Late 60's Aria Diamonds hollowbody

While Japan spent the sixties copying a lot of US and UK guitars they mainly concentrated on the "big brands" but every so often you come across a ...

Early 70's Guyatone VB-28s

You all know how much I love Guyatones and I've written about their history a few times and mentioned different factories that made Guyatones aroun...

Early 70's Greco Tele Dlx

Here's another Greco Tele for you to enjoy. This time a Deluxe. The Greco TD500 was introduced in the early seventies along with most other Teles a...

The Big Box Black Bubble Mud

With the introduction of the new big box Muds (and others) I decided I was going to do some new versions I've had bouncing around in my head for a ...

The new Tym RH286 Big Mud

I thought I'd just write a quick one about the new Big Box enclosures I'm working on for my Big Muds. For years I've used my hand made stainless st...

1970's Aria 1702

While I've written about these Arias (and other Arias) before I thought I'd tell a little about these earlier Phase I models that were bought into ...