Samick Motherlode

December 2014

Gear Porn

Red Sparkle Samick Jaguar Wannabe

June 17, 2013
Customized aJaguar-inspired Samick with a Wilkinson Tele-style bridge.
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DELM Guitars

June 17, 2013
A one-man operation building approximately 10 guitars per year and winding his own pickups.
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1961 Epiphone Casino and 1959 Devon

June 10, 2013
This 1961 Epiphone Casino was a near twin to Gibson’s ES-330.
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GALLERY: Green Day's 2013 Touring Gear

June 5, 2013
See the guitars, amps, and effects used by Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt, and Jason White on Greenday's spring 2013 "99 Revolutions' tour in support of their three latest albums, 'Uno,' 'Dos,' and 'Tre'.'
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VINTAGE VAULT

1952 Fender Precision Bass

May 13, 2013
This well-played, yet beautifully preserved 1952 Fender Precision Bass—serial #0215—rests against a 1952 TV front Fender Bassman 1x15 combo.
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Early Fender Custom Shop Stratocaster

May 11, 2013
An Fender Custom Shop 1962 Stratocaster replica with a gold-sparkle finish
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Dreamer Guitarworks

May 11, 2013
As a high-end boutique builder in Brazil, Freire faces some unique challenges.
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1969 Ampeg SVT Head and 8x10 Cabinet

May 11, 2013
The backline choice not just for bassist Bill Wyman, but also for Mick and Keith Richards during the band’s 1969 U.S. winter tour.
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GALLERY: Dallas International Guitar Festival 2013

April 23, 2013
Looking for a guitar that costs more than your car? The Dallas International Guitar Fest had more than a few, including some of the rarest of the rare.
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Cutaway Cigar Box Guitar with Higgins Bender

April 15, 2013
A few years ago, this CBG caught my eye on eBay because it kind of resembled a jazz guitar with its deep 3" body, cutaway, and fetching trim.
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