Carlos Lopez, masterbuilder at the Fender Custom Shop and the man behind the Fender Brawler Baritone took the time to have a little chat with Kris. Talking about the Eric Johnson Virginia Strat, how he started to work at Fender and became a masterbuilder and about odd Custom Shop guitars.
Interesting bits and pieces:
0:35 How Carlos became a Fender masterbuilder
6:08 About his respect for the other masterbuilders
8:47 Fender heritage: vintage vs custom shop guitars
11:56 Why Carlos loves "odd" Fender models
13:47 About the Brawler Baritone
16:29 Working with Eric Johnson on the Virginia Strat Limited Run
21:57 Working with Chris Garza from Suicide Silence
23:44 How building a Custom Shop Bass is different from a guitar
25:50 Thanks to Carlos!