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Help Snuffy find the Gold!

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the Black Cat

features 1 piezo and 1 volume controlalso, i've mounted a 4-color fiber-optic inside.flip the…
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Gold rush

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REGGAE-CASTER (? ; )

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Bug Walkin Blues - Bugo'caster Guitar

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2 string banjo thing

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Voodoochild Bug's Slight Return - (Dedicated to Jimi Hendrix)

Metal resonator and Bugocaster play - line pod 6 electric, foot drums Tm2 Dedicated to Jimi Hendrix a man who showed us how to play a guitar upside down at f...
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1 Neck Drop Angle?

Neck Drop Angle?

Posted by Tom Temple on October 19, 2014

2 Cornbread & Butterbeans

Cornbread & Butterbeans

Added by wes carl on October 15, 2014

3 The Silver Tongued Devil - Kris Kristofferson song

The Silver Tongued Devil - Kris Kristofferson song

Added by Uncle John on October 14, 2014

4 bruised  apple burst  swamp witch guitar

bruised apple burst swamp witch guitar

Added by the anonymous pick on October 17, 2014

5 Gallows Tree .. 1 of my own songs "Sorry"

Gallows Tree .. 1 of my own songs "Sorry"

Added by shane wagstaff on October 15, 2014

6 How toTreat a Fingerboard

How toTreat a Fingerboard

Posted by Thumper on October 13, 2014

7 Bridge-imbedded rod piezo question.

Bridge-imbedded rod piezo question.

Posted by George Forster on October 14, 2014

8 Much Too Young

Much Too Young

Added by RTZGUITARS on October 17, 2014

9 Resonator... not sounding right

Resonator... not sounding right

Posted by Eric Kasten on October 17, 2014

10 SWAMP WITCH GUITARS OCTOBER  SPOOKY AD

SWAMP WITCH GUITARS OCTOBER SPOOKY AD

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Neck Drop Angle?

Started by Tom Temple in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by gary sheldon 30 minutes ago. 29 Replies

CBG Decor

Started by gary sheldon in Other stuff - off topic, fun stuff, whatever. Last reply by gary sheldon 51 minutes ago. 29 Replies

The Cigar Box Guitar Manifesto

Started by C. B. Gitty (Ben) in Cigar Box Nation News. Last reply by Bill Baker 2 hours ago. 38 Replies

soft piezo rod?

Started by Christopher Lee dixon in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Ron "Oily" Sprague 17 hours ago. 4 Replies

headstock taper?

Started by Christopher Lee dixon in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Christopher Lee dixon 19 hours ago. 8 Replies

Hats Required?

Started by Amy O'Donnell in Other stuff - off topic, fun stuff, whatever. Last reply by White Raven 20 hours ago. 116 Replies

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