2017 has started with a whirlwind. We changed the business structure, added more help, and are working on several new products for the business. It’s been a massive shift in the way we operate Porter Pickups and how we process where we’ve been and where we’re going with the business. All of these things have … More Navigating the Seas of Business
2017 will be an interesting year for us. We’re taking on new challenges in the shop, and pushing further than we ever have before to create products that inspire you to keep playing. Over the years, our vision for where we can impact the industry has become more clear. It’s not come without challenges or … More What 2017 holds for Porter Pickups
We recently had a visitor in the shop who wanted to come by and see more of what we do. He mentioned in a email conversation that he wanted to go into a gear related business. As we chatted, I could hear some of the early thoughts I had when trying to make a business … More Brian’s Blog: Give it a Go!
If you haven’t heard, we’ve launched our own podcast called the Tone-Cast. We’ll have shows every other week on gear topics, industry interviews, and more in depth features on our own pickups. We’re close to recording the second show and you can catch the first one on iTunes HERE Be sure to subscribe so you can … More Porter Podcast!
We’re working on a few new versions of wiring diagrams for the website. We’re of course, starting with the more common configurations, but we’re excited about the look how easy they are to follow. Look for more humbucker diagrams soon. Click HERE to see the diagrams
There’s lots of thoughts out there about shielding your guitar. There’s lots of ways to do it: paint, tape, etc. As we’ve worked on our own shop guitars and other guitars, we’ll offer our take on two different and more recent cases, and maybe it will help you in your decision to try it for … More Shielding Your Guitar: Does it work?
In this edition of The Journey, we spend a few moments talking with Ben Nystrom of Nystrum Guitars. We get his thoughts on everything from the gear industry as a whole to some of his first and favorite guitars and gear. For more on Nystrum Guitars visit their website: HERE What made you get into … More The Journey: Nystrum Guitars