Dave McGrain
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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
In a van down by the river!
How many instruments have you built so far?
So far I don't Know?
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
There are so many possibility's that are endless,and by being a musician myself I felt I had to build one. (and as they say I'm hooked)

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At 1:18pm on December 31, 2015, Augustin Azian said…

Good day,

I picked interest on you after going through your short profile and demand it necessary to write you immediately. I have something very vital to disclose to you, but I found it difficult to express myself here, since it's a public site.Could you please get back to me on(maugustinazian@gmail.com) for the full details.

Have a nice day.
Mr.Augustin

At 9:43pm on December 27, 2015, Dave McGrain said…
Thanks ,guess I'll keep working on my technique.
At 11:43am on December 27, 2015, Uncle John said…

I saw your message to knotlenny on fret noise with a slide.  Your photo shows pretty good action - string height above the frets.  If you want to play slide the keys include keeping a light touch on the slide and keeping parallel to the strings - flat over the strings and better yet to drag your index finger behind the slide - actually dragging it lightly on the strings -to reduce slide noise.  

Again, your string height looks to be where many like it.  Myself, for slide, a higher action -like a quarter inch - at the 1th fret.   A bigger bolt for the saddle could do that.

 
 
 

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