Quote of the week — March 1 edition

Mar 02, 2012

"It's just the idea that that's what their heroes' guitars looked like. You're not going to play your guitar enough to make it look beat up like that, but you want people to think you did."

— Guitar maker Daniel Margasa of Palermo on the phenomenon of "relic-ing," in which the instrument is sanded, nicked and dinged to look like it has been used for many years, and why his customers like it.

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