Category Archives: General musings

Hosco Rosewood Necks Are Back In Stock

Remember I said a shipment left Japan before the hardware shipment and was MIA? Well it arrived the following day. I’ll spare you the details of the delay but suffice to say I have instructed Hosco to not use TNT … Continue reading

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Hosco Alder Stratocaster Bodies

A few days behind schedule but I have now uploaded the pictures of the new batch of alder Stratocaster bodies from Hosco. You can find links to pictures of each body (including weights) here. A few more Teles will be … Continue reading

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One Piece Swamp Ash Bodies Now In Stock!

That’s right! These were in the missing box from the Hosco shipment and showed up looking all sheepish yesterday. Both Stratocaster and Telecaster are available and you can find links to pictures (including weights) of each body here. There’s some … Continue reading

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Another Bank Holiday?

Yes, yes it is. Monday is a Bank Holiday in England and Wales (celebrating our pagan origins) so I will not be dispatching orders now until Tuesday. Better have them here than sitting in a Royal Mail warehouse for an … Continue reading

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Nitro Relic Bodies Teaser

Here is a sneak peak at the next batch of nitro finished relic bodies coming my way, once again finished by SC Relics. Due in 4-5 weeks the plan is for light ageing, however if you want to reserve a … Continue reading

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Allparts Update (TMO-FAT in Stock!)

A shipment of TMO-FAT arrived yesterday. Stocks are very limited so get one while you can. I also still have a selection of flamed roasted fat Tele necks too. I am told the new rosewood shipment is due end of … Continue reading

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Bye bye 2017!

Well it has been another interesting year and I hope 2018 brings more of the same! Many thanks to all my customers and I look forward to continuing to enable your tinkering addictions in 2018. I am taking tomorrow off … Continue reading

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Allparts Rosewood Order Incoming

The new Allparts rosewood neck order is due to arrive this week. I have quite a lot coming, but until it actually arrives in the UK final numbers are not known. If you are after a particular neck, best get … Continue reading

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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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