Here's a short demo of my 1931, W series National Triolian. This would have originally had a sunburst paint finish - but most of that has been worn away through many decades of hard playing.
Not a CBG - but hey!

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Comment by Strolling Tone on January 12, 2015 at 6:39am

We should arrange that jam some time Bug. :-)

Comment by BUGGY (C) on January 12, 2015 at 12:01am
I got a couple of sweet republic guitar
Check out a highway 61 short scale
And an old Johnson tricone with a f@ off dent in it
You'd love the steel minola parlour
But you have the real deal!
Will have to arrange a jam..
Comment by Strolling Tone on January 11, 2015 at 11:41pm

You'd be welcome to come and try it any time Bug. I have a few nice reso guitars - but this is the only National. Another of my faves is my Eric Sardinas signature Washburn - very nice wooden body sound. 

Comment by BUGGY (C) on January 11, 2015 at 11:16pm
Nice mojo....
I want to come and have go lol
I saw a brown one in dean st a couple of years back
They wanted 3k for it it was from aus and
Almost mint just with some wear and a few rare Spiders
Inside it!
I made the bloke play it in the shop
I was like the best think I had ever heard
I want a green one but the likely hood of me finding
One I could ever afford its like 0-1
Its Mojo of the highest order..
Comment by Strolling Tone on January 11, 2015 at 11:01pm

I've had this one for some years Bug - purchased from someone in New Orleans via Ebay.... I think (but my memory is dim). The guy sent me a small piece of wood, with the guitar, that's supposed to have come from the shack where Muddy Waters grew up. I put it in my mojo bag ;-)

Comment by BUGGY (C) on January 11, 2015 at 9:47pm


Strolling....Where did you find it?

Comment by Strolling Tone on January 11, 2015 at 9:29pm

Thanks people :-)

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Comment by Reeds Taylor on January 11, 2015 at 2:30pm

Beautiful on all counts!

Comment by BUGGY (C) on January 11, 2015 at 12:27pm

Now i'm jealous!... nice!!!!!

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