Well, once upon time, the bigsby was the cutting edge of tremelo technology, yes, it's true. But over the years many more methods of loosening the strings for artistic purposes have come and gone, and come again... The venerable Grandaddy of them all is the Bigsby. It comes in many guises, and from at least 3 countries of manufacture, but the one I want to talk about, or at least show you, is this one here with the annoying pins for lacing the strings. I hate those pins. I ha
Hey! Have you had, or been told you need a refret lately?
I have some news for you, and it's not that great, but I'm just gonna put it out there..OK? Here we go.
Nearly everyday, I get a phone call where someone asks me how much a refret is. Business is good right? So we talk about the guitar and the frets, and I always ask, "are you sure it needs a refret?". Inevitably the answer is "yes" and often, " A friend/tech/internet/mum had a look at it and they reckon it needs a r