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Eddie Van Halen and the Dawn of DIY Guitar Modding

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Eddie Van Halen and the Dawn of DIY Guitar Modding

I grew up in the 1980s, and was obsessed with the guitar, and playing guitar, as a little kid. Van Halen wasn't my favorite band, but I had a couple of their records, listened to them a ton and was as blown away as everyone else by Eddie's playing. As of the time I'm writing this, it's been two weeks since he died, and I've been thinking a lot about a lesson he indirectly taught me, about modding guitars. I remember, way back then, seeing an article in one of the guitar magazines about the Frankenstein guitar, how it was...

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How We Started an Online Guitar Parts Business

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How We Started an Online Guitar Parts Business

I used to flip guitars. I'd buy something that was heavily used or had some kind of wiring issue/thing to get fixed, fix it up and then sell it. I'm sure many of you have done the same thing. I spent lots of years doing that in my spare time.  In high school, my dad and I would scour pawn shops and as Craigslist and eBay came on the scene, those became new places to search.  Before becoming a small business owner, I worked for State Farm, and in 2013 they relocated my wife and I from St. Louis Missouri to...

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