On Monday I travelled to Leeds to pick up my Backlund 'Rockerbox' and Musicvox 'Space Cadet' guitars from Gordon White at Single Coil Guitar Repairs. Gordon had dressed the frets and filed their rough edges down, resulting in a very nice, playable feel. He also fitted a Duesenberg tremolo system to the guitar. I'm very pleased with the result.

The Backhand 'Rockerbox' had been taken to Gordon in the hope that he could fix the rotary pickup selector switch which was turning freely in the body of the guitar and not selecting the individual pickups. This proved to be a complicated job requiring the strings and the neck pickup to be removed to gain access to the interior of the guitar. Even with those items removed it was tricky g