Florian Jäger is a very meticulously working re-creator of vintage Gibson Les Paul designs, with his own philosophy on materials , woods , hard ware - and money...! ;)
I keep telling the story about Jörg , how he - almost 30 years ago (when I first met him in a little guitar shop in Mainz, Germany) took apart 3 Telecaster style guitars , rearranged parts ( bodies , necks as well as hardware and pickups) right on the spot in the shop , tapping the...
Paul Eliasson Custom Guitar
It was almost two years ago when I ran across a couple of pics in the internet that attracted my attention.
I had looked for years for a guitar, designed like the old Hofner 500/1 basses; Hofner had built a few guitars in that design back in the...
Don´t get me wrong here!
I don´t oppose to the guitar being your choice!
I do know chinese guitars grow better and better all the time. I play a couple of chinese guitars myself!
I just resent the fact they´re using the logos and pretend being the original - at least some sellers do that...
What difference does it make if it´s a Rolex, a Gucci or a Gibson fake?
All the workers who give their labour to produce the real thing are deprived of their efforts, their merrits and - maybe -their jobs someday....
Looks like an Egmond guitar (Netherlands) from the late sixties to me. Pickup is a japanese substitute taken from a no-name drugstore beauty from the same time...;)
100 bucks is almost a bit much for the shape the thing is in...
finaly the koa topped Dolphin II with it´s beautiful brazilian neck is completed. I picked it up at Nik´s shop last Saturday.
It´s gonna be on stage for the first time on Feb.6th - a week later.
Hope , I will be able to show some pics or even a vid from the gig.
Here are some pics of...