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Gary Keenan Gary Keenan
Larry Beckler Larry Beckler

Our new Elk, Larry stepped in like a total pro and snatched this Hendrix Strat like he already owned it. Very cool deal and now we got us another awesome Elk in the herd. Many thanks again, Larry for everything and welcome to the family!< more...

Andro Ostojic Andro Ostojic

With his purchase of this really cool ES-335, we were happy to welcome Andro into the Elk Nation. We've got Elks all over the world and now with Andro in the herd, the Swiss contingent is well-represented. Many thanks again, Andro- g more...

Mike and Jen Freeworth Mike and Jen Freeworth

A true power couple from the West Coast, Mike and his wife, Jen scooped this PRS Sig up like two bandits. They got their 'Elk shirts on and we're proud to call them both new members of the Elk Nation. Many, many thanks, guys more...

Clark and Marilyn Rogers Clark and Marilyn Rogers

This is a most wonderful couple and we were honored to have them out. Clark was digging the ES-335 and Marilyn stood back and watched us like we were three kids looking at a frog we just caught. When it was time to finish the deal, more...

Mike Mitchell Mike Mitchell

Mike rolled out to the Elkcave and it was a good afternoon to be had by all. This was his second purchase with us and we like to show some extra love to our returning Elks. Many thanks again, Mike for the visit and the purchase!

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David Whitescarver David Whitescarver

Folks, David rolled in like a straight baller and took possession of this early Sig like it was nobody's business. A total pro from start to finish and we are very proud to call him a member of the Elk Nation. David, many thanks agai more...

Andy Morrison Andy Morrison

The gentleman on the left is Andy Morrison. The gentleman on the right is his good friend, Matt. Together, they make up the world-famous, heavyweight wrestling tag team, The Road Warriors. And, they can both play the hell out of a guitar. Do more...

Michael Ward Michael Ward

Being a professional musician for many years, Michael was also the complete pro when taking possession of this sweet EDS-1275. We feel we got this guitar into the right hands and are humbly grateful to Michael for both his purchase and patro more...

Gordy Wray Gordy Wray

We received the call from Gordy about this Earl Scuggs banjo and before we knew it, the instrument was on its way to the jolly U.K. Gordy is a welcomed addition to the international chapter of the Elk Nation and we are so pleased to more...

Kerry Champion Kerry Champion

Right here is one of Georgia's last guitar heroes, folks. Dr. Champion is a guitar player's player who comes from those great "back in the day" times when men had long hair and wore fringed jackets with prid more...

Joe Kurth Joe Kurth

Got to say about this guy, when he saw this DV-72, there was no mistaking about where it was going to end up. In one of the most decisive and direct acquisitions, Joe made the call to us and without any doubt had this Guild on its w more...

Kevin Schaefer Kevin Schaefer

Videographer extraordinaire, Kevin Schaefer visited us in the Elkcave and it was one of the coolest days we've ever had. He got in his mind that it was time for that ever- elusive Les Paul R0 to come to him and bam- just like that, i more...

Rob Shaw Rob Shaw

Rob swooped in and made the grab on this sinful Spector NS-2. Not one to just hang things on a wall, he put it into immediate use and you can check him out here onstage, doing his thing and holding down the bottom end. I&am more...

Denis Schmitt Denis Schmitt

From all the way in France, Denis saw this "Goldie" Les Paul and it was decided that it had a new home. The deal was seamless and we are very proud to call him one of the newest members of the Elk Nation. Thanks for the pur more...

MaKenna Otten MaKenna Otten

This is one special young lady and a most welcome addition to our little herd. She recently took possession of this Ibanez bass and I must admit, I was the most thrilled. She comes from a high- acheiving family, so it's no s more...

Ben Mathis Ben Mathis

Ben came down from Nashville with his girl Jenna to pick up this killer Hotrod Deluxe. Little did we know he's a rising star on the Country music scene. I imagine it won't be long until we see him playing on the CMA's more...

Jeff Travis Jeff Travis

My initial intentions were to write a crazy- assed story about Jeff, but as time has passed, I changed my mind. Instead, I'll just pass along the fact that over the years, this axe-man has been one of the coolest clients we'v more...

Kaz Machida Kaz Machida

When we talk about the members of the Elk Nation, I have to admit that we have a few favorites. Kaz is the owner of Hyper Guitars in Japan and is one of those special Elks. He has always been so very cool to Lee and I and we love him like a more...

Kevin O Dell Kevin O Dell

We call Kevin "Sheriff Justice" because he picked up on our Smokey and the Bandit schtick pretty quickly. That's more than fine with us because that means he gets what we do and it made this deal go down as more...

Dr. Thomas Van Hoose Dr. Thomas Van Hoose

We've been trying to get the elusive and rare Dr. Van Hoose into the Elk Nation for years and 'lo and behold, it took a vintage ES-355 case to do it. Tom called us up on this case, needed to  house this exce more...

Jeff Deaton Jeff Deaton

Jeff's our go- to Tele guy and he's picked up a few really good ones lately. It's nice to have a guy that knows what he wants, sees what he wants and goes out and gets what he wants. The deals are always seamless with more...

Doug Aldrich Doug Aldrich

When it comes to guitarists, this cat is one of our very favorites. Lee and I have see him do his thing in Dio and Whitesnake- not once has he disappointed. Burning frets off of guitars seems to be his forte and we are as proud as we can be more...

Robert Antila Robert Antila

Our man Robert scooped up this EDS-1275 and we found ourselves with yet another extremely cool, top shelf member of the Elk Nation. This was a sweet deal and Robert was the best to work with- many thanks again, Brother and welcome to the her more...

Corey Miller Corey Miller

Corey made a visit to the 'Elkcave to pick up this Firebird and we ended up hatching a plan to get one of our mutual friends. The "get" was pulled off with great success and as a bonus, we got Corey in the Elk Natio more...

Rob Owen Rob Owen

Rob's our guy over in the U.K. and this J-200 Vine was his second 'Elk guitar. He's one of those cool cats that has kept in touch with us over the years and it's always a great pleasure to hear from him. Our E more...

Michael and Jackson Wright Michael and Jackson Wright

We got a visit from a super Father and son team, Michael and Jackson. Both of these cats can play, with young Jackson tearing up the frets on a 1966 Jazzmaster and Micahel whippin' on several Teles and Jazz basses. When the more...

Jay Gleaton Jay Gleaton

We are very happy to see returning Elk, Jay whenever he visits our headquarters. He was ultimately the man to step up to the plate and make this ultra- rare bass his own. We appreciate you, Jay and hope that you have a wonderful, doubleneck more...

Doug MGrath Doug MGrath

Our man Doug is the bassist for the Erik Chandler Band and whenever we can get a bass player in the Elk Nation, I'm extra excited. Doug got a case from us and was so super cool with the deal. " Reppin' for the Elk,&a more...

Gregory Soh Gregory Soh

Greg got this guitar from us and lo and behold, it had the same exact serial number as the one he had from 10 years earlier. That's way cool in our book and we're quite pleased to welcome Gregory into the family. Thanks again more...

Jared Hornbeek Jared Hornbeek

Jared grapped this Ripper and is currently putting it through its paces out in baddass Texas. We love it when a new Elk gets an instrument from us and then uses it for the purpose for which it was built- jammin'! Thanks, Jared and we more...

Danny Porter Danny Porter

Big Danny rolled in and took good command of this D-28CW. We knew it had to be that one guy and looks like Dan in the man. We put a good guitar together with a great guitarist and now it's time for sparks to fly. Thanks again, Brothe more...

Ross Brylynsky Ross Brylynsky

We're very grateful to Ross, who's "down unda" and the proud new owner of this gorgeous J-185. Long way from Georgia to Australia, but this girl made the trip in fine fashion and we haqve a brand new Elk in more...

Hans-Ruedi Merian Hans-Ruedi Merian

We are very proud to welcome Hans into the Elk Nation with his purchase of this EDS-1275. Hans was one of the rare people that, when asked for a picture with his new guitar, stepped up to the plate and send an awesome one. We're plea more...

Hans Custers Hans Custers

We think it's so cool that we sent this Ricky bass all the way to the Netherlands and Hans sent us this picture. He is pictured here onstage with his band, Templo Diez wearing- yes, a GrinningElk T- shirt and we are absolutely tickle more...

Eddie Kurek Eddie Kurek

Just when we thought that all was lost and the younger generation was to be chained by turntables, this young cat shows up and assures us that the future of guitar is well at hand. We would like to induct Eddie Kurek into the Elk Nation for more...

Steve Shanahan Steve Shanahan

We are so very pleased to welcome Steve into the Elk Nation via a referral from our dear friend and guitar hero, Joe Mass. Joe was the fine fellow that told Steve about us and before we could blink our eyes, Steve had sent us this photo of h more...

Wendell Rand Wendell Rand

We get a bass player here in the Elkcave and I get a big 'ol smile on my face. Not only is Wendell just that, but his journey to pick up this bass was a one-of-a-kind experience. It pretty much went like this: He got on a plane and f more...

Jean- Michel Bry Jean- Michel Bry

We're proud to welcome Jean- Michel to the Elk family. He was inducted with his purchse of this near- mint, '91 Firebird V and we want to say welcome to him and express our gratitude. Many thanks again, Jean- Michel!more...

Niles Lewis Niles Lewis

Niles rolled into the Elkcave once again and picked up this ES-335. Lee and I just sat back and smiled as he slid easily into his style of Bluesy Jazz licks and smooth leads. We've said many times that this new crop of young more...

David 'Big Dave' Bruneau David 'Big Dave' Bruneau

Send Me No Flowers...

Life is a precious gift and even more so to me more...

John Haddad John Haddad

Not only did John get this bass from us, he actually took it to meet Yes and show it to Chris Squire. Now that's got to be one of the coolest things ever, or at least we think so. It's as if we got to meet Chris by proxy and more...

Greg Zielinski Greg Zielinski
Ed Commander Ed Commander
We purchased this Ripley in Texas and knew we would have to wait for the "one" guy to step up and take possession of it. Looks like Ed is that man and we are proud to now call him a member in good standing of the mighty Elk Nation. Guys that love 80' more...
Bruce Miller Bruce Miller
If David Smith was there with Moses and Ted Sckeckinger rode with the knights of the round table, Bruce was there in the earliest of days of the Elk as well. He (Bruce) was kinda like that guitarist in Def Leppard, you remember him right, uh Pete Wil more...
Tony Westbrook Tony Westbrook
Got us a new Elk in the herd today and his name is Mr. Tony Westbrook. He took the scenic route from Smyrna, Tn. and before we knew what had happened, he was the new owner of not one, but two Charvel EVH guitars. We call that a great day here in the more...
Andre Martinengo Delle Palle Andre Martinengo Delle Palle
Got us a New Zealand herd member and if memory serves me correctly, Andre is our first NZ Elk! He was the coolest of the cool as this guitar made it's way across the planet and now it resides with it's sister SG. Here's quote from Andre after receiv more...
Shane Weldon Shane Weldon
This handsome young Elk is Mr. Shane Weldon playing his recently purchased Pedulla Thunderbass ET5. He's a low- ender from Ireland and is seen here onstage with his band, J90. He looks like he can flat- out kill it on the 5- string and we are quite p more...
Craig Steele Craig Steele
When working out the deal on this Les Paul with Craig, I had a mental picture of a guy in a suit and tie. No kidding- that's how how polite his emails were and so when we received this picture of the man himself, Lee and I decided to instantly move h more...
Joeri Hommerson Joeri Hommerson
Trying to get a bass into the interior of Norway in a timely fashion is no easy feat, but when you combine the talents and patience of professional touring bassist Joeri Hommerson, it's a piece of cake! Joeri has toured with the likes of Billy Sheeha more...
Jimmy DiStefano Jimmy DiStefano
We finally got a picture of a herd member, Jimmy DiStefano, from Montreal. His own words are better than what I can say- welcome to our family, Jimmy!

"Its Jimmy Di Stefano from Montreal Canada remember me I bought the '64 335 more...

Joshua Claps Joshua Claps
"Hey Lee,

I finally got a chance to get some pictures to you for the blog, and of course, thank you for the shirt. The bass plays like a dream by the way, I'm in love. Thank you so much again!

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Shawn, Haoran and Xinggang Shawn, Haoran and Xinggang
Lee and I were gifted a great visit from a few of our Elks this past January. Shawn lives here in Atlanta and Haoran lives up in New York. The gentleman in the red shirt is their brother, Xinggang, who made the long trip from China to visit us at the more...
Tom Stuckey Tom Stuckey
We hit the mark with Tom and this '04 Les Paul- it's like they were old friends being reunited when he received it. That's always a great feeling when a client emails to say we got them the guitar that they were truly looking for and we warmly welcom more...
Ron Westwood Ron Westwood
Ron and I had several lengthy conversations about guitars before he purchased this Murphy Aged, Yamano R9 and that's not a complaint by any means. It's refreshing when you can meet a fellow guitar aficionado- often times, one can learn new things jus more...
John Dillon John Dillon
Here's the newest Elk to come into the herd, Mr. John Dillon. AS you can see, he's a big Muddy Waters fan and so after receiving this CS-336 and giving it the thumbs up, he aptly named it "Muddy". We're glad to see that there are still guitar players more...
Glenn Jarrett Glenn Jarrett
Glenn recently purchased this Takamine LTD98 from us and we must say that it was one of the most pleasurable experiences we've ever had. He was quite the gentleman from start to finish and even took the time to send us a picture of himself and his ne more...
Bob Vincent Bob Vincent
We send out a lot of guitars and every once in a while, the buyer will email us back and say that we hit the mark. Judging by his response when receiving this Les Paul Traditional, we think this guitar was supposed to go to Bob and we're very proud t more...
Sam Herpertz Sam Herpertz
It looks like we have us both an Angus fan from Germany and a new member of the mighty Elk Nation all in one fell swoop. Lee and I would like to extend a hearty "Welcome" to the newest member of our family, Sam. He was kind enough to send us a pictur more...
Daryl Lloyd Daryl Lloyd
We heard from Daryl via the MyLesPaul forum on this sweet Flying V2 and before we could say "scat", it was on its way to Australia. That means we got us yet one more Aussie Elk in the herd and Daryl was also kind enough to send a picture of him with more...
Curtiss Beinhorn Curtiss Beinhorn
The smile on this gentleman's face tells you that he knows how to do it "old school" style. We've all heard the tales of how many great guitar players would have stacks of amps onstage but secretly, their tone came from a 'lil old Champ that was mike more...
Michael Gunny Michael Gunny
The gentleman you are seeing is one of the "old guard" from Atlanta. He was a staple in one of the 80's most popular local bands, Never Never and carries the low- end torch to this day. "Gunny" has been wearing the strings off bass guitars for over 2 more...
Jesper Sorenson Jesper Sorenson
We have Elks all over the world and this newest addition to the herd, Jesper is a nice one! He's a Les Paul lover from a distant land, and that automatically makes him family. He's got great guitars, a little rock n roll attitude and an awesome T- sh more...
Craig Petty Craig Petty
Here's Craig with his new, GrinningElk Ricky. His lovely wife, Melinda purchased the guitar for his recent birthday and conspired with us to enter into full clandestine mode to get it for him. Due to her efforts, the guitar arrived for Craig and he n more...
Shane Walton Shane Walton
Bravery. It's a term use for only the heartiest of men. Men with steely nerves and fearless hearts. Our newest 'Elk, Shane here has just returned from England, where he was knighted by the Queen herself for an act so intensely dangerous, it ma more...
Kyle Campbell Kyle Campbell
This is Kyle Campbell, the youngest of the mighty Campbell clan of Powell, Wyoming. His Grandfather discovered the territory of Wyoming and has been the governor of the state since. His Father is the Chief of Law in the state and is responsible for k more...
Svend Jensen Svend Jensen
Svend is our newest Elk from Denmark and made the purchase trifecta of the year with the three pieces you see here. He's one of the nicest and easiest guys to work with and proof personified that patience and a cool head will eventually be rewarded. more...
Harry De'ath Harry De'ath
We'll go ahead and say it: "Harry's a complete madman"! He latched onto this Root Beer Les Paul and as you can clearly see, plans on making some serious noise with it. We're always extra proud to have a young Elk come into the fold because it assures more...
Darren Henry Darren Henry
I have to say that, of all the guitars we have ever shipped to Australia, this ES-355 provided the greatest and longest ordeal of them all. It went around the world about three times, got lost in the African desert, ended up on a Russian cargo plane more...
A.G. A.G.
Here's our newest 'Elk, A.G. with the '57 Princeton he just purchased. The boys overseas certainly appreciate the tone and value of these vintage Tweeds and while we're always a tad nervous when sending one on such a long journey, we're just as happy more...
Curtis Key Curtis Key
Curtis came out to the 'Elkcave and when he got on this Standard, it was like the two were made for each other. As a self- professed "Fender Man", he had to have just the right feel and tone to make him come over to the Les Paul side and it was this more...
Jason Pastras Jason Pastras
We absolutely love it when Elks come out to the 'Elkcave for a visit. They always say the same thing: "I didn't know you guys were even here" and that's our secret. We are tucked away out here on the West side and the visitors we get are always the c more...
Kevin Kojima Kevin Kojima
Man, it looks like the time is right for the young rockers of the future to step forward and our newest Elk, Kevin is leading the way. He bought not one, but two NOS Gibson SG-Xs from us and that makes his set complete. We would like to give Kevin a more...
Alan Cosby Alan Cosby
Alan came by the Elkcave not too long ago and checked out this Chet SST. He also brought his trusty first- issue Chet to compare it to and mercy be, it passed the test. Now he's got two ladies to dance with and we want to officially thank Alan and we more...
Dave Leggett Dave Leggett
Dave bought this bass up and after receiving it, sent us this picture. Usually, we do the write- ups on our Elks, but Dave was so elegant in his communications, we thought it best to let his own words speak for themselves:

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Patrick 'Bunky' 'O Rourke Patrick 'Bunky' 'O Rourke
We've committed a grievous error against one of our very own; Colonel 'O Rourke bought a Cunneto Strat from us a few years ago and I somehow lost the picture. This new picture was taken at the last Dallas Guitar Show and although he's holding a Les P more...
Steve  Bellaiche Steve Bellaiche
When Steve purchased this Guild from us, we had no idea that he was a great collector of fine Jazz guitars. He has everything from a Gretsch Syncromatic to a D'angelico NY. He's also a fan of George Benson and Wes Montgomery, so not only is his tast more...
Tim Evans Tim Evans
Tim got this PRS from us and let me say that there is no cooler cat than this guy. This was one of the easiest deals ever to come across an 'Elk desk and we're extremely proud to welcome Tim into our family. He's a professional guitarist and we hope more...
Todd Cooke Todd Cooke
We love it when we get celebrities in out little herd- it's always like the prize in the Cracker Jack box and this gentleman's known worldwide, so we consider him as famous. He's Todd Cooke and is the proud owner of what some would consider the large more...
Eric Singer Eric Singer
What do you do when you get a phone call from the drummer in your favorite band of all time? What if the connection had been made by the former guitarist for your favorite band of all time? Well, the first thing you do is answer the telephone with th more...
Jerry Daniel Jerry Daniel
Jerry came out to the Elk cave for a visit and a tryout of this Goldtop. It was a seamless and easy deal- he's as cool as the other side of the pillow. We chatted for a while about music and the like- we all love the same stuff down here in the South more...
Mark Luci Mark Luci
Here's one of the last of the "good ones": Those massive 80's shredders that could actually play their guitars in a time when all the girls wore spandex and you could chug a pitcher of Budweiser standing on the top of a table in the middle of more...
Scott and Rosie Grove Scott and Rosie Grove
Here's one of our favorites- Mr. Scott Grove and his lovely wife, Rosie. We like to think of Scott and the Head of Sanitation Engineering and Rosie as the CEO. In layman's terms, that means Scott takes out the trash and Rosie runs things around there more...
Big Joe Rumpolo Big Joe Rumpolo
The hombre you are looking at is the one and only guitar powerhouse, "Big Joe" Rumpolo. It was late 1969 when the Beatles were growing beards and hanging out with Ravi Shankar. Things were just not good and the band's record label was getting worried more...
Don Juntunen Don Juntunen
What you are viewing is two specimens of the insanely rare and nearly extinct Boxer Paulasaurus'. These Burmese protection dogs are known for their ability to rip a human's head off in a single bite and it was once reported that an adult Boxer Paul a more...
Phil Hardin Phil Hardin
Phil and his lovely wife pulled into the GrinningElk booth at the3 Dallas Guitar show this past April and I instantly knew we were in trouble. It seems that he had spotted this blonde Dot reissue and I was merely a kid with ice cream on my hands and more...
Tom and Abbi Bellatti Tom and Abbi Bellatti
One of our newest Elks, Tom bought this guitar for his daughter Abbi's 11th birthday and we have to admit that it warmed our hearts when we received this picture. She is a budding guitarist and songwriter and to see her Father encourage this lets us more...
Jason Rhoton Jason Rhoton
We met Jason and his wonderful wife Carrie at the Spartanburg Guitar show this year and after the smoke had cleared, a Tele deal was done. He's kinda quiet, but I sniffed out that he was a former bear wrestler and had a bench press of about 350 pound more...
Craig Meier Craig Meier
We recently put up for sale a '99 40th Anniversary Les Paul that generated a lot of buzz. There was a line of guys waiting to make the grab on it, but it was Craig that stepped up first and make the deal go down. A few people got miffed, but in the e more...
Kevin Kilgore Kevin Kilgore
Kevin made a surprise stop by the Elkcave a few weeks ago and picked up this 10- string Bich. The next thing we knew, he had once again made off with another killer guitar and cemented his place in 'Elk history as one of our favorite returning Elks. more...
Jeff Travis Jeff Travis
Although Jeff bought an amp from us, it's obvious to us that he's a Godzilla in the world of Les Pauls and is a shining example of the type of great guys that we have in our little herd. If I were standing behind a group of ladies like this, I'd be s more...
Andrew and Corey Hartford Andrew and Corey Hartford
These two gentlemen pictured here are at the 2012 NAMM Show, rockin' their brand new GrinningElk shirts. We think that is the coolest thing ever and are grateful beyond words. Their Dad, Greg bought a PRS Swamp Ash from us and we just included a coup more...
Tom Abram Tom Abram
Tom eased on down and paid Lee and I a visit here at the 'Elkcave and I must say that it made for a fine afternoon. He's a part- time dealer, purveyor and player of fine guitars, so it was nice to put this piece into the hands of someone that could a more...
Ken Spawton, Jr. Ken Spawton, Jr.
Ken bought this Bonnaburst Les Paul from us and was the epitome of patience and grace. We never can say enough how must we respect and appreciate the members of our family and with the addition of Ken, our little herd just got one member larger and a more...
Dennis Stojanovski Dennis Stojanovski
We picked up another Aussie Elk when Dennis made the scoop on this like- new Charvel EVH. We believe in these young rockers replenishing the ranks of up- and coming guitarists and Dennis looks like one of the best. Many thanks, Dennis and welcome to more...
John Rainwater John Rainwater
John bought this Tak Les Paul in October of last year, but was deployed ion Afghanistan, so he didn't get to lay his hands on it until January, 2012. He sent us this picture of him and his lovely girlfriend, Yoko right before, as he put it, "I shaved more...
Kevin Kyle Kevin Kyle
A guitarist from the age of 6 and turning professional at age 15, Kevin has played with a virtual who's who of the music business over the last 30 years. From Detroit rockers where he started out The Almighty Strut, 80's hair band Madam-x and auditio more...
Morgan Dollard Morgan Dollard
When Morgan first contacted us, I thought he was about 45- 50 years old and maybe a pilot or a doctor. It was that kind of seriousness when he was inquiring about this guitar and after the deal was struck and the smoke cleared, he sent us this pictur more...
Evan Hensley Evan Hensley
One of the greatest rewards of being in this business is when we get to sell a guitar or bass to a rockstar. This young man is just that and plays in the Metal Band Nightfall, on Metal Blade records. He is also the lead guitarist for the band Dark Ho more...
Jay Gleaton Jay Gleaton
Jay came out to the Elkcave during the Christmas holidays to check out this '71 P- bass. Of all the timing, I just happen to be out of town, performing the task of visiting the in- laws, so Lee met him to show the bass. From what I understand, Jay pi more...
Jim Black Jim Black
And we thought we were KISS fans. Come to find out, there are a select few that rival Lee and I when it comes to appreciating what the boys in kabuki has done over the last 40 or so years and here is one of those select few! Jim's the ultimate Paul S more...
Marc Stevens Marc Stevens
Marc is the kind of musician that, when you hear him play, it makes you just want to put your instrument down. I say "instrument", because he is also a multi- instrumentalist who can practically play anything with strings. I just shook my head when h more...
Pablo Escobar Pablo Escobar
Senior Escobar sent us this photo from his hideaway somewhere in the tropics. We didn't even know that he collected Brazilian Les Pauls, but it looks like he's been busy while in hiding from the Colombian authorities. This is one of the finest collec more...
Danny Arana Danny Arana
Danny Arana is the guitarist/ multi- instrumentalist with Atlanta's own, The Serenaders. They are self- described as "modern retrobilly and are making waves across the city with their unique sound. Danny gave us the pleasure of a personal visit recen more...
A.S. A.S.
The mental image of a person you've never met can be powerful. Although we have never met A.S. in person, my mind's picture of him was definitive and when we got this photo of him, that image was washed away. Before you is one of the most discriminat more...
Randy Crist Randy Crist
We met Randy at the Arlington Guitar show and when he first walked into the booth, it was obvious that a cool cat bass player was in the house. He asked a couple of questions about this Ampeg and then was off. Next thing we knew, he was on the phone more...
Will LaCosta Will LaCosta
Will recently purchased the above instruments from us and to be honest, I thought he would be much older. As it turns out, he's an "old soul" in a young man's body and hopefully a true heir to the old ways and old tones. These are the young folks tha more...
Michael Caron Michael Caron
We knew it would take just the right guy to recognize what a killer guitar this Suhr is and 'lo and behold, Michael was that man. The deal was seamless and Lee and I are quite proud to welcome our newest Elk into the family- Thanks, Michael and we su more...
Yasushi Nisimura Yasushi Nisimura
This is Yasushi, our main man over at Guitar Shelter in Japan. Not only does he have a fine store filled with killer guitars, amps and accessories, but he does so with the suave and debonair look of a GrinningElk T- shirt. Now this>/i> is what we more...
Byron Dipaolo Byron Dipaolo
Last year, Byron bought an Oxblood Les Paul from us and this year, he made it this 335 Dot. We love our returning Elks and want them all to know that if they do come back to us, it means we're doing our jobs and Lee and I are so very appreciative. We more...
Tim Chalmers Tim Chalmers
This is our guy, T.C. down in Australia and when he caught us running up here, as busy as a couple of beavers, he taught us what the term "hard yakka" meant. It means "hard work" and I guess that meant we were doing our jobs- I'll take it anyway I ca more...
Chad Williams Chad Williams
We would like to thank Chad for becoming one of our newest family members with his purchase of this '80 Les Paul Standard. What he didn't know is that this guitar came from the legendary bluesman, Mississippi Mudcat Matt, so it's chock full of killer more...
Darrell and Nikki Johnson Darrell and Nikki Johnson
Darrell and his lovely wife, Nikki came out to visit us recently to check out some Les Pauls. But, the story is not just about the visit, but about why Lee and I, for about three hours kept getting cold chills down our spines and couldn't explain why more...
Steve Zahradnik Steve Zahradnik
Steve made a call and the next thing we knew, this JJ Shorthorn was up in beautiful Illinois and we had yet another new member of our little herd. It's exactly guys like Steve who get something from us and then take the time to send in a picture; we more...
Greg Martin Greg Martin
Whether he's playing with the Kentucky Headhunters, The Mighty Jeremiahs or Rufus Huff, Greg Martin's bluesy licks and style are known the world over and set him apart as one of today's premier Les Paul players. The KY Heads recently played Atlanta a more...
Keith Rowley Keith Rowley
There can be only one King of California and you just happen to be looking at him. We would like you all to please give a warm, 'Elk welcome to Mr. Keith Rowley to the family and to say he's one of our best Les Paulers would be an understatement. He more...
Olivier Pascal Olivier Pascal
Here is our dear friend Olivier, in beautiful France with his latest Elk addition, a 1999 Les Paul R4. We are so happy to have returning Elks in our family and it's always a great pleasure to be of service to them over and over. Many thanks, Olivier more...
Dominic Ciconte Dominic Ciconte
Dominic is one of our newest Elks and when he was inquiring about this guitar, he gave us a call and I enjoyed one of the best phone conversations I've had a good minute. He's an extremely cool guy and as we chatted, I discovered we know several of t more...
Skip Davis Skip Davis
Ladies and Gentlemen, not only are you looking at one of the newest members of the mighty 'Elk Nation, but the only guy Lee and I know that rivals us when it comes to being a KISS fan. I mean, we thought we either knew or had it all, but when Skip hi more...
John Copeland John Copeland
We got a visit from Mr. Copeland yesterday and to put it simply, is was a great day here at the 'Elkcave. John showed us some of his guitars and when the smoke had cleared, he had taken possession of this '03 Duane Les Paul. After the initial convers more...
Ken and Clare Howard Ken and Clare Howard
When it come to these two new 'Elks, we like to use the term "power couple". They made the call on these two Teles and then to complete the trifecta, backed it up with the purchase of the Ricky 12- string. The deals were seamless and Lee and I remark more...
Dominic Riccardino Dominic Riccardino
Ladies and Gentlemen, please meet the newest member of the mighty 'Elk Nation, Mr. Dominic Riccardino. We just call him "Dom", which in Elk- speak means "Godfather" and he's always as cool as the other side of the pillow. Dom will make a call, we'll more...
Michel Gaj Michel Gaj
Micheal's a Georgia Tech grad student that has connections in Arizona, via San Diego. He's a true, young next generation pimp and is in training on how to keep his pimp hand strong. We have faith that, in the future he will graduate with a degree in more...
MIke Hall MIke Hall
Man, Mike came out to the 'Elkcave, checked out this Bich and the deal was as cool as a drink of Georgia well water. He's a great guy and we're proud to call him a new member of the mighty 'Elk Nation. I meant to tell him that my wife was glad when h more...
Eddie Trammel Eddie Trammel
It is with great due and respect that we would like to induct Mr. Eddie Trammel into the 'Elk Nation Hall of Fame. At the Spartanburg Guitar show on 3/5/2011, Eddie found Lee and I worthy to purchase his 1965 Fender P- Bass and matching Bassman amp. more...
Carlo Beccalossi Carlo Beccalossi
Carlo is obviously a connoisseur of fine, vintage basses and Lee and I were proud to be able to add this stunning '66 Jazz bass to his collection. Judging from the way he's holding the bass, he just may know his way around a fretboard and if we ever more...
Hugh Kennedy Hugh Kennedy
Hugh came up to the Spartanburg Guitar show to pick up his R9 in person. That's the way we like it- it's always great to see the smile on someone's face when they hold their new guitar for the first time and we're proud to welcome Hugh into the globe more...
Adam Lang Adam Lang
Adam is the manager of Macron Music waaaaay down under in Australia and honored us with the purchase of this '88 Kramer bass. What's even nicer is that he took it to band practice and actually played her, which is what these great 80's basses and gui more...
Ross Vogel Ross Vogel
This was the first bass we sold to Ross and we feel honored that he chose us to provide a piece for his fantastic bass collection. Ross is a Jr and lost him son, Ross Vogel III to the war in Iraq. There is no greater gift to be given than a person's more...
Alex van Dorsselaer Alex van Dorsselaer
This is Alex's first Rickenbacker guitar and we are humbled that he chose GrinningElk to be the ones with which to make his purchase. He's as cool as a cucumber and the deal was seamless and professional- Lee and I are proud to call him a member of o more...
Ron Ferguson Ron Ferguson
Lee and I were granted an audience with one Mr. Ron Ferguson and his lovely wife, Margie today. Ron's an "old school" rocker that remembers the days when Hydra, Elijah and Choice ran the local stages here in Atlanta. He's also a great bass player wit more...
Clay Cook Clay Cook
We just realized that we have been remiss in our exclusion of one of Atlanta's strongest talents, Mr. Clay Cook from the hallowed and famed 'Elk Nation. Clay's been out to the office on more than one occasion and each visit is always a cool pleasure more...
Stefano Sammaritani Stefano Sammaritani
Here's Stefano layin' down the licks with his '96 Cunetto Tele. This picture just proves that whether you live in Italy or Indiana, when the notion strikes you to pick up your six- stringer, there just ain't no denying the power and we welcome him in more...
Craig Karr Craig Karr
We met Craig through a mutual friend down in Florida, one Mr. Kev- Dog as we would see these two guys at some of the larger guitar shows. Lee and I have been discussing over the years how to get Craig into the 'Elk Nation without having to kidnap him more...
Ed King Ed King
The initial phone conversation with the gentleman that bought this guitar went something like, "Hi. My name's Ed and I'd like to ask a few questions about your Special". I didn't know until the end of the phone call that I was selling this guitar to more...
Raul Ruutu Raul Ruutu
When Raul contacted us about this bass, we thought what we think about every possible new deal: If we do our jobs right and work hard to give great service, another client will get an instrument that they are pleased with and we will have another new more...
Felipe Olivares Felipe Olivares
Felipe got this "Blue Lady", as we referred to her and sent us this picture. He is our very first Chilean 'Elk and we're extremely proud to call him a member of our family. This guitar had been in a private collection for years and now it's time for more...
Big Mike Rock Big Mike Rock
When Big Mike Rock rolls into out booth to look at a guitar, we just get out of the way. This is the guy that calls up the Grim Reaper and gives him his schedule and when we get tired of fooling around in the Middle East, we'll get Big Mike to more...
Seiichi and Junko Sakajiri Seiichi and Junko Sakajiri
Here is a wonderful husband and wife team, Seiichi and Junko, owners of Woodman Instruments. They specialize in fine vintage acoustic guitars and are genuinely nice people. They make this industry a little brighter because they always have a smile on more...
Peter Bennett Peter Bennett
We have here one Mr. Peter Bennett of Adelaide, Australia. He's only the finest connoisseur of vintage Fender amps in the country and we were proud to have delivered this near- mint '65 Vibro- Reverb to him recently. Since we didn't have a homing pig more...
Albert Durig Albert Durig
"The go- to guy". They're rare and fairly hard to come by because it takes such a special person to be one. We have our "go- to guys" for Les Pauls, Fender Custom Shop stuff and even vintage Charvels and Jacksons, but to be a first- call man on vinta more...
Richard Kaempflein Richard Kaempflein
Richard got this Metropolitan Tanglewood and squirreled her away to the great state of Wisconsin. We know three things about that state: it's cold as heck in Winter, their high school football rivalries are among the greatest in the Nation and we hav more...
Atalay Ant Atalay Ant
Elks in Turkey, you say? You doggone right and Lee and I have Atalay to thank for it! He scooped this SG Diablo up in a seamless and professional deal- the kind that goes so easy, we want to have him over for dinner and some white lightnin' on the ba more...
Frank Robert Frank Robert
I can't think of anything that makes us happier than to have a Stingray aficionado as a member of our herd. Now, let's put him in Germany, make him a baddass bass player and you have the one and only Mr. Frank Robert. He's one of our newest 'Elks and more...
Anthony Baxter Anthony Baxter
I met this young man on a rainy Sunday morning, the very day that the New Orleans Saint "gifted" the Atlanta Falcons with a win in the Superdome. He came to the 'Elkcave with his dad, David and proceeded to try out this Les Paul Push Tone. Let me be more...
Peter Manning Peter Manning
Peter's up in the corner of the East Coast and we believe the first Maine 'Elk to join our ranks. He took possession of this beautiful ES-347 in August, 2010 and hasn't looked back. Lee and I are proud to call him one of our own and look forward to m more...
Melia Sigmon Melia Sigmon
Melia's the official GrinningElk spokesperson and last year's 1st Runner- Up in the Miss Teen North Carolina Pageant. We expect great things from this young lady and her future looks quite bright to us. Here, she's sporting both a GrinningElk babydol more...
Prof. Steve Knippenberg Prof. Steve Knippenberg
If you saw Kill Bill 2, then you must certainly have noticed the character known only as Pei Mei. This man was a complete master in the Chinese Martial Arts and the most deadly fighter on Earth, but compared to our very own Steve Knippenberg, he is b more...
David Sulkes David Sulkes
Please welcome our newest Elk, David. He stopped by the booth at the Charlotte guitar show and did a little strummin' on this Taylor 710. Whenever we sell a guitar or amp, it makes our day when the buyer sends us a picture for the 'Elk Nation page of more...
Mark Ensley Mark Ensley
Having Mark visit us in the 'Elkcave was like having the head coach of the Gamecocks roll into your office, sit down and say, "What's going on Boys?" We visited for a while and then got into what turned out to be a 5- Les Paul deal for the ages and w more...
Artie aka 'DelawareGold' Artie aka 'DelawareGold'
This is Artie, aka "DelawareGold" on the MyLesPaul forum. He's a newly crowned moderator over there and a genuine sweetheart of a guy. He's been our point man in getting these meets set up at various Bee- 3 shows and deserves a huge round of applause more...
Matt Matt
As we would say in the South, with the greatest of reverence and as a statement reserved only for the ones we hold in the highest regard, "This is our boy". He's a true connoisseur, so let us clarify:

(Fr. connaisseur, from Middle-French connoist more...

Billy Dyer Billy Dyer
We've seen this gentleman at the Nashville Guitar shows for years, but really just met him this year. He sent us an exceptional photo of Eric Clapton in concert and last weekend, he met us at Mike Tepee's show to pick up this V Standard. It was a sea more...
Wayne Wayman Wayne Wayman
If you want to know where all the clean, 80's shred machines are, look no further than this photo. Wayne has amassed a collection that, when we saw this photo just made our year and looking at it again and again is like looking at a page straight out more...
Hector Barrera Hector Barrera
This photo of Mr. Hector Barrera was taken at the world- famous Lighthouse in Hermosa Beach, Ca. He's playing with his '60s cover band, Hornet Nation, which is comprised of gentlemen that build the F- 18 "Super Hornet" fighter plane at Northrop Grumm more...
David Scott David Scott
We probably have more Elks in California than anywhere else in the country and David is another great addition! He saw this '97 ES-336 and the next thing we knew, the photo of the man himself was here- it's always a good thing when we can get a guita more...
Ludovico Ausiello Ludovico Ausiello
Ludo lives over in beautiful Italy and as we must also give credit to his girlfriend, Stefi, they made the purchase of this Orange Teaburst R9 and we are so pleased that the guitar went to a true lover of Les Pauls. He was looking for "the one" and i more...
Kyle, Darrell and Don Campbell Kyle, Darrell and Don Campbell
Here are the men of the Campbell Family- please see the 'Elk Diaries for their story and how we have proof that there are 'Elks stomping around the beautiful state of Wyoming! more...
Scott Perkins Scott Perkins
The visits we received from Scott were nothing short of inspiring and to hear him play was a genuine pleasure. As we wrote before, he is the type of guitar player that makes you want to hand him different guitars all afternoon, just to see what each more...
Andreas Gisler Andreas Gisler
Andi is a returning Elk and talented guitarist. We've seen videos of him playing everything from acoustic guitar to some of the finest chicken pickin' in a Country and Western band. Let me tell you what truly quantifies Andi; He is a quality p more...
Thomas Gerard Thomas Gerard
The whole time we were conducting this deal with Thomas, he never let on that he was in a band. We just thought he might be a "player at home" or a collector, but after he got the guitar and emailed to say it was satisfactory, he gave us the link to more...
Sacha Stefanovic Sacha Stefanovic
Sacha had already purchased an SJ- 200 from us a while back and now he has added this gorgeous D- 42 to his 'Elk stable. The OM and Everly Brothers type guitars were hand built by him and are obviously quality and lovingly built pieces. He's is a tal more...
MSGT Eric Reece MSGT Eric Reece
Now I know this gentleman may look like a Junior in college, but he's actually a 16- year veteran in the Air Force. PLease meet Master Sergeant Eric Rees and he works on, and I quote " the best aerial refueling dancer the world has seen as of yet.. t more...
Forrest Sable Forrest Sable
How does a person live in the shadow of greatness? I ask this very question to Forrest regarding him and his dad's relationship. Forrest is the son of one Mr. Hank Sable, the venerable U-boat commander and as you recall, the most highly decorated ve more...
Alex Gerogiannis Alex Gerogiannis
Alex is the official 'Elk legal eagle over in B'ham and we often call him before we are going to drive in or through the great state of Alabama, as we just want to make sure of what we can and can't do in his great state. For example, it is illegal t more...
Robert Carpenter Robert Carpenter
We inducted Mr. Carpenter into the 'Elk Nation not because he bought something from us, but because, at the Spartanburg Guitar show he found us worthy to take possession of his '63 ES-120. He bought the guitar new with thoughts of learning how to pla more...
Trevor Isetts Trevor Isetts
When Trevor bought this 25th Anniversary Strat from us at the 2010 Spartanburg show, we warned him that we were going to put him in the 'Elk Nation and bust him up real bad. Just tear the cotton off his behind if you will but, for some reason, when i more...
Steve Robinson Steve Robinson
Steve joined the 'Elk Nation about a week before our website went live in August, 2008. After all this time, he didn't forget about us and recently sent this picture, so a T- shirt is on the way. Maybe, if we're lucky, we'll get a new live shot of hi more...
Robbie and Teresa Martin Robbie and Teresa Martin
This is only the second couple ever to be inducted into the 'Elk Nation and we are supremely pleased to have them with us. The lovely lass on the right is Robbie's darling wife, Teresa. "Mamareesa", as she's known to the family is a super wife, mothe more...
David Baxter David Baxter
This quiet, yet unassuming gentleman is a man that does what no one would ever expect. You might think he is an attorney or a doctor, but no, his job is one of the most important in the land. He is the designer of that most important feature on the s more...
Mr. Jimmy Wallace Mr. Jimmy Wallace
This is our good friend Jimmy Wallace. Not only is he the man responsible for the largest guitar show on earth, (The Dallas Guitar show) he is also a devoted husband, a loving father and most of all, a warrior for God. He always has a smile on his fa more...
L.A. POWERS L.A. POWERS
This is our dear friend, L.A.Powers. When I first met her, I casually asked her what she did for a living and the answer I received stunned me. She replied back, "I'm an author and my field of expertize is in adult series fiction". She also went on t more...
Randy Peterson Randy Peterson
Randy (a long time friend from Washington state) called us and said. "Does this guitar posses the qualities that will make me one with the universe, bring peace throughout the world and shut Kanye West up when Taylor Swift is trying to accept yet ano more...
Mike Adams Mike Adams
Mike and I have been doing business together ever since the Beatles invaded America. This picture of Mike was taken after he swapped me some Lego's and a Howdy Doody doll for my 1480 model Silvertone guitar. I have to say in 67 I was a mere three yea more...
Scott Cooper Scott Cooper
This is another fine California connection, Mr. Scott Cooper and his new 'Elk CS-336. He said he would send us a picture for the Nation and by cracky, he did just that and we're grateful. Welcome to the herd, Scott and thank you for your friendship a more...
Joseph Fontanelli Joseph Fontanelli
We met Joseph at the 2010 Orlando Guitar Show and he eased into the booth on this '91 SRV Strat, asked a couple of questions and was gone. A couple of hours later, he came back with the words, "I'll take it" and the deal was done. It couldn't have be more...
Liz Wylde Liz Wylde
When I answered the phone that day, I was shocked to hear a female voice on the other end. By the tone of her voice, I could tell she was pleasant,but yet polished. The conversation I had with her was like two old friends that hadn't seen each other more...
Carl 'The Bear' Smith Carl 'The Bear' Smith
Fellow 'Elks, Carl "The Bear" Smith has returned and his secret is out- the truth is, he's a closet Rebel and Son of the South even though he lives in Pennsylvania. We got a call from Vince McMahon a couple of weeks ago and he said that, after seeing more...
Kevin Mendoza, SrA Kevin Mendoza, SrA
Everyone, please welcome honorary inductee to the 'Elk Nation, SrA Kevin Mendoza. He is currently deployed to the desert in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and is just one of the many men and women fighting overseas to protect us here in the St more...
Levent Soydaner Levent Soydaner
We have clients all over the world, but we've never had a member of the 'Elk Nation hail from the Middle East.....until now. Lee and I would like to welcome Lev to the herd and give notice that we now have an 'Elk in Bahrain, which is a small island more...
Terrance Greene Terrance Greene
As told by our newest 'Elk, Terrance:

Hi Ray and Lee, Well, I have an interesting story for ya'... my wife and I won upgraded VIP tickets to the recent annual Warren Haynes Christmas Jam, held here in Asheville. We had a blast and were pampered more...

Nate Westgor Nate Westgor
We saw this gentleman at the Nashville show and he showed an interest in this Supro lap steel. After a very small amount of haggling, I asked who the receipt should be made out to. The guy replied, "Willie's Guitars". Hearing that, I asked if we coul more...
Darin and Michelle Neslein Darin and Michelle Neslein
Driven, focused, funny, loving, generous, carefree......dear friends. These are but a few words that describe the very first couple to be inducted into the 'Elk Nation and Lee and I just could not be more pleased to have them in our family. But of co more...
Emmanuel Schaal Emmanuel Schaal
If you happen to be driving through Ribeauville, France and you think you hear Godzilla roaring behind your car, preparing to eat you alive, it's not really him; It's actually a Les Paul Custom plugged into a Mesa Boogie and you can thank our newest more...
Luc Heugas Luc Heugas
The spirit of Johnny Cash lives on the world over as evident here with the newest member of our herd, Mr. Luc Heugas. He bought this J. Cash signature guitar and immediately put it to work, so instead of sitting in a case, this guitar is making music more...
Arnim Scheffler Arnim Scheffler
Arnim's our newest member and resides in Germany. He bought a rare, Gibson J-200/12 from us in a seamless deal and we simply would like to thank him for sending us a picture- it's always an honor for Lee and I to place a member here on the 'Elk Natio more...
Joe Mass Joe Mass
Ladies and Gentlemen, we would like to introduce you to the very first honorary inductee into the 'Elk Nation, Mr. Joe Mass. Joe is a guitarist extraordinaire and is currently the musical director for Grammy Award winning artist Michael Sembello. He more...
The Z-Man The Z-Man
Hailing from the Dirty south, the Z-Man and his band of renowns are known for a more refined and sophisticated sound. His band is conceptual and their live shows are legendary, consisting of Cone heads,unicorns and dwarf tossing. The shows go over more...
Brad Whitford Brad Whitford
On the last day of the Charlotte show, we had the opportunity to purchase a guitar that formerly belonged to Mr. Brad Whitford of Aerosmith. Naturally and being known for these kind of cool and exceptional pieces we jumped at the chance, but how do w more...
James Hetfield James Hetfield
Lee and I went down to meet a guy that said he was playing in a band that was headlining Phillips Arena tonight, 10/3/09. We brought a couple of guitars and before the show, I walked into one of the small tuning rooms in the place and this guy was st more...
Juan Carlos Parrilla Rodriguez Juan Carlos Parrilla Rodriguez
The newest additon to our herd, Juan is stompin' around the beautiful country of Spain with this NOS Strat and we're proud to have him with us. That means he got a cool guitar and a T- shirt- Lee and I get Spanish lessons and a couple of bottles of S more...
Nephew Jeremy, aka Nephew Jeremy, aka "Lil Dynamite
This is our newest addition, 5- year old 'Lil Dynamite and don't be fooled by the smile on his face. The reason he's grinning is after getting his first guitar, (which was a plastic cheapo bought by his Unca Tom), he quickly realized that, so far as more...
Peter Fransson, Peter Fransson,
Swedish Elks? You'd better believe it and here's the leader of the pack, Mr. Peter Fransson with his 50th birthday present to himself, a beautiful Murphy Goldtop. Lee and I love our International family and are very proud to now count Peter as one of more...
Sam Bass Sam Bass
We met this quiet and unassuming gentleman at the Charlotte Guitar show and the words "don't judge a book by its cover" have never rang truer! He and his friend, Gerald came to our booth and the conversation began with, "Hi, I'm Sam". We had no idea more...
Mark Ponischil Mark Ponischil
We met Mark at the Charlotte show and he did double duty as one of our newest members- he took this killer G&L Asat and hooked us up with a gorgeous Gibson ES-336. Give and take- that's what it's all about over here in 'Elkland and we're dang proud t more...
Bill Kozakewich Bill Kozakewich
Bill was a member of the 'Elk Nation even before there was an 'Elk Nation and that makes him a super- duper Senior 'Elk. He caught up with us at the recent Charlotte Guitar show and honored us with the opportunity to get his picture. He's a pe more...
Alan Scarborough Alan Scarborough
We knew Alan was an engineer even before he showed up to the 'Elkcave to look at some Strats this beautiful past Sunday afternoon. He's a Georgia Tech grad, so Lee and I brushed up on our technical terms in case our discussion turned to astrophysics more...
Paul Frischmann Paul Frischmann
"It's all in the details". Have you ever heard that saying? Well, we sell guitars to lawyers, doctors, engineers, plumbers and everybody in between but every once in a while, we meet a guitar player that wants to know why. Our newest Elk, Mr. more...
Rick Melbihess Rick Melbihess
Although Rick and his wife Karen live on the polar opposite side of the country than us, we all share the same love of music and guitars. Rick is a multi- instrumentalist that writes, records and plays his own original music; He has nine CD's under h more...
Prof. Johnny Hancock Prof. Johnny Hancock
Friday afternoon was a pleasant surprise for me for two reasons: First, we had a new client coming out to the 'Elkcave to look at this bass and second, we had a client coming out to look at a BASS. This meant that I didn't have to talk about fretboar more...
'Big Ben' and Matt Carroll 'Big Ben' and Matt Carroll
Matt drove out to the 'Elkcave this past Saturday to look at a Strat and we noticed that he brought his son with him. He's a quiet young man that plays hockey and lacrosse; He didn't say too much and we spent the afternoon with Matt, talking about St more...
Greg Owens Greg Owens
Here is the newest member of our family and winner of the "longest drive to visit the Elkcave" contest, Mr. Greg Owens. He came out to check out some of the gear we have and visit with us for a while and as we chatted, the topic soon turned to what p more...
A. R. Duchossoir A. R. Duchossoir
We have clients all over the world: some are famous, some are movies stars and some are well- known musicians but this particular member was unknown to us until very recently. He had, through a purchaser bought two vintage Gibson lap steels from us t more...
Hank Hank "U- Boat Captain" Sable
This is a picture of a more relaxed man in a more relaxed time. But back in the spring of 1943, Hank Sable was the Commander at the helm of the USS Lion Fish and only took orders from Admiral William "Bull" Halsey. Admiral Halsey, or as the enliste more...
David Pascoe David Pascoe
Here before your very eyes is the man, the myth, the legend, Mr. David Pascoe. He's a player's player and a collector's collector, having one of the most storied collections we are aware of and on this past Saturday, we were honored to present him wi more...
Rick Jessup Rick Jessup
Rick's our guy up in North Click and we actually got a second picture from the Man himself- now that's what we call a coup! He's the head of the North Carolina chapter of the Elk Nation and word on the street is he's throwing a party soon and the bee more...
CSM (ret) Joseph Rasmussen CSM (ret) Joseph Rasmussen
Sometimes, we meet people at a guitar show and you know they are important from the first words they speak; They have an air of importance and we immediately get the feeling that they are responsible for big and high- powered things in life. That's n more...
Darrell O' Mary Darrell O' Mary
Darrell's one of our newest herd mambers and come to find out, lives not too far from the 'Elk cave. That means, we can entice him with visions of '64 Strats and '59 Juniors and ultimately, after taking a mugshot and fingerprinting him, let him enter more...
Lothar Kosbue Lothar Kosbue
When it comes to Michael Schenker, this man is a serious fan! Lothar saw this Dean, contacted me and basically spelled out what was to be one of the coolest and easiest deals we've ever been a part of and for this, we are now betowing him with more...
The Mysterious Mr. E. The Mysterious Mr. E.
The Mysterious Mr. E rode into town on his beautiful black steed. An ominous wind blew in from the plains as he made his dismount. Dressed in black, he was tired after a full day's ride and certainly not in the mood for Rays and my jocularity. With s more...
Paul Korman Paul Korman
We have a spanking new 'Elk down in beautiful Port Orange, FL. and he is without a doubt, the undisputed king of all Rickenbacker collectors. This gentleman sees a piece that he likes, steps in with the shekels and the deal is done. We must admit tha more...
Mark Cowherd Mark Cowherd
We asked Mark for a picture of himself with this killer '86 PRS and turns out, he's the kind of guy that prefers to be behind the camera instead of in front of it. We totally understand and as a pleasant surprise, got a photo of not one, but two of h more...
Dusty Rhoads Dusty Rhoads
When Dusty first emailed us, I thought for a minute it was the NWA wrestler I idolized as a child. Instead, it was someone even better and more important- a future member of our clan and we're so proud to have one Mr. Rhoads in our family of Elks. Le more...
Kevin Kevin "Kev- Dawg" Beckenstein
We thought we'd lost him, we thought he was gone and we thought he didn't love us anymore. But, he's back and better than ever! After spending the last six months at the personal temple of Master Pei, "Kev- Dawg" is back in the house and has reassert more...
Rex Brown Rex Brown
This was an interesting deal and one well worth the wait. We met up with our boy Rex out in Texas right before the Dallas guitar show and one of the last things he said before he kicked us out of his house was, " I need a Les Paul". Well, Lee was tal more...
Matt Lindsey Matt Lindsey
When we first spoke with this self described "tone freak", Lee and I knew we'd better be on our toes. Matt showed interest in a VOS '58 reissue that we had and we pulled double duty to make sure that the guitar, set-up and packaging were first- rate. more...
Don Vercelli Don Vercelli
If you all want to know who the King of California is, look no further than this man right here. Don called us up and let us know from the start that he was one of the biggest Foo Fighter fans in the land and to show us Duke boys how it's done West C more...
Sam Zabbia Sam Zabbia
Sam's our Texas Elk when it comes to collecting vintage PRS guitars. We delivered this beautiful '87 CU-24 to him at the Dallas show and he seems to be a happy man. This gentleman is so dedicated to these guitars, he has a "PRS Guitars" tattoo on his more...
Joe Quattlebaum Joe Quattlebaum
Here's another fine addition to our family, Mr. Joe Quattlebaum. He took possession of this stunning '59 Gretsch 6119 from us and brought it to the Dallas guitar show to display. In the end, Joe was grinnin' and we all were winnin'- isn't that the wa more...
Mike Gutierrez Mike Gutierrez
Here's a long- standing 'Elk- Mr. Mike Gutierrez. He's been in the Elk Nation for about five years, but didn't even know it! It took two Dallas police officers drawing their guns on this guy just to get him to stand still for a picture, but now we've more...
Wade Burgan Wade Burgan
Wade came over and spent a Saturday morning with us to check out this Les Paul but before he arrived, he prefaced his visit with a call that began, "Hello Sir. Lee told me that you would like to save some money on your long distance charges". In a wo more...
Frank Simons Frank Simons
Frank travelled a good part of a rainy Saturday to visit us here at the 'Elk cave and we were pleased and honored to have him. Come to find out, he's a member of Georgia's venerable Law Enforcement Agency and the current police chief for the beautifu more...
Lee Slater Lee Slater
We'd like to introduce the newest 'Elk from "down unda", Mr. Lee Slater, guitarist for The Prairie Oysters. You should have seen us passing emails between each other- it was all "Hey Lee, Bye Lee, Hello Lee, and See Ya Lee". I got so confused, Lee ha more...
Gary Gary "Sarge" Gistinger
The is the renowned "Sarge", president of Creation Audio Labs, Inc. He's the mastermind behind some of the most revolutionary renovations to effects pedals since those boys over in Japan invented a little thing called a TS-808. CAL's Redeemer circuit more...
Pat Lassiter Pat Lassiter
Here's a funny thing: Pat and I have talked on and off for several years without ever meeting. He'd always promise to stop by and help us on our hog farm when he was in town, but after all this time, he hasn't fed the first hog. So, this tall guy wal more...
Pat Buchannan Pat Buchannan
If you've listened to almost any country record made in the last 10 years by a major artist, chances are, Pat's the guy that laid the guitar tracks on it. Our boy's a first- call session player in the Music City and every once in a while, he slips up more...
Glen Griffith Glen Griffith
We've been dealing with Brother Glen for a few years now and it's always a pleasant ordeal. We see him mainly at the Carolina shows and he's a local purveyor of acoustic and electric guitars. This particular weekend, we did some swappin' and tradin' more...
Gil Southworth Gil Southworth
We were paid a rare visit at the Spartanburg Guitar show by the reigning emperor of the planet Ziskquar and last living Knight of the Roundtable, Sir Gil Southworth. We thought it would be a great spectacle, loaded with much pomp and circumstance, bu more...
Roy Hendee III Roy Hendee III
Our newest 'Elk is a third- generation commercial real estate magnate and Les Paul lover. Roy's serious about two things: Les Pauls from the 'Elk and real estate. If you happen to be in the market for a cool, collectible Les Paul, call us. If you are more...
Diamond Jim B. Diamond Jim B.
"Hey boys, I'm coming over". This is the call we both love and fear; Diamond Jim's latest visit resulted in the sale of a '73 Marshall head, but you can believe us when we say it's dang hard to negotiate price with a guy that has a Thompson machine g more...
Domenico Albini Domenico Albini
This Telecaster has arrived to Domenico, who lives in Campobasso, which is Southwest of Rome. We bet it will be interesting to hear him explain what a "GrinningElk" is when he wears our T- shirt out in public and whatever that explanation, we're prou more...
Jeff Donahoe Jeff Donahoe
Here's the latest "grinning" Elk to come into the boys club- Jeff from Virginia. When we think of his state, mountains full of old Martin and Gibson acoustics come to mind, but our boy Jeff has decided to shake things up with the addition of this Sla more...
Marcus Harwood Marcus Harwood
Mr Marcus Harwood is turning out to be a guru to Lee and I; He's an established collector and purveyor of fine woods and if you want to get him going, pull out something with a quilt or bookmatched flamed top. Black Les Pauls just won't do for this g more...
Zac Brown Zac Brown
Here's how a full circle comes together, 'Elk Style. Local guitarist, songwriter and rising star, Zac Brown happens to use the same master luthier we do, Dr. "Double D", Donald Dunlavey. The good Doctor told Zac about us and the next thing we knew, M more...
Derek Schils Derek Schils
Here's another local talent and returning Elk, Mr. Derek Schils from Dallas, GA and although he looks harmless, he's an absolute monster on the guitar! He recently paid another visit to the Elkcave and made off with this super Ibanez puzzle guitar. H more...
Henry Lipponer and 'Lil King Henry II Henry Lipponer and 'Lil King Henry II
Here's another fine Father and Son, 'Elk team- Henry Lipponer and his son, Henry Jr. What Big Henry don't know is, in the year 2039, his son will be elected King of the Island of America and will rule the country, so he might want to spare the rod ev more...
Paul Davis Paul Davis
Let me lay it down nice and thick for all you that just don't know; When Paul rolls into your booth, one of two things happens. Either you sell him the guitar he wants and do it with a smile, or some furniture's gonna get moved around somewhere. He more...
Mark Weaver Mark Weaver
We thought we'd nickname Mark "Big Time", because we've met very few people that rolls like he rolls. This gentleman is the epitome of decisiveness, efficiency and taste. We met him before the show to deliver these Goldtops and enjoyed an exceptional more...
Kevin 'Uncle Kebo' Borden Kevin 'Uncle Kebo' Borden
Now here's a great one; "Uncle Kebo", as he's known among bass circles eased into our booth on dealer day and from that first moment, it was on. Lee saw him eyeing this Ricky bass and moved over to engage the Uncle in some distracting conversation. I more...
Mark McCann Mark McCann
Here is the legendary Mark McCann, founder of www.Stratcollector.com and reknowned wildcat offshore shipwreck diver. We haven't seen Mark around for a while now and when we cornered him to ask where he'd been, we found out that he's been diving on lo more...
Joe Beckman Joe Beckman
Mr. Joe Beckman caries the distinction of being our very first internet client. He gave us a great start and has kept in touch over these past few years- this is the guitar he bought from us and at Orlando '09, it came full- circle and back to the 'E more...
Scott McAbee Scott McAbee
Although he's holding a Les Paul, Scott bought an exceptional 1963 Princeton amp from us at the '08 Orlando show. Lee and I camped out in the parking lot waiting for him to show up and get his picture for the 'Elk Nation. When he finally did arrive, more...
Darko and Dalibor Kisic Darko and Dalibor Kisic
When we first thought of the 'Elk Nation, one of us said to the other, "Wouldn't it be cool if we eventually had members from countries all over the world"? I'm sure whomever asked that question, the other one said, "Yeah" and for the first time in o more...
Wallace Reed Wallace Reed
There is an old Chinese Proverb that states, "To know the road ahead, ask those coming back". Powerful words of wisdom, wouldn't you say? The reason I bring this up is that often in life, we get caught up in the "latest thing", not realizing that is more...
Jeff and Keegan Germann Jeff and Keegan Germann
We've been trying to get Jeff to send us a picture for the Elk Nation page and never got any results, so after finding out he was a huge KISS fan like us, we threatened to take his vinyl copy of Alive away and whammo bammo- the picture arrived. Pictu more...
Ed Davis Ed Davis
Lee and I would like to personally extend our gratitude to one Mr. Ed Davis who today, found us worthy to take possession of the first guitar he ever owned, a 1964 Gibson Firebird III. Ed bought this guitar when he was just 14 years old, at his frien more...
Chuck Eitel Chuck Eitel
It has been a great pleasure meeting our newest 'Elk, Mr. Chuck Eitel. He's an "under the radar" type of guy and requested we didn't tell his wife that he scooped up this stunning R9. Have no fear, Chuck; We're just like the Armed Forces- if she does more...
Rev. Sean Sforza Rev. Sean Sforza
We'd like to take a moment to recognize one of the 'Elk Elders and earliest members of the Elk Nation, the Reverend Sean Sforza. This gentleman is an esteemed collector of early Fullerton and Cunetto Strats and was putting in calls to Lee and I when more...
Randy Ehrfurth Randy Ehrfurth
If you've ever been to the Dallas Guitar Show, you may have noticed several stages there with three day's worth of major national and international acts playing. There is one guy that's responsible for the handling of these acts, the smooth transitio more...
Colin Towell Colin Towell
This is our new U.K. Elk, Colin. He's obviously got an affection for the old PRS guitars and has found us worthy to provide him with a few clean and original cases. We're glad you found us, Colin- now, if we can just get that '85 V Yellow CU24 to you more...
Tom Sprafke Tom Sprafke
Now this is how they do it in cool Cali- Tom's our newest addition and from the looks of it, has collecting and playing quite under control. He scooped an SG Jr case from us, but we told him that Firebird just wouldn't fit- we're waiting on the pictu more...
Ken C. Ken C.
This is our guy on the right, Ken C. with hot guitar cat Johnny Charles. Ken found us this year and it's all been good since. After meeting him, we swore for a minute that he was the guy that did all the acting in Deniro's movies and Ol' Bob just ove more...
Jeff  'Secret agent man' Calvert Jeff 'Secret agent man' Calvert
This is a true account: nothing below is fictional. When Ian Flemming conducted his research to create the most famous fictional spy to ever grace the silver screen, (Bond, James Bond) he made a phone call to Washington to ask then head of the C.I.A more...
Scott Bradoka Scott Bradoka
Mr. Scott Bradoka just send this picture to us and enclosed was the following note:

"Dear Tall and Short Elks, I am in Bora Bora in rehab for a horrible affliction- Can'tstopcollectingthesedangedguitars-itus. It's a horrible more...

Tim Krueger Tim Krueger
Tim flew into town on business and couldn't resist stopping by the 'Elkcave for a morning. He was looking at Joe Bonamassa Les Pauls, but we couldn't resist tempting him with a really flamed- out R8. Ah, decisions, decisions- in the end he took the R more...
Tom Helgesen Tom Helgesen
Tom's been telling the guys on his street that he's the guitar king of Wilmington and every time, they just chuckled at him. So, after aquiring this JMP head, he goes up into his guitar room at 3:30 every morning and let's them know exactly what he w more...
Dave 'Shake and Bake'  Belzer Dave 'Shake and Bake' Belzer
You are now looking at one half of the world- famous "Burst Brothers", Mr. Dave Belzer. In our efforts to transform Dave into a true Son of the New South, we've had to part with a few vintage guitars and an amp or two over the years. Painful as it ma more...
Kelvin Mak and Alexander, aka 'Lil Mak Kelvin Mak and Alexander, aka 'Lil Mak
We were in Texas and finally got to meet returning 'Elk member, Kelvin Mak and his son, 'Lil Mak. Kelvin's a laid- back guy and as smooth as a skating rink floor, but 'Lil Mak's a whole 'nother story. He's now the youngest bull Elk and takes the titl more...
Bryan VanDivier Bryan VanDivier
Although Bryan posed for a couple of photos with this Starfire, I took this one just as he was taking it out of the case for the first time and think the picture says it all. He really liked the guitar and it made our weekend when we saw his reaction more...
Keith and Lisa Goggin Keith and Lisa Goggin
This fine pair of new Elks, Keith and Lisa came to our booth at the Arlington show and we immediately knew that he was the player and she was the business. Keith's an accomplished dobro player and when he found out that we didn't have a slide, I swea more...
James Watkins James Watkins
James drove down from South Click and spent a Saturday morning with us here at the 'Elk Cave. It was one of the nicest days I've personally had in quite a while, playing and talking about basses and as long as he was here, my wife couldn't get within more...
Kenn Pierog Kenn Pierog
Many of you out there in 'Elkland do not realize that Kenn auditioned for AC/DC in the summer of '74. As the story goes, Angus and Malcolm had a thing for their road manager's secretary. She was long legged, voluptuous and oozed sensuality (Austrai more...
Dion Fabrizio Dion Fabrizio
This is Dion, our 'Elk banking guru- he's the guy that keeps us from going out on weekends and buying gold grilles and new Corvettes. If it weren't for him, we'd both look like Flavor Flav with 24" rims on our pickup trucks..... Thanks for keeping us more...
Jim Moret Jim Moret
In an effort to stay on the pulse of pop culture and current events, we enlisted the chief correspondent for Inside Edition, Jim Moret to give us the heads- up on what's happening, before it happens. Jim's the best in the business and it's our pleasu more...
Keith Urban Keith Urban
Keith's bought two of these Teles from us and we owe a great debt of gratitude to his guitar tech, L.A. for always being the gracious host. Whenever Keith's near Atlanta, Lee and I get to go backstage before the show and check out the gear, deliver a more...
Vince DeLucia Vince DeLucia
This is the serious cat that made the call on the Junior- we're proud to have him in amongst the 'Elk herd and send our humble thanks. In his own words, "Tropaeum Agnatio Industria "..... more...
Terry Gruber Terry Gruber
It takes a special guy to really wail on one of these basses and as you can see by the photo, Terry is just the man for the job! Check out the Youtube link for him and his band, Roadkill- we think you'll like 'em as much as we do! more...
Moses Mo Moses Mo
We absolutely love to feature our "Rock Star" Elks and here's one of the best in the business- Mr. Moses Mo, guitarist for the platinum- selling band, Mother's Finest. You wouldn't know it by watching one of their super high energy shows, but Mo's on more...
Fred Jansz Fred Jansz
We're going to save everybody some money, especially you Firebird collectors. If you think that all the cool 'Birds are bought up here in the States and maybe there are a few to be had in Europe, please erase that thought from your head. Don't spend more...
Bill Karrh Bill Karrh
When Lee met up with Bill regarding this vintage ES-335 case, he found out that Bill's redoing his 335 and this was the perfect case to house her in when she's finished. He's a discerning collector and nice gentleman- our thanks to you, Sir and welco more...
Wesley Switzer Wesley Switzer
Wes is one of the most progressive and talented bassists around today. You just have to go over to his MySpace page and check out some of the things he's doing on a bass guitar- I think the next time I talk to him, I'm going to hit him up for some ba more...
Dylan Kai Dylan Kai
Dylan's the only member of the 'Elk Nation to witness a 24- Hooter's waitress/ Hula girl brawl and live to tell about it. Word is, he let them destroy a Gulfstream II jet but saved this killer Cunetto Strat. We can only guess that he loves playing gu more...
David G. Smith David G. Smith
Alright zoo attendees, please take a moment to examine the oldest member of the 'Elk tribe, Mr. David Smith. This gentleman is the first and most ancient Elk, having swapped guitars with the Duke boys for over 20 years. He's been around so long that, more...
Brad Kelley Brad Kelley
We've known Brad for so long, when we first met him, we had long hair too! You're looking at the all time, undisputed, heavyweight champion of the world in the Jackson/ Charvel universe. Word is, whenever Grover thinks about introducing a new model, more...
Christopher M. Christopher M.
This is the second youngest bull Elk in the herd but as you can see, he already has veteran tastes! His Father's a good friend of ours and it looks like he's made a great start, steering his son on that great path to guitar- collecting glory! Great c more...
Dr. Ken Dr. Ken
After cracking the 'ol Doc in his head on the '62 Bassman heist and serving 12 months in the pokey for "assault on a guitarologist", we decided it was time to atone for our sins. We called on Dr. Ken with roses in our hands, beer in our trunk and beg more...
Tony Bruno Tony Bruno
Tony Bruno is a man obsessed with the search for the ultimate tone and his custom amps reflect this obsession in both sound and craftsmanship. He's highly regarded as a consultant to several major amp companies and to show his dedication to his craft more...
Jack Scott Jack Scott
Here we have one Mr. Jack Scott, who was the original bass player for the famous gospel group, The Kinsmen Quartet and often provided bass guitar services for the Florida Boys.. I called him Smilin' Jack and when he started playing this bass, I was s more...
Chris Mackey Chris Mackey
Now you're checking out one of the rare platinum Elks- Mr. Chris Mackey. He's showing off his entry in the Greater New York Catfish and Bass Tournament- an ultra- rare Carpocaster. The judges were so stunned when he pulled this off his boat, they rev more...
Wes Morrow Wes Morrow
As one of the premier Cunetto collectors, Mr. Wes Morrow rules his kingdom from high atop Relic mountain. Wes was an early member of the 'Elk Nation and holds the official position of Burgermeister of the Herd. He is so dedicated to his passion for c more...
Rudy Rouweyha Rudy Rouweyha
Whenever we get a really nice Jackson Randy Rhoads V in, it never makes it above our radar line. We just get it home, scrub it down and send it to the "King of V's", Mr. Rudy Rouweyha. As you can see, he collects only the nicest Randy Rhoads V's on more...
Kemal Kemal "Ace" Ozee
This fellow is hands down, without a doubt, can't deny it, the finest guitar player Lee and I have ever shared the stage with. We've both played in bands with this gentleman and in over 20+ years, I personally have never heard him miss a note. Well, more...
Bruce Kulick Bruce Kulick
Known worldwide as the lead guitarist for KISS for 12 years, Bruce is currently displaying his awesome talent in Grand Funk Railroad, the Eric Singer Project and is hard at work on his third solo CD, aptly titled, "BK3". Be sure to look for it in the more...
Missy St. John Missy St. John
We met Missy at the 2006 Arlington, Tx. show and when she strapped this Baretta on, the talking stopped and heads started turning. She can flat burn on a guitar and is a hot up- and- comer in the Dallas/ Ft. Worth area. We expect the rock world will more...
Brad Gibson Brad Gibson
This guy's the real deal and a pillar in the 'Elk Nation foundation- Mr. Brad Gibson, from Knoxville, TN. He's got the coolest vintage guitar shop in the Southeast, Music Room Guitars and was once called as a stand- in for Stephen Stills at a CSN&Y more...
Frank Frank "Frankie B" Beatrice
He's bought guitars from us and we from him- we love him like a brother and consider him our "Minister of Security" here at the 'Elk Nation. Frankie B's a master luthier out of Jersey City, NJ and one of the nicest guys you'll ever meet. We'll only more...
King Bubba J King Bubba J
King Bubba J paid us a visit today and when the King stops by the house, we stop playing cards and get to wheelin' and dealin'! He made the grab on this awesome Ricky 340 and we're grateful as always for both the purchase and the guitar lessons.... more...
Roger Eriksson Roger Eriksson
Representing Sweden is our boy, Roger, who's a returning Elk and is busy getting his groove on with a 40th Anniversary Tele and this Nocaster. We love our returning customers and we love it even more when they're grinning..... more...
Dave Houdek Dave Houdek
If you're looking at his gentleman's picture, then you're looking at one of the premier Korina Explorer collectors in the nation. Mr Houdek doesn't mess around and he's seen here with his newly- acquired Frankfurt Guitar Show Gibson Explorer. Nicely more...
John Slevin John Slevin
Here is the folk master and songster extraordinare, Mr. John Slevin of Ireland. He chose us as the source for this beautiful '66 Brazilian D-28 and we were both honored and humbled. Here's an official 'Elk tip 'o the hat to your sir, for your friends more...
Jeff 'The Gatorman' Waligora Jeff 'The Gatorman' Waligora
Gator called up at 3:00 in the morning. "Ya'll got my guitar down there and I want it", he growled. I groggily tried to get my thoughts together as I had tied a real good one on just hours earlier. "Gator, is that you?" I croaked. "What the heck are more...
Clay Cook Clay Cook
Here is a dear and respected Elk, Mr. Clay Cook who is the current guitarist for the Zac Brown Band. He also is the talent that has co- written songs with John Mayer and that makes him a Pimp in our book! Please check out his website at www.claycook. more...
Sipo Ervasti Sipo Ervasti
When it comes to collecting, we can all see that Sipo is the current Finnish crown- holder! He's got great taste in guitars and we've heard he can play all these instruments at the same time, along with a pair of belly- dancer cymbals with his toes. more...
Trey Smith Trey Smith
Trey's father bought this guitar for him and the next thing we knew, this picture came rolling in. We love it when we see the young Elks on their way to fame and glory; Now if we can only warn him about picking up girls in the bar after 2:00 am...... more...
Robby Z Robby Z
Let me say it straight; When Robby Z hits the stage, ain't nothin' goin' on but some bootys wigglin' and some fine ladies jigglin'! This guy gets down like no other cat in Cali and that ain't no family reunion behind him; Word on the street is, Van H more...
Lance Hall Lance Hall
If you want to know why they call California "cool", then you're looking at the guy that's responsible. As the owner of Hall's Heating and Air, our boy Lance is the AC king and he's just a little fond of Harleys and Diamond Dealer Cunettos. Just to p more...
Wes Hornsby Wes Hornsby
'Ol Wes (on the right) and his boys are doing the laid back thing down at Froggy's Pond. He scooped a cool Charvel case from us and turned us onto his music- it's all good in the Pond, so go check 'em out at the link above. Thanks Wes and keep it coo more...
Dennis Swift Dennis Swift
We first met Dennis in July of '07 and quickly realized he's one of the good guys that keeps us safe from the Southside. He's as cool as the other side of the pillow and a great pleasure to do some business with. We're always behind you, Big D and if more...
Glen Johnson Glen Johnson
We just knew him as "Glen from Roanoke" in the beginning and Daphne Strats were his game. This guy eased in like a high- roller in Vegas and collected up this Daphne Strat and a T-shirt. We say he's one of the best around and we're proud to have him more...
Harri Huhtala Harri Huhtala
Being a Metalhead, doing the deal with this bassist was a real pleasure. Harri's in Finland and is currently involved with two projects, Throes of Dawn and AndThenYouDie. If you're a fan of dark, Finnish Metal or progressive ambient, then go on over more...