What makes a guitar great in your eyes? Is it the weight, the tone, the neck, the year in which it was made or is the only measure to be ecstatically pleasing?
I ponder these kinda things all the time. I wonder on if a certain year the guitar ...details
A little known fact; Out of the three hundred 40th Anniversary Teles made, Ray and I have sold three to Keith Urban himself. Yep, that's right people, not dropping names here (who am I bullshittin'?) I am, but I digress.
These guitars, as you kn ...details
**NEW ARRIVAL** This guitar, as you see has a neck date of Oct, 1995 but wasn't assembled 'till early 1996. I always go by the neck stamp, so in this case it would have started its life in 1995 but if you wanna say 1 ...details
The Masterbuilders at Fender's Custom Shop are very much like NASCAR drivers; Everyone has their favorite. I always thought Yasuhiko Iwanade's pieces were cool because they were so rare, but we all have to admit that John English was one of, if not < ...details
When I see gold, my mind takes me to that place of association. Well, I always think of Fort Knox and invariably if we, as a nation still have gold in the vault. Oh I know, how about Elvis in that famous gold lame' suit designed by tailors Nudie Rode ...details
Here is an official Elk "call to arms" for all our Fender Custom Shop collectors. This 2003 Custom Esquire was masterbuilt by the late John English and is # 3 of only four made in the run. It was displayed in the Fender Custom Shop booth at the 2003 ...details
After defeating Eddie Alvarez, Connor McGregor, in the post fight interview uttered these words: "This is what I dreamed into reality." If you stop and think about it for a minute, that's some really deep stuff. This is what I dreamed into realit ...details
As a child growing up in the slightly rural Red Oak, Ga. in the 60's and 70's, I was bombarded every day with the Country music of those times (mostly from the backseat of my mother's Dodge Monaco station wagon.) From George Jones to Marty Robbins to ...details
As with some certain guitars, we feel it's better to provide specific details about the guitar as opposed to taking you on a journey into time and space. That would be the case with this Cunetto relic'd Stratocaster from 1997. It's a spectacular piec ...details
I would say that in the world of collectible guitars, the "finish line" can often come down to numbers. By that I mean, when one considers a guitar for their collection, one of the first questions is often "How many were made?" Okay, in this instance ...details
A man that strode onto stage, guitar in hand as a poet of the common man. The ultimate anti-hero, the one that threw up not the thumb, the pinky, or the ring, but the one that told the world he just don't care. Merle Haggard, as you know wasn't a str ...details