My first post.I've been lurking but my browser wouldnt let me sign up.

So my first CBG type was 20yrs ago.I used a box I had made in high school and an old Harmony neck from a smashed acoustic.

I forget how I was turned on to them,it must have been a guitar magazine,it was way before the internet and the "fad".

My basic background as a musician is a Metal Head!!!I've been playing guitar for over 30 years.

Hi everybody and I hope to gain some knowledge from your builds.



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Welcome Sawbones - looking forward to hearing some CBG metal from you :)

Thanks Richey,I do a metal/bluegrass/blues type of style.Its unique,I'm still learning(always!),but I run the CBG thru an old Kalamazoo model 1 amp w/ a tube screamer.Sounds cool.If I want less grind I just click the tube screamer off.I also play my lap steels thru the same rig.

Its always fun tho to fire up the Marshall stack and run 'um thru that!

So bluegrass metal? Is it kind of like some of the bands on the Farmageddon label? I love those guys and have seen many of them live. If it is we should see if there is any interest in a compilation album of that kind of sound. Welcome abourd....matt

welcome !!   :-D

Hello again all,thanks for the warm welcome!

Alright! Another metal head. We need more metal here. Metal rules. DEATH TO ALL BUT METAL!!!
Welcome to the madness doc.....very soon you will be scouring yard sales for crap that you can make into a git....and gibbering in your sleep about £€^~#_% fret slots that aren't right....lotsa very smart and kind people on this site....and some damn fine luthiers when you need a hand.
Never thought of bluegrass metal.....I have this comparison with peanut butter and KY jelly.....perhaps not for everyone but try it once.....


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