this had serious sideways potential, from jump street. at the time (2007), it was the most expensive guitar i had ever purchased. this...
i went through the same issue with my scharpach.
i adopted for sitarist posture.
i got this from schecter back around "94.
i sold it to a friend around 1997.
impeccably crafted guitar.
i had a pair of jason's low wind imperials in my 7 string les paul, about 9 years ago. they sounded/felt great. i replaced them with custom wound...
talk to wade @ motor city, wolfe @ wolfetone or mj @ seymour duncan.
not exactly "low rent hobbyist" guitars.
i was trying to establish a polarity.
my guitar buddy with the dopest **** is an attorney.
as for me? i was born, fully formed out of zeus's...
to be fair, jack white is a brilliant human with impeccable taste. can't say that about that many "guitarists".
yes. alex and i go back 20 some years. this is one of a set of four that was built for alex in the fender r&d model shop.
here's a vid of the...
ron is the absolute king of customer service.
the degree of brand loyalty that his work inspires is extraordinary (and well deserved).
fiesta red sparkle. alex kept this one for himself.
check the highest string bridge saddle and plate. the high string...
chad underwood has had high praise for their latest avri series.
right on. robert fripp introduced me to that practice in 1985. one of the most valuable lessons i have been given, as far the mechanics are...
fender has been rocking sparkle finishes since it's inception.
the nodes shift the moment you fret a guitar, so that theory doesn't really hold...
not caring. :)
this will be all over my next record.
ron thorn seems to treat his entire customer base with the same level of concern and respect.
hardest solid body guitar to build properly and fender pretty much always nails it.
to those of you who don't believe that fender is capable of producing incredible custom instruments, behold.....
every experience/interaction should be judged on it's own merits.
please don't make this about me (though i love the attention, this isn't the place for it. start a thread:dude.)
the only thing that make an...
my sole purpose in entering this thread was to question the veracity of impugning all small builders, based on the questionable actions of a few....
i think that the domain name is still available. :) :beer:banana
tgp casts a wide net.
the membership ranges from "low rent hobbyists" to full-time working pros and captains of industry with disposable...
i'm sharing my personal experience, over a quarter of a century, not indulging in theories.
no pretense. :)
the reductionists who paint all small builders with the same brush are usually low rent hobbyists (who have no intention of ever paying the price...