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eK commented on Wade's video
Oct 30
eK commented on turtlehead's video
Oct 28
eK commented on Bad Finger (Eric)'s video

The Ax

"Wow! Who needs an 'axe' when you got a 'saw.' That sound is just made for roadhouse blues. Well done!"
Oct 17
eK commented on turtlehead's video

The Cigar Box Waltz

"I've got a soft spot in my heart for waltzes and 3/4 time in general. Thanks for sharing that. Feels a little like Christmas with that chimey steel feel. Well done!"
Sep 4
eK replied to Larry Epstein's discussion Need parts for CB Bass in the group Cigar Box Basses
"Don't know what  your budget is, but there are a lot of "project" bass necks available on EBay. The usual caveats apply when shopping there.  But I just looked and saw some pretty good ~$50 deals (IMO) on decent looking bass…"
Aug 26
eK commented on popsomatic's video

shredding on a CBG ??

"I don't think it's ever the instrument. It's always the player AFAIC. Sacrilegious? Since when was that ever a crime around here when it comes to guitar playing - cigar or otherwise? Nice build!  (c:"
Aug 25
eK replied to Jon Witsell's discussion Two String Slide Bass—Neck Material? in the group Cigar Box Basses
"Poplar won't hold up. For a basic neck (with no truss rod) Elwood's suggestion to go with a piece of oak is spot on. You can find reasonably priced pieces with the proper dimensions at most home improvement stores in the hardwood…"
Aug 5
eK commented on Richey Kay's video

The effect of Richey Kay guitars on the under 2s

"It always amazes me how spontaneously that age group breaks into dance or song. And how good they are at it. That 'down low and skankin' move at the 1:27 mark is priceless. :-))"
Aug 5
eK commented on Chris Thomas's video

QUATROROCK presents the Pleasure Seekers "Reach Out"

" Comment by shane wagstaff 20 hours ago I'm sure it's within the allowed "six degrees of separation" - if you work at it.  :c))"
Aug 1
eK commented on Chris Thomas's video

QUATROROCK presents the Pleasure Seekers "Reach Out"

""Wow! An entire backline of Sunn 200's!!! Talk about a "Wall of Doom." Those were the days. And probably part of the reason why half of us are half deaf today. I owned a 300 watt Sunn Coliseum bass amp for a brief time back in…"
Aug 1
eK commented on Miku's video

Miku 3 fretless bass resonator - cigar box bass

"It has a nice tubby sounding growl to it. Good jazzy vibe in places too. You don't see or hear very many short-scale fretless basses these days. Well done!"
Jul 30
eK commented on Bad Finger (Eric)'s video

Wedding Present Guitar &Wedding Song

"Sounds like a cross between a cittern and how I sometimes wish a banjo might sound. Lovely instrument. Lovely song. And a very lovely wedding gift. :-)"
Jul 22
eK commented on Jack Hominid's video

Movie on 2014-07-20 at 22

"Nice foot stompin' groove you got going there. Like it!"
Jul 22
eK commented on shane wagstaff's video

Played on the 4 string Reso new build.Galway Girl

"No apologies needed. Great song. And so many different versions. I especially like Mundy's version with Sharon Shannon. (Watch it here.) And speaking of which, lets raise our glasses to the real Galway Girl: Ms. Sharon Shannon! This is the…"
Jul 11
eK commented on Marvin walker's video


"Sounds great! And Ella is awesome!"
Jul 9
eK replied to Brian Revels's discussion Fretless from fretted? Or should I even bother...? in the group Cigar Box Basses
"I think I missed something here... 1) Which "marvellous instrument" are you referring to? The bass in question is a Rogue - which is an extremely inexpensive ($99-$230 USD) line of basses sold as a "store brand" through…"
Jul 9
eK commented on Jim Morris's video

The Cuckoo on homemade banjo

"I feel a dance coming on! :-)) "
Jul 8
eK commented on Cpt. Nemoff's video

Das Wohltemperirte Cigar Box Guitar

"Lovely, understated elegance. Can't ask for more than that!"
Jul 7
eK commented on Andries D. EKER's video

route 66 B Troup - A.D.Eker 2014 Black&White

"Very cool rendition. Well done!"
Jul 4
eK commented on Mitch Barhorst's video

Doublewide Blues On Cigarbox Guitar- Owen Poteat

"Great song! (For the record: I preferred 1.5's myself, but that's just me...) ;-))"
Jul 3

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At 6:57am on July 2, 2014, Graham Alibone said…

Thankyou for friending me eK, Iwill remember your offer thanks.   


At 3:18am on May 20, 2014, Richey Kay said…

Thanks for the friend request eK, hope you had a good one!

At 2:48am on May 7, 2014, Richey Kay said…

Happy birthday eK!

At 1:33pm on December 6, 2013, railroadDon said…

repairs been done to the video,sorry try not to let it happen again

At 10:48am on December 6, 2013, railroadDon said…

eh sorry Im working on it ,had to make a small adjustment ,it will be back ,thank you

At 3:45am on August 25, 2013, Diglydog said…

Thanks for the friend add eK :-)

At 8:02pm on January 17, 2013, Mike Izzo said…

eK - thanks for the friend request.  I'll have lot's of questions being that I've never made a bass (made a few CBG's) and I don't even play one!  Right now I'm just in the info-gathering stage.


At 3:10pm on November 21, 2012, Jamie MacBlues said…


At 11:09am on October 9, 2012, turtlehead said…

It's all good eK, I still have the Keef on the shelf.  I wanted to get some more builds under my belt before I finished it.  I think it's about time...

At 9:03pm on October 8, 2012, turtlehead said…

Thanks for the nice words and friend request eK!

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