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Started this discussion. Last reply by Ron "Oily" Sprague Mar 21. 22 Replies

Our good friend, and CBN site monitor  Dan Sleep , has  recently been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and is undergoing chemotherapy.The chemo is making him  too sick to work in his shop.  So,  he…Continue


Kurt Russell Smashes a 150-Year-Old Martin Guitar…ooops.!

Started this discussion. Last reply by the anonymous pick Apr 12, 2016. 19 Replies

It turns out Kurt Russell went a little too far in portraying a cagey bounty hunter in Quentin Tarantino’s latest movie "The Hateful Eight."The actor is responsible for destroying a 145-year-old…Continue

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REVIEW wades lowrider gold foil pickups

Started this discussion. Last reply by Wade Jan 3, 2015. 27 Replies

Ok  . as  some  of  you  know  ..  I  plopped   4   of  wades   lowrider  gold foils  into  one  of my  witches  to  make an  ss4l   tribute . and  I  had  some time to  test  and compare  them …Continue

62 national lap taking offers or trade here first

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mark Lindsay Dec 23, 2014. 4 Replies

1962  national  lap  steel  .   modded  with  swamp witch  guts  , different bridge  ,  nut  , and  plate  .  the rest is original .       body  is  mother  of toilet seat ,  near  mint  ,…Continue


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At 1:33am on March 21, 2017, Darryl Tuttle said…

Thanks for info on finding members by state

At 6:29pm on March 8, 2017, Low Budget Luthier said…

Hee Haw!

At 1:05am on March 7, 2017, Roger Schoepf said…

Thanks very much. Just got a guitar my brother Scott made and I'm learning to play it now.

At 9:39am on February 27, 2017, Michael Fred Johnson said…

Thanks Pick

At 11:03am on February 11, 2017, Andries D. EKER said…

Be my guest !the Winter is prolonging so we need some! to keep the juices flowing ! thanks Mate Greeeeettssszz A.D

At 3:23am on January 30, 2017, Andries D. EKER said…

Thanks for the appriciation There anonymous ,did you ever do a one slab piece? it play's great  as a lapsteel and got great tone/sustain. a pitty the picture somehow got scrambled? greeeeettsszzz A.D.

At 11:07am on January 29, 2017, Lonman said…

hi, thanks for asking. Love your swamps.

At 12:48am on January 26, 2017, Dar Stellabotta said…

Where do you get your pop rivet caps?

At 12:12pm on January 15, 2017, Uncle John said…

Two more short stories put in a new blog. The first one is my fave story to date. I apprecate contstructive criticism and corrections.


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Hey Mr. Pick...not sure what friend requests are for, but thanks for inviting me in!

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Americana Music Month, The Derry Down Cosmic Revival, project..

Posted on July 9, 2016 at 3:30am 4 Comments

Awhile back  ,  CBN  member  "Gibby Fiddy  five"  posted  info in support  of this  historical  project .

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I took a shine to  it  and  pitched  in  .  you  can  too  . This  is   a great  piece  of history  being  saved   and  sure  to contribute to  more   history being  made.

The  video  can  portray it  way  better  than i can so watch and enjoy, and / or  get  involved  yourself  .…



Posted on December 31, 2015 at 9:30am 24 Comments

One of the biggest problems  for a new slide player  to overcome  is  “slide rattle” and clang  ,when the  slide  catches the  wrong string  in the wrong way and the string rattles against it . it can make your  tune sound like  2 skeletons  humping on a tin roof  using a tin can as a condom .  ;-)

So, I pondered for a while on what would help new slide players avoid this discouraging hurtle.

I came up with an idea.. and  thought  , “that might  work”  , but  I  never  really …


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