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Aluminum and Hybrid guitars: Pros, Cons, Whys..

History All-aluminum and hybrid wood-aluminum guitar construction has been around since the inception of the electric guitar.  In fact, the first commercially viable guitar was all aluminum. The Electro Hawaiian Guitar Company (Rickenbacker)  produced an all-aluminum body lap steel guitar The Frying Pan in ~1931.  Rickenbacker history Walter L. Fuller finalized the design of Gibson’s first pickups …

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