December 1, 2019
A Hipshot B-bender on a bargain semi-hollowbody? Why not!
October 24, 2019
As they say, “Ain’t nothing like the real thing, baby,” but that doesn’t mean you can’t have fun with a cheeky poseur.
August 12, 2019
When it comes to mods, sometimes two guitars make a better one.
June 9, 2019
Trading for a P-90-powered prize.
April 2, 2019
Our columnist re-friends a classic American brand.
February 5, 2019
Sometimes the best low bid is a trade.
November 26, 2018
A classic-shaped 6-string catch of the day.
September 30, 2018
A battered street dog of a guitar that has all the charm of a lovable mutt.
August 13, 2018
A cheapo guitar with a Mexican-style blanket covering its body is a conversation starter—and a cool player.
May 23, 2018
Three P-90s and a Bigsby remake a jazz box into a rockabilly raver.
March 26, 2018
The ring’s the thing with this lightweight, low-budget chimer.
January 15, 2018
Oh boy! A cool custom guitar built by one of Buddy Holly’s songwriting partners.
November 15, 2017
How a dud bargain buy became a dependable 6-string.
September 24, 2017
This low-budget replacement for a long-gone Gibson has its own winning qualities.
July 23, 2017
A common stompbox gets a weird upgrade.
May 24, 2017
Price-hunting and proximity win a sweet deal on an homage to a ’50s Silvertone.
April 3, 2017
A modded old guitar gets a new lease on life.
January 30, 2017
Dual P-90 pickups and old-school looks in a sunburst finish—what’s not to love?
November 30, 2016
A simple bridge replacement makes for a killer, totally tunable tone machine.
October 5, 2016
Cracks in a guitar neck can be an opportunity instead of a deal-breaker.