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Started this discussion. Last reply by Keni Lee Burgess Jul 27, 2010. 10 Replies

She has always amazed me. Playing a right handed strung guitar left handed. Is there any others like that?Continue

Do I need a truss rod??

Started this discussion. Last reply by Barry Evan Russ Mar 27, 2010. 5 Replies

Hi , I`m building my 2nd cigarbox 3 string , this time I`m useing 3/4 in red oak with a fret bourd glued on . I`m making the scale short 22 in. Will I need a truss rod? thanxthis a pic of my 1st 1 in…Continue


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At 5:41pm on March 10, 2019, the anonymous pick said…

R.I.P buddy . you will be missed . :'-(

At 7:33am on December 2, 2015, Bill Perkins said…

Sorry I didn't get back to you. was on the road. Where can I find sheet music or tabs for a 3 string cbg ?

At 4:08pm on September 18, 2015, Preston J. Laisure said…

Simply off the charts!!!!

At 5:57am on September 17, 2015, Preston J. Laisure said…

You gave me a idea. I went on the net and looked the Ted Nugent "Fred Bear song." I was jammin' along, all alone here, since my wife was out doing a church thing. When it hit me, I wonder if Uncle Lou has ever done this song on video. I didn't find it in your video's. Any thoughts?    Preston

At 2:45am on September 17, 2015, Preston J. Laisure said…

Thanks for the info. I wish you luck and safety in your hunt. I'll be in touch as soon as I have any news.  Preston

At 2:00am on September 17, 2015, Preston J. Laisure said…

Sorry to here you won't be at Beard's on the 24th. I attended the Uke session on last Monday at Red Sky Stage and was asked if I was the guy who played at "open mic" at Beard's. I guess all guys with beards and CBG's look alike. Is there any other place, you plan to play in the near future, say before "Opening Day?" Do you use bow or rifle or both?  Preston

At 2:34pm on June 18, 2015, Preston J. Laisure said…

I've wondered for a long time, just how to contact you.  I went as far as to drive around the Bliss area, but to no avail.  I meet a friend of yours at work. He told me, he's heard you at church. I just wanted to thank you for perking my interest (cbg's).  It's been quite a ride so far.

At 12:11am on March 10, 2014, Phill Hill Charlie said…

As usual i missed many good vids and yours too... anyway i appreciate your stuff very much! ...°<[:-) [---]==={...

At 9:39am on February 5, 2012, Phill Hill Charlie said…

Hi Uncle Lou......°<[:-) [---]==={

At 2:19pm on July 23, 2011, Uncle John said…


  You've been absent from the nation.  Hope all is well or soon will be.  God bless.


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