Milt Haselmire
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"Very nice. Right now is always the best time to do anything."
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"Good playing Erasmo. Glad its a keeper. You can never have too many guitars."
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"I'm not sure if they got much airplay in Aus. They were pretty big in North America. I think if anybody knows a Foghat tune it would be "Slow Ride" which was their biggest hit. "
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"Don't know if the DJ's didn't play much "Foghat" in the 70's & 80's in the land of Aus', or I wasn't paying attention, because I have no recollection of ever hearing of this Band,…"
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"Thanks Richard. My video skills are pretty basic but I try to get the audio as good as I can."
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Milt Haselmire commented on Milt Haselmire's video
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"Thanks Derek. Lonesome Dave was one of the best slide players of his era. I really like to dig up old tunes from the days when loud electric guitar was king."
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Snuffy Smith commented on Milt Haselmire's video
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"Foghat were awesome. Loved their live album from the 1970's - Foghat Live! This sounds rocking!! Really nice jams!"
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Richard Sundberg commented on Milt Haselmire's video
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"Definitely I can take a well done Foghat cover anytime! Love the amp, comes out and grabs you, especially with headphones. Guitar looks and sounds great Milt!"
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Erasmo Coco commented on Milt Haselmire's video
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" Great sounds from CANADA !!  Is the Ibanez TS 9 ? Cold as hell here today . That doesn't make much sense , but I like the way it sounds .(-:"
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Derek Rose commented on Milt Haselmire's video
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"Nice sliding and sweet looking & sounding guitar, Milt. I saw Foghat back in the early '80's and was probably the first time I saw such good slide playing."
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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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