01 January 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Blue Myrtle and the Toone & Townsend Bridges

Luthier Rick Toone has been busy developing some very high quality new hardware for guitar and bass, in partnership with Townsend Machine.  He engaged a circle of innovative luthiers to beta test the prototypes before entering into full production.  Earlier this year I tested the individual string bass bridges, and while they have made some changes […]

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26 December 2010 ~ Comments Off on Tobacco Sunburst Quilt Bolt-On Torzal 4-34

Tobacco Sunburst Quilt Bolt-On Torzal 4-34

As usual, I didn’t want to let this one go.  The warmth and roundness of the mahogany and quilted maple body, combined with the punchiness of the bolt-on and the snap of the birdseye maple fingerboard…..all brought to life through the Nordstrand Fat Stacks and Aguilar OBP-3 preamp. Apparently Mark, the owner, likes it too. […]

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