Monthly Archives: March 2011

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Bring ’em in!

If you’ve been on the fence about having your guitar or bass (or mandolin or viola) set-up because you weren’t sure how long it would take, then we have good news for you! The guitar bench is now down to … Continue reading

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Hot News!

Fromel modified Boss pedals now on tour with Blondie!

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Rose’s Silvertone 3/4

Our good friend Rose scored this sweet little number on Ebay, and even though it was in dire need of a tune-up, it had the mojo factor working for it. Luckily, she brought it to our shop for the aforementioned … Continue reading

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Ventura Barney Kessel Copy

This is a late 60’s/early 70’s Ventura copy of Gibson’s Barney Kessel model belonging to Mike Ball. He’d acquired this guitar years ago on the cheap but it had some rather serious problems. Mike ended up replacing the fretboard, installing … Continue reading

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Leading Tone, A Poem

*Clears throat* A string wall, well-stocked; three guys on the clock. Amps and guitars and pedals and mods, tens of things you can own! If steppin’s your game, John Fromel’s the name. Glorious noise! I tell ya, my boys! The … Continue reading

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Peter Murphy

Called back for two well deserved encores Murphy kicked off his new tour in amazing form. Gleaning from a catalog that spans over 30 years Murphy put together a powerful set. Bauhaus tracks included Silent Hedges, Burning from the Inside … Continue reading

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1920’s Bowl-Back Mandolin

This poor mandolin had been previously repaired (poorly) and was threatening to collapse in on itself. If not for our drastic measures, I doubt we’d be hearing any music from this elderly bowl-back ever again. Take a gander at the … Continue reading

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1955 Les Paul Custom!!!

Dear Diary, When’s the last time you handled a… *counts on fingers* …56 year old instrument? Well, it happened to me the other day and I HAD to tell you about it! I was just sitting there, working on another … Continue reading

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