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Warning of guitar ‘identification’ sites

A number of websites have cropped up that claim to be able to provide visitors with information about their guitar via its serial number. This has misled some guitar owners into believing that their counterfeit guitar is an authentic one. In fact, some counterfeiters or sellers of these fakes now even refer potential buyers directly […]

Vintage Guitar Parts

I found an interesting new website today, which may be useful for all of us at some point. The Parts Drawer is a vintage guitar parts service, dealing primarily with Gibson and Fender (about 80% of their stock) but also catering for other makes too. In their own words; With over 20 years of experience […]

Alan Rogan Interview

Alan Rogan, legendary guitar technician with The Who and the Rolling Stones, talks about his work and guitars. Guitar tech to rock royalty for decades, Alan talks about his long stint with Who guitar legend Pete Townshend, and explains why Pete’s custom-modded Fender Stratocaster® guitar and Vibro-King® amp are “the real thing” …

Vintage Fender Colours

Just a quickie..I found Curtis Novak’s  great site with a wonderful pictorial view of vintage Fender colours. Even if you aren’t interested in the colours, it’s worth having a look for the lovely photography. In Curtis’ own words… These are pictures of my sample blocks of Fender 60’s colors. I attempted to create as accurate […]

Collectable Guitars pt 16 – The BC Rich Bich

The Bich was launched in 1977 alongside the Seagull and Mockingbird in the BC Rich range of the 1970s. It featured the most daring of BC Rich’s “vintage” designs, with a body originally penned by renowned luthier Neal Moser. It featured two very unusual cutaways on the bottom of the body, a neck-through design, and […]

Another Great Guitar Book

This book… Totally Guitar Has a wealth of great guitar information. Over 600 pages of guitar history, playing styles, pictures, and some information on rarely seen makes and models of guitars from all eras. As the Amazon reviews quite rightly say: This book is a real bargain…not only is it excellent value at (rrp £20 […]

What makes a Guitar Collection?

I guess 2 guitars doesn’t add up to a collection, but maybe 5 does, even if it a small one! Everyone who plays guitar has their own reasons for doing so..not all players are into their gear, whereas others (like me) take great pleasure from tinkering with instruments, modifying, refurbishing and rooting out new (old) […]

Guess what this is all about!

We’ll be talking about guitar collecting, different guitar models, beginners guitars, expensive guitars, where to find collectable guitars, advising on maintenance, pointing you towards some interesting guitars, online lessons, collating guitar information, guitar news, events, guitarists and interesting albums and gigs and just about anything else we can think of. Bear with us while we […]