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Nickel-Silver vs Stainless Steel Frets

  I’ve been noticing a lot more requests lately to re-fret guitars with Stainless Steel fret wire. I also get asked a ton of questions about the differences between Nickel-Silver and Stainless Steel frets. Here is a succinct post about… Continue Reading

Standel Gets A New Bridge

A really nice old Standel acoustic guitar came into my shop because it was not playing very well. Upon closer inspection I found that almost every brace was loose, the frets were very worn and it obviously needed a new… Continue Reading

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John Lennon Suit Auction

John Lennon’s Douglas Millings suit made in 1964 is up for auction. Bidding starts at $50k! Mr. Millings was a British tailor who was hired by the Beatles manager Brian Epstein. Millings created over 500 looks for the band back in… Continue Reading

Marty Stuart – Way Out West

Marty Stuart’s new album entitled “Way Out West” was released yesterday. What a great album! Some great guitar playing by Marty and Kenny Vaughan. Mike Campbell (Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers) produced it. If you don’t know who Marty Stuart… Continue Reading

Abigail Ybarra on Pickup Winding

Here is a great interview with Abigail Ybarra about winding pickups for 57 years for Fender! She was the longest working Fender employee and the Discovery Channel show “Made In America” figured out that she had wound wire—just the wire— around… Continue Reading

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