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Epiphone Ultra III

This new offering from Epiphone/Gibson is a Les Paul lookalike which features a Nanomag pickup for acoustic tones, as well as the pair of Epiphone’s new ProBucker™ humbucking pickups similar to Gibson’s BurstBuckers™. Also built into the bridge pickup mounting ring is a full-function, chromatic tuner. By using the standard 1/4″ jack both the humbuckers and …

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50th Anniversary Pete Townshend SG

Wow, another anniversary model.  Pete Townshend started using the SG model when it became too expensive to smash up the semi acoustics that he was playing.  At least the SG could be repaired a little easier. It comes with: Solid Mahogany body with Alpine White nitrocellulose finish Slim, fast 60’s style neck profile Two Gibson USA P-90 …

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Les Paul Studio Baritone

This new offering from Gibson is a long-scale, drop-tuned instrument with a 28″ scale length that is suitable for lower tuning. It comes with a maple top and weight-relieved mahogany body.  The mahogany neck has the ’50s profile with a rosewood fingerboard that has 22 medium-jumbo frets and a 12-inch radius with a 1 11/16″ nut width. I have yet …

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Fender Pawn Shop Series

The Pawn Shop Series instruments are all-new Fender guitars with a mixture of diverse Fender components.  Fender call them “guitars that never were but should have been.” This is the Fender ’51.  It has a Stratocaster® body and a “C”-shaped Telecaster® neck.  Pups are a Texas Special™ neck pickup, and a Fender Enforcer™ humbucking bridge pickup. Here …

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