Classic Instruments

Classic Instruments

SCOTTY MOORE's GIBSON ES-295 Vinatge guitar Magazine

Scotty Moore’s Gibson ES-295

Like a hound dog hit by lightning, the first notes of rock and roll blasted out of radios across the country in July of...
Epiphone Coronet

Epiphone Coronet

This Epiphone Coronet from 1959 was probably a shocking sight to a guitar buyer of the late ’50s. Not only was a solidbody guitar...
Double Neck Triple Neck Vintage guitar magazine Home main

Doublenecks and Triplenecks

If you mention doubleneck or multi-neck guitars to your average guitar player, the first thing they'll likely think of is Jimmy Page playing his...

Rickenbacker Transonic

Rickenbacker Transonic TS100 Topology: Solid State Output: 100 watts RMS Controls: Volume, Treble, Bass controls and Hollow, Mellow and Pierce switches on each channel; Tremolo Speed...
Fender’s 6G9 Tremolux

Fender’s 6G9 Tremolux

Preamp tubes: two 7025, two 12AX7 Output tubes: two 6BQ5/EL84 Rectifier: GZ34 Controls: Bright channel: Volume, Treble, Bass; Normal channel: Volume, Treble, Bass; tremolo Speed and Intensity...

Ovation Solidbody Guitars

Acurious phenomenon that ac-companies certain guitar compa-nies is an inability to translate success from one medium to another. For instance, Martin has never...

The Rickenbacker 4000

The model 4000 was not only Rickenbacker’s first foray into the electric-bass market, it was decidedly different from Fender’s Precision – the original electric...
'39 Gibson EH-185

’39 Gibson EH-185

Preamp tubes: three 6J7, one 6N7 Output tubes: two 6L6 Rectifier: 5U4 Controls: Instrument Volume, Microphone Volume, Bass and Treble Speakers: one 12" field-coil speaker Output: approximately 20...
1985 Guild Nightbird Prototype Home Main Big

1985 Guild Nightbird Prototype

In early 1984, Mark Dronge, son of the Guild founder Alfred Dronge, was president of Guild. That year, Mark and I struck a deal to...
Gibson GA-83S Stereo-Vib

Gibson GA-83S Stereo-Vib

Preamp tubes: four 12AX7, two 12AU7, three 6CG7 two 5879 Output tubes: four 6BQ5/EL84 (in two stereo pairs) Rectifier: GZ34 Controls: Volume, Treble and Bass for...
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