Happy 100th Anniversary, Martin Dreadnought!

http://blog.martinguitar.com/blog/celebrating-the-100th-anniversary-of-the-martin-dreadnought So I swung by Matt Umanov’s today, and read the literature on this milestone. Looked it up and found the blurb above on Martin’s blogpost. Hey now. For such a momentous moment in gear history, I think we should celebrate it too! Here’s mine, a 1972 Martin D-28S. It’s my understanding that the current … More Happy 100th Anniversary, Martin Dreadnought!

Fender Custom Shop Dealer Select Wildwood “10” Guitars ’61 Stratocaster

Click to see what’s currently up. Wildwood puts out a run of these and changes the specs a bit each year.  Here’s mine from 2015:   Sorry I’m a bit short on words this time around.  Can’t stop playing this.  It’s amazing.   Oh one more thing – looks like the original buyer was from … More Fender Custom Shop Dealer Select Wildwood “10” Guitars ’61 Stratocaster

New Guitar Day: 2011 Guitar Center Exclusive – 1960 Les Paul Standard Aged (G0) with Jimmy Page Wiring

Well I went on a P-90 binge lately, and found myself with no 2-humbucker guitars.  That had to be rectified.  So here we are. There she is, my first relic type guitar, 8.3 pounds. Just picked up this G0 this morning and put it through its paces – I really love all the different tones … More New Guitar Day: 2011 Guitar Center Exclusive – 1960 Les Paul Standard Aged (G0) with Jimmy Page Wiring

Hot Rodding a Pete Townshend SG Special.

First of all, if you love The Who and want to find out all about Pete Townshend’s gear, go here: http://www.thewho.net/whotabs/gear/guitar/signature.html#sigsg That’s the link to this guitar, a 2001 Pete Townshend Gibson Signature SG: Non-limited edition: Mahogany body, Satin Mahogany Red finish; Mahogany neck, Rosewood fingerboard, 22 frets/Dot inlay; Scale/Nut Width 24¾″scale, /1 11/16″ width … More Hot Rodding a Pete Townshend SG Special.

Happy New Year!

From all my (Electric) gear to yours!  I guess it’s been a while since the inevitable Couch Pic, and since I just missed taking it with the Christmas tree, I’ll make this a New Years post.  Hmm, a resolution – try to identify the true Keepers and not be so quick to swap so much? … More Happy New Year!