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 ...

1970's Emperador LP

Being into vintage Japanese guitars as you may have noticed I am, I have written about Emperador before.and while I've owned a few, they're not rea...

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...

1965/66 Pleasant SEL-220 hotrod

I call these projects "hotrods" and it's a way for me to use up perfectly good vintage bodies and necks I have used for parts over the years to res...