I'd adore having a Marshall tube guitar amplifier and cabinet, but there's no way I can afford it, at least not without my wife castrating me if I bought one. Currently, I'm using a Line 6 Spider III modeling amp which has served me well for about 15 years. It pushes 75 watts through a … Continue reading Constructing A Guitar Effects Pedalboard – Cheap!
The Rock & Roll Gods do indeed smile down upon me from time to time... My Niece Megan and her Husband Jeff gifted me a Peavey DW-3 acoustic guitar they ran across, since neither of them play. They've both seen my t-shirt which reads, "You can never have too many guitars", more than once. True story, … Continue reading A Guitar Resurrection…
I purchased a new Fender Telecaster about a week ago. After sitting it in my guitar rack next to my Strat and Les Paul, I never realized just how much oxidation had built up on the frets of the latter two guitars over the years. A common practice to take care of this is taping … Continue reading Review: Music Nomad FRINE Fret Polishing Kit
The lastest edition of my Basic Guitar Care and Maintenance document is now available, absolutely free of charge! It serves to consolidate care and maintenance methods I've picked up over the years, into a single document which covers a wide variety of related subjects. This Third Edition has received an end-to-end overhaul, including updated guitar specs, set-up … Continue reading UPDATED: Basic Guitar Care and Maintenance – Third Edition – Free PDF!
I posted a review few days ago about the "Music Nomad Premium Work Station". While setting up a few additional guitars on it, I realized I was pretty tired of using a 6" steel rule for the job, not to mention it's fairly easy to scratch your fret board and pickups with one of those … Continue reading Review: SIREN String Action Gauge
If any of you Guitarists out there are looking for a work station, I just picked this one up from Musician's Friend, and it's absolutely the most fantastic I've ever used. A super-high quality product manufactured by Music Nomad, it accommodates everything from basses to violins via a freely positionable neck support which can be … Continue reading Review: Music Nomad Premium Work Station