Monthly Archives: July 2017

Hosco Telecaster Bodies – £85

I have a batch of 3 piece unfinished alder Telecaster bodies from Hosco. Priced at £85 rather than the usual £99 as I consider them “paint grade” bodies. The grain isn’t  the most well matched and some of the joins … 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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Last Chance For Hosco / Gotoh Special Orders

I placed my order with Hosco yesterday but have just received an additional special order, which I will be adding tonight. Absolute final last call for special orders for delivery in 6-7 weeks!

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B5 Bigsbys Now In Stock

Just arrived, a batch of B5 Bigsby vibratos. The B5 is suitable for flat top solid body guitars and used on Telecasters, Gibson SG/Jrs etc They are lighter than I was expecting – lighter than a standard tremolo for sure. … Continue reading

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Allparts Price Increase

I have been notified that Allparts have increased the price of their own-brand parts again. Over the last year the combination of weaker pound and increased prices from the parent company has seen a significant increase in my cost price. … Continue reading

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Wilkinson Deluxe 3 a Side Tuners Now Available

This shipment has been delayed so long I almost forgot I ordered these! Individual and 3 on a plate (both with single hole posts) available in nickel. If there is demand I will age these – this is a small … Continue reading

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Hardware Shipment Has Arrived

In the nick of time for some items I was getting very low on – massively late for a couple of others. Notably “G” Arrow chrome knobs which have been out of stock for far too long! (It is interesting … Continue reading

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