Category Archives: General musings

Tax Free Sales For European VAT Registered Businesses

As you may know,  sales of physical items from one EU state to another between VAT registered businesses is tax free. In order for this be be accomplished the purchaser provides the seller with their VAT number, which the seller … Continue reading

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Chrome or Nickel?

No need to worry – I will not be going into the technical side of things, just the cosmetic. In our application, both chrome and nickel plating provide protection as well as being decorative. However nickel will dull and tarnish … Continue reading

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Opinions wanted on possible new product lines

Hosco have started producing a few aged plastic pieces to compliment Gotoh’s relic range. I ordered samples of most to check them out.  Depending on your viewing platform you need to click on “view image” to get full sized pictures. … Continue reading

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CITES Update

I called the APHA before Christmas to try to get some concrete info on the future of importing rosewood. The lady I spoke to (after navigating one of the most drawn out automated exchanges ever)  was very helpful. The CITES … Continue reading

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And we’re back

I hope everyone had a good Christmas and enjoyed your time off. I was actually pretty busy, keeping on top of orders that came in. So “on top of it” that I have already dispatched everything that was ordered up … Continue reading

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Rosewood Price Increases On The Horizon

This has been discussed on some forums for a few months now, but I finally have something concrete to share. From January 2017 (almost) all species of rosewood will have restrictions imposed on them under CITES regulations. From this announcement … Continue reading

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Telephone issues

The telephone line is out of order again – you will hear a dialling tone when calling but the phone does not ring this end. Virgin cannot send an engineer until Thursday, would you believe, so please use email for … Continue reading

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New Additions to Clearance Corner

A couple of Telecaster bodies have been added to Clearance Corner today. First a single pickup La Cabronita body. This was bought for myself and has been sitting around for a while. I’ve come to realise I’m never going to … Continue reading

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Telephone Fault

I have just realised that my phone line is playing up – incoming calls will ring but cannot be answered. Please contact me via email with any questions.   EDIT>>All fixed (and yes, it was a fault at the box, … Continue reading

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Email Issues

It seems that my domain email is having some issues at the moment. Until fixed please use my alternate email for contact – axecaster.uk@gmail.com   EDIT 12pm>>all fixed now. Catching up on missed emails now.

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