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CBG's for Service/Military Personnel


CBG's for Service/Military Personnel

If you would like to make a CBG or any other instrument to show your support for our service personal this is the place to post it up. If you are in the military and would like a CBG this is the place to ask.

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Comment by Pete "Papa Bo" Turner on August 9, 2013 at 8:46am

As a Nam Vet I think it's our duty to honor our military men and women. It's hard to connect because of all the privacy issues. I belong to a carving club that makes walking sticks for wounded warriors & we have a tough time getting names, mostly it's request from friends & family. Also think making CBG's for wounded warriors would also be a great idea.

Comment by Ted Crocker on December 1, 2011 at 9:34pm

We need soldier names to send instruments!!!!!

Comment by Richard Stark on August 8, 2011 at 1:00am
I have had the honor of building CBGs for 2 of Our soldiers and both went overseas on deployment to Afghanistan. Contact
hwykeycbg@aol.com if I can send either a CBG kit or finished build to any soldier who is wanting one.
Comment by Ted Crocker on July 2, 2011 at 9:12pm
Sid Workman has a Radio DJ buddy willing to put out the call for names.  We're trying to figure out the best way, and thinking a link here plus a call to the DJ and he'll forward them to Sid/here.  I need to write a press release - any help??
Comment by Mark Ayers on June 20, 2011 at 10:57am
How's everyone doing on their builds? Have you connected with any services personal to build for? I have not yet.
Comment by Mark Ayers on June 10, 2011 at 3:36pm

I am posting on my local freecycle.org yahoo group to see who may be able to connect me to service person abroad. 



Comment by Jess on June 9, 2011 at 7:37am
Mark:   I've noted several questions about how to get instruments into the hands of military personnel, and thought it may be a good idea to visit CigarBoxNation and ask for guidance from Matt Borszon or Dan Sleep.  Many of us have followed their lead successfully.  Or, seek answers from Chicago Dianne, who is the person who set this whole thing in motion.  Just my nickle's worth.  Jess
Comment by Mark Ayers on June 9, 2011 at 3:09am



fire away with the build questions. Plenty of great builders here to help you out. 

Comment by mike(butterball) miller on June 8, 2011 at 1:09pm

i vworked on overhaul on the s-3 for lockheed for about 7 years after i retired i think they are pretty much gone from active navy now. the last job they had was tanker work on carriers. i think all of the squadrons are gone now and most of the planes are in the boneyard. the p-3 is still here but on the way out. sure will hate to see it go. i'm sure there are lots of sailors in deployed overseas that would love a guitar with howerver many strings we want to put on it . as long as enough ifo is provided for them to maintain the guitar. and how to tune and play it i'm startin a couple today . i'm gonna try to use a military theme like mabe squadron emblems or mascots. that should be fun. i can tell you now i'll need help on the electronics to make it as good as it can be. so stand by for questions,


Comment by Mark Ayers on June 8, 2011 at 12:45pm
Pass the Ammo

Thank you for your service and dedication I spprciate it. And thank you for your first hand knowledge and experience. Your suggestions are great. More later when I am at my computer

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