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What to expect from USACG parts, and the difference between Japanese and US made Jazzmasters.

This post isn’t really about guitar repair, but I think it answers some questions I had about discrepancies and problems I had with my neck and body, some of them went unnoticed for months. 1,400 more words


Fender Tel-Esquire

Towards the end of last year I was overcome by the burning desire to build (well, assemble – be under no illusion that this project has anything to do with the art of the skilled luthier) a Fender Telecaster variant. 455 more words


“Escher” Tele 12 String partscaster :: setup

This is a customer’s project guitar equipped with Callaham hardware and Onamac Windery pickups.

"Big Red Truck" - First Partscaster build #partscaster #bigredtruck

It started with the concept: A Fire Engine Red Telecaster with all black hardware (to match Chicago Fire Department apparatus).  Tone-wise: I wanted plenty of Telecaster “twang” but noiseless pickups with a little more output than the typical single coil Tele pickups.  660 more words

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Old Red Flame Strat

A quickpost to start this blog…

A recently completed partscaster… 1st March 2013

Honey burst Bookmatched 2 piece Alder w quilted maple laminate top, red stained flamed maple neck w rosewood fretboard, planetwaves locking tuners, wilkison 2pt… 8 more words

We're Having a Party . . .

Got the FJ Cruiser all packed up with gear. In addition to the stuff shown, which is my rock/rockabilly/Bakersfield country rig, there’s my ’51 Reissue Fender Precision bass, D-41 Martin acoustic, spare amp (Fender silverface Vibro Champ), my trusty Shure SM-58 mike and stand, essential cables and other little goodies. 70 more words

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