SERVCO BUYS TPG GROWTH’S FENDER SHARES

SERVCO BUYS TPG GROWTH’S FENDER SHARES

Longtime investor Servco will acquire a majority stake in Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC), after entering into a sale agreement to purchase TPG Growth’s shares in the company.  is now majority owner of Fender. Since TPG was the force behind...
New Harley Benton Website

New Harley Benton Website

Harley Benton has relaunched its website harleybenton.com to make it easier for players to find out more about their impressively extensive range of affordable guitars, basses, amps, effects and accessories. New search functions and extensive filter features now let...
“Real Fender” – $99

“Real Fender” – $99

I got this response to my Craigslist ad for a $99 Fender Starcaster via email today – Is it a real Fender or a China reproduction?Craigslist ad response Hi Horace!  I see that you’re new to guitar shopping.  (I can tell by your question.) Allow...
Guitar Christmas Gifts

Guitar Christmas Gifts

It’s that time of year and maybe you’re thinking of surprising your child (or loved one, etc.) with a guitar for Christmas (or birthday, whatever). Don’t do it! Sure, guitar is a great gift for a child. Who can argue that hours spent learning scales...
AlNiCo V pickups – Super Deal!

AlNiCo V pickups – Super Deal!

At least, that’s what he said! “He” is a friendly “competitor” of mine, though I don’t really consider him a competitor since he merely buys, cleans, sets string height then sells (flips) guitars, while I do a thorough checkout...