23 Jan Suhr
Suhr, based in the US, manufactures a range of guitar amplifiers – heads and combos – including the Hombre, PT15, Bella, Badger, PT100, Hedgehog and SL Series.
It was founded in 1997 by John Suhr and Steve Smith. Before this John Suhr had worked at Rudy’s Music Stop in New York City doing guitar repair. He also created the first Suhr Custom guitar in 1984. Teaming up with Rudy Pensa they started selling guitars under the Pensa-Suhr brand and the signature model they built for former Dire Straits frontman Mark Knopfler is perhaps their most famous guitar. From 1995 to 1997 John Suhr worked as Senior Master Builder at Fender’s Custom Shop and then left to form his own company with Steve Smith.
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