Another quick tune on a 6 string cigar box guitar I made as played by musician John Bevans of the Nunchucks. Played on the bridge pickup which was salvaged f...

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Comment by Jon Pruett on October 7, 2011 at 1:00pm
Thanks!
Comment by Roadkill a.k.a. John Maw on October 6, 2011 at 7:20am
Whatever you did to it, it sounds great. That chap can play a bit too.
Comment by Jon Pruett on October 3, 2011 at 11:06am
Thanks!  I don't know if it's apparent between the last video of this guitar and this video, but I did a lot of work changing the string setup to make it smoother playing including recessing the bridge plate into the top of the body and cutting almost all of the nut slots lower to bring down the action and adding more shielding around the electronics.

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