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"LOL, its fine, I didn't think you were trying to be a know it all....I welcome all t…"

Rick Hunt replied Mar 19, 2012 to My first attemp at a cigar box fiddle. :-)

23 Mar 19, 2012
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"Hi Bruce, you are correct, I did wind up making the bridge a little thinner, that wa…"

Rick Hunt replied Mar 18, 2012 to My first attemp at a cigar box fiddle. :-)

23 Mar 19, 2012
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"Ok, the length of the box is 9 1/2 inches from where the finger board ends at the nu…"

Rick Hunt replied Nov 7, 2011 to My first attemp at a cigar box fiddle. :-)

23 Mar 19, 2012
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"I post the measurements of the box and the neck in about an hour when I get home and…"

Rick Hunt replied Nov 7, 2011 to My first attemp at a cigar box fiddle. :-)

23 Mar 19, 2012
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"Thanks, here is an updated image of it with the new tailpiece and nylon tail gut, wi…"

Rick Hunt replied Oct 2, 2011 to My first attemp at a cigar box fiddle. :-)

23 Mar 19, 2012
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"Thanks Wade. There was a lot of frustration on the fiddle build, but I think I about…"

Rick Hunt replied Oct 1, 2011 to My first attemp at a cigar box fiddle. :-)

23 Mar 19, 2012
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"Thanks, I started with Violin strings, but I was getting them off ebay for $2.99, pr…"

Rick Hunt replied Sep 30, 2011 to My first attemp at a cigar box fiddle. :-)

23 Mar 19, 2012
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"Sounds like its coming together for you.  I am still having string issues....guitar…"

Rick Hunt replied Sep 29, 2011 to My first attemp at a cigar box fiddle. :-)

23 Mar 19, 2012
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"Question about using guitar string, do you tune them to match what a violin should s…"

Rick Hunt replied Sep 25, 2011 to My first attemp at a cigar box fiddle. :-)

23 Mar 19, 2012
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"The Bass bar is glued to the inside of the box, just below the lid, its not actually…"

Rick Hunt replied Sep 25, 2011 to My first attemp at a cigar box fiddle. :-)

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My first attemp at a cigar box fiddle. :-)

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