“This guitar is pretty special. It was made by a friend of mine who I went to high school with in Victor, New York. When we were kids we used to play guitar together, he was way better than I was and it was because of him that I started playing guitar myself.
“I hadn't seen him in years and years and years and he found me on Facebook and it turns out that he’s now a luthier, so he made this guitar for me. He was like, 'What kind of specs do you want?' And I was like, 'I don't know, I just want it to be a nice big solid body'.
“It's a great guitar. It’s got Lace Sensor pickups. They're just great pickups and it just sounds great. There are a couple of tweaks that I need to make to it, the strings need to be moved over a hair and it needs a new nut.
“I was using it every night, but it's a backup right now. It's pretty special though because he made it for me, and although a lot of people make guitars for us, this one just feels really good. There's something about it...”