1980 Greco Tele Thinline

I've written plenty about all types of Greco guitars in the past. They're one of my favourite "brands" to emerge from Japan and despite being made ...

Early 70's Aria Diamond 1832T

As you all (probably) know if you read my blog I'm a HUGE fan of the Matsumoku factory and nearly everything that came out of it during it's lifeti...

1980 Aria Pro II TS-400 and 500

Someone bought in an early 80's Vantage for me to identify and have a look at in the shop yesterday and it reminded me I hadn't finished this blog....

Early 70's Guyatone EB-25

I've owned lots of Guyatones from this period which technically was after Tokyo Sound went into bankruptcy in mid '69 but carried on as a "brand" b...

Aria Diamond 1803T pickup rewind

I've written HEAPS about Arai/Aria guitars and Matsumoku made guitars on this blog so I won't bore you too much with all the details again. I will ...

New "budget" TMI custom necks

The first of my "reasonably low cost" necks is on and playing and sounding ..... great. I have been working on these necks for my custom TMI stuff ...