All Things Guitar!

About HotRod 6 Strings

As musicians ourselves we know it’s all about tone! We service clients who tour and record around the world to local musicians who play and record locally for fun, everyone gets treated equally and with much respect! HotRod 6 Strings has worked tirelessly to become the trusted source for guitar collectors who need to maintain and protect their most valued collections of guitars, period.

Our History

Chris Tatalias began building guitars at Ibanez initially, moved east to work for Ed Roman at Eastcoast Sound.

And then…

HotRod 6 Strings was born in 2006! Now widely considered to be the East Coast’s coolest (more importantly: nicest) Master Luthier, Chris Tatalias and company restore, repair and make modifications for guitars & basses, from rebuilding them to changing out pickups and electronics.

Chris Tatalias and company constantly perform guitar restorations and modifications for several international touring musicians and treats local customers with equal respect and kindness. Guitar collectors from Manhattan, Boston, Philadelphia, and of course all through Connecticut trust Chris Tatalias with their most prized guitar collections.

Chris’s career in guitars has culminated in his very own brand of custom made guitars: Tatalias Guitars

Our Vision

Everyone here at HotRod 6 Strings works tirelessly to remain
The Coolest Custom Guitar Shop on the East Coast!

Here at Guitar Headquarters we make custom guitars on premises, routinely perform restorations for vintage guitars, and continuously perform guitar and bass setups, as well as perform mods and enhancements on all things guitar. Repairs of guitars and basses are a specialty here at the shop so never hesitate to contact us!

Proudly Experienced & Fiercely Dependable; Guitars are magical because every guitar is different. You can own five or 10 models of one company’s guitar, and they’ll all sound different. It’s because of the wood. Wood isn’t manufactured; it’s from nature. So any two guitars, cut from the same piece of lumber, can have different tonal characteristics.

We make guitars, we buy and sell guitars, buy and sell guitar parts, and buy and sell vintage gear. All things Guitar all the Time! It’s what we do!

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