Question of the Day: Do I Have to Have My Guitar Re-Set Up if I change String Gauges?

This Question of the Day comes from a fellow named Hank in Oregon who asked me this question because of one of my Youtube videos. Hanks says that he has a  guitar with a tremolo bridge that is set up… Continue Reading

KAM Instruments Plug & Play Pickup System

How fast can you swap out pickups in your guitar? An hour? Half and hour? That is a bit long if you want to compare pickups in a guitar. KAM Instruments has designed a plug & play system that allows… Continue Reading

Sonoma Wireworks FourTrack for iPod or iPhone!

Ok peeps I’m going a little tech crazy and we can all blame my old friend Mr. Don for this. There is a really cool app for your iPod or iPhone by Sonoma Wireworks called FourTrack. As the name implies… Continue Reading

Blue Microphones “Mikey”

Whoa…..I’m going high tech with this post my friends! An old friend of mine Mr. Don whom I’ve known since my tenure at Outlaw Guitars as the repair tech showed me this really cool little microphone. It is made by… Continue Reading

Why the Name 300guitars???

I constantly get asked the same question: “How did you come up with the name 300guitars”? Some people think that I actually have 300 guitars….! That would be nice but all I can think of is the maintenance with that… Continue Reading

“Orange” by Jim Campilongo

Jim Campilongo’s latest CD release called “Orange” is now available. There are 14 tracks on the album that have very diverse styles according to the interview with the man himself in the March issue of Guitar Player. You can hear… Continue Reading

ZT Amplifiers Club Amp 2/20/10 Release!

Great news everyone!!! I should be able to start taking orders for the new ZT Club amp on or about 2-20-10!! We are right around the corner!!! Sign up here to be notified when the new ZT Club amp is… Continue Reading

Limited Edition Pro Co Whiteface Rat Pedal

Remember the 80’s? I sure do. I remember the rig I was using very well. I had a 1959 Fender Custom Esquire in Burgundy Mist, a 1968 Fender Paisley Telecaster, a blackface Super Reverb and a RAT distortion pedal!!! The… Continue Reading

The Hellecasters – Inspector Gadget

What can you really say about these guys? All three are amazing players: John Jorgensen, Will Ray and Jerry Donahue. I remember when I first heard and saw them I was floored…still am!

Guitar Intonation Details

Intonation is not just setting the saddle so the string you are working on plays at a perfect octave at the 12th fret. There are a number of contributing factors that affect intonation. I try to bring some of these… Continue Reading

Brookdale Guitar Show 2010

So I headed out on Valentine’s Day to the Brookdale Guitar Show. This is my second year in a row attending. There was lots to look at and some decent traffic. I do think however that there were more dealers… Continue Reading

Master Guitar Builder Taku Sakastha Found Dead!!!

Master guitar builder Taku Sakastha was reportedly found dead near his workshop. Police are describing his death as a homicide and are not discussing details at this time. A reason for his death is not yet known. Sakastha was in… Continue Reading

Brookdale Guitar Show 2/14/10 – Who’s In?

Ok everybody…..who is going to the Brookdale Guitar Show on Sunday? I for one will be in attendance and will be shooting a bit of video and twitting some tweets. Sunday, February 14th from 10am-5pm. $10.00 admission if you have… Continue Reading

New Dick Dale Signature Malibu SCE!

Dick Dale is alive and kickin’. I actually saw him at the NAMM show and took a picture with him. He seems to be in good health and great spirits. He told me he is getting ready to tour in… Continue Reading

Proud Sponsor of “The Amp Show”!!

I am happy to announce that I will be one of the proud sponsors of “The Amp Show” produced by Loni Specter! I will be attending the upcoming show in Austin, Texas on March 6th and 7th. My right handed… Continue Reading