Official Cigar Box Bass Club

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by mc900ftj, Jan 24, 2014.


  1. mc900ftj

    mc900ftj

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    Haven't seen a "club" for us owners of cigar box basses...so here goes!

    Post a photo of yours and I'll register you!

    Here's mine....

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  2. Neener

    Neener Grumpy Old Dog Supporting Member

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    If you plug your electric instruments directly into a 110 volt outlet, you're doing it wrong.
  3. mc900ftj

    mc900ftj

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    Depends on the effect you're going for. ;)
  4. zackthompson

    zackthompson Supporting Member

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    Here's mine. Paid for the whole thing with pocket change. Built with Chinese wholesale hardware and P pup. Frets are made out of nail gun nails glued in the (somewhat) correct fret spots. It's more of a conversation piece then anything. I have played it live though.

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  5. Gorn Captain

    Gorn Captain Supporting Member

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    Queens NY
    What are those strings?
  6. Hues

    Hues

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    see Burn Notice
  7. NeverKnowsBest

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    Columbus, OH
  8. mc900ftj

    mc900ftj

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  9. mc900ftj

    mc900ftj

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    Various guages of weed trimmer line. The weed trimmer line, piezo pickups and fretless-ness give it a thumpy, upright bass sound.

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