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Geddy Lee Jazz Bass Pickups by Tom Brantley

Written by: James Krueger On: Aug 6th, 2019

Ok so this month’s blog is a little different…news flash…..My brain often takes a walk to somewhere without cause or reason at times.  ...

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Acoustic Kits

Written by: James Krueger On: Jul 9th, 2019

You know, when it comes to guitar kit building, you the customer are receiving the end result of a lot of research and planning….how far do we take the kit, ...

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Pickups…..again???

Written by: James Krueger On: Jun 5th, 2019

Last months blog looked at the basic history of electric guitar pickups, and each time we focus on a specific manufacturer, we look a little into the science they ...

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Let’s Pickup the Sound of a Guitar and Amplify It!

Written by: James Krueger On: May 7th, 2019

This month’s blog, is a bit of a teaser….here at Solo Guitars, we have one of the most complete in-stock selection of after-market pickups ...

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The Roland Jazz Chorus Amplifier

Written by: James Krueger On: Apr 8th, 2019

The ‘guys in the back’ here at Solo Guitars have been trying to get me to write about subjects other than building or  guitar or hardware ...

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Washcoats and Sealing Before Finishing

Written by: James Krueger On: Mar 13th, 2019

So we have been hearing a lot of questions from you lately regarding guitar finishing and how to avoid the classic mistakes.  Well I have been in the wood and guitar ...

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‘Cry Baby Is It !’

Written by: James Krueger On: Feb 13th, 2019

This months blog is a bit sad…. to date we have tried to showcase different companies or subjects that are important to the average guitar player and or guitar ...

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Fishman Pickups & Amplifiers

Written by: James Krueger On: Jan 9th, 2019

It seems that every week or so we have new products here at Solo, so it gets pretty easy to walk into our showroom/warehouse and see new stuff on the showroom ...

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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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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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