Tag Archives: Fender

Squier Classic Vibe 50’s Telecaster, my pal.

The grandaddy of them all, the humble Telecaster, and what a great instrument it is. Bereft of anything unnecessary, designed to function and perform, in all honesty probably the greatest electric guitar ever conceived.  Although I have other axes, great … Continue reading

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Converting a Fender Hot Rod Deluxe from 6L6 to EL84 using TAD Tone Bones tube adaptors

I love taking things apart. I have been like that since I can remember. While everyone else in my family was playing with their newly unwrapped Xmas presents, I was taking mine apart to see how they worked. Sometimes it’s … Continue reading

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GAS + PayPal = New Guitar Day!

GAS – gear acquisition syndrome   “It’s a funny old game” Greavsy once said, and there’s no stranger truth. Although during the day job I sometimes design and build websites, I have actually never written anything for a blog before! So … Continue reading

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