Late 60's Firstman Barons

I've written plenty about several brands that came from the Teisco-Gen-Gakki factory in the late 60's including Firstman, Idol, Excetro and Honey, ...

Maxon WRHB rewind

I've rewound a few of these old Maxon WRHBs over the years and I do have pics of the other rewinds somewhere but this was the latest one I did for ...

Cor-Tek Greco LP Std

I've written about these Korean made Grecos before but I thought I'd do a quick story on this one that went to the shop recently. These early Korea...

Excetro Ric copy

I've written about Excetro before with my Mosrite copy, which is one of my favourite Mosrite inspired guitars from Japan and, like the Mosrite vers...

1974 Maxon SG bass pickup rewind

While I've cut back my pickup winding/repairing to making my own pickups and or repairing them for my guitars and/or guitars going to the shop for ...

Tym FMF pickups

Way back in 1961 Leo designed a pickup for the then upcoming Fender Jaguar that was both a standard pickup and had something a little special. Leo,...