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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

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

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New Guy from Illinois

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3 and 4 string hardtail bridges.

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built in amp??

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Bought me a bass guitar.

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