The Battery Leaked in this Electronic Tuner

I picked up a stack of these for ten bucks at a local music store.  They were all returned by customers who had problems with them.  Figuring a guitarist can’t have too many tuners, I sorted through them and got them all running.  Except this one: The battery had leaked.  The ‘stuff’ that makes alkaline…

Gibson C-O Classical Guitar Update

Gibson Guitars produced a half-dozen or so classical guitar models from 1957 to 1971.  By classical guitar, I imply acoustic guitar with nylon strings, a two inch wide neck, round sound hole, and a flat or nearly flat soundboard and back.  Here’s a time capsule, from my childhood: On a cold winter’s night in 2013,…