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Mark C commented on smojo's group The Brits are coming
"Great weekend.  Big thanks to Ben and Chickenbone John for all the hard work.  And also thanks to Alan H for filming stuff.  I thought the Fri open mike was the best we've yet seen at a Boxstock.  Saturday gig (and real…"
Sep 11, 2012
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Holiday Fun 8: How to practise electric guitar quietly

"hummm..  please don't  show  any  videos  on  how to  have sex  quietly   .      ;-)  "
Sep 5, 2012
Clock The Wolf commented on Mark C's video
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Holiday Fun 8: How to practise electric guitar quietly

"Um, Oh-Kay... Ya usin razor wire fer strings, or what?"
Sep 5, 2012
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Sep 5, 2012
Mark C commented on smojo's group The Brits are coming
"@Ponkster: I think you're coming to Boxstock.  Talk to my mate Keith Darbyshire.  I made him a bass with same set up as yours.  See you."
Sep 5, 2012
Mark C commented on smojo's group The Brits are coming
"Open mike: Phil & Keith and mabye one other, as a band. 2 or 3 songs i believe."
Aug 26, 2012
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Mark C commented on Mark C's video
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Cigar Box Bass Guitar demo

"@Diglydog:  No the neck isn't reinforced, but it is substantial (it's an upright from an old art school easel). A good thing about the Thomastik strings is that they are low tension, due to the nylon core. Cheers"
Jul 31, 2012
wes carl commented on Mark C's video
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Cigar Box Bass Guitar demo

"bad ass bass *****"
Jul 30, 2012
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Diglydog commented on Mark C's video
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Cigar Box Bass Guitar demo

"Awesome job !  I really am going to have to buy or build a bass.  Does that one have a reinforced neck ?"
Jul 30, 2012
Maddog commented on Mark C's video
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Cigar Box Bass Guitar demo

"Had to listen to it through my computor speakers, sounded good. Bootsey Collins ain't got nothin' on you my friend!"
Jul 30, 2012
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Mark C commented on smojo's group The Brits are coming
"Just posted a video demo of a bass i made for a mate of mine.  For them wot's interested here is the link (I hope): http://www.cigarboxnation.com/video/cigar-box-bass-guitar-demo"
Jul 30, 2012
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Cigar Box Bass Guitar demo

To get the best from this video, please play it through at least half-decent speakers, otherwise much the bass sound will be lost. Bass guitar: scale length ...
Jul 30, 2012
Mark C replied to ChickenboneJohn's discussion Attention Northerners!!! Hollowbelly & ChickenboneJohn 7th July, Barnsley in the group The Brits are coming
"I'll be there for the 8.30.  looking fwd.  Smojo says he's coming along too."
Jul 1, 2012
Mark C commented on smojo's group The Brits are coming
"Gary W:  oopps. As your last post re campsites was just above the Boxstock poster, i thought you were referring that."
Jun 18, 2012
Mark C commented on smojo's group The Brits are coming
"Garry W:  I live near Manchester and am not aware of any campsites in the middle of the city.  However, here is a link to the Manchester official tourism website, they may know better. http://www.visitmanchester.com/      "
Jun 17, 2012
Mark C commented on HOLLOWBELLY's blog post A European Tour-So whats it like?
"Hollowbelly, you write with power and emotion.  I am moved and uplifted."
Mar 24, 2012
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Mar 24, 2012

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At 6:34am on March 19, 2012, ANDOMANDO,,also known as ANDY said…

Hi Mark,saw your video,cassette player guitar amp..could you tell me how you hacked this player..wires etc....thanks

At 8:26am on January 20, 2011, smojo said…
Thanks again for the kind comments Mark.
At 4:20am on December 20, 2010, smojo said…

cheers Mark, very encouraging. Sometimes I find these pieces that I recorded previously and just forgot about them. This was done in October. There's one or two other possibles then I'm going to work up some more ideas on same theme.

At 1:34pm on April 7, 2010, smojo said…
Thanks Mark - me and Andrew mucking about but I'm not supposed to tell anyone it was him!
At 5:32am on March 25, 2010, HOLLOWBELLY said…
Glad you like it Mark-thanks for the feedback.
At 5:55am on March 19, 2010, HOLLOWBELLY said…
Mark-your cd shipped first class 9:45 a.m. this morning (Friday).Cheers, HB
At 6:14am on February 16, 2010, smojo said…
Cheers Mark, it was really just an exercise for sussing it all out. Kept it short for ease, didn't want to be too ambitious. I know what you mean though, it could go a lot further.
At 4:44pm on January 9, 2010, Dianne Woods said…
You are welcome, Mark. It may be a while before I finish mine. A minor set back with the fingerboard slipping and sliding after I applied the glue, and of course, it dried a little over. So, I had to do some sanding to correct that problem. I told my husband, it doesn't seem like I will ever finish it. He said, anything worth while takes time. Keep building and playing and having fun.
At 7:52pm on January 7, 2010, Dianne Woods said…
Nice CBGs.
At 7:20am on September 22, 2009, Kevin Lawton said…
Hi Mark, and thanks for the offer of a lift. Hyde is only about twelve miles away from me, or less, so that wouldn't be too difficult. Unfortunately, now that I know the price of tickets, I don't think that I will be able to afford to go and I certainly wouldn;t be able to do an overnight stop - which had been my original intention untill I joined th swelling ranks of the unemployed earlier this year. It seems like I;ll just have to be with you all 'in spirit'. :-(
 
 
 

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