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Meaningless Snizzle

"Jim its the melody from it, with and old rag song lyrics as I didnt have the words for lay down…"
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CBG number 1

"First build?....seriously? I'm half way through mine now and I know it's not gonna look…"
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Slowpaw Steve T commented on smojo's group The Brits are coming
"Doing great Alan, Good rockin' ......! :-)"
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Richey Kay replied to Dante's discussion fret levelling
"Do you not need to re-crown the frets afterwards?"
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Slowpaw Steve T replied to Matt Quinney's discussion Scale length and tuning
"Did you have a special reason for building with a 23.5" scale length instead of 25.5"…"
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Black and Tan

"Thank you Richey! I really like this scale, the black is tuned Fcf and the tan is tuned Gdg"
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Build No 10 #4

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Build No 10 #4

"Nice job CK!"
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CBG number 1

"Hang on, this is your first? Good god I wouldn't even post a pic of my first on here..."
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Headstock

"Just looks like a 'feature' - why not stick some acrylic rod inlay in there?"
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Headstock

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Scale length and tuning

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Number of Sound Holes

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Strings again.

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Piezo discs + 9v

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