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How to Buy Relic Guitars Online?

How to Buy Relic Guitars Online?

How to Buy Relic Guitars Online? That’s a really good question isn’t it – How to buy relic guitars online? A lot of websites are now selling relic guitars online. The recent spate of new eCommerce websites like Reverb.com as well as […]
Fender Relic or Vintage?

Fender Relic or Vintage?

Can you tell a whether a Stratocaster neck is a Fender Relic or a true blue vintage just by looking a some pictures? I just recently finished a project where I assembled a Fender Stratocaster from parts that were given […]
DIY: How to relic metal parts for your Relic Guitar Project

DIY: How to relic metal parts for your Relic Guitar Project

What does it take to relic different parts for a Relic Guitar Project? Let’s break it down. You have the woods; which are the body and the neck, then you have the metals; which are the bridge and its parts, the […]
Fender Relic: Only one part of the equation

Fender Relic: Only one part of the equation

The Fender Relic guitar is, as the title says, one part of the sound equation. In the coming weeks, I’ll be taking a look at what makes a difference in your tone. The sum of the parts of the tone […]
Bill Nash – Relic Guitar Hero

Bill Nash – Relic Guitar Hero

As some of you might know, my friend and Singapore guitar guru, Thomas Leong invited me to preview a relic guitar, a Nash Guitar, from specialist builder Bill Nash. It was one of the best sounding; and looking; guitars I’ve […]
The Fender Stratocaster Serial Numbers Guide

The Fender Stratocaster Serial Numbers Guide

One of the most important things you need to know before buying a vintage guitar is how to read pre-CBS era Fender Stratocaster serial numbers or serial numbers for any of these models: Fender Broadcaster, Telecaster, Jazzmaster, Jaguar, Jazz Bass, […]
Match that Fender Pickup with a Genre

Match that Fender Pickup with a Genre

Are Fender Pickups the most versatile ever built? Possibly not. That’s why there are hundreds of independent pickup makers all over the world. Some of them claim to be able to get that vintage tone that the modern Fender cannot. […]
The Vintage Stratocaster Colour Conundrum

The Vintage Stratocaster Colour Conundrum

Just a week ago, one of our members from our Facebook community (Nm Boliek) asked if there was a shell or coral pink Vintage Stratocaster. My straight answer was yes. It was a strange colour for a guitar and unfortunately […]
The Relic Guitar – A new vintage?

The Relic Guitar – A new vintage?

Do you remember all the dinks, scratches and dents that you have accumulated on your vintage or relic guitar? The statement “You must be able to remember all the dents and scratches that have accumulated through the years of playing […]
Telecaster Relic Accidents: Wearing your guitar down naturally

Telecaster Relic Accidents: Wearing your guitar down naturally

The Telecaster Relic guitar; born from the Esquire and the Broadcaster in 1949. So sought after were those guitars that Leo Fender built by hand that modern day Fender is always trying to duplicate it. So much so that they […]