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Hondo Pro II Bass Bridge

Hondo Pro II Replacement Bass Saddles

This customer’s (Tom) Hondo Pro II bass was interesting for a couple of reasons; the replacement parts it required were unu...


March 24, 2020 by Alex Storrie in Alex's Blog, Bass Gear

Zero Glide Nut for this customer’s Fender Strat (Video)

Tony’s installation of a Zero Glide nut was initially a success. The ZS-7f model he purchased – a Fender specific version...


March 20, 2020 by Alex Storrie in Alex's Blog, Guitars & Gear
Zero Glide ZS-7f Zero Fret Nut

Zero Fret “Slotting” and what can be done about it

“Slotting” of a Zero Fret Nut can be a problem. Over time, as the strings pass back and forth over the nut, the fret can ...


March 17, 2020 by Alex Storrie in Alex's Blog, Guitars & Gear
North East Guitar Show ad 2020

The NGS North East Show cancelled

Following their original statement this morning, NGS have confirmed that their North East show has been cancelled. Their u-tu...


March 13, 2020 by Alex Storrie in Alex's Blog, News
North East Guitar Show ad 2020

The North East Guitar Show to go ahead as planned

(13/03/2020) UPDATE: THE EVENT HAS NOW BEEN CANCELLED Some good news coming from the Northern Guitar Shows camp this morni...


by Alex Storrie in Alex's Blog, News
Hipshot B-Bender

Will a B Bender fit on an American Ultra Telecaster?

The American Ultra actually lends itself well to fitting a Hipshot B-Bender. Like the American Elite, the Ultra’s predecess...


March 12, 2020 by Alex Storrie in Alex's Blog, Guitars & Gear
Split-Post Tuner

Hipshot Machine Head with a Split-Post?!

The Hipshot tuner is the definition of a contemporary guitar tuner. Compact. Lightweight. Accurate. So, what on earth is t...


March 10, 2020 by Alex Storrie in Alex's Blog, Guitars & Gear
Schaller 3D Guitar Bridge

PRS SE Mark Holcomb Replacement Bridge Options

Finding an upgrade guitar bridge for the PRS SE Mark Holcomb signature model again comes down to the mounting screw spacing. ...


March 6, 2020 by Alex Storrie in Alex's Blog, Guitars & Gear

Check out this customer’s modified Jim Root Telecaster

Rod recently picked up a set of Hipshot Industrial buttons for his Jim Root Telecaster. Turns out, this is not the only modif...


March 5, 2020 by Alex Storrie in Alex's Blog, Guitars & Gear

Received the wrong Grainger templates?

After setting up the Grainger Guitar Parts routing system and offering up the ferrule block, you’ll likely be looking at so...


March 4, 2020 by Alex Storrie in Alex's Blog, Guitars & Gear