MJ Blog — namm 2020

NAMM 2020 SPOTLIGHT | Chapman Guitars

Posted by Tim Fogarty on

With a heap of super cool new guitar model announcements the day of our arrival we were pumped to meet up with the lads from Chapman Guitars and get our eyes and ears well toasted. Having worked closely with this crew for a few years now it was like catching up with longtime mates. With a great hang and some damn good new guitars. Always a pleasure. The announcement was a fat one, with 4 new Rabea signature models. 2 top of the line Pro's. Totally tweaked out, including Bea's signature Barenuckle pickup and figured tops to die for. Rounding...

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NAMM 2020 SPOTLIGHT | Eastman Guitars

Posted by Tim Fogarty on

One of our most anticipated stands to visit across the NAMM show was the Eastman stand. A guitar manufacture that has resonated with both staff and the punters. The highest quality, hand-made, Nitro finished and USA pickup loaded guitars for an incredibly affordable price. We were keen to get our hands on the Eastman Romeo. (hurry up and get them to Australia!) and had heard of the new solid body single and double cuts with Lollar P90s they were launching. The award winning Romeo lived up to expectation. A hugely resonant and slightly larger than we'd thought. A beauty to...

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NAMM 2020 - Fender Custom Shop Tour

Posted by Tim Fogarty on

Absolutely one of the highlights of our NAMM 2020 trip was the Fender Custom Shop tour in Corona. As owners of Custom Shop guitars ourselves, as well as of course being Custom Shop Dealers, to go behind the scenes and learn of the process was a huge moment for us. To appreciate further some of our and your dream instruments. Arriving to an industrial type area from Anaheim you would hardly know the factory was there, with a very unpretentious entry with minimal signage, you'd be forgiven for not finding the facility. The entry being a window and small holding...

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