Carl Laman
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Strings for an acoustic/electric build

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Sawyer Oct 5, 2015. 2 Replies

What are you guys using for strings (acoustic or electric) when making a guitar that could be used as an  acoustic, but also has a magnetic pickup (no piezo) ?I have built guitars with a piezo and a…Continue

Strings for acoustic/electric build

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richey Kay Oct 9, 2015. 4 Replies

What are you guys using for strings (acoustic or electric) when making a guitar that could be used as an  acoustic, but also has a magnetic pickup (no piezo) ?I have built guitars with a piezo and a…Continue

 

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"Built this for my 10 year old Nephew Andy. I played Silent Night on it at our family Christmas party. After the much appreciated applause, I turned to Andy and said " Hey Andy, by the way this guitar is now yours" He was shocked! Came over…"
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Carl Laman replied to Shane Speal shanespeal.com's discussion DIY Instrument Contest: What Came Out of Santa's Workshop! $1000 in Prizes
"Built this for my 10 year old Nephew Andy. I played Silent Night on it at our family Christmas party. After the much appreciated applause, I turned to Andy and said " Hey Andy, by the way this guitar is now yours" He was shocked! Came over…"
Dec 27, 2018
Carl Laman replied to Shane Speal shanespeal.com's discussion DIY Instrument Contest: What Came Out of Santa's Workshop! $1000 in Prizes
"Built this for my 10 year old Nephew Andy. I played Silent Night on it at our family Christmas party. After the much appreciated applause, I turned to Andy and said " Hey Andy, by the way this guitar is now yours" He was shocked! Came over…"
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Carl Laman replied to Shane Speal shanespeal.com's discussion DIY Instrument Contest: What Came Out of Santa's Workshop! $1000 in Prizes
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In The Blink Of An Eye

"Wow!!! Very professional. I love your sound."
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Poor Black Mattie

"Nicely done! R.L. would be proud."
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"Wow!!! Nicely done! There are a few songs with that melody. The way RHYAN has played this here, brings to my mind "It Hurts Me Too" Awesome playing and guitar etc."
Mar 5, 2018

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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
internet
How many instruments have you built so far?
11
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
That magic moment when it is first strung and tuned up.
The first chord that is strummed and you say" Damn, I made a guitar!"

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At 9:19am on September 3, 2014, BeetleJuice! said…

Hi and thanks for the kind words! the pickups have there own website this address,

thanks again http://acme-guitar-pickups.blogspot.com/

At 9:58pm on July 25, 2014, Dave Lynas said…
Hi Carl, thanks for the friends request. I'll be glad to be friends. It took me a while to realize that it worked. Seemed like i couldn't accept the request. I haven't figured out how to make friends. Somethings wrong with my connection. Anyhow, :^) .... Dave
At 8:30am on December 13, 2012, wes carl said…

sorry didnt see this till today  i use guitarfuel.com boards they are the best for the money  you can look at ebay under cigar box amps & he has a bunch of boards or kits  if ya need any help let me know

wes

At 6:20pm on December 11, 2012, Lowatter said…

Hey Carl. I'd really like to know what your using for your battery powered amps. Are they repurposed from something else. Thanks for any info and great looking builds you have going there.

 
 
 

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