Milt Haselmire
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  • North Battleford Saskatchewan
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Backslider Guitars 3 String Solid Body

"Glad you like the guitar Eric. Its a fun little machine. Still building and generally have a few on hand, but try not to let the pile get too big. "
Sep 8
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Backslider Guitars 3 String Solid Body

"Excellent cover, cool little Solid Body.  Still building?"
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Aug 24
Milt Haselmire replied to Eliah Holiday's discussion Favorite pickups and position?
"This is correct."
Aug 17
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Backslider Guitars Mr Banker

"Thanks Richard. There are really great old amps out there. I just seem to stumble across them."
Aug 7
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Backslider Guitars Mr Banker

"Thought I’ve  heard every Skynyrd song! Nope! Nice clean progressions and slide Milt! You know your amps, this one isounds great for Lynard playing!"
Aug 7
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"You are welcome Milt. You sound like a great player from what I have heard from you!"
Aug 6
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Backslider Guitars Mr Banker

"Hey Derek. Thanks for the kind words. I'm not a great player, but I do my best and have a lot of fun."
Aug 6
Derek Rose commented on Milt Haselmire's video
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"Nice playing, good chunk and nice guitar too, Milt"
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Backslider Guitars Mr Banker

"Ah.  Got you on the amp.  I may be around 100 builds too. "
Aug 6
Milt Haselmire commented on Milt Haselmire's video
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Backslider Guitars Mr Banker

"Thank you John. 431 is the amp. Only built about a hundred so far. Don't really keep track."
Aug 6

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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
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How many instruments have you built so far?
70
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
Cheap and easy to build a good one. Nothing is more fun than playing one.

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Backslider Washboards

Posted on June 19, 2017 at 6:30pm 4 Comments

Just completed a small run of these. Two are one string Diddly Bows and the rest are 3 Stringers. Reclaimed Fir necks with single coils. All wiring is enclosed. Aluminum bridge and nuts.…

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Backslider Guitars

Posted on June 16, 2017 at 7:06pm 2 Comments

I build and repair guitars in Western Canada. For many years I built traditional Acoustic And Electrics one at a time. In the last number of years I am making and playing almost exclusively 3 and 4 string CBG's and homemade guitars. I generally have several guitars for sale.

For those that are interested I thought I would post some of my builds, some of my techniques, and some works in progress. I work in a one man shop, that was originally a 1950's barn, and was in bad disrepair when…

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At 6:40pm on January 13, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Yep Got 5 vingers on every Hand! they all like to go for a walk now and then! Thanks Milt!

At 11:02am on January 7, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Thanks Milt ! Allways Appriciate Your Likes ! Glad you liked it ! thats why we send them, greeeeettssszz  A.D.

At 9:17am on January 2, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

TO BAD! ITS FUTILE ofcourse i know but sometimes you wonder why the stuff you needed at the time is now 4/ to 5/ times cheaper  and better qualety? at least now i enjoy it more ! all the Best in the new Year Milt !! 

At 3:13am on December 1, 2017, Andries D. EKER said…

That my Friend is why we are gathered Here On the Nation! good one on You! thanks for the reply ! Greeeeettsszz A.D.

At 6:03pm on November 30, 2017, Andries D. EKER said…

Come think of it you build some fine looking backslider Guitars there Milt!!

At 6:01pm on November 30, 2017, Andries D. EKER said…

You just go right ahead no body is stopping you !! have one on me !! Cheeers!

At 5:34pm on November 22, 2017, Andries D. EKER said…

Its my regal Milt,its american made, put in a new hot plate whit pickup reinforced the innercone sadel change the tuners, neck and body is  superbe but it was costly at the time some 30 years ago, one of my fav, to play cose of the low range, thanks for the comment Milt 1 be reading Ye ! greeeeeettsszz A.D.

 
 
 

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