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Lite vs medium strings. Go!

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Aussie tuning pegs.

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Comment by tdq on May 8, 2017 at 9:33pm

Percy Phelps - I made my first CGB using a "tea" box I got from a craft store in Brisbane. I have to say it was pretty bad - even given it was my first attempt. I lived in the US for a while and scored a few cigar boxes so have all I need for the moment. It doesn't have to be a cigar box, but make sure the wood of any box you source or make is reasonably "hard" - the tea box was very soft wood which is what I think made it such a bad option.

Comment by Glenn Reither on May 8, 2017 at 8:23pm

I still have a heap of very good boxes. See earlier post.

Comment by Taffy Evans on May 1, 2017 at 7:23pm
Hi Mike, welcome.
Taff
Comment by Mike on May 1, 2017 at 6:53pm
Hey guys. New member. Im in Sydney.
Comment by Percy Phelps on April 18, 2017 at 4:29am

Hi all, I was just wondering if anyone has any info on building faux cigar boxes (given that real ones are so hard to get and expensive in Oz).

Comment by dogfinger steve on November 9, 2016 at 5:01pm

hey folks, i'm uk based but will be in Oz for 3 weeks from the 15th. staying just south of perth. if there is anything going on there would love to play while i'm there. cheers

Comment by Glenn Reither on October 26, 2015 at 9:29pm

Still have quite a few left. Sent one lot to South Australia, postage came to $38. Prices range from $5 to $20. Just want to recover what I spent on them.

Comment by Bruce Trappes on October 20, 2015 at 4:01am

Send me an email Glenn to: devilguitarstas@gmail.com

and  may be we can work something out.

I'm in Tassie.

Cheers

Bruce

Comment by Keith on October 20, 2015 at 2:31am
Postage isn't that high. B-)
Comment by Taffy Evans on October 20, 2015 at 2:29am
Hi Glenn, I've never built with a real cigar box, pity l don't live in Melbourne. Taff
 

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