John Sims's Groups (14)

  • Radios turned Guitar Amps

    274 members Latest Activity: Sep 29

    This is the group for Lo-Watt Rock & Blues.

    Here is the place to post photos and information on how to convert vintage electronics into…

  • Build Your Own Lap Steel Guitar

    147 members Latest Activity: Sep 21

    Build Your Own Lap Steel Guitar!

    Start by downloading these vintage plans for making…

  • CBG Tabs

    563 members Latest Activity: yesterday So you built your CBG and now you need something to play on it, right? Well, if you're not completely musically inclined or can't read traditional…

  • How loud can we make it?

    220 members Latest Activity: Jun 13 bring on the home made resonators. tips tricks plans and songs.

  • It Goes To 11

    470 members Latest Activity: Sep 25 Amps, amplification, effects, hackwiring and general mayhem. Anarchists welcome

  • Secrets of the CBG Underground

    332 members Latest Activity: Jul 28 Tips, Tricks of the Trade and Secrets that (almost) no one is supposed to know about... Tell us your secrets!

  • Super Advanced Cigar Box Guitar Building

    517 members Latest Activity: Sep 26 Here's where the freaks hang out. Get the inside scoop on wild cigar box guitar designs, advancements and experiments. Not for the timid builder!

  • Smokehouse Guitars

    155 members Latest Activity: Mar 20

    The complete guide to advanced cigar box guitar making is now available:

     …

  • Low Budget Land

    376 members Latest Activity: Aug 4 Cigar box guitar builders are a creative and resourceful bunch. Share ideas for CBG materials and supplies that are free, nearly free, or recycled.

  • Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101

    1543 members Latest Activity: yesterday

    This group is for discussing the basics of CBG building for newer builders - where to start, what to do, common pitfalls, tips and techniques.…

  • Ted's Mad Scientist Lab

    221 members Latest Activity: Jan 23 Where music and invention collide...

  • Classifieds and Swaps

    323 members Latest Activity: yesterday

    A place to buy, sell, trade cigar box guitars and other related gear.

     

    Keep in mind that you can find most…

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Patio Visual Boogie Rock

This is like having a guy sit on the hood of your car playing guitar at the drive in movie.
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next level, next step

"If I see your hand come out of nowhere and hold this neck, Im going to grab it and pull you…"
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next level, next step

"For sure, I just wish I could afford those flatpups the minis Or classic. Snake oil mini humbuckers…"
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I want Halloween Cigar Box

My daughter loves Cigar Box very much. And before Halloween as an addition to the image, she wanted…See More
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Hoya

"And thanks for the props everybody. I'm going to post pics here in a little while."
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"Okay so I knew all that and had watched the Gitty show about bridging a capacitor between the lugs…"
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"I've heard of players getting injured badly Or even dying on stage. Now if wherever youre at…"
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"You're welcome but that being way above your level is nonsense. It sounds tricky but were only…"
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Grampa takes his 1950 N.Y. License plate fora ride! ,nice shirt, I get points for that

"Grandpa is one cool cat! Sounding great Mr Reedy. Age is irrelevant when you can rock out like…"
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