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Gibson Gothic Explorer

Gothic Explorer Setup


Sometimes a guitar needs a bit of extra TLC.  This 2000 Gibson Gothic Explorer had been stored for many years and unfortunately the elements got to it.  Here’s how the…

Hipshot String Bending System

B-Bender!


What’s a B-Bender? Well, if you want to make your guitar sound like a pedal steel, or if you want a bit of that “country” tone, a B-Bender might be for you. A…

Photo of Gibson L75 Repair Phase 1

Gibson L75 Repair Phase 1


We just finished up the first phase of Gibson repair! This beauty is a 1932 L75, the first of several variations that lasted until 1939. It’s playing now, but we’re not done.…

Repairing guitar to fix fret buzz

Fret Buzzzzz


A common request we get is “can you lower the action and get rid of the fret buzz on my guitar?”. Like many things in life, the answer is it depends. Where does fret buzz come…

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