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Fuzzfaced is a site where you can find all you want to know about Fender Stratocaster, Fender Telecaster and other brands like Gibson, Marshall and Celestion.

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How to date a Fender guitar, How to date a Marshall amp, The history of Stratocaster and Telecaster, Stratocaster's models database, How vintage Fender Stratocasters and Telecasters were made, History of Les Paul guitar, How Les Paul's carved top was made, The history of Marshall "Plexi" amps, The history of Fuzz Face, The history of Vox Wah Wah, The birth of Celestion. History of the most iconic Fender Stratocasters.


Fuzzfaced is the broadest web resource for Fender Stratocaster guitar. There’s a complete database of all Stratocaster’s models made since 1954, with specifications and images. If you want to know technical data of your Fender or Squier Stratocaster and when it was made, Fuzzfaced is the place for you. Moreover, the evolution of the Stratocaster and Telecaster guitars is analyzed in detail: woods, hardware, electronics, painting, and manufacturing techniques of Fender guitars from 1949 to 1987. This allows you to spot a fake vintage Stratocaster or Telecaster guitar from a real one. Fullerton factory photos and comparison between Fender guitars are crucial in understanding how a Fender instrument was made.

Everything related to the history of the Fender brand and how and who designed the most important guitars can be found and discussed on Fuzzfaced. Here you can find everything about Fender Japan and Fender Custom Shop.

Interesting chapters are dedicated to the history of the most iconic guitars played by artists such as Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Rory Gallagher, Eric Clapton, Yngwie Malmsteen, David Gilmour, Hank Marvin and many others.

But Fuzzfaced does not mean only Fender. Gibson Les Paul was another milestone of blues and rock music. On Fuzzfaced you will find the history of Lester Paul and the Les Paul model, from the Goldtop, to the Bursts and the SG model. Les Paul guitars are well-known for their PAF humbucking pickups and their beautiful figured carved top. Fuzzfaced explains how Les Paul maple tops were made and the meaning of book-matching, patterns, quarter-sawn, rift-sawn and flat-sawn.

Other important sections are about the history of Marshall amps of Jim Marshall, dubbed “the father of the loud”, and their role in the rock and British music, from the first JTM45 prototypes to the other “plexi amps”, like the Bluesbreaker combo, the JTM100, the JCM100. Marshall amplifiers are always connected to Celestion loudspeakers. On Fuzzfaced you can find the history of the first Celestion guitar loudspeaker, the G12, and the evolution of Greenback speakers, and the difference between a Rola and a pre-Rola Greenbacks.

If you love Jimi Hendrix, for sure you know the Fuzz Face and Vox Wah wah guitar effect pedals. There are some legends about germanium and silicon transistors and about the origin of the wah wah. Fuzzfaced will dispel those myths.

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