S’NAMM 2019: Fender Tonemaster?

Like any jerk on the internet, I'm going to give my thoughts on Fender's new amp release of the Tonemaster range at Summer NAMM 2019 without having actually played the gear.  That's what the internet is here for: uniformed ranting.  This is based on literature I've read as well as the few videos I've seen... Continue Reading →

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Gear Review: Firefly FF338 Guitar

They’re in stock again! Red: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B075FW24C5/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=B075FW24C5&linkCode=as2&tag=chucksguitarg-20&linkId=b6e545306653c743008310bc80dd5c2d Blue Burst: SOLD OUT Black: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01NCZF9WB/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=B01NCZF9WB&linkCode=as2&tag=chucksguitarg-20&linkId=3f730a20333a4aba9c0fe3db742b9e00 Sunburst: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01N9V0GV5/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=B01N9V0GV5&linkCode=as2&tag=chucksguitarg-20&linkId=226cbc14ea6f6e2fcd9cc3dbb70b1128 Street Price: $139.91 Hey folks!  Here is a follow up to my Firefly FF338 First Impressions post a few weeks ago.  I'll call this a thorough review now that I've spent some time with this guitar.  I'll just cut straight to the chase:... Continue Reading →

The Dark Side Of Counterfeit Guitars

If you buy counterfeit guitars, you are supporting modern day slavery.   Now that I have your attention.  With all of the hullabaloo surrounding Gibson's video threatening to sue "counterfeiters" and urging customers to #playauthentic, I think a major travesty is getting swept under the rug.  Sure, I've had a blast poking fun at Gibson for... Continue Reading →

Guitar Memes, Vol 3

I keep having fun making these, so as long as the inspiration strikes, I'll keep it up.  Here is a dump of a bunch of ones I've made over the past few weeks.                         Cheers, Chuck Support This Blog Each Time You Shop On... Continue Reading →

Firefly FF338 First Impressions

edit: they're actually in stock right now!!  I'll do my best to keep these links up to date as they go out of stock or if more come in stock.  Red: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B075FW24C5/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=B075FW24C5&linkCode=as2&tag=chucksguitarg-20&linkId=b6e545306653c743008310bc80dd5c2d Blue Burst: SOLD OUT Black: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01NCZF9WB/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=B01NCZF9WB&linkCode=as2&tag=chucksguitarg-20&linkId=3f730a20333a4aba9c0fe3db742b9e00 Sunburst: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01N9V0GV5/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=B01N9V0GV5&linkCode=as2&tag=chucksguitarg-20&linkId=226cbc14ea6f6e2fcd9cc3dbb70b1128     Ok, now that I've got that out of the way. I finally decided... Continue Reading →

Gear Review: Vox MV50 AC

Street Price: $219.99 Overview Vox made a splash a few years ago with the release of it's MV50 series of amps.  Touting a new technology they call "Nutube,"  they are an all-analog 50 watt compact tone machines.  I'd say it's the smallest amp head I've ever encountered without being in a pedal format.  With a... Continue Reading →

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