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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

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

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Reeds Taylor / Words too You

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Is TuxGuitar Site Dead?

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String pressure crushing boxes.

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DOWNLOAD PAGE for 2014 Cigar Box Nation Christmas Album!

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SWAMP WITCH GUITAR SS4L TRIBUTE WITH WADES GOLD FOIL LOWRIDERS

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2014 Cigar Box Nation Christmas Album Submissions Page

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For New Ones: Why are CBGs the Perfect Starter Instrument?

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built in amp??

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The Pulse Quickens ...

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Bought me a bass guitar.

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