Category Archives: Gear

What I’m playing with.

Super Blacks guitar picks packaging design

Work is going fast and furious here to get our Guitarsh!t ready for the NAMM show in January. As mentioned before, our new strings, Hellwires, should be ready in about a month along with some really incredible gloss finish aluminum … Continue reading

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NEW! Hellwires strings. First packaging direction.

Hello again… Time to peek up out of my hole to see what the world is up to. Or more accurately, to let the world (or a very tiny fraction of it) know what I’m up to. To be specific, … Continue reading

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Flaming Strap

“I got to roll, can’t stand still, got a flaming strap, man what a thrill” Apologies to Plant, Page and Jones (and anyone reading this) but I really do like my new strap sent to me by my friend Tom … Continue reading

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I’m back and bearing accessories!

First of all… …Many apologies for a very long absence. The timing of the absence made things apparently worse. I pretty much went silent after posting that a typhoon was on its way. Very stupid and thoughtless of me. I … Continue reading

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This just in!

We received the latest diecast guitarshit from the factory today. Must say I’m quite pleased with the lot! Took some quick pics but I’ll take some better shots later. Just wanted to give an idea of what’s in. Here’s some … Continue reading

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Live and Let Diecast

The above photo looks like a drug bust shot but it really is 100% pure grade A guitarshit. Our new truss rod cover and switch washer order finally shipped from the factory today. We should have them in sometime next … Continue reading

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POW! Pickguard finished…

So I put about 15 coats of clearcoat today on the pickguard. This particular poly has a hardener which gives it (potentially) a hard mirror finish. While the finish is indeed hard I decided that I wanted a somewhat pitted … Continue reading

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Patina Pickguard

Picked up some liver of sulfur today to create a nice patina on my Tele pickguard. Filled a small jar with hot water (about 80C) and added the liver of sulfur. I then applied the mixture with a cotton ball … Continue reading

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Guitarsh!t revised

First of all, I’d like to thank those of you who commented on my original guitarshit post. Lots of  helpful  ideas/opinions. I’ve gone through a few days of living with the name and must say that I’m still undecided. I … Continue reading

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Another go

Alright… I finally made another attempt at the silver leaf pickguard and this time it came out more as I intended. Still not very good leafing technique but now I understand what I need to do to leaf a guard. … Continue reading

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