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A fresh look at the luthiers featured in PG''s Modern Builder Vault section in 2010

November - Cobra Guitars
"Cobra Guitarsяlaunched in early 2010 by Jimmy ""Cobra"" Carbonetti and Eli Apolloяspecializes in relicуd, worn-and-torn guitars. Thus far, Cobra has tackled four of his favorite рold-timeyс models. рI had experience building and relicуing Strats and Teles,с he says, рso building our own versions was a natural starting point for Cobra guitars.с In addition, theyуve introduced a model reminiscent of a Les Paul Junior and another guitar inspired by the relatively obscure Fender Starcaster. Pictured: Cavebean"

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