Instead of a hollow resonant box the electric guitar uses electro-magnetic pickups and electronics to amplify the vibration of the strings. While some have hollow bodies (so-called semi-acoustics or archtops), most are solid.

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Carvin Museum
History of Carvin Musical Instruments including amplifiers, guitars and basses, offering galleries, catalogs, ID guides and a forum.
Cheesy Guitars
Dedicated to guitars and effects produced behind the Iron Curtain; includes articles, photos and a forum.
Dr. Ducks Dating Service
Semi-complete list of brands of guitars and the years they were made in.
Electric Guitar Tone
An article about how rock'n roll guitarists produce their tones, looking at guitars, amplifiers, the Fender Stratocaster, and boutique amps; from Derek Miller's weblog.
The Fab Guitars of the Beatles
Everything about the individual guitars of the Fab Four.
Fetish Guitars
Collector site partly in Italian about Italian vintage guitars like Eko, but also about other rare European manufacturers.
The Gretsch Pages
Reviews, information and discussion on Gretsch guitars and amplifiers.
Guitar Attack
For aspiring builders and repairers trying to learn the trade, also helping players to adjust and repair their guitars.
Guitar Gear Information
Lists instruments, amps and effects of well-known guitarists from the heavy department, with picture gallery.
GuitarGeek.com
Guitar and bass player stage and studio rig diagrams. Includes a forum, interviews and gear reviews.
Guitars Galore
Collector and author Hans Moust about Guild guitars.
Hamer Fan Club
Devoted to Hamer guitars and those who play them.
The Jackson Guitar Palace
Dedicated to Jackson and Charvel guitars in Finland. Information about the instruments, pictures and a forum.
Jeff Maguire's History of the Electric Guitar
The development of the electric guitar from the perspectives of both the inventors and the most influential players.
The JV Chronicles
Offers Information about Fender Japan Squier and JV Stratocaster guitars and made in Japan Basses, with a forum.
Lag Fan Club
For fans of this French manufacturer of guitars and basses with galleries, catalogs, articles and a forum.
Legendary Tones
Reviews and articles to help people out with information about tone.
Micro-Frets
A register and gallery of vintage Micro-Frets guitars which were released in the mid '60s with unique features.
Mosrite guitars and the Ventures
Japanese fan about these guitars, their copies and the band.
Ovation Breadwinner
Fan site about this electric guitar model by Ovation.
Ovation Electric Guitars
Large collection of solid bodies, hardware and amps with specifications and pictures for many models.
Parker Fly Manual On-Line
An HTML version of the Parker Fly guitar manual, complete with illustrations.
San Dimas Charvel
A resource for players, collectors, and fans of Charvel guitars manufactured in San Dimas, California from 1977-1986. Includes photos, details and specifics regarding design features.
Shergold Guitars
A guide to these classic 70s British guitars, basses and double necks, made famous by Mike Rutherford of Genesis. Includes model specifications and dates, spare parts, gallery and press clippings.
Spector World
Fan site about the instruments of this manufacturer with catalogs, galleries and free classified ads.
Steinberger World
Information about Steinberger guitars and basses for their enthusiasts.
Steve Russell's Vintage Hofner Site
Featuring the vintage Hofner guitars of the 1950s and 60s, with photos and historical snippets of his own collection, and information on British amplifiers of the same period.
Tokai Guitar Registry
Private site about this Japanese manufacturer with FAQs, reviews, user forum, serial number database with guitar descriptions and catalogs to determine the date of vintage Tokais.
Travis Bean Guitars
Provides a platform for people interested in the various Travis Bean guitars/basses.
Vintage Guitar Buyer.com
A player who collects and trades old guitars and amps. Offers galleries and "how to sell" details.
Vintage Kramer
For fans of an 80's legend that started out in the 1970's as an aluminum guitar maker.
Vintage Rocker
Collector site describing several company instruments and their features like serial numbers, headstocks and logos, also offers a forum.
The Vox Showroom
Private site showing old and new Vox guitars and amps as well as other products.
Watkins Guitar World
Dedicated to Watkins, WEM, Wilson guitars as well as WEM amps and the Copicat echo effect.
Wietsesguitars.nl
Collection of unusual vintage instruments, part Asian and part European. In Dutch and English.
The Wolfgang Registry
For enthusiasts of Eddie Van Halen (EVH) licensed guitars, amps and effects. Includes registry, technical information, and a forum.

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