If you’re traveling long distance to a gig, or moving homes, or taking your guitars on vacation, follow these simple tips to safely ship your guitar.
This past weekend, we exhibited at the Bee-3 Vintage Great American Guitar Show outside of Philadelphia, PA and had a blast. We had a nice booth next to Reverend Guitars and were delighted to be visited by many new and past customers who were scouting out more guitars to add to their collections.
As a collector and player of guitars myself, I never seem to have enough space in any house I’ve lived in to have a safe and convenient place to keep the cases. And as most of you know the gig bags and cases for your favorite or vintage instruments can be pretty valuable as well.
If you have more than a few instruments and need to store them and their cases it’s worth taking a closer look at Guitarstorage.com and their spouse approved storage units. The Carousel Multi-Guitar Stand as reviewed sells for…
The Guitar Storage staff paid a visit to the Asbury Park Jazz & Blues Festival, held outside convention hall. And sponsored by the Jersey Shore Jazz & Blues Society. It was well attended and parking was tough. It’s another great example of how far Asbury Park has come the last few years, considering a mid Summer visit to that city a decade or so ago would have resembled a ghost town. Now it’s thriving.
The Guitar Storage staff took a road trip to a roadhouse in Central NJ to see one of the great West Coast Blues guitar masters, Jr. Watson. Roxy and Dukes in Dunellen, NJ is home to sword swallowers, burlesque, rockabilly, psychobilly and other sideshow acts, and it was the prefect venue for for the quirky Watson.
The Guitar Storage staff took a roadtrip to see the “Masters of the Telecaster” show at City Winery on Thursday night. Three of the best and most famous Tele players showed their stuff. Arlen Roth, GE Smith and Jim Wieder brought just about all the Telecaster tone there is to a tribute to Roy Buchanan.
To make a long story short, ideally, you’d like to have the environment to be at or around 75 degrees. And a relative humidity level of about 50%. And do what you can to avoid extreme changes in temperature and humidity!
It’s a good idea to clean and oil your guitar fretboard on a fairly regular basis to keep it looking and sounding it’s best. Here’s some suggestions on the best ways to clean your guitars’ fredboards.
The Guitar Storage staff traveled to Manhattan last week to another great show at the Highline Ballroom. A stellar group of NYC area studio musicians put together a rocking and worthy tribute to the great music surrounding Mad Dogs and Englishmen and Derek and the Dominoes.