Matt Gallagher
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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
I was looking for info on converting my electric 6-string into a two or three string, because I heard the Presidents of the United States of America played that way, and I could never wrap my head around a 6-string. I did find a page for that, but I also found pages for 3-string cigar box guitars. I remember reading about how to make cigar box guitars from an old Cub Scout manual I had, and I remember thinking "that's fricking impossible" but it always stayed in the back of my head. And now I make 'em!

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At 7:31am on December 16, 2012, ron carlson said…

Hey Matt, Thanks for the friend request. It's nice to find all you CBN guys right in my own back yard!

At 12:55pm on May 9, 2011, Dan Shoquist said…
Like I had commented earlier I am at the point where I am going to need some advice on a few last steps of the construction process. The biggy for me is locating the lipstick pick up, I need to determine the "sweet spot" or so I have been told. I figure that if there were a few guys getting together that have built CBG's this would be a perfect opportunity to get some hands on advice and see what everybody else is building. Please let me know if you plan on having a meet and greet anytime in the near future.
At 11:41am on May 9, 2011, Dan Shoquist said…
I live in the Southern suburbs and am about 3/4 of the way into the building of my CBG. I do not play guitar but really liked the idea of building one and I have gotten a little carried away. I would like to meet with your group and get some answers about a couple of items I need to finish up and than learn to play it.
At 4:19pm on April 24, 2011, Mark Lillo said…
It's good to see a fellow Minnesotan here. Where are you located? I live about 10 miles south of Mankato.
At 4:19pm on October 31, 2010, Furry Johnson said…
hi ya Mongo the brigde is a bolt with its head cut off rock on Furry

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