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

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4-String Open G Tuning?

Started by Tom Temple in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Scott aka Farmer Ted 4 minutes ago. 1 Reply

3 and 4 string hardtail bridges.

Started by Cause the Blue rat in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Cause the Blue rat 19 hours ago. 17 Replies

built in amp??

Started by john mackay in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Scott aka Farmer Ted yesterday. 13 Replies

Man I am Scrooge!

Started by Sawbones in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Michael Fred Johnson yesterday. 8 Replies

Bought me a bass guitar.

Started by Cause the Blue rat in Cool gear discussion - that's not cigar box related. Last reply by Cause the Blue rat yesterday. 5 Replies

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