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 on the edges are in my opinion too noticeable for natural/translucent finishes. There may be […]
Month: July 2017
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 with age and handling/use, while chrome will stay bright for decades, as long as it […]
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!
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. Pair with a Telecaster Bigsby-ready bridge and you’re good to go!
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. Up to now I have absorbed every increase, but I simply cannot any longer. As […]
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 test order so will age to order. I got the 3 on a plate because […]
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 how you get runs on items – I even had an emergency shipment of these […]