Fender Rarities Series: A new Chambered Flame Top Telecaster with neck humbucker

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The latest in the monthly Fender Rarities Series is the new Chambered Flame Top Telecaster, with some elements that should make it more versatile and offer more character than a traditional Tele. Chambered For July, Fender has released the Flame Maple Top Chambered Telecaster. This guitar comes with a chambered, two-piece roasted alder body and a […]

Udon Noodles Glow In The Dark Guitar!

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Yes, a you read that correctly. Someone on YouTube has actually built a guitar out of Udon Noodles and it glows in the dark. It appears that Burls Art has made an impression on the guitar making world and now we have a new insane guitar builder out there. Udon Noodles Glow In The Dark […]

Grez Guitars – The Folsom combines Tele and Firebird pickups

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California based Grez Guitars has just announced a new solid body guitar design called The Folsom. This new model combines both Telecaster style and Firebird pickups. Grez Guitars The Folsom  The Folsom comes with some unique design choices, these include a satin nitrocellulose finished basswood body and a 25″scale, length Honduran mahogany neck. The fretboard is made from Macassar ebony and […]

Fender Vintera Series officially launches

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Fender has announced the officially launched their new Mexican made Vintera range, based on vintage specific models from the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s. Including new Stratocaster, Telecaster, Jaguar, Mustang, Jazzmaster, Jazz Bass, Precision Bass and Mustang Bass models. Fender Vintera Series These guitars all leaked online last week, so this announcement is now surprise to anyone that […]

Ernie Ball Music Man Hunter Hayes Cutlass: The best of Strat, Tele and Gibson guitars?

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Ernie Ball Music Man’s new Hunter Hayes Cutlass signature guitar is a new take on the classic single coil Strat-style instrument, with a few tweaks added to the mix that go all the way to humbucker territory. Could this new model be the only guitar you’ll ever need? It certainly seems to cover a lot […]

Fender Rarities Red Mahogany Top Telecaster: Boutique bling for May

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Fender’s US-made Rarities Collection showcases a new model once a month, usually with special woods or electronics. As ‘poster boy’ for the month of May we have the new Fender Rarities Red Mahogany Top Telecaster. Fender Rarities Red Mahogany Top Telecaster This Telecaster has a two-piece ash body with a nice grain pattern, which can be seen only on […]

Fender Game of Thrones Custom Shop models: A Game of Tones?

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Fender’s Custom Shop has today announced a threesome of guitars themed around the popular TV show Game Of Thrones: a House Stark Telecaster, House Lannister Jaguar and House Targaryen Stratocaster! Game Of Tones? The brain behind these Fender Custom Shop design is Principal Master Builder Ron Thorn. And let’s be clear about one thing: they don’t come […]

A Styrofoam Telecaster! Is this the lightest guitar ever?

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Burls Art, the YouTuber that gave us the River Guitar and the coloured pencil Stratocaster, has built a Telecaster out of two layers of Styrofoam. Could this be the lightest guitar ever? The final guitar build including neck, hardware and pickups weighs just 3.5 lbs – around half that of an average Fender Telecaster. A regular […]

Burls Art River Guitar: And you thought coloured pencils were all he did…

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Burls Art has just posted a video of his new River Guitar. This artist/guitar builder caught everyone’s attention with his ‘Coloured Pencil’ Stratocaster and Telecaster builds. Well, now we have a river guitar to add to his growing list of weird epoxy based guitars. Burls Art River Guitar Burls Art had everyone talking about his coloured pencil […]

How to make a cheap Squier play like an American Fender

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The difference between expensive American made Fender guitars versus their cheaper import counterparts from the Squier range is often time. What I mean by this sweeping statement is that US-built guitars often benefit from more time spent on the finer details. We could argue over tonewoods, hardware and pickups all year long. It won’t get […]