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Goin Out West on "Magic Box" Cigar Box Guitar

Three string flor de las antillas box, with poplar neck, scraps of mahogany for fret board, dual piezo oak and corian bridge, bone nut. strung in open a with...
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#17 - Spruce top electric 3 stringer [Take 2]

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