Teisco V-2

My love of Teisco is well known around these parts. I've written a lot about the guitars and the history of the brand itself so I won't bore you mo...

Teisco K3L

While I've written a couple of blogs about the bass version and the re-issue of the K series Teiscos, and LOTS of blogs on other Teiscos, it seems ...

NOS Shin-ei Companion FY-2

This little gem fell into my lap recently and what a thing of beauty, especially for someone who loves old Japanese fuzz pedals. A friend who I ha...

The Tym Spitting Cobra Fuzz

It's been a bit of a rough time of late and when things get a little ..... uneasy, I tend to try some creative things to take my mind off it. Somet...

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, ...

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...