Archived entries for Vintage Guitars

Made in Australia: My Maton Collection.

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Remember a few years ago I was talking about doing a book with an amazing Maton collector from Sydney named Wadih Hanna?

Well, after 4 years work (and over 10 for Wadih) it’s done!  >You can buy it here!

Maton Fyrbyrd FBFX


This is probably one of the last Maton’s I’ll be buying… the rare FBFX.

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Peavey Destiny Custom USA


Finally after 20+ years, I’ve got a Peavey Destiny again…

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Matra – Made in Brisbane

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My latest obsession. Solid state goodness made here in Brisbane.

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GuitarNyrd Custom


My Frankensten project went pretty damn well…

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Rama Guitars – Made in Melbourne


Move over Maton. I’ve got another obsession now. Continue reading…

Shaggy’s Custom Flying V


A mystery custom made Flying V owned by a dearly missed friend.

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Yamaha MSG Image Deluxe


I’ve been bitten by the Yamaha bug. Bad. Here is my Super Flighter’s new big brother.

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Tony’s Big Boy Bass


A great story on a 60′s home made bass, based on Maton’s Big Ben Bass.

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6fthick’s Yamaha Superflighter


A guitar tough as nails, sorely neglected and due for a severe renovation.

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