Alan Hergert
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You know you're addicted to CBG when...

Started this discussion. Last reply by Wayfinder Feb 25, 2016. 35 Replies

...you order twice as many tuners as you need and say, "Eh, I'll use them anyway"....you have a dozen cigar boxes and still want to stop by the cigar shop for more.  (I may miss "the one".)...you're…Continue

 

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"Thanks!  I really like how it turned out/  A little more civilized than the duffle bag I have been using.  ;)"
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CBG #40 -- Padron 3000 -- On the bench

"Philip -- I picked up some aluminum flashing at Home Depot.  I put a some wire brush bit on my drill press and polished away.  Pretty simple.I am pleased with how it turned out. "
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"Thanks John and Brian! It turned out very well! The finish matches this guitar. Can't ask for more than that. ;)"
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"Trying to stay true to the art form.  ;)"
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"Thanks John!  He would love it!"
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The Beater

Posted on February 4, 2016 at 2:22pm 3 Comments

I cruise through CBN and see a lot of really cool, well built , well designed CBGs.



I look in my "shop" and see an old beater.  This guitar is my experiment guitar.  Before I try anything on a "good" git, I will try it here.



A friend donated a Chinese classical guitar to me so I stripped the frets and they found their way to the Beater.  The cigar box is a Chillin' Moose so it looks cool but I can't get any sound out of the thing.  It's got tape where the box kind of fell…

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At 3:02pm on January 31, 2016, Bristol Blue said…

Love your profile picture ! Alfred E.Neuman for President ! 

At 5:21pm on November 5, 2015, gary herget said…

Hey Alan, Saw your name and had to do a double take. Our last names are very close, Just 1 "R" difference, though alot of times people put the extra R in anyway. Have fun building.

 
 
 

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