Sean Jay
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  • southwest Scotland
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2022-08-29 #2 with humbucker j

"Sweet. The art deco look is great."
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2022-08-29 #2 with humbucker g

"Thanks, Doug. Compared to my first CBG, this plays much better - lower string action and smoother fretboard."
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2022-08-29 #2 with humbucker g

"Thanks Uncle John. The sound is much better, plugged in and not, than my first CBG, which sounds very dull and anemic by comparison. The string hold-downs after the bridge and before the nut aren't elegant and were necessary fixes, and I'd…"
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2022-08-29 #2 with humbucker g

"It’s a looker Sean! All the elements go together nicely."
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2022-08-29 #2 with humbucker g

"Very sharp. I bet its sounds good both plugged and un.  I like your solution to down pressure on the sadldle."
Aug 29
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1st and 2nd CBGs

"Thanks, folks. The rounded top is actually more comfortable for playing than the sharp corner. I'm using all 3 wound strings on this second CBG, which makes bending the notes more difficult but good sound. I should have had more than 16 frets,…"
Aug 11

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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
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How many instruments have you built so far?
2
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
Its DIY character; suitability for blues; challenge of learning new tuning and chord patterns; applying my own ideas to solve construction problems and design preferences; learning about general guitar design.
I've played 6-string guitars for over 50 years.

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