In 2014 Gibson introduced Les Paul and SG models called Futura. If you have not heard of them you are not alone. I stumbled across one while in Spain.
This new release for 2015 comes in four finishes with either Rosewood or Maple fingerboard.
Spent a great day here with James learning the ‘proper’ way to dress frets and set up a guitar.
This new Strat Plus looks and plays no different but features interchangeable “personality cards” which rewire the guitar without the hassle.
While in Spain last week I came across a luthier who has a small workshop in Plaza Santa Monica at Las Chapas near Marbella on the Costa del Sol. His name is Alberto Martin Ramos and he allowed me to try out a few of his custom built concert and flamenco guitars which are outstanding.
This version of the popular Gibson ES335 comes with a Curly Maple/Poplar/Maple laminated top, back, and rims, joined together with a single solid maple center block, mahogany neck with bound rosewood fingerboard.
Fender electric four-string mandolins of the 1950s and ’60s were not too popular but here we have new release (20122/13) for your Fender collection.
At the same time as Gibson are reducing the price of most Les Paul models we have here the latest offering from the Custom Shop Series and a bargain at around £5699.
The Classic series ’50s Esquire features an ash body, a C-shaped maple neck, a vintage-style three-saddle string-through-body Telecaster bridge, and a vintage-style single-coil Telecaster pickup with custom-wired three-way switching. The three-way switching on a single-pickup guitar gives you three preset tones. In the bridge position, the pickup is connected only to the volume control (the …