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About me.

Hey hello and welcome to my page on Cigarebox Nation.

Let me tell you a little about myself, i'm a 31 year old father of three children and a life compagnion to my girl and mother of my kids. And i live in Holland (Netherlands)

I havn't been building much lately due to constructions on my house but come springtime that'll change.....

To be continued...................., Frans (Bluesdog)

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At 5:54am on March 21, 2012, Jamie MacBlues said…

Bluesdog. How did ya do it, ma man. Ah've NEVER seen Clock apologise before!! Ah didnae think he knew woa ta SPELL the word "sorry". lol. Have ye a secret potion/voodo doll, or did that wee boy take his finger oot the Dyke, and point it at Clock? LOL LOL LOL

Yer some man.

BTW, soon, ah git a song comin out on CD of young singer over there in Holland . He's already been in yer charts. His manager was soooooooooo big at one time, and comin back. Anyway, if we go out for a drink, ma man, we'll "GO DUTCH",! ;)


At 6:48pm on March 18, 2012, James said…

At 12:00pm on March 18, 2012, Clock The Wolf said…

   Sorry. Running joke. Not a very good one!

At 9:31am on November 10, 2011, Randy S. Bretz said…

hey bro glad to be back.. thx,

At 3:54pm on June 14, 2011, Servaas (Der Groovemeister) said…

Dank je, Frans!

Ik kan nu eindelijk eens vertellen dat die thee doos van de Xenos komt.;-)



At 8:05am on March 13, 2011, Keni Lee Burgess said…
Hello Bluesdog. I am not sure, but I am assuming the guitars are being manufactured in China. I have some knowledge of this. Start up cost for the design and prototype can be in the $10,000 range to manufacture a guitar. Full size guitars that may sell for $500 can then be produced for about $100 each. Besides raising the money, the work is in the promotional advertising and distribution to sell enough units to pull a good profit. I agree with you. Using the internet to get "donations" to start a business with a slick promotional campaign is truly the most interesting part of this presentation. Taking a CBG type idea to market is a promising concept. No major manufacture is producing a 3 string instrument commercially "yet". Thank you for your comment. Enjoy.    
At 2:44pm on March 8, 2011, JUJU said…

Hey Frans bro hope your keeping well

Thanks for the comments on the Tricone Video - i have added another video which is a few Clips of BB Redshaw playing it acoustic - the last clip is a short part of his new tune Streets On Fire which was shown in the previous video but plugged in

thanks again

juju :)

At 2:47pm on February 28, 2011, JUJU said…

Hey Dog not seen you around for ages mate hope all is good for you ? - thank you for your great comments on my Tricone build i really appriciate it bro

yes you are right the Reso cones are 4" not 6" i spun them myself so i could make the tricone a bit smaller - using 6" cones would have made the box way too big and if i was going down that route i may aswell have just made a regular Reso shape guitar which i did not want i wanted to keep the CBG look

thanks again bro keep well

juju :)

At 7:24am on October 19, 2010, Keni Lee Burgess said…
Thank you Bluesdog for responding. Please do me a favor and contact John directly at his Youtube page. I am sure he would be interested in hearing your suggestions. Additionally, if you know any other builders who might be interested, ask them to contact John too. I want to supply John with options, so the arrangement between him and the builder is a good fit. I believe this will be a great promotional opportunity for CBG Nation and the builder' instruments. Enjoy.
At 5:11pm on October 14, 2010, Darwin Gentry said…
thanks for the comps I don't know where the tin originally came from my wife traded me a paint job on the kitchen cabinets for the tin

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