of a real Stevens. I like the big ones myself. I'll send one of my bigger flat bars. Some are real big, kind of big and just big. ? do you think? .... Dave

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