1972 Sunburst Fender Stratocaster

November 1, 2016

1972 Fender Stratocaster, Sunburst (SN 372123) I got my first electric guitar around the age of 13, it was a Teisco “Top 10” in red. My father swapped a nice mantlepiece style radio for it. I […]

Fender Telecaster blond 1956

September 27, 2016

(Serial Number 22600) Telecasters from the fifties are the Holy Grails of Telecasters – especially black guards – more on that in a minute. I’d been looking for a maple board fifties Fender Telecaster for some […]

Fender Jazz Bass 1965

June 1, 2016

Fender Jazz Bass 1965 (candy apple red) serial number 118999 Fender Jazz basses from the 60’s are hard to come by here in Australia and I had been looking for one for sometime when I […]

The Original Fender Stratocaster

February 12, 2016

I’m of the opinion that the design of the Fender Stratocaster guitar was 100% correct from the very first released production models in mid 1954. I have an original ’54 (May) Strat and it sounds […]

1965 Sunburst Fender Stratocaster

September 4, 2015

1965 Sunburst Fender Stratocaster (Serial Number L87419) The guitar came from Norms Rare Guitars in Los Angeles. I was in the U.S for a few weeks and didn’t take a guitar with me, so I […]

The Gympie Music Muster

August 31, 2015

Had a great weekend at the Gympie Music Muster. Gympie is located approx. 160 kms north of Brisbane in Queensland. I played 2 gigs with Mental As Anything and also played a few ‘surf’ tunes […]