Milt Haselmire
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Spring Day

"Nice harp. Weather is real nice here too."
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Milt Haselmire commented on Erasmo Coco's video
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Acoustic 2 String Cookie Tin Blues

"Well done. You're some kind of mad scientist."
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Rolling up on the City A D Eker 2018

"Man you have the sound!!"
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My Creole Belle

"Good tune there UJ. Fretting just takes a bit of practice and pay close attention to what you're doing."
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Alberta Springs Whiskey Box - Blues

"Sounds great. You're getting quite a collection of guitars there."
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82 Datsun - 2 String Tin Guitar Blues (Broken snow shovel neck )

"Well done. A musicians life is the life for me."
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Silver Cookie Tin Guitar Blues

"Sounds really good."
Apr 16
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Backslider Cigar Box Tricone Guitar !

"What a great sounding guitar. You make it sing."
Apr 15
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Biscuit Tin Guitar ( My Version of Norm's Tequilla )

"I remember this one. Recording quality is very good. All the little nuances are audible."
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Poor Man's Resonator - Paranoia

"Good tune, but be careful. They're out to get us."
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Backslider Tricone -Peroxide Blonde

"Good to hear this one again."
Apr 11
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Socket Case 2 String Fretless Blues

"Sounds good Erasmo. Must be all the bracing you put in there."
Apr 11
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Backslider Cigar Box Tricone Guitar Boogie( Tricone Trilogy )

"Good to hear that one again. You're the right guy for that guitar.."
Apr 9

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How many instruments have you built so far?
70
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
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 6:40pm on January 13, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Yep Got 5 vingers on every Hand! they all like to go for a walk now and then! Thanks Milt!

At 11:02am on January 7, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Thanks Milt ! Allways Appriciate Your Likes ! Glad you liked it ! thats why we send them, greeeeettssszz  A.D.

At 9:17am on January 2, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

TO BAD! ITS FUTILE ofcourse i know but sometimes you wonder why the stuff you needed at the time is now 4/ to 5/ times cheaper  and better qualety? at least now i enjoy it more ! all the Best in the new Year Milt !! 

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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