Ok, for details about the 1981-1985 Gibson ES-335, this blog does it better than me: http://www.es-335.org/2010/05/17/by-popular-demand-the-81-85-es-335-dot-reissue/ 8.3 Pounds of Retro 80s Glory. The Ebony ones are a bit rarer, so I was very happy to bring this one back to the USA from its residence in Canada. The former owner must have been a heavy … More 1984 Gibson ES-335 Dot in Ebony
When Johnny Marr tweeted a pending limited edition color (black) for his Jaguar, I posted a little Pet Shop Boys inside joke from a song on Behaviour, an album Johnny played on: This is the Jag I’ve waited years to get. Now I’ve gotten it. Gearheads of the world, unite! http://shop.fender.com/en-US/electric-guitars/jaguar/johnny-marr-jaguar/product-0116400.html If you … More New Guitar Day: 2016 Fender Limited Edition Johnny Marr Signature Jaguar in Black
I noticed an odd thing today after getting my new guitar, the very futuristic Teuffel Tesla 6 Hardtail. Tell me if you see the trend. My Electric Guitars, from oldest to youngest: 1972/5 Gibson LP Custom ’54 RI 1979 Rickenbacker 360-12 Jetglo 2001 Gibson Pete Townshend Signature SG Special 2003 Matt Artinger Blondie Jr. 2005 … More Acoustic roots run deep, Electrics branch out sky high.
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!
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
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
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.