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eK commented on Peter J Thorne's video

Trying out almost finished 1960's all tube amp

"Sounds like a smooth rich cappuccino tastes. Lovely! What are you using for a cabinet emulation on the POD?"
Apr 12
eK replied to sasquatch's discussion fret markers on fretless guitar
"You could use any marking method you'd like as long as the fingerboard is left perfectly smooth when you're finished. Some beginning fretless bass players have their "frets" lightly (and temporarily) marked with #2 pencil on…"
Apr 6
eK commented on Richey Kay's video

Peaches En Regalia (Frank Zappa) - 4 string guitar cover

"First Sylvia and now Zappa? Wow! Anybody with the kahunas to take on "P&R" on any instrument is ok in my book. Nicely done!"
Apr 3
eK commented on Clock The Wolf's video

The Shadow Over Innsmouth

"“Ph’nglui mglw’nafh Cthulhu R’lyeh wgah’nagl fhtagn.”  ;-)"
Apr 1
eK commented on Smoothead's video

What good can drinkin' do-Janis Joplin cover

"Oh yeah! There will be others... But not another like her. "
Mar 26
eK commented on Jim Cissell's video

Peacock Bass sound file

"Well...I do play bass and it sounds pretty good to me!"
Mar 25
eK commented on bemuzic's video

Sitting At The Bottom Of The Sea (New Song)

"My sympathies. There are few things that can get you as frantic as having workmen in your place. Went through it not too long ago and barely stayed sane. Still, I'm very glad to see and hear another from you. Lovely lyrics, vocals, and playing.…"
Mar 10
eK commented on darren brown's video

db customs

"One word - awesome!"
Mar 10
eK commented on JW Leader's video

Luck of the draw

"Feels a little like Traffic in places. That's no bad thing in my book. Bravo!"
Feb 26
eK commented on JW Leader's video


"Now we're talking! Very nice. Love that hint of clang that gives it a lute-like sound. And I especially like that little bridge bit that starts around the 0:44 mark and runs to 1:09. Nicely played!"
Feb 26
eK commented on Wade's video

NAMM '14 - Viktorian Guitars Steampunk Demo

"Finally! Something Steampunk that actually does something instead of just looking like a pile of hardware glued and soldered together. Very very cool!"
Feb 23
eK commented on RTZGUITARS's video

Blue CBG Blues (PG13)

"It wasn't the body or the strip when it came to Blaze. It was that adorable and genuine smile that would just bubble out every so often that drove her fans wild. And that's because she (like Betty Page) wasn't a 'bad girl."…"
Feb 23
eK commented on Slowpaw Steve T's video


"LOL! Sad, but all too true - like all good song lyrics! "
Feb 12
eK commented on Clock The Wolf's video

Dance Of The Swamp Witches

"That's some swamp you got down there! Around where I live they look more like this: "
Feb 11
eK commented on Richey Kay's video

Sylvia (Focus) 3 string CBG cover

"OK...just finished listening to the original on vinyl...and...I think I like this version much better. I always thought Sylvia was meant to be a love song. And this interpretation feels more like one than Focus's own more 'rock band'…"
Feb 11
eK commented on Richey Kay's video

Sylvia (Focus) 3 string CBG cover

"Ahh! Some prog! That gets me right where I live. Nicely played. :-)"
Feb 8
eK replied to colin mcgrath's discussion Let's talk about a phobia.
"Selling one can be a little worrying since there's a bit of an obligation once somebody hands you cash for something. But it's not something you should dwell on. Do your best, tell the truth about your product, and deal with problems when…"
Jan 30
eK replied to Daniel Sharman's discussion The Cigar Box Guitar Movement
"I think one reason it's becoming bigger is that it provides an opportunity to get in on the ground floor of something name-wise. Standard guitar and bass are pretty tapped out. They already have their legends and gods. But the CBG is relatively…"
Jan 30
eK replied to Houdorf's discussion Water barrel bass in the group Cigar Box Basses
"Looks pretty thumpy! Have you posted an audio or video clip of it in action?"
Jan 16
eK commented on Patrick Snapp's video

3 string with hand wound p-90

"Nice rock intro he played! Love the look on his face that says: Yeah - it's real - it can rock! Very nice build. Woo-hoo!"
Jan 13

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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!

At 6:00pm on September 9, 2012, bemuzic said…

Hi, thanks for your nice comment on my vid : -)

At 8:17pm on July 5, 2012, Letha Allen said…

Hi Ek,

Thanks for the kind words, nice to meet you.

At 2:00pm on April 11, 2012, Carlton F said…

nice one EK..thank,s for words on the tune and song...yes the dog is sleeping,farting ,and getting under my feet.<she is very deaf,and the good lady has full on conversation,s with women are mad.>

hope your day pick,s up..if it dont pick up your cgbg and play them blues.

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