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"Third Thumb" tuning, by IaNerd

THIS WILL MAKE THE WORLD BETTER! Consider a 3-stringed instrument, such as a Cigar Box Guitar. A default tuning might be open Gmaj, or (fr…

Started by Patrick "IaNerd" Byrnes

1 Mar 25
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Fender Mustant I Modeling Amp

In another forum we were discussing basic sound coming from an instrument and Ted mentioned " "I have a tone control on my amp!!" No truer…

Started by Wayfinder

2 Mar 22
Reply by Wayfinder

set of many string gauges?

I'm doing some experiments. What is an economical way to get a set of "real" (i.e. made for music) steel strings, at least 28" long and pre…

Started by Patrick "IaNerd" Byrnes

2 Mar 22
Reply by Ted Crocker

bridge

On some 3 or 4 string cbg an adjustable bridge is used some are nonadjustable does this make a difference in sound ?

Started by Jerry Oram

5 Mar 18
Reply by Wayfinder

My friend Mike composed a song from my lyrics 'Trailer park Trish

Let's see if this works Trailer%20Park%20Trish.m4a

Started by Ted Crocker

0 Mar 9

Ted Crocker, inventor of the Cigar Box Guitar

If it says it on the internet it must be true... (from Premier Guitar) - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Started by Ted Crocker

9 Feb 4
Reply by Ted Crocker

Searching for brass or copper resonator cones

Hi y'all, I am searching for a 5.5-inch brass or copper resonator cone. I cannot seem to get onto Charless Atchison's website to Old Lowe's…

Started by Larry Epstein

2 Jan 19
Reply by Larry Epstein

Should bridge and nut be the same height on a fretless cbg?

Ok i hought i would pick some brains and hope to learn somthing  i know wen it comes to cbg there are no rules but i must know this on a 3…

Started by rick harris

3 Jan 19
Reply by Wayfinder

Space between box and lid or no space

Well ok i am confused here   i seen a build video by glen that he has a space between box lid and neck  and then i see a pos on cbg on how…

Started by rick harris

7 Jan 13
Reply by Wayfinder

New FlatCats... Gen 7!

FlatCat Gen7 Link As my friends know I regularly experiment with new ideas (as do most of us) to see what kind of sounds can come from wh…

Started by Wayfinder

6 Jan 13
Reply by Wayfinder

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