Here’s the second exclusive shot of various parts of the Red Special, taken during the dismantling of the guitar for the book ‘Brian May’s Red Special’.
This is the somewhat substantial nut and washer array that secures one end of the Red Special’s truss rod. It’s hooked around a hefty bolt (not shown here) that goes through the body and is secured by these unassuming pieces. They remain from the original build…
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Don’t miss Simon’s six-part blog that goes behind the scenes of the book in much more detail