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    • Milkman Creamer Alnico 1Milkman Creamer Alnico 2
    • Milkman Creamer 20 Watt AlNiCo

      From the maker: I wanted the Creamer to be very versatile so I included an adjustable cathode bias circuit so that the user can easily substitute 6L6 or 6V6 output tubes with no need to rebias the output tubes. I have added a rear mounted switch to maintain an 8ohm speaker output regardless of which tube type used. Inside of the chassis, you will find an internal bias adjustment in case you want to fine tune the cathode bias when substituting in vintage tubes which tend to draw more current. With 6V6 the Creamer puts out about 20 watts into 8ohms and has sweet breakup. Put a pair of 6L6s in, f...

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    • 1956 Guild F40 11956 Guild F40 2
    • 1956 Guild F-40

      1956 Guild F-40 in excellent condition.  Very rare early New York made Guild.  These early ones have a lot in common with the Epiphone flattops from the early 50s, many of the employees were the same.  Arch maple back with no bracing, maple sides, and spruce top.  Three piece mahogany neck with Brazilian rosewood fingerboard and bridge.  The neck is 1 5/8" wide at the the nut, 7 1/4" radius fingerboard, 2 1/8" string spacing, and 25 1/2" scale length.  These have a unique bracing pattern that gives them an almost archtop like bark in the midrange.  Very even all over the neck, again like a goo...

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    • Milkman Halfpint 1022 1Milkman Halfpint 1022 3
    • Milkman Half Pint Mini

      This is the ultimate small gig and recording amp!  It has quick become a studio go to for big name producers and guitarists. The power section of this amplifier consists of a single 6V6 power tube biased to class A. The front end is similar to the Creamer, with extended headroom reverb and tremolo. The amplifier is hand wired onto a turret board with Mercury Magnetics and Jupiter capacitors come standard. WATTAGE 5W Class A SPEAKER 10” Ceramic Jupiter Speaker EFFECTS Tube tremolo and spring reverbIncludes handwired original design detachable footswitch and 15' cable DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT17" W x ...

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    • 1937 national duolian 11937 national duolian 2
    • 1937 National Duolian Chrome

      1937 National Duolian in very good condition.  This is one of the cool later 14-fret Duolians with radiused fingerboard.  At some point seemingly quite a few years ago it was striped and chrome plated and a nice large pearloid star was inlaid in the headstock.  The chrome was professionally done and looks as though it could have come from National this way.  The orignal cone and biscuit are in great shape and the neck is nice and straight.  We performed a neck set and heat press to get it playing perfectly as well as reglued the fingerboard.  The tuners are replaced with 50s Grover G-98s.  The...

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    • 1960 Fender Deluxe 11960 Fender Deluxe 2
    • 1958 Fender Deluxe

      1958 Fender Deluxe amplifier in excellent condition.  All original with the exception of a recent replacement of the power supply and bias capacitors.  Original Jensen P12R with original cone.  The tweed is clean as can be.  Amp works and sounds great with all old glass in it.  One of the best sounding Deluxes we have had.  

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    • 1973 Fender Tele Custom 11973 Fender Tele Custom 2
    • 1973 Fender Telecaster Custom

      1973 Fender Telecaster Custom in excellent condition.  All original with no modifications or repairs ever done.  Great looking original white blonde finish on ash body.  Electronics are all original and work as they should.  Nice strong full range humbucker in the neck position balanced by a hot and bright bridge pickup. Nice round U neck with just an ever so slight V hint in the first position.  The neck is straight and frets are in good condition.  There is very little play wear to the finish.  Includes newer hard case.  

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    • 1994 Fender CS Strat 11994 Fender CS Strat 2
    • 1994 Fender Custom Shop Strat

      1994 Fender Custom Shop Stratocaster in excellent condition.  40th anniversary model featuring highly figured birds-eye maple neck, ash body, white blonde finish, 57 soft V neck profile, vintage fret wire, 7.25" fingerboard, single ply white guard, 50s custom shop pickups.  Medium weight at 7.4 pounds.  Really nice feel to this one with a snappy neck and easy action.  Classic sounding 50s style strat.  There is no play wear and the frets are like new.  Includes original hard case and COA.  

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    • 1960 Fender Strat 11960 Fender Strat 2
    • 1960 Fender Stratocaster

      1960 Fender Stratocaster in good condition.  This is a wonderful player grade 1960.  Has three original and strong pickups, original neck and body, original hardware, knobs, pickup covers.  Body has enlarged neck and bridge routes for humbuckers and was refinished in surf green nitro lacquer.  Looks like it was done long ago and is a nice thin finish.  It has a cool patina to it and looks great. Originally the alder body was sunburst as the original color remains in the tremolo cavity.  The neck looks to have a very old overspray probably done when the body was refined.  The tuners are old sin...

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    • 2011 Fender CS Strat MB 12011 Fender CS Strat MB 2
    • 2011 Fender Master Built Dale Wilson 1960 Strat Abby PUs

      2011 Fender Custom Shop masterBuilt by Dale Wilson 1960 Strat in near mint condition.  Beautiful black finish with the heavy relic treatment.  Features, quarter sawn maple neck, dark rosewood fingerboard, 6105 frets, 9.5" radius, 1960s oval C shape neck, mint green guard, Abigail Ybarra handwound and signed pickups, lightweight alder body, original case and COA.  The perfect mix of vintage and modern.  The handwound pickups offer singing bell like vintage tones.  The larger frets and comfortable neck carve make for a fast playing fun feeling guitar.  Weighs in at 7 lbs which gives it a nice mi...

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    • 1953 Fender Esquire 11953 Fender Esquire 3
    • 1953 Fender Esquire

      1953 Fender Esquire in very good condition.  This guitar is original except for the finish on the body refinished by Fiesta Finishes and repro pickguard.  It has never been drilled for a neck pickup and the wiring is unaltered.  The neck is all original, finish, frets, decal, tuners, nut.  The body finish looks convincing with a light aging treatment.  The pickup is strong sounding and reads 5.9K.  Weight is 7.35lbs, neck is .87" at the 1st fret and .98" at the 12th fret, a nice medium C shape.  Both body and neck date to 9/53.  Playability is excellent all over and the sound is what you want ...

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