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Guitar Of The Month – June, 2018

Written by: Kevin Strom On: Jul 6th, 2018

Congratulations goes out to Dwayne Wolosiewicz for his guitar build, to earn him Guitar of the Month for June 2018. Dwayne used our SGK-1 guitar kit, to create this ...

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Y.D.I.Y?

Written by: James Krueger On: Jul 5th, 2018

So the question has been bantered about the Solo Guitar office in the past few weeks….why DIY?  What is making the DIY Guitar scene so popular?  Why are people ...

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Guitar Of The Month – May, 2018

Written by: Kevin Strom On: Jun 6th, 2018

Congratulations goes out to Kevin Taylor for his guitar build, to earn him Guitar of the Month for May 2018. “The idea goes back as far as when I was 16 and ...

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CITES PT 2

Written by: James Krueger On: Jun 6th, 2018

CITES Pt 2…..or why to take up the kazoo. So last month we took a quick look at CITES, what it is, and where it came from. This month, let’s take a look ...

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Guitar World Gear Review: Solo Music Gear Tele-Style Guitar Kit

Written by: Billy Voight On: May 29th, 2018

I’ve Frankenstein’d, modded, repaired and brought a few guitars back from the dead, but I don’t recall ever building one from the ground up. If you’re interested in ...

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Guitar Of The Month – April, 2018

Written by: Kevin Strom On: May 1st, 2018

Congratulations goes out to Vasily Velikolepni for his guitar build, to earn him Guitar of the Month for April 2018. Vasily upgraded his STK-15 guitar with a Fender ...

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CITES

Written by: James Krueger On: May 1st, 2018

We are going on the basis that mostly everyone reading this blog is a musician or guitar builder of some ability, whether pro or just a beginner.  We are also going ...

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Guitar Of The Month – March, 2018

Written by: Kevin Strom On: Apr 4th, 2018

Congratulations goes out to Steve Leigh for his guitar build, to earn him Guitar of the Month for March 2018. Steve upgraded his TCK-1SM guitar with a Tusq nut, ...

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Fender

Written by: James Krueger On: Feb 23rd, 2018

Solo Guitars is a Fender Parts dealer….that may not sound like much to some, but for everyone at Solo Guitars it is a reason to shout it out. Fender is ...

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EMG Pickups

Written by: James Krueger On: Feb 23rd, 2018

Most people think of EMG and immediately associate the active  humbucker or single coil pickup to the name.  They think of bands like Slayer, Metallica, Rammstein or ...

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Welcome to the Blog

Written by: James Krueger On: Feb 23rd, 2018

When my friends at Solo Guitars asked me to write a blog based on guitars, and building; whether it be from scratch or from a kit, I thought to myself, “why ...

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