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Therapy needed?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Tinker Mar 20, 2011. 3 Replies

I was watching Goldfinger last night, and found myself noticing a cigar box during a meal scene and wondering if it would make a good cbg. Do I need help?

 

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At 8:04pm on October 11, 2012, Darren "Deadman" Manion said…

Morning Chris, I'm in a village called Foulsham which is about 8 miles Norwich side of Fakenham. Washed up on the east coast from Birmingham and new to building and playing (really badly :oD ). Darren

At 2:24am on May 22, 2012, Jim Morris said…

Nice looking bass. I made one based on Havlena's cookie tin bass that sounded pretty good. Took it to a jam to try it out and sold it before I could demo it on video. Working on another one since I've spools of weedwhacker line sufficient for about twenty or so.

At 11:34am on May 21, 2012, Jim Morris said…

http://youtu.be/0cctpWVftQI Hey Chris I didn't want to post this since it's not CB related but thought you might want to hear how I do this in another setting.

At 7:55am on March 18, 2012, Hubcap John said…

hi dude i'm from skegness, lincolnshire

At 9:43am on March 6, 2012, Vinylhed said…

Hey Chris,

I love your version of The Wildwood Flower, it's one of my favourite tunes. Good to see another UK based CBGer. 

At 11:54pm on February 3, 2012, Randy S. Bretz said…

Bone saddle in the slot sets on the rod

At 11:52pm on February 3, 2012, Randy S. Bretz said…

Here`s how i do my rod piezo`s

At 4:05pm on January 23, 2012, Phil Hall said…

Hi Chris

Thanks for the comment even though my playing is pretty bad ha ha. The bottle top jingles work great in my stomp box and on my high hat tambourine .All john's idea ,saved me  a fortune and they look cool ,I had a master class from him tonight on how to make them. 

At 9:03am on January 5, 2012, Brian Tin-Pot Pearse said…

'How dare he suggest such a thing,' she blustered! ;-) I'm trying to get her 'on the Nation' to prove her worth! (and HGMC of course) B-)

At 3:45am on January 5, 2012, Brian Tin-Pot Pearse said…

Yer, I'll be working on my new, true image soon!

The bow did get replaced on a like for like basis at eye watering expense to the insurance company. The gift from her grandfather, when she was a student, gained a lot in value during the passing (45ish cough) years. She's now got a 'cheap' bow for scratching her cbg fiddle as well.

You might try this guy too (Dave Ingledew), he helped me a lot with the parts for the fiddle:

www.violincompany.co.uk

I'll be using him again for Mk2 as my client complains about the dept of the box I used. Cheek!

 
 
 

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