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1 Why do I make videos?   Why do I get comments?  Why does some of the best stuff get few comments?

Why do I make videos? Why do I get comments? Why does some of the best stuff get few comments?

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2 Fretless Cigar Box U Bass

Fretless Cigar Box U Bass

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3 Do you prefer Lyrics or Instrumentals, has the Song remained the same?

Do you prefer Lyrics or Instrumentals, has the Song remained the same?

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Cutting frets - having problems

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Look Down The Road by Skip James

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lost my Teisco baritone to a terrible fire on jan 2nd

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Burned in fret markers...

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Featured Products from C. B. Gitty

3-string Chrome Hard-tail Bridge for Cigar Box Guitars & More

3-string Chrome Hard-tail Bridge for Cigar Box Guitars & More

This is a chrome electric guitar-style hard-tail bridge, but made for 3-string cigar box guitars! It took us a long time to find a source for these, but now we got 'em!

These bridges are "top-loading..

Price: $11.79

Teisco Del Rey(TM)-style "Gold Foil" Clip-in Magnetic Pickup with Amp Cord

Teisco Del Rey(TM)-style "Gold Foil" Clip-in Magnetic Pickup with Amp Cord

Authentic 1960's Pawn Shop Guitar Tone! Patterned after the famous Ry Cooder Gold Foil pickup...

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Price: $13.49

3-String Open G "GDG" Modal/Blues String Sets - Choose from 4 Set Varieties!

3-String Open G "GDG" Modal/Blues String Sets - Choose from 4 Set Varieties!

Open G "GDG" is perhaps the most popular tuning for 3-string cigar box guitars, and for good reason. It's just so easy to bang out good ole gritty blues using this classic tuning. Sometimes known as the G Modal or G Power Chord tuning, if you are looking for a gr..

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