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Vintage CBG for sale (sounds AMAZING)!!!!!!!!!

Started this discussion. Last reply by jim Nov 24, 2010. 3 Replies

Here she is boys' (and girls')! …Continue

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What is your favorite box to use?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Turkish Oct 15, 2010. 0 Replies

I love how Arturo Fuente boxes sound. They produce good tone and nice volume. What box gives you the best sound, and why do you favor the sound you get from the box?

Adding tone and volume knobs to a piezo cbg

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alex Oct 8, 2010. 2 Replies

Hey guys, I've made several piezo guitars, and a couple usicug pickus that I wired with tone and volume controls. Doe anybody know what ohm pots I would need to put contorls on a piezo guitar. I did…Continue

Where can I find the cheapest inlays

Started this discussion. Last reply by Don Thompson Oct 4, 2010. 7 Replies

The title pretty much explains it. I had a website in my favorites wher I could get a pack of 50 of about $12, but when I got a new computer I lost it and now I can't find the website. Where do you…Continue


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At 3:31pm on May 8, 2011, eric gittins said…

Hi Alex,

There are a whole bunch of magnet makers and resellers available for you in the states.

AZ Industries or Magnetichold will both do smallish custom orders in humbucker mags and rods, in a range of alloys.

If you're just looking for a few magnets to try out ideas with, don't forget stewmac, guitar jones, allparts etc.


At 5:26pm on April 4, 2010, Rev. Nix said…
Hello I'm Reverend Nix host of the only "live" CBG Radio show SFR is on Wednesday at 8pm est till 9pm and Fridays at 4pm est till 6pm. There is a weekly rewind on SFR website and interviews. I would like to be your Friend and ask you to join the SFR Group here on the nation If you have any Music recorded and would like me to play sent it to All Music will be played as long as its not a cover. Please Join us at Stink Finger Radio we are going to tear it up.
At 3:23pm on April 4, 2010, Wes "I'm Baaaaack" Yates said…
Welcome aboard, Alex! You will find lots of helpful folks and information here on all things CBG (CBU, CBB, etc.) Feel free to poke around, ask questions, and post your stuff (photos, recordings, videos, etc.).

Up in the Free Resources menu at the top, you will see a number of plans for building and playing cigar box guitars/ukuleles/banjos/dulcimers/violins. I encourage you to download any of the plans, take a look at them, and ask questions from there. Also our site is VERY searchable. I bet you your questions have already been asked, so take a few moments and look around.

Join our Chat sometime (see the bar at the bottom of your browser page). Keep in mind that tho the chat window says there are X number of people online, not all may have the chat window up.

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