After a decade of working hard to source and present truly
grouse* guitars, basses and amplifiers, I have decided to
close Grouse Guitars.
I wish to concentrate on a few other things
- including my health - for a while. I'm also taking the chance
to immerse myself in a few projects I've put on the back-burner
for too long, including my passion for restoring classic
cars, and some other projects in my home workshop.
Check out the grouse aluminium
guitars I've recently started to enjoy! Patricia and I
also enjoy getting to various parts of Australia in Dolph, our
much-loved and much-travelled 1973 Bedford/Dolphin campervan.
still check my emails from time to time, so feel free to drop
me an email. However, please
respect the fact I am no longer trading, and note that I will
not respond to emails requesting valuations or identification
of your gear, no matter how veiled the requests may be.
I am always
happy to hear from my many friends and past customers, and
in some instances I may be interested in purchasing (for my
own use) a genuinely GROUSE guitar, bass or amplifier you
may wish to sell. If you include its details, your location
and your selling price, I'll get back to you.
In the interim, feel free to join me in viewing
and salivating over the many grouse instruments that have sold
over the past decade (use the amp knobs at the top of the page
to view the sold guitars,
happy little life ended peacefully at home at 2pm
Saturday September 30 2017. Happy, gentle and
enthusiastic to the end, he brought a smile to many
people in his 14 years, 7 months and 3 weeks, and was a
most special little friend for me during the most
challenging years of my life.
lived a good life, and is now buried in a special part of the
garden that he loved so much.
And now, welcome to
two new tone hounds. Beaglier brothers Jake and Elwood,
born 7th March, 2018.