Del Puckett
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"Great points Del! My viewer tip: Not being “true”musician, whenever I show my “CBG skills” to people,  I tell them, ”I don’t know how to play, but I play what I know how to”"
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"I find beer helps.; :>) .. you have some great points...."own it" we say"
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"Great points Del. I learned turning off the negative filter during writing and that has helped me at least get the process rolling on a new song and at times for learning an existing one. And my wife reminds me I don't have to try to sound like…"
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Uncle John commented on Del Puckett's video
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"Nicely said, Dave. Ah, Andies.  So true on the emotion.  You are one of the best and not worrying about how the original was done and making it your own.  Yup on the emotion.  And two more things.  1. VinylHead who used to…"
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"Nicely said, Dave."
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Andries D. EKER commented on Del Puckett's video
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"Oke ! Del support all the above , but i believe you forgot about the EMOTION ! if the lyrics relate to a emotion that you have or had go for that ! thats what personelizes the hell out of a tune ! just so you know abot that aswell ,and dont be…"
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"I like your ideas Del. I think we are all built on the shoulders of our predecessors. I think we channel our play From some ghost. I like to listen to my riffs until I hear the words in the melody. Or discover my riff is actually a song that already…"
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"Those are great ideas... i knew i left something out...  The more i think about it the more ideas come to mind - Thanks for the comment Uncle John !!! "
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"Del this is excellent and I thank you.  I need to do more of making songs my own - which I often do- and less of trying to stay 'true' to something I can't duplicate.  And really, why try to do a song just like the…"
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Ever want to STEAL a song or an idea??? Yeah..me either. But there are "countless ways" to make ANY SONG "your OWN". Here are a few...
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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
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How many instruments have you built so far?
175
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
the opportunity to exploit the 'limitations' of the instrument...

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At 11:18pm on April 11, 2019, Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner said…
What is the piece that you first played in your YouTube video titled "EQUALIZERS"?
Also I'm doing my first build and I'm glued to your videos. I'm trying to figure out the cut at the tail end of a 17" cigar box? You go from 3/16" to 3/8", how do you determine that calculation? I'm using a 25.5 scale 17 frets which places the bridge at 9.5" from the front end, should I go with a longer neck?
Thanks for any advice
At 9:51pm on July 20, 2017, Doug Thorsvik said…
I really liked your The Versatility of the "3 String Cigar Box Guitar" video. I'm curious about the nylon string gdg guitar example. Looks like it would fit in a airline carry on bag. Not much info out there on using nylon strings with 3-stringers. What scale length and strings were you using? I know how to figure tensions out with steel strings, but I have no clue with nylon. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
At 5:45pm on May 3, 2017, Slow Blues Dani & Ol' Grey Bear said…
Hi Del. Just wanted to say I find your videos really inspirational. Just watched your latest YouTube video on your 3 string CBG. You mentioned it's fretted in the E minor scale. Forgive my ignorance please but is that the 3, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11 (for the middle string blue note) & octave? You're inspiring me to try a ruler neck and the same fretting.

Please, please keep up the awesomeness. I'm a fan already!
At 7:09pm on May 23, 2016, Downtown Vinnie said…

Hey bud thanks for friendin me.Lookin forward to meetin ya.Its gonna be a gas...gettin better by the minute...'

 
 
 

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