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THERE IN ONE PIECE...How to Pack a Guitar
Even if you don't sell guitars for a living, there's a good chance at some point you'll need to ship a guitar--and you'll want it to arrive at its destination in the same condition it left. I've been shipping guitars almost daily for more than 15 years and have learned a few things along the way. The tips below mostly apply to a solid body electric. Acoustics are a little different.
STRANGER THAN FICTION...Leo Fender Was the Last Guy You'd Expect
So it's Leo Fender's birthday, the much beloved late inventor of the Telecaster, Stratocaster, and many other music icons. I've been playing guitar for nigh on 40 years and I only recently learned that Leo never really played guitar himself. I guess I just assumed...The guy was really more an innovator, an inventor--and actually started out as a bean counter...
He went to school in Fullerton, Ca, and studied accounting, and then went and did accounting for several companies, but after the depression and losing a job he fell into his early love of tinkering with...
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