Category Archives: Guitars

R.I.P. Ten Years After Alvin Lee !

Alvin Lee (19 December 1944 / 6 March 2013), great singer / guitarist with Ten Years After … and after ! I discovered him with I’m Going Home performance in the Woodstock movie, in the ’70s while learning to play … Continue reading

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Gimp and Inkscape under Mac OS X Mountain Lion

Gimp and Inkscape are free open-source pieces of software I use during the design process of my amps. They both need X11 window management system, but Apple does not support X11 under OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion any longer. You … Continue reading

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EMG David Gilmour DG-20 pre-wired pickguard [SOLD]

The DG-20 has been used by David Gilmour (Pink Floyd) since 1985. There are 3 EMG-SA Pickups + EXG and SPC circuits. The EXG boosts both low and high frequencies while the SPC is a mid-boost. EMG DG-20 Installation information … Continue reading

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CBS Strat and Marshall amps …

Marshall JMP50 (model 1987), Marshall 2203 and Fender CBS stratocaster circa 1977 …

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Telecaster Route 66 baseball bat fat neck

CS Nocaster … Great fat U neck profile, I love this shape ! Quite 1″ at the nut and 1″ at the 12th fret … and 9.5″ radius if you are lucky or choose the right model. But very expensive, … Continue reading

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Squier Telecaster Custom 62 Classic Vibe

Even “as is, out of the box”, it is an amazing telecaster ! I replaced the nut (Graph Tec Tusq) : New 5 holes pickguard (original too green to my eyes ) New saddles : And finally nice Lollar PUs … Continue reading

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Fender Mustang 1966

Here is my “new” Fender Mustang ’66 : Guitar for fun … CBS period … Frets are worn, so I decided to refret her : Refret done ! New nut … Job done ! Very pleasant to play now, nice … Continue reading

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Tom Anderson Hollow telecaster

Here a Hollow T guitar my friend Bruce “Dr Pickup” asked me to swap PUs (Joe Barden back to TA PUs). See the Dr Pickup Telecaster shoot-out page

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Rory’s Bullfrog Blues cover

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No Expectations cover

Get the latest Flash Player to see this player. [Javascript required to view Flash movie, please turn it on and refresh this page] With my nice and new Blue Diamond bottleneck – See there for amazing bottlenecks : www.diamondbottlenecks.com

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