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"Wow, can't wait to see the finished instrument.  Going to be a stunner."

PhilUSAFRet replied Mar 25, 2017 to Building my 1st Cigar Box Bass with Cerrywood box and tiger stripe maple neck

2 Mar 28, 2017
Reply by Mark Wood

"Uke players use the acoustic guitar version of the Behringer Bass Driver to get the…"

PhilUSAFRet replied Feb 15, 2016 to Bass strings??

13 Mar 25, 2016
Reply by jeffrey ross

"Strings must be matched to scale length for best performance.  It's a tension thing."

PhilUSAFRet replied Feb 11, 2016 to Bass strings??

13 Mar 25, 2016
Reply by jeffrey ross

"Yup, have to knot them."

PhilUSAFRet replied Dec 10, 2015 to UBass strings

3 Dec 11, 2015
Reply by Bobby Fields

"nice job.  Looks and sounds great.  Thanks for sharing "

PhilUSAFRet replied Jul 13, 2015 to 1st time builder, bass uke, is this plausible?

14 Aug 17, 2015
Reply by Hilo Greg

"From what I can see, it looks awesome! I got a used Peavey 12" bass amp for $60 on C…"

PhilUSAFRet replied Jul 13, 2015 to 1st time builder, bass uke, is this plausible?

14 Aug 17, 2015
Reply by Hilo Greg

" An acoustic electric bass uke relies mostly on the strings and pickup for it's soun…"

PhilUSAFRet replied Jul 13, 2015 to 1st time builder, bass uke, is this plausible?

14 Aug 17, 2015
Reply by Hilo Greg

"Thanks, "

PhilUSAFRet replied Mar 5, 2015 to Magnetic vs Piezo pickup

8 Mar 25, 2016
Reply by Murdoc_420

"Thank you "

PhilUSAFRet replied Mar 5, 2015 to Magnetic vs Piezo pickup

8 Mar 25, 2016
Reply by Murdoc_420

"http://www.cigarboxnation.com/group/cigarboxbasses/forum/topics/for-my-21st-build-a-…"

PhilUSAFRet replied Mar 5, 2014 to CB Bass help

4 Jul 3, 2014
Reply by JL

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Cigar box a little different

Started by Phil Farabough. Last reply by Phil Farabough Nov 10, 2018. 10 Replies

first bass build

Started by Patrick. Last reply by BrianQ. Nov 8, 2018. 6 Replies

looking for alternate tunings-

Started by Daniel Walter. Last reply by Ken Hutchinson Oct 14, 2017. 16 Replies

Bass build help

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My first bass build

Started by Bryan Putnam. Last reply by Richard Haas Dec 2, 2016. 15 Replies

Building my first bass

Started by Henry S. Last reply by TN Twang Nov 30, 2016. 11 Replies

fingerboard question(s)

Started by Euraquilo. Last reply by Fomhorach Nov 1, 2016. 6 Replies

3 string bass questions

Started by Euraquilo. Last reply by Euraquilo Oct 31, 2016. 18 Replies

3 String Cigar Box Bass Guitar Parts

Started by Will T. Last reply by Murdoc_420 Jul 16, 2016. 3 Replies

Bass strings??

Started by jeffrey ross. Last reply by jeffrey ross Mar 25, 2016. 13 Replies

Magnetic vs Piezo pickup

Started by PhilUSAFRet. Last reply by Murdoc_420 Mar 25, 2016. 8 Replies

Weed eater strings and tuning.

Started by Poppy. Last reply by Murdoc_420 Feb 29, 2016. 7 Replies

Bass Uke string question(s)

Started by Lane Martin. Last reply by Where's Uranus? Jan 7, 2016. 6 Replies

Looking for 2 string bass plans

Started by Mike. Last reply by Mike Jan 6, 2016. 8 Replies

UBass strings

Started by Bobby Fields. Last reply by Bobby Fields Dec 11, 2015. 3 Replies

First bass build got a few questions .

Started by Piht Bull (Delta Dawg Guitars). Last reply by Scott aka Farmer Ted Apr 23, 2015. 23 Replies

bass frets...

Started by john mackay. Last reply by john mackay Feb 4, 2015. 4 Replies

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