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#9 Completed

Posted by on Aug 18, 2011 in Articles & Tutorials, Product Images

The design brief from Alex Stegmayr was clear with regards to neck slimness and playability in addition to accessibility of the 24th fret. The entire neck/bridge package was shifted forward in relation to the body to accommodate this. Due to the relatively heavy magnetic pickups, the balance of the instrument is good despite this. The weight still lands at only 2,700 grams. This is the first guitar equipped with a Graphtech Ghost system – I hope to have sound samples up...

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Dressed up and Ready to Go

Posted by on Feb 26, 2011 in Articles & Tutorials, Customers, Product Images

#1 left to Tokyo for a new home last week. Prior to leaving, it received some enhancements such as a new stainless zero fret and a concentric pot, including tone control. I’m finding myself practically without demo stock, so need to get a few new builds going. In particular, I have signed up for FUZZ Guitar Show in Gothenburg, so mark your calendars and get ready to visit on 21-22 May. Shun Nokina, who is acting as my Japanese distributor will visit along with Richard Lundmark who introduced us in the first place, which I am looking forward to a...

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Just in Case

Posted by on Feb 13, 2011 in Articles & Tutorials, Product Images

Fred Brum, owner of #6, was kind enough to let me borrow his guitar long enough to exhibit it at NAMM. He had ordered a flightcase for it, and due to it being delayed, #6 also took a trip across the world in the other direction, to Tokyo. But last Thursday the long awaited case finally arrived and made its way to Lisbon, Portugal with its valuable contents. I’m afraid there is nothing at all innovative about the flightcase – it is simply a well built one, that will keep your contents safe while touring or travelling with your guitar outside your personal control. The weight is approximately 7 kg. I have travelled extensively with these guitars and can report that they fit nicely in the overhead bin of most aircraft. I have even travelled with two guitars in the same 3/4 size gigbag – all in the overhead. The bolt-on versions become small enough to fit in a backpack if you remove the neck. Since the strings are locked in place, there is not even a need to remove...

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