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About Rick Mariner

Mr. Rick Mariner Owner and Founder and CEO of Haywire Custom Guitars Inc. He is a member of The Association of Stringed Instrument Artisans (A.S.I.A.) as well as a guitar player. Rick holds a bachelors degree from University of Md.and a Masters degree from George Washington University. Rick developed his exclusive 8 – Point “Gig- Ready” guitar process that allows for Custom Guitars that are “GIG-READY”. With Rick’s many years of development and guitar set-up experience, Haywire Guitar shop “Builds satisfied players… one Haywire guitar at a time”.
Haywire Guitar shop “Builds satisfied players… one Haywire guitar at a time”.

Top Name Guitars

So, how do American guitar players keep guitar companies in business? American guitar players. Thinking they're getting "the real thing" U.S.A. musicians gobble up fake name brand guitars at a fast pace. Solution. Bottom line: Any guitar can play well if it's set up properly-Period! Don't be fooled. Get your guitar set up well. Ask a pro.

By | 2019-07-06T14:16:57-04:00 July 6th, 2019|"contracted" guitar knock-off companies|0 Comments

Great Guitars

Do you have an emergency guitar on hand? If not, why not? Don't you have an extra pair of shoes? A spare tire? Do you have spare guitar picks? Strings? Why not a spare guitar in case of emergency? You may want to think about it. Taking a second guitar to a gig is not just a good idea but a necessity in most cases. Think about having your most prized tool-duplicated for emergency purposes. It's great to have a spare!

By | 2019-07-06T07:03:15-04:00 July 6th, 2019|Spare Guitar|0 Comments

Musical Discrimination

Musicians are and have been subjected to much musical discrimination over the years. In fact, it is still prevalent in 2019. In Myrtle Beach, S.C. county of Horry, discriminatory laws and statutes for musicians still exist.

From: WMBF News, in their investigation they discovered musician Rich Johnson, a musician from Long Island, makes as little as $75-$100 per night playing music part-time at a local restaurant. However, the City of Myrtle Beach in answer to the " musical discrimination" issue, insists under penalty of law that he spend $100 on a “business license” and if not face up to $500 in fines or a month imprisonment for each unlicensed performance. Does this make sense? What other jobs in Myrtle Beach require a license to work? Why are musicians treated like "second class" citizens and made to pay for licenses to work?

By | 2019-07-04T07:25:10-04:00 June 26th, 2019|Guitar Education|0 Comments

Guitars Operate Smoothly

The sound, feel and ability to play well. That is what you need from your guitars. When these tasks are accomplished guitars and basses they are greatly improved. It happens when they are set up correctly, the right parts are used and adjustments are exact. Regular maintenance and servicing however is required on your guitars from you. In the case of, truss rods, they need seasonal adjustment to keep the neck straight. They fight a constant battle between pull of strings, truss rods, tremolo systems and humidity. Guitars operate smoothly and in tune when set up properly. If a setup is done right it will match any chosen string gauge.

Guitar Repairs In S.C.

Haywire Guitar Repairs is your place for expert stringed instrument repairs, upgrades and servicing. Every Guitar is handled by an experienced guitar technician. We get your guitar in peak playing condition. Check Haywire guitars official website. Largest guitar shop in the Myrtle Beach area with the deals on new and used guitars. Stop in for new guitars, guitar ideas, guitar repairs, guitar upgrades. Professional guitar service and guitar repair in the Myrtle Beach, SC area. Expert Guitar repairs, upgrades, mods and fast service. Serving Myrtle Beach and Conway, SC. Experienced technician to keep your guitar playing the best !

Guitar Neck Shave?

Sometimes adding a new neck can be the better, faster, safer but not necessarily a cheaper option. A guitar neck shave?

Shaving My Guitar Neck

How To Communicate The Shape For Shaving Down My Guitar Neck? Read this.....