Walter Haapapuro
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  • Battle Creek, MI
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Walter Haapapuro replied to James Pobog's discussion General wiring question in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Soldering just makes things more solid. If you use the bullet connectors you may need to open the CBG up and clean them every so often."
Dec 6, 2019
Walter Haapapuro commented on 3 String Blues's group Three string guitars
"Somebody else also mentioned clear nail polish along the way; it worked pretty good and was easy to source."
Jun 25, 2019
Walter Haapapuro shared Cigar Box Nation's discussion on Facebook
Jun 12, 2019
Walter Haapapuro liked Cigar Box Nation's discussion Mini Documentary: Henry Dervaric's Cigar Box Guitars [Dandelion TV]
Jun 12, 2019

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Building your own real musical instrument; being able to play something right off the bat without years of study. Oh that blues sound...

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At 3:08pm on February 10, 2017, Moritz Voegeli said…

Walt hi, I try to give you a summary about what I recently tried to say: Darryl proposed to add Rogowski to the list of contributors, Wayfinder answered that he had no impact to the discussion; this is simply not true, as you can se from the first post of «How is this done?» where I stated the Alumitone be «technically a transformator». «transformator» was the keyword of the discussion from the first beginning, and this concept is Rogowski's. My intention is not about priority but about false claims. The reason I posted part of the interview of the Lace brothers is another: Wayfinder claimed there's no proof Rogowski had the idea about low impedance pickups already in the seventies but possibly based his post from 11/18/2007 on Lace's Alumitones: who is this guy to challenge the intellectual integrity of Rogowski without any reasons? Have a good time!

At 2:21pm on February 10, 2017, Moritz Voegeli said…

Jäitä hattuun Waltteri...

At 9:30pm on October 2, 2016, Kigar said…

Hi Walter, where are you located?  I am in the Grand Rapids area.


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