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...

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,...

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...

Suzuki Mosrite inspired guitar from the late 60's. Part 2.

As discussed in PART 1 of this story this particular guitar was built in at least one other form by an as yet unknown Japanese guitar factory in th...

Tomson and Tomson

I've written about Tomson guitars before and had plenty of the Mustang style copies come through but I don't see as many of the basses and thought ...

Tym Fuzz Box FY-2

The wonderful Shen-Ei FY-2 has been a long time favourite of mine. It was an early fuzz I built after the BUZZrite and the FUZZ. Like the Fuzzrite ...