Best Travel Guitar Gift for Musicians

By Sergio A on Wednesday, November 29th, 2017 in Travel Guitars. No Comments

Give the gift of a Strobel Rambler® Travel Guitar Looking for that special gift for a special musician?  Check out the Strobel Rambler® Classic Professional  Electric Travel Guitar (www.strobelguitars.com/shop/rambler-classic/)  with Free Shipping for the holidays. This great playing, great sounding guitar has a fully detachable neck so it fits in a computer bag or briefcase […]


Checking out the Rambler® STROBELCASTER™ Travel Guitar

By lisa on Wednesday, May 17th, 2017 in Travel Guitars. No Comments

Early days of Strobel Rambler® Travel Guitars Tommy Castro was our first endorser for Strobel Guitars in 2009.  We started out to make the best “travel” guitars, with “travel” in quotes.  The goal was to create a great playing, good sounding guitar that would be easy for traveling. Tommy received an early  Custom Rambler® Professional […]


The Strobel Rambler® Hollowbody Travel Guitar

By lisa on Saturday, October 29th, 2016 in Travel Guitars. No Comments

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 Rambler® Custom travel guitar. I started thinking about this seriously after meeting with Tony DiCaprio […]


Jimmy Thackery and his Strobel Rambler® Electric Travel Guitar

By lisa on Monday, August 22nd, 2016 in Travel Guitars. No Comments

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, and how he found his way to playing the blues. Special thanks to Blues Radio […]


Making a Strobel Rambler® Travel Guitar – Part 3

By lisa on Monday, May 2nd, 2016 in Travel Guitars. No Comments

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 One, we selected the wood; attached the Maple tops and glued them together with Ash, […]


Check out our left handed Strobel Rambler® Travel Bass…

By lisa on Thursday, March 10th, 2016 in Travel Guitars. No Comments

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 all out when designing the Bass Guitar of his dreams – ordering all Gold hardware […]


Taking Care of Strobel Travel Guitar Customers

By lisa on Tuesday, October 6th, 2015 in Travel Guitars. No Comments

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 a normal sized guitar case and I had my nice little Rambler Professional Electric Travel […]


See the newest Strobel Rambler® Travel Basses

By lisa on Thursday, July 9th, 2015 in Travel Guitars. No Comments

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 tuned).    Building Jim’s Custom Rambler® Travel Bass We built this Rambler® Bass for Jim […]


Making a Rambler® Travel Guitar – Part 2

By lisa on Thursday, February 26th, 2015 in Travel Guitars. No Comments

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.


Making a Rambler® Travel Guitar

By lisa on Thursday, December 4th, 2014 in Travel Guitars. No Comments

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 […]