I started my kids on Little Martins, the LX series. A great tone from such an unimposing guitar. They have gone up in price new, but used deals are to be had.
Another choice is a Art & Lutherie AMI, these are small bodied Folk quitars at a...
I did the raw enclosure in 3 coats of sparkly silver, she did the art work and then I put a coat of clear over it. It took some testing as she used a very fine permanent artist marker and I had to find a clear that would not make the ink run. I used a cheapo rattle can spray. thx
Not a lot of the BJA's come up for sale around here in fact I see "wanted" requests for them all the time. Nothing to do with Billy, I'm sure ( lol ), they are just a great way to get close to a real '50's Jr. Enjoy yours!
And Traynors, still time to start your collection as we live in the...
I too found the 4-way and S1 finicky so I took a different approach. I turned my Baja into an Esquire and wired it up:
POS1 - straight to PU
POS2 - Vol only
POS3 - Vol Tone
She is a real screamer in POS1, very raw. The PU is a Lollar.
I wish there was more sellers that still stood by a handshake and their word. I had the opposite happen to me just before Christmas on an old Ampeg. I had already been in the car for two hours with about 20 mins to go when my cell rang and the seller informed me that he had a better offer. I...
Godspeed to ya Keith!!!
While everyone is waiting, I know where there a couple of Twins...
Seems they make it to the backline of some big act when they come to Toronto
Hmm, wonder who that could be...
Silver vrs Gold = same circuit with the Gold having some apparently unobtainium diodes. If you have the ears of a dog, you might tell the diff.
I recently replaced my Soul Food with a Gold Archer and there is a difference between the two.