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Slowpaw Steve T commented on Uncle John's video
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Railroad Man - by The Eels

"Alll aboard the UJ train bound for Bluesville...! :-)"
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Eric Kasten replied to The Pun-isher's discussion First Build Chronicles
"You have the disease now.... :)"
12 minutes ago
Eric Kasten replied to Christopher Lee dixon's discussion volume pot problem
"Yeah, that looks right.  And you wired it exactly like that?"
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House Of The Rising Sun

"""there   is ......... a  house  ..........  in Hawaii   ....…"
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Slowpaw Steve T commented on Strolling Tone's video
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Ron "Oily" Sprague commented on Shane (www.ShaneSpeal.com)'s blog post SNAKE OIL FANS RULE - Shane Speal News
"Mmmm. Hmmm."
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Christopher Lee dixon replied to Christopher Lee dixon's discussion volume pot problem
"yep I used this one:"
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Christopher Lee dixon replied to The Pun-isher's discussion First Build Chronicles
"Those are some cool boxes. That thicker yellow box would make a great cigar box amp. I am just…"
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Eric Kasten replied to Christopher Lee dixon's discussion volume pot problem
"You have a photo or diagram of how it was wired? Photo would be best...."
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Union Maid

"always liked that song *****"
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Pig Ankle Rag

"fiddle de do *****"
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the anonymous pick commented on Shane (www.ShaneSpeal.com)'s blog post SNAKE OIL FANS RULE - Shane Speal News
"hella  cool  ;-)  "
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Top Content 

1 Neck Drop Angle?

Neck Drop Angle?

Posted by Tom Temple on October 19, 2014

2 neck fretting issue

neck fretting issue

Posted by Christopher Lee dixon on October 21, 2014

3 Resonator... not sounding right

Resonator... not sounding right

Posted by Eric Kasten on October 17, 2014

4 bruised  apple burst  swamp witch guitar

bruised apple burst swamp witch guitar

Added by the anonymous pick on October 17, 2014

5 CBG Decor

CBG Decor

Posted by gary sheldon on October 19, 2014

6 Much Too Young

Much Too Young

Added by RTZGUITARS on October 17, 2014

7 First Build Chronicles

First Build Chronicles

Posted by The Pun-isher on October 21, 2014

8 Diddley Gospel and tablature - Lord Help The Poor & Needy

Diddley Gospel and tablature - Lord Help The Poor & Needy

Added by Uncle John on October 19, 2014

9 Mr Wolf Calling

Mr Wolf Calling

Added by Clock The Wolf on October 19, 2014

10 Brokedown Palace

Brokedown Palace

Added by turtlehead on October 17, 2014

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First Build Chronicles

Started by The Pun-isher in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Eric Kasten 12 minutes ago. 12 Replies

volume pot problem

Started by Christopher Lee dixon in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Eric Kasten 12 minutes ago. 3 Replies

neck fretting issue

Started by Christopher Lee dixon in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Eric Kasten 1 hour ago. 28 Replies

CBG Decor

Started by gary sheldon in Other stuff - off topic, fun stuff, whatever. Last reply by Uncle John 2 hours ago. 48 Replies

Timbre Land Whiskey Band

Started by Timbre Land Whiskey Band in Fests and Concerts: Organizing and Promoting. Last reply by Timbre Land Whiskey Band 2 hours ago. 8 Replies

The Cigar Box Guitar Manifesto

Started by C. B. Gitty (Ben) in Cigar Box Nation News. Last reply by TN Twang 21 hours ago. 41 Replies

Neck Drop Angle?

Started by Tom Temple in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Bad Finger (Eric) yesterday. 36 Replies

soft piezo rod?

Started by Christopher Lee dixon in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Bad Finger (Eric) yesterday. 5 Replies

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