Phil Farabough
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Phil Farabough replied to Phil Farabough's discussion Cigar box a little different in the group Cigar Box Basses
"The entire build was designed with sustain in mind. It's not built with conventional materails, and sustains very well with its own unique tone brought out by the piezo. "
Nov 10, 2018
Paul Craig replied to Phil Farabough's discussion Cigar box a little different in the group Cigar Box Basses
"Another benefit of interchangeable side pieces is the extra weight to offset a heavy neck that often plagues Cigar Box Guitar/Bass builders. Some people say that the added mass helps with sustain too. YMMV "
Nov 10, 2018
Phil Farabough replied to Phil Farabough's discussion Cigar box a little different in the group Cigar Box Basses
"This is the tail I call sound snorkels"
Nov 8, 2018
Phil Farabough replied to Phil Farabough's discussion Cigar box a little different in the group Cigar Box Basses
"This body and neck only was a facebook market place find for $20.. Body was ruff but the neck was good. Body is mahogany. "
Nov 8, 2018
Bob Johnston replied to Phil Farabough's discussion Cigar box a little different in the group Cigar Box Basses
"I guess living close to Branson you probably have better pickings for donor guitars.  I  managed to score a strat copy for $50 a few weeks ago but bass guitars are few and far between here in Houston area.  Thanks for posting the six…"
Nov 8, 2018
Phil Farabough replied to Phil Farabough's discussion Cigar box a little different in the group Cigar Box Basses
"This is the 6 string body suround."
Nov 8, 2018
Phil Farabough replied to Phil Farabough's discussion Cigar box a little different in the group Cigar Box Basses
"Thanks Bob ! It took about a week on the body, and a solid day wiring it up. The neck and hardware are from a doner bass. So far I have 2 guitars and 2 bass,s made using my construction technique. 2 are traditional cigar box shape, and 2 with body…"
Nov 8, 2018
Bob Johnston replied to Phil Farabough's discussion Cigar box a little different in the group Cigar Box Basses
"Awesome Phil.  You obviously spent a great deal of time planning and building and your finished product looks fantastic.  Thanks for sharing this!"
Nov 8, 2018
BrianQ. left a comment for Phil Farabough
"We’re all in this together :)"
Nov 8, 2018
Phil Farabough left a comment for BrianQ.
"Thanks for the add ! Hope to learn and advise as I can. "
Nov 8, 2018
Phil Farabough replied to Patrick's discussion first bass build in the group Cigar Box Basses
"A full 4 string bass has a fair amount of tension on the bridge as well as the neck joint because of its length. These 2 areas need to be strong. Have no exp with floaters. Cant advise there.  Any bass pickup will work. But choose wisely.…"
Nov 8, 2018
Phil Farabough replied to Phil Farabough's discussion Cigar box a little different in the group Cigar Box Basses
"Thanks Brian. Sounds just as good with out the wings. Its more comfortable siting down with the wings"
Nov 8, 2018
BrianQ. replied to Phil Farabough's discussion Cigar box a little different in the group Cigar Box Basses
"Kool, I’ve actually seen a few guitars built that way, I just don’t remember where? Great outside the box build"
Nov 8, 2018
Phil Farabough added a discussion to the group Cigar Box Basses
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Cigar box a little different

This is a proto type cigar box bass full scale with removable / interchangeable body "wings "Features a piezo with hi mid and low adjust with chouris reverb phase  delay and tuner. The magnetic pu features a 5 position filter / boost. Its a tone monster! Body wings are removable and interchangeable to other styles. I chose the Rickenbacker as it was harder than mostSee More
Nov 8, 2018
Phil Farabough commented on Will Carter's group Cigar Box Basses
"This proto type is a hollow body cigat box bass with removable body " wings "that can be interchanged with other styles and its a tone monster! The piezo controls have bass mid and high eq plus choirs reverb phase and delay. And the mag pu…"
Nov 8, 2018
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At 3:52pm on November 8, 2018, BrianQ. said…

We’re all in this together :)

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Welcome to the nation Phil 

 
 
 

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