1966 Teisco KB2

I've owned a few of these Teisco KB2 basses over the years and written blogs about them previously but I've been going through pics on my computer ...

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...

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...

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...

Guyatone LG-127T but, different again. Part 1.

While a lot of guitar nerds obsess about the shape of a rout in a vintage Strat body or whether the screws in their vintage Gibson are original I h...

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 ...