the standel thing is interesting. I have a hard time believing that ted would be charging so much for a kit though... is there substantiation for that?
Is the Pennebaker name after james? He is certainly one of my favorite guitar players.
I have only played out of solid state (later) standels, which is why I had no earlier comment, and i guess when a post says "I hope so and so shows up" I always think that the problem is solved....
I think the 'messy' lead dress mentioned in the article is really just the presence of true point to point wiring which looks messy but isn't necessarily inefficient or poor work...
like a lot of these 'holy grail' things lots of mystery and conspiracy... I'm gonna check this out a bit.
Here is a 'near released' 807 kit
.... Where is the super high price?
Why must the seller be unnamed? Why the secrecy... it makes no sense to me.
Ted is really sick right now.... is there some other builder they are talking about?