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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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3-String Open G "GDG" Modal/Blues String Sets - Choose from 4 Set Varieties!

3-String Open G "GDG" Modal/Blues String Sets - Choose from 4 Set Varieties!

Open G "GDG" is perhaps the most popular tuning for 3-string cigar box guitars, and for good reason. It's just so easy to bang out good ole gritty blues using this classic tuning. Sometimes known as the G Modal or G Power Chord tuning, if you are looking for a gr..

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String spacing and setback

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Ipe???

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HUBCAP guitars 3 string etc. So few

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Stomp box help

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guitar nut

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