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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

SWAMP WITCH GUITARS GOES TO SPACE / MARS (SERIOUSLY)

Started this discussion. Last reply by the anonymous pick Dec 4, 2014. 30 Replies

Swamp witch guitars  goes  to  space  /  mars   Earlier  this  year    NASA   announced  the  opportunity   to  get    your  name  put  on  a dime  size chip   ,  on  a  craft  that  would  be …Continue

 

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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.

John

At 9:23am on January 15, 2017, Mark K said…

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

At 5:01pm on January 12, 2017, Uncle John said…

No good deed goes unpunished. You were kind enough to comment on my last story. I just posted a new one pager in the blog section.

John

At 7:38pm on December 23, 2016, Erasmo Coco said…

Flaming Sambuca for you Mr.Pick Thanks for everything !

At 5:27pm on December 9, 2016, Andries D. EKER said…

Sorry i misspelled that  i mean ofcourse "LIKE " LIKE is the word !!

At 5:24pm on December 9, 2016, Andries D. EKER said…

Thanks Pick ! Glad you lie it !!

At 2:01pm on October 26, 2016, Erasmo Coco said…

Found a 4 ft maple tree.Reminded me of swamp witch and your tree.True Canadian Branding.:-)

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At 5:13pm on October 14, 2016, Chris Anderson said…

Thanks a bunch!

At 12:35pm on October 10, 2016, Uncle John said…

Happy Thanksgiving day, Pick!

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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  .…

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SWAMP WITCH GUITARS REVEALS THIS SECRET TIP TO END SLIDE RATTLE FOR GOOD!!

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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