Around the shop with Strobel Travel Guitars – April 2016

By russ on Saturday, January 14th, 2017 in Shop Notes. No Comments

Testing out low cost travel guitar prototype (wk14).  Need to make a template for Sunpost Neck pocket (to fit Sunpost necks).  Cut a Sunpost body in half to make a top and bottom template.  Low Cost bridge is ¼” closer to neck since I used a Custom Rambler template for neck pocket.  Locating VOL and […]


Around the Shop with Strobel Travel Guitars – March 2016

By russ on Friday, October 21st, 2016 in Shop Notes. No Comments

  Working on STROBELCASTER™ travel guitars  (wk9).  Glued in body washers on B2.  Slotted nut with .056” string clearance. Had to replace bridge as low E saddle was stuck.  Changed knobs on W1 with Kent Armstrong pickups.  Replaced guard on W3, old guard had low output – turned out middle pick up wires were reversed […]


Around the Shop with Strobel Travel Guitars January 2016

By Steven on Wednesday, September 14th, 2016 in Shop Notes. No Comments

January 2016 The start of a new year for Strobel Guitars! We are looking forward to continuing to grow the business to provide our customers with the best travel guitars.  We provide the best value for the money with our Rambler Classic, and produce absolutely the finest travel guitars at any price with our Rambler […]


Around the Shop with Strobel Travel Guitars – Feb 2016

By Steven on Wednesday, September 14th, 2016 in Shop Notes. No Comments

Which body for the best  STROBELCASTER travel guitar design?  (wk5).  Working on factory STROBELCASTER travel guitar bodies.  Hog out spot for VOL control with sanding cylinder. Use 30mm studs, AP wheels, 8-32 acorns. 7/64” holes tapped with 6-32 tap. Relieve paint around holes. Neck bolts loose in holes, need to be glued.  Put 3 lock […]