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

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

Posted by Slowpaw Steve T on January 24, 2015

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How does one make a flat pickup?

Posted by Wayfinder on January 27, 2015

3 Cutting frets - having problems

Cutting frets - having problems

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Lap Steel from Antique Violin Coffin Case

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Brushy One String - One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer

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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...

This is a special mag..

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..

Price: $3.19

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Ipe???

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HUBCAP guitars 3 string etc. So few

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