Blog: Gear Talk

Vintage Black Beauties!

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              Just in!  Two vintage 60’s Rickenbacker guitars in Jetglo finish! A gorgeous 1968 Rickenbacker 335  jetglo….. 100% original w orig silver case and…1967 Rickenbacker 325 jetglo…all original except refinished to black (great refin) w case.  Both very rare . Call (773) 252-5580 and ask for Phil or Tim… Read more »

“Ralph” by Roger Moy

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    ‘Ralph’ started life as a 1987 Yamaha RGX 1203S super strat, originally bright pink in color (it was the 1980’s afterall) This was a higher end offering from Yamaha complete with neck-thru design, stacked pickups, ebony fingerboard and locking trem system.       When the guitar arrived at the store, it was… Read more »

1942 Leedy 4-Piece Drum Kit

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It might seem odd that a guitar shop would feature a drum kit in their blog, or as a centerpiece in the store for that matter, but our Leedy does seem to fascinate people and we do get asked a lot of questions about it.  We thought we’d take a minute to answer a few…. Read more »

The Rickenbacker Capri

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It was the brainchild of Roger Rossmeisl, a German born builder for Rickenbacker, who came up with design for the body shape. The idea was to come up with a full size yet light hollow body electric that was versatile enough for Blues, Jazz or budding Rock guitarists. The name came from the cat of… Read more »