The Amp Show in Austin, Texas March 6 & 7!!!

Don’t forget The Amp Show on March 6 & 7 in Austin, Texas!!! The Amp Show is produced by Loni Specter and I am proud to say that I am one of the sponsors of this event!!! There will be… Continue Reading

Stratocaster Intonation Tip

If you are having trouble setting up and intonating your Stratocaster type guitar then this video can help. The magnetic pull of the pickups can mess with the string vibrations and throw off the intonation……and kill a bit of sustain.… Continue Reading

Jim Campilongo – Caravan 12-21-09!

Here is a really cool video of Jim Campilongo performing Caravan. This was shot by DJFonzi on youtube. He only got the second half of the tune…..totally worth checking out! Love Campilongo!!!!

New MXR One-knob Micro Chorus

Who likes the Chorus effect? I do for certain things but if you over-use it you can get sonically sea-sick! You know what I’m talking about…… Here is what looks like a cool Chorus pedal. One knob, gas and go… Continue Reading

Live Ustream February 25, 2010 9:30pm EST

Reminder: Live on Ustream 2-25-10 at 9:30pm EST. I’ll be talking about The Amp Show, the ZT Club Amp, V-Picks, a few brands I am starting to work with, a special give-away and taking questions especially about intonation. Click here… Continue Reading

Guitar Pickup Repair Detail

I had some people email me about the pickup repair video. Basically there was a question on which wire was the outside wire that you unwind to find the break in the coil. This video shows how to determine which… Continue Reading

Ruokangas Guitars at the 2010 NAMM Show

Here is a great video clip of Juha and Emma of Ruokangas Guitars at the 2010 NAMM Show. There are some really great players in this clip demoing Juha’s guitars and I am honored to have been included!!! Thanks Emma… Continue Reading

Fret Buzzing – How Much is Too Much?

Another popular email I get is about fret buzz. I get questions like what is fret buzz, where does it come from and the biggie how much is too much? I know everyone wants a great playing guitar but there… Continue Reading

Music Man Albert Lee HH Guitar

I saw this guitar at the 2010 NAMM show a few weeks ago but did not get to try it. This is basically the Music Man Albert Lee model with a pair of humbuckers instead of the three single coil… Continue Reading

Eminence Ragin Cajun 10″ Speaker Review

There is a review of the Eminence Ragin Cajun 10″speaker on the Reviews page and a video demo clip. This speaker sounded awesome in my 1980’s Fender Super Champ and would match up nicely with other blackface or silverface models.… Continue Reading

Live Ustream February 25, 2010 9:30pm EST

Howdy folks. It’s been a while I know but I’ve been busy behind the scenes over here working on some cool stuff. Come and hang out with me live on Ustream 2-25-10 at 9:30pm EST. I’ll be talking about The… Continue Reading

New Gretsch G5191BK Tim Armstrong Electromatic

I have to admit I did not notice this new Gretsch G5191BK at NAMM but it looks kinda cool. There were so many guitars at the Gretsch display (not to mention the amount of people and all the fuss over… Continue Reading

Guitar Pickup Repair Tips

This video may help you bring a guitar pickup that is not working back to life. A few simple tips and things to try before you send your pickup off for a re-wind. I always say if you do not… Continue Reading

Jimi Hendrix – Valleys of Neptune

Here is a particularly psychedelic video of the title track of the soon to be released Jimi Henrrix album “Valleys of Neptune”. The new Jimi release due out on March 9th will have 12 previoulsy unreleased tracks including “Sunshine of… Continue Reading

Roy Rogers – Slide Instrumental

If you don’t know about Roy Rogers……you should! Not the “Happy Trails” Trigger ridin’ Roy Rogers (although I really like him and his roast beef sandwiches..) the Roy Rogers from California that plays a mean slide guitar. I did a… Continue Reading