Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Like Us on Facebook

Technabob is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Disclosure.

Ministar Travel Guitars: Perfect for the Vagabond Musician

 |  |  |  |  |  |  |  December 11, 2011


These Ministar travel guitars will allow you to easily play music, almost the same way as if you’d be carrying a bulky electric guitar. There are some models that are only 19 inches long, and they lack something obvious: the main body of the guitar.

ministar travel guitar musician instrument compact music

Ministar guitars were created by after extensive research by guitar builder Bob Wiley. He came to the conclusion that the body of an electric guitar can be removed without dramatically affecting the sound of the guitar. Hence, Ministar guitars only have a neck and head. Take a listen, and you be the judge:

In addition to the guitar, each one comes with portable, battery-powered headphone amp so you can practice on the road. They also offer a bass version of the Ministar, if that’s your instrument of choice. Most of the guitars are around 31 inches long, and weigh three pounds, while the basses average 41 inches long, and weigh five pounds. That’ll certainly shave off a bit of weight if you tend to travel a lot with your guitar.

ministar travel guitar musician instrument compact music

Ministar Guitars sell for between $280 and $350 (USD), and the basses run $300 to $360.

ministar travel guitar musician instrument compact music

[via designboom]



Retro Tech: Show ‘N Tell

Retro Tech: Show ‘N Tell

Trippy Generative Art

Trippy Generative Art

Rick and Morty Season 6 (Trailer)

Rick and Morty Season 6 (Trailer)

Concepts from Future Past: 1954 Ford FX Atmos

Concepts from Future Past: 1954 Ford FX Atmos

Toyota Tundra 1794 Goes Full Woodgrain

Toyota Tundra 1794 Goes Full Woodgrain

That Time Porsche Made a Cayenne Convertible Concept

That Time Porsche Made a Cayenne Convertible Concept

Advertisement