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Rambler® Travel Guitar on the High Seas

Rambler® Electric Travel Guitar goes Sailing! Strobel Travel Guitar customers share their Ramblin’ stories… Captain Rusty Larsen has led an interesting and adventurous life.  He discovered our Strobel Travel Guitars from a fellow sailor that had a Rambler® at the marina in San Diego.  As they say, word of mouth is the best advertising!  Rusty […]

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Travel Guitar Reviews 2018

If you are reading this page, you are probably interested in learning more about travel guitars, please read on!  Our travel guitar reviews are focused on electric travel guitars.  Most likely, the reason you are searching for a travel guitar is to find something that is as small and convenient as possible.  The best travel […]

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Best Travel Guitar Gift for Musicians

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 […]

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Checking out the Rambler® STROBELCASTER™ Travel Guitar

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 […]

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Around the shop with Strobel Travel Guitars – April 2016

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 […]

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The Strobel Rambler® Hollowbody Travel Guitar

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 […]

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Around the Shop with Strobel Travel Guitars – March 2016

 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 […]

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Around the Shop with Strobel Travel Guitars January 2016

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 […]

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Around the Shop with Strobel Travel Guitars – Feb 2016

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 […]

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Jimmy Thackery and his Strobel Rambler® Electric Travel Guitar

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 […]

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