The Bong-Juana Guitar: ChroniCaster

June 19, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

Bong GuitarHere is an older video of Mike Edison, former publisher of High Times, performing on his bong guitar. What Mike is playing (and smoking from) is a guitar named “ChroniCaster“, which is essentially a bong built into a Jaguar-style guitar, with a body made of high-impact, see-thru plexiglass. The guitar’s hot P-90 pickups are shielded by a special mold that helps keep marijuana resin out. The bong guitar was built by Joe Naylor of Reverend Guitars. Now he just needs to fit his leopard print fez hat with a beer can holder. Check out the video below… Read more

Fender Blacktop Guitars Any Good? Read The Review

October 29, 2010 by · 2 Comments 

fender-blacktop-guitar-series-reviewI’m constantly getting emails from readers asking if I have ever played the the Fender Blacktop guitar to ask me if they are any good. And today I can finally give you a definitive answer. In an effort to meet the needs of the constantly changing guitar market, over the years Fender has brought forth numerous variations on old favorites like the Strat and Tele, without veering too far from the successful formula that has given these makes their longstanding reputation. Still, the acknowledged king of the single-coil understands that evolution is key to building the fan base—and if you can package great sound with a nice price, all the better. Speaking of which, watch the video below so you can hear this axe in action. Read more