Grandpa Mikey
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Shane Speal shanespeal.com and Grandpa Mikey are now friends
Nov 24, 2017
Uncle John left a comment for Grandpa Mikey
"Hey, Mikey.  I like your Monte and red white and green builds.  You LOOK like an old rocker.  How is your playing going?   Knotlenny's CBG 101 lesson (google it or find it in the how to play section) helped me a lot."
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Things I got on my workbench

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Montecristo 3 String

Red oak neck, bathtub drain sound hole, fretted, piezo pickup (but it sounds pretty good unplugged too)
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Blind Willie Johnson CBG Tribute - free download

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CBG wiring & electronics.

Want to plug that thing in? Here's a place to share ideas about pickups (Both magnetic and piezo) and wiring in volume and tone control, the best options in output jacks, and more!Remember that C. B. Gitty Crafter Supply is the one-stop shop for all of your CBG Electronics needs!See More
Aug 26, 2016
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Shane Speal Concert Network

Shane Speal is now booking performing arts centers, festivals and club shows in the Mid Atlantic US region (Pennsylvania, Maryland, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Northern Virginia).  Any tips for venues will be followed up by Speal.See More
Aug 23, 2016
Grandpa Mikey joined Laurie Lee Campbell's group
Aug 11, 2016
Julia Prusia left a comment for Grandpa Mikey
"Happiest of New Years to you too my friend!Thanks truly for the email and wishes. Do take care! Many Blessing Jules OH ___AND HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY TO YOU !!!!!!"
Jan 18, 2010

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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
Google
How many instruments have you built so far?
Five or six
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
I love how they sound and I am amazed that I can put together something from a piece of wood and a cigar box and have it sound so cool.

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At 10:03am on November 16, 2017, Uncle John said…

Hey, Mikey.  I like your Monte and red white and green builds.  You LOOK like an old rocker.  How is your playing going?   Knotlenny's CBG 101 lesson (google it or find it in the how to play section) helped me a lot.

At 1:51pm on January 18, 2010, Julia Prusia said…
Happiest of New Years to you too my friend!Thanks truly for the email and wishes. Do take care!
Many Blessing
Jules
OH ___AND HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY TO YOU !!!!!!
At 11:52am on November 18, 2009, Jim Mitchell said…
Hey man welcome to the mix looking forward to seeing some of your builds... Take care Jim
At 7:00pm on November 12, 2009, Tres Seaver said…
Welcome aboard, Michael! You will find lots of helpful folks and information here on all things CBG (CBU, CBB, etc.) Feel free to poke around, ask questions, and post your stuff (photos, recordings, videos, etc.).

Most of all, have fun!

Tres.
At 1:54pm on November 12, 2009, HOGS GRUNT said…
Welcome to the addiction Michael, there is no cure once hooked.
So you have fun and don't forget there are many people on the forum taht will offer help. Just holler.
At 1:22pm on November 12, 2009, Jim Mitchell said…
Thanks MR I appreciate you taking the time to comment on the 4 string Reso.
 
 
 

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