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

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

This is a chrome electric guitar-style hard-tail bridge, but made for 4-string cigar box guitars, electric ukuleles, tenor guitars & more! It took us a long time to find a source for these, but n..

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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!

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Teisco Del Rey(TM)-style "Gold Foil" Clip-in Magnetic Pickup with Amp Cord

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How to Fret Without a Fret Guide-- For Beginners

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3 and 4 string hardtail bridges.

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