Gene Strobel making some Custom Rambler® Travel Guitars
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. more

Selecting wood for Custom Rambler® Travel Guitars
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, laying out the guitar, gluing up the body and routing the body to shape. We […] more

Russ Strobel visiting Merrill’s Wood Shed
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 guitar. Necks are made from mahogany or maple, with an Indian or Honduran rosewood fret […] more

Elliott Randall raving about his Rambler Professional Travel 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 haven’t seen it yet. Below Elliott is trying out one of our first Rambler STROBELCASTER […] more

Custom Rambler® Bass in Deep Purple
August 15th, 2014 / lisa

Getting pretty hot down here in South Florida, and rainin’ most every afternoon – makes it hard to get the nitro going… A Deep Purple Rambler Travel Bass for Tanya This month we are featuring our latest custom creation, a Strobel Rambler Professional Travel Bass in Deep Purple Burst! We haven’t spent much time talking […] more

Elliott Randall Playing his Strobel Rambler® Travel Guitar
July 7th, 2014 / lisa

Greetings from Strobel Guitars! Last month was the annual music show extravaganza known as the NAMM show. The NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) Show is the world’s largest trade-only event for the music products industry. Strobel Guitars was there talking with our endorsers, suppliers and manufacturers. Elliott Randall checks out a Rambler Classic Portable […] more