Don Stachovak
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Awkward Valentine's Day...

Started this discussion. Last reply by the anonymous pick Feb 14. 2 Replies

So, last night while celebrating valentine's early, the phone rang. It was Fed Ex informing me that the Bruce Rose 6 string CBG I ordered (and neglected to mention to my Wife) was arriving today, Feb…Continue

My Holiday Gift...

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bluesheart Jan 19. 8 Replies

So, while discussing holiday gifts, my wife said she had the "perfect" gift for me. The way she said it implied (to me) something, uh, a bit "racy". According to my sons, it ACTUALLY means a new…Continue

Low G tuning + magnetic pickup.

Started this discussion. Last reply by JL Nov 17, 2016. 3 Replies

Hello! I'm new to CBG but not to guitars. I play blues on a guitar with a 25" scale and a humbucker at the neck. It came in a "high G" tuning, but I went to a low g for more growl. I've been…Continue

 

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Don Stachovak replied to Curtis McLeod 's discussion Check out this fast paced, foot stomping, knee slapping, three stringing, blues sliding, little ditty I came up with!!
"Great! i really liked it!"
May 25
the anonymous pick replied to Don Stachovak's discussion Awkward Valentine's Day...
Feb 14
Ron "Oily" Sprague replied to Don Stachovak's discussion Awkward Valentine's Day...
"You better give it to her..."
Feb 14
Don Stachovak replied to JP Lace Master's discussion problem with a guitar I sold.
"I had the same thing happen to me. (I was the buyer). Nothing 5 minutes with a soldering iron couldn't fix. The seller was very nice, I told him I liked the guitar and didn't mind this simple repair (it was a wood box with one screw…"
Dec 28, 2016
Don Stachovak replied to Ronald Hanes's discussion Tuning question
"I use GDGB. It gives you the option of following along with most open G tuned slide stuff. To be honest though, I'm not always keen on the major 3rd in there (the B), so I may change it. As the other poster stated, experiment. There are no…"
Dec 23, 2016
Ron "Oily" Sprague replied to Don Stachovak's discussion My Holiday Gift...
";-)"
Dec 12, 2016
Grandpa replied to Don Stachovak's discussion My Holiday Gift...
"A hole in a pizza box? Why, back in my day, we had to take a girl to a movie, and we had to custom cut a hole in the bottom of a popcorn tub. I guess the risk of hot butter wasn't any worse than hot mozzarella and pepperoni, though. Are we…"
Dec 11, 2016
Don Stachovak replied to Don Stachovak's discussion My Holiday Gift...
"As long as I don't lock myself out!"
Dec 11, 2016
Scott aka Farmer Ted replied to Don Stachovak's discussion My Holiday Gift...
"I nearly spit my coffee on the monitor when I read this...so true."
Dec 11, 2016
Ron "Oily" Sprague replied to Don Stachovak's discussion My Holiday Gift...
"Soooo...what Inthink Scott is saying is that showing up at the door with a pizza box with a hole in the middle wouldn't be a good idea, then..."
Dec 11, 2016
Scott aka Farmer Ted replied to Don Stachovak's discussion My Holiday Gift...
"It's great that many of us here have supportive spouses/significant partners that aid and abed our CBG passions. Just remember, reciprocating the soldering iron gift with a kitchen appliance or new vacuum cleaner could completely erase the…"
Dec 11, 2016
Ron "Oily" Sprague replied to Don Stachovak's discussion My Holiday Gift...
"Either way, don't get burned..."
Dec 11, 2016
Don Stachovak posted a discussion

My Holiday Gift...

So, while discussing holiday gifts, my wife said she had the "perfect" gift for me. The way she said it implied (to me) something, uh, a bit "racy". According to my sons, it ACTUALLY means a new soldering iron. That's good too....See More
Dec 11, 2016
Paul Craig replied to Don Stachovak's discussion Hello from Wisconsin! in the group Introduce Yourself!
"Welcome aboard Don."
Dec 3, 2016
Don Stachovak added a discussion to the group Introduce Yourself!
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Hello from Wisconsin!

Long time blues player here, I recently got into CBGs. Boy, was I missing out! I enjoy being part of a community who knows who Blind Willie Johnson is....See More
Dec 3, 2016
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Introduce Yourself!

We wanna know who you are! Where ya from? What'cha buildin'? This is a place for new members to introduce themselves and old 'uns to show 'em around.I'm Shane & I run the Nation. I'm glad you're here. Come on in and tune up!See More
Dec 3, 2016

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The soulful sound of old music.

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