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Some things I learned from my latest build

Started this discussion. Last reply by KaptnKen Aug 23. 19 Replies

Just finished what I hope to be the mother of all travel CBGs.  Pictures are elsewhere - I haven't worked out yet how to combine pictures and test together ;-).I wanted to build a light, compact CBG…Continue

 

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KaptnKen replied to Dave Barrett's discussion Some things I learned from my latest build
"I leave the blood in and just tell everyone it has extra mojo."
Aug 23
Doug Krantz replied to Dave Barrett's discussion Some things I learned from my latest build
"K Dog, a lot of times ya just look past the pain,least till ya see, the red"
Aug 21
Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner replied to Dave Barrett's discussion Some things I learned from my latest build
"Not a big deal! Just wanted to get your expert advice on an idea I have to cure a problem with a box. The "freinds" thing on cbn is just a way to communicate in private, not a status quo thing like FB."
Aug 21
Taffy Evans replied to Dave Barrett's discussion Some things I learned from my latest build
"Hi Will, no disrespect but I figure we are all friends on here so I don't understand this " friend" stuff. I don't buy into it on Facebook either. People have friends living around the corner asking to be "friends, dah? If I…"
Aug 21
Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner replied to Dave Barrett's discussion Some things I learned from my latest build
"Taff accept my friend request! I need your professional opinion on something."
Aug 20
Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner replied to Dave Barrett's discussion Some things I learned from my latest build
"You do know bleeding all over your work isn't what they meant by" putting your 'blood', sweat and tears into your work"!"
Aug 20
Taffy Evans replied to Dave Barrett's discussion Some things I learned from my latest build
"I hope you did not bleed on that just for the photo. That's happened to me after a heavy gig or a long practice session. Ha ha. Taff"
Aug 20
Doug Krantz replied to Dave Barrett's discussion Some things I learned from my latest build
"#2 is correct, especially if you dont realize right away, that you are leaking red oozie stuff......"
Aug 20
Taffy Evans replied to Dave Barrett's discussion Some things I learned from my latest build
"Hi, I have Found that the CSI method of looking for clues works (small powerful torch)  well for finding parts, even in daylight. I find it focuses the eyes to a specific area, works most times. if it does not work, I call in the wife, that…"
Aug 20
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My first Blog Post - New Build

Posted on April 2, 2019 at 10:56am 5 Comments

As my first blog post on CBN, I'd like to share the results of a busy weekend just gone:…

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