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Rambler Hollowbody Travel Guitar

The Strobel Rambler® Hollowbody Travel Guitar

October 29th, 2016 / lisa

A Thinline Acoustic Electric Portable Guitar Strobel Guitars Custom Shop has created a new model in our Rambler® Professional Electric Travel Guitar portfolio. We are often asked by our jazz playing customers if we could create a hollow version of our […]

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Jay Skolnick photo of Jimmy Thackery

Jimmy Thackery and his Strobel Rambler® Electric Travel Guitar

August 22nd, 2016 / lisa

Finding your way into music… How did you find your way into music, and playing the guitar? Ever wonder how professional musicians find their way into a musical career?  Here is Jimmy Thackery’s story – about how music found him, […]

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A batch of Custom Ramble necks

Making a Strobel Rambler® Travel Guitar – Part 3

May 2nd, 2016 / lisa

Making Necks for a Portable Guitar… In our first two visits to the Strobel Guitars Custom Shop we saw how a Custom Rambler® Professional Electric Travel Guitar body goes from a block of wood to a shaped guitar. In Part […]

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Rambler Travel Bass in Tobacco Sunburst with Gold Hardware

Check out our left handed Strobel Rambler® Travel Bass…

March 10th, 2016 / lisa

Ordering a Custom Travel Bass We are seeing an uptick in orders for Custom Strobel Rambler® Travel Basses, and recently built a left- handed version for Simon from Tasmania, please check out our Bass Gallery for more pics. Simon went […]

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Scott picking up Maple Neck Rambler Travel Guitar

Taking Care of Strobel Travel Guitar Customers

October 6th, 2015 / lisa

Making mods on an early Rambler Guitar… Here is a story about Scott W. and his Rambler Travel Guitar. I met Scott in 2011 at the Atlanta airport while we were waiting for a flight home to Florida. Scott was carrying […]

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Strobel Rambler Deep Blue Custom Bass

See the newest Strobel Rambler® Travel Basses

July 9th, 2015 / lisa

About a year ago we told you about Tanya’s Deep Purple Bass. Today we have a couple new Rambler® Custom Bass guitars to show you, Deep Blue for Jim, and a Natural Honey Bass built for an upcoming review (stay […]

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Gene Strobel making some Custom Rambler® Travel Guitars

Making a Rambler® Travel Guitar – Part 2

February 26th, 2015 / lisa

Last time we visited Strobel Guitars Custom Shop we saw how a Custom Rambler® Professional Electric Travel Guitar starts the building process. We selected some fine Tonewoods; book matched Quilted and Flamey maple tops and glued them together with Ash or Mahogany bodies. Today we’ll take a look at how the Rambler® Travel Guitar bodies are shaped, routed and drilled.

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Selecting wood for Custom Rambler® Travel Guitars

Making a Rambler® Travel Guitar

December 4th, 2014 / lisa

This week, we thought it might be interesting to take you into our Custom Shop to see how we make your Custom Rambler® Professional Electric Travel Guitar. We will take you through the steps, from selecting the proper tone woods, […]

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Russ Strobel visiting Merrill’s Wood Shed

Rambler Custom Portable Guitar

October 29th, 2014 / Steven

We select the finest tone woods for your Rambler® Custom travel guitar, usually Honduran mahogany or swamp ash for the bodies. We add a flamey maple top to brighten the sound and to enhance the visual appeal of the portable […]

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Elliott Randall raving about his Rambler Professional Travel Guitar

Check out Elliott Randall Reelin’ about his Rambler Guitar.

September 26th, 2014 / russ

Since we met at NAMM earlier this year, we’ve really enjoyed getting to know Elliott Randall and getting his thoughts on the Rambler Professional Electric Travel Guitar. Below is a snippet from his review of the Rambler, in case you […]

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