March 18, 2014
1962 Harmony Rocket
Can you believe it! This beautiful vintage 1962 Harmony Rocket had been sitting around the shop in a half finished state for over 2 years, owing the fact that John was so daunted by the prospect of re wiring her, that it sat in the “too hard” basket.
Finally here she is, freshly re wired, re fretted and ready to go. The super slim neck will be a treasure for those with, shall we say “petite hands” or maybe not. The Gold top pick ups are surprisingly fat and the tone is warm and woody.
Category Electric - All Guitars, Electric - Hollow Body, Electric - Solid Body | Tags: 1962,1962 harmony rocket,acoustic,american,archtop,brisbane,chicago,electric,guitar,Harmony,heritage,hollow body,luthier,old,pre-war,repairers,restoration,rocket,sale,vintage | Comments Off on 1962 Harmony Rocket
September 19, 2013
This little girl is a cannon!!!!!..it’s LOUD! And woody and everything besides, the perfect thing to out do those pesky banjo players. As you can see, she still has her original case and the original scratch plate albeit slightly shrunk. We are presently making a replica to compliment the overall vibe.
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