Mike Bingham
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"Good stuff, Uncle John! That's a nice gnarly tone you have there on that guitar ."
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Talent on CBN

Posted on May 28, 2012 at 9:45am 2 Comments

I finally got to sit down and really check out some videos on CBN today. My Internet connection is still so slow and balky it's hard to keep up with anything with it.  Anyway, I just started on the front page of current vids and worked through them. Going to dig a little deeper today while I'm off and try to catch up, but I'm getting side tracked already.

Habenera Hal has a post in the Forums section titled, "The Talent on Here" where he notes there are some very talented musicians…



Posted on February 7, 2012 at 11:18pm 7 Comments

I've been suffering from a SLOW Internet connection for several days, now, but it seems to be useable for the moment. Getting back on the Nation tonight has again reinforced my appreciation the Nation and all its members. There is such a huge wealth of information and talent here it really is incomprehensible. The courtesy, etiquette, and camaraderie, are all second to none. The way newbies are treated, the tolerance of non-cigar box instruments and their owners is remarkable and…


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At 3:21am on May 5, 2012, Jim Junksville Sharkey said…

Hey Mike

Thanks for the great comment on the Glitsch video. Glad you liked the Zippo tail piece, the log guitar is still one of my fav's

At 3:26pm on April 29, 2012, Carlton F said…

cool lick,s on the video,s nice one.

At 3:33am on April 29, 2012, Jim Junksville Sharkey said…

Hey Mike, thanks for the great comment on the Glitsch. The other build you liked is called the regulator, there's a video of it on my page if you fancy a better look.

Have a good Sunday

At 3:21am on April 29, 2012, Carlton F said…

at least you have it recorded..haa.

At 12:27pm on March 16, 2012, Voodoo Highway said…

Hi Mike, Thanks for your friendship!

At 2:00pm on March 3, 2012, James said…

Im glad you like it Mike !!! thank you very much !!!

At 10:50pm on March 2, 2012, James said…

oh yes forgot  pictures coming soon picture of pickup is already on my page

At 10:48pm on March 2, 2012, James said…

mike the video up now the Phillip video put a 23k humbucker in an acoustic , like your frankn rig, 1 pickup, volume and tone  control

At 8:09pm on March 1, 2012, James said…

mike be watching for something i got you gonna like, still working out the bugs!!! post something soon`

At 9:12am on November 28, 2011, Habanera Hal said…

I'd be honored.  Thank you!


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