Milt Haselmire
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Milt Haselmire commented on Derek Rose's video
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Backwards - an original song

"Really like the mando part in this one."
yesterday
Milt Haselmire commented on Richard Sundberg's video
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Wagon Wheel/ When I Look Up To Heaven

"Great. Lot of work went into that."
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Milt Haselmire commented on Andries D. EKER's video
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Wishful thinking A D Eker 2017

"Great playing. I love the sound of resonators."
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But i aint Got you B B Arnold A D Eker 2017

"Real nice feel to this one."
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Ice Station 1 Fesitive 3 String

"I like that guitar. Seems you found the cure for Pignose too."
Saturday
Milt Haselmire commented on Richard Sundberg's video
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G.L.O.R.I.A. THEM Witch Rock

"Great version. Very creative."
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Turn a Blind Eye Diddley Bow Blues

"Good song and social commentary."
Dec 5
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Backslider Guitars Oil Can 2

"Yes, good tone and sliding."
Dec 3
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Winter Harp

"TS-7 is a cheaper plastic version of the TS-9. Think it has extra gain. Discontinued. That's all I know."
Dec 3
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Winter Harp

"Real soulful harp. Thumbs up from me."
Dec 2
Milt Haselmire posted photos
Dec 2
Milt Haselmire replied to Paul Cezanne's discussion First Build Newbie, box too thick mabye?
"Lots of good advice here so far. I would add the rod piezo, and don't worry about thinning the top. If you have never used a router you are one slip away from destruction. If you do everything else properly you will have the guitar you…"
Dec 2
Milt Haselmire commented on AGP #'s video
Dec 1
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Backslider Guitars Oil Can 2

"Thanks Maddog. Guitar turned out better than I expected."
Dec 1

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70
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Cheap and easy to build a good one. Nothing is more fun than playing one.

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Backslider Washboards

Posted on June 19, 2017 at 6:30pm 4 Comments

Just completed a small run of these. Two are one string Diddly Bows and the rest are 3 Stringers. Reclaimed Fir necks with single coils. All wiring is enclosed. Aluminum bridge and nuts.…

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Backslider Guitars

Posted on June 16, 2017 at 7:06pm 3 Comments

I build and repair guitars in Western Canada. For many years I built traditional Acoustic And Electrics one at a time. In the last number of years I am making and playing almost exclusively 3 and 4 string CBG's and homemade guitars. I generally have several guitars for sale.

For those that are interested I thought I would post some of my builds, some of my techniques, and some works in progress. I work in a one man shop, that was originally a 1950's barn, and was in bad disrepair when…

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At 3:13am on December 1, 2017, Andries D. EKER said…

That my Friend is why we are gathered Here On the Nation! good one on You! thanks for the reply ! Greeeeettsszz A.D.

At 6:03pm on November 30, 2017, Andries D. EKER said…

Come think of it you build some fine looking backslider Guitars there Milt!!

At 6:01pm on November 30, 2017, Andries D. EKER said…

You just go right ahead no body is stopping you !! have one on me !! Cheeers!

At 5:34pm on November 22, 2017, Andries D. EKER said…

Its my regal Milt,its american made, put in a new hot plate whit pickup reinforced the innercone sadel change the tuners, neck and body is  superbe but it was costly at the time some 30 years ago, one of my fav, to play cose of the low range, thanks for the comment Milt 1 be reading Ye ! greeeeeettsszz A.D.

 
 
 

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