Author Archives: Mhead

New! Mechman Truss Rod Covers

  Just received this photo from the factory of our new “Mechman”, robot themed truss rod covers for Gibson, Epiphone guitars and many others. Before going into production on these I installed a mock-up version on one of my guitars … Continue reading

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Ok, ok. I know, I’ve been away…

Well actually, I have been around but just have not up to my blogging chair for awhile. Beyond the usual taking care of customers (who always, deservedly, come first!) I’ve been riding a nice creative wave. Lots of new products … Continue reading

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Tygers Tygers Burning Bright!

Tygers of Pan Tang founder/guitarist Robb Weir and guitarist Micky Crystal pose with a pack of HellWires- Their new strings of choice! The Tygers of Pan Tang have been on the Heavy Metal scene (almost continually) since 1978. Their newest … Continue reading

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How now, you secret, black, and midnight Hag(strom)

Our friend CJ recently posted this picture of his new Hagstrom (looks to be a Super Swede?) on his Facebook page. It is beautifully pimped out with nice chrome pickup rings and a nicely matching “Star” switch washer (from Hell … Continue reading

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More Hot Bodies…

Here are some more naturally tarnishing silver-leafed custom bodies that are waiting for a few shots of clear poly before wiring and assemblage. I really wish that our days were twice as long so I’d have more time to do … Continue reading

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Scuffham Amps S-Gear Plug-in/Standalone review

Before launching into this mini-review, I have a confession to make… Hello. My name is Michael and I am a plug-in addict. I thought I was in recovery however I recently had a relapse and purchased S-Gear from Scuffham Amps. … Continue reading

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Nature triumphs!

I recently (in fact, today..!) came across¬† something special.¬† A forgotten custom design I was creating for one of our ZeroDots was rediscovered during a rearrangement of my studio. It was, at the time, an interesting idea gone very bad. … Continue reading

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Arrrgh! Ye Blind Pew! BoneHead Custom Truss Rod Cover

I believe in my last post I said that I’d put up a photo of the finished piece as soon as I can. (I guess that means now). I thought for sure that I’d have something up in 2 or … Continue reading

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Here’s one of my latest truss rod cover designs. Along with the above, we have a similar 3-hole version as well. We also have two other new designs which all should be available in about 2 weeks. In the image, … Continue reading

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All the Young Dudes

Recently I was You Tubing around looking for Mick Ronson clips and came across this one from the Freddie Mercury tribute concert in the early 90’s. Mick was sadly very near the end of his life at this time but … Continue reading

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