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The Plan

In 2004 I found myself to be 50 years old.

For 50 years I’ve been making a happy mess.

And for my fiftieth anniversary I decided it was time I got myself a decent guitar and wrote some songs. Maybe I could even sell them.

This web site is a record of the attempt.

Latest in 'Progress'

Maple vs rosewood board

Maple vs rosewood fingerboard in another blind A/B test. Can you tell the difference?


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Bare Knuckle Apache vs Kent Armstrong

In which I offer up AB testing of nearly vintage Kent Armstrong pickups against modern retro Bare Knuckle Apaches…


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Guitar Fetish (GFS) JH Exp. vs Bare Knuckle Apache

Another variant on the four pickup sets I’ve tested. This time it’s Bare Knuckle Apache vs Guitar Fetish JH Exp.


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