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J.J. Rango's Discussions

Cigar Box Guitar pickups ~ 3 & 4 String ~ 1880's Tobacco Art Pickups

Started this discussion. Last reply by J.J. Rango Aug 9, 2017. 2 Replies

Hi all,I am working on a…Continue

Tags: and, 4, string, 3, pickups

Antique 1907 Cigar Box Guitar Plans

Started Jul 26, 2015 0 Replies

I found these old instructions on how to build a cigar box guitar, they are from 1907Really cool historic find.... click here  …Continue

Cigar Box Guitar ~ THE MOVIE ~ Details Here

Started this discussion. Last reply by rick harris Jan 9, 2015. 1 Reply

Hi all!Hope everyone is having fun over the Cristmas Holidays!I wanted to post here about the Cigar Box Guitar Movie.In 2010 I speant a few months recording and editing a homemade movie about cigar…Continue

Cheap Vintage Guitar Amplifiers

Started Sep 9, 2014 0 Replies

This is a repost, sorry about that, I just wanted to share to my art that is an old 60's Silvertone radio turned into a guitar amplifier and played with a Low Budget Luthier cigar box guitar from…Continue


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Danny Gordon commented on J.J. Rango's video
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"Its been ups and downs but I am still alive!...I will call you in the next day or so and catch up with you...perhaps Friday ( 4-6-18)  afternoon around 5 ish or so...I will call!"
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3 string guitars

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Cigar Box Guitar Pickups - 3 & 4 string Americana & Tobacco art

"Great John!  How ya been?  Where ya been?"
Apr 4
Jim N. commented on J.J. Rango's video

Cigar Box Guitar Pickups - 3 & 4 string Americana & Tobacco art

"Hands down, the best, most exquisite CBG sound there is. Unreal. The music in this vid should've been included on the Golden Record sent up by NASA with the Voyager. (There's an menacing-looking crowd outside waving torches and pitchforks…"
Apr 1
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Cigar Box Guitar Pickups - 3 & 4 string Americana - Red Dog Guitars

~FOR SALE ~ 1880's Hand drawn and etched guitar pickups with vintage Americana and Native American tobacco art from http://reddogguitars.com/ check out the p...
Mar 31

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At 11:50am on March 9, 2018, Ted Crocker said…

At 10:58am on March 9, 2017, Ted Crocker said…

At 12:23pm on March 9, 2016, Ted Crocker said…

At 5:25pm on March 20, 2015, Jord Mosselman said…

Hi J J,
Thanks for your reaction on my picture.
Sorry, tapped the wrong button and removed your comment.
The guitar is finished now and it sounds great.


At 12:40am on March 11, 2015, Ted Crocker said…

Hey John, don't bogart the...

I sent you an invoice, I'll make them tomorrow and they'll go out Friday morning Priority Mail.

Need anything else??


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At 9:11pm on May 1, 2014, Ted Crocker said…
Shipping in the morning!
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