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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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"Sawyer's Legacy" Custom 4-string Box Guitar featuring Dual Humbuckers & Reclaimed Materials

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Pearloid Guitar Pick Earrings (2pc. set) - Pick your Color! - Handmade in the USA

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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 CBG Decor

CBG Decor

Posted by gary sheldon on October 19, 2014

4 First Build Chronicles

First Build Chronicles

Posted by The Pun-isher on October 21, 2014

5 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

6 Railroad Man - by The Eels

Railroad Man - by The Eels

Added by Uncle John on October 22, 2014

7 Brokedown Palace

Brokedown Palace

Added by turtlehead on October 17, 2014

8 Nancy Kat Swamp Witch

Nancy Kat Swamp Witch

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9 Oh Crud... Now what?

Oh Crud... Now what?

Posted by John Sawyer on October 21, 2014

10 Mr Wolf Calling

Mr Wolf Calling

Added by Clock The Wolf on October 19, 2014

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Oh Crud... Now what?

Started by John Sawyer in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Slowpaw Steve T 1 hour ago. 29 Replies

First CBG finished

Started by Christopher Lee dixon in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by John Sawyer 4 hours ago. 1 Reply

volume pot problem

Started by Christopher Lee dixon in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by The Phrygian Kid 10 hours ago. 6 Replies

First Build Chronicles

Started by The Pun-isher in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Eric Kasten 17 hours ago. 12 Replies

neck fretting issue

Started by Christopher Lee dixon in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Eric Kasten 18 hours ago. 28 Replies

bought some wood!

Started by john mackay in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Eric Kasten 18 hours ago. 12 Replies

CBG Decor

Started by gary sheldon in Other stuff - off topic, fun stuff, whatever. Last reply by Uncle John 19 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 19 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 yesterday. 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) on Tuesday. 5 Replies

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