I recently had a Schecter KM-7 mkII on the bench for an Evertune and Fishman Fluence install. These are deceptively thin bodied, thin necked shred machines that still have some heft being mostly swamp ash. I’ve worked on one of these before and had the sense when asked recently about installing an Evertune bridge itContinue reading “An Evertune too fat for you”
Does that new pickup fit? You sure?
Most guitar players don’t get the most sounds out of what most humbuckers have to offer. Jimmy Page got around to it in the 80’s. Story is he had some engineer design a switching system for his Les Paul using four push pull pots that incorporated coil splitting, phase reversal, and one pickup running inContinue reading “Les Paul push pull that’s not from the Page playbook”
Have you ever woken up, wondered who these people are in your place and which one of them played your guitar last night? How could they have knocked it out of tune so badly? Why does peanut butter belong in tremolo springs? And on the day of your first recording session after receiving your advanceContinue reading “Evertune Certified”
It’s that time of year when South Broadway in Denver, CO is jammed up with tasty jams. The Underground Music Showcase features too many bands for me to count and twelve venues. The Guitar Gutter with Flipside music will have a booth at the main stage area in the abandoned Kmart parking lot. Don’t letContinue reading “Guitar Gutter at The UMS!”
Big news! Guitar Gutter Group Incorporated LLC is teaming up with Flipside Music at 1673 South Acoma Street Denver CO, 80223 as their primary guitar repair service solution. This means easy drop off and pickup, easier transactions, and a selection of strings and accessories I neither have the space nor capital to provide, along with aContinue reading “Guitar Gutter teams up with Flipside Music”
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Out of the Gutter and into the world, Nick visits the Guitar builders of Montreal.
I’ve neglected the website but I have been busy in the shop. Just finished a cool job on a Jackson 7 string the involved thinning the neck, carving the heel, and a pickup swap. First: Neck shave. Plenty of ways to do it. I prefer my Veritas spoke shave for the bulk of the operation.Continue reading “Neck shave, heal carve, pickup swap”
How low can we go?