Pearlcaster Stealth - Owned by James Robertson
A short time ago I was fortunate enough to have had the opportunity to purchase the Pearlcaster Stealth pictured in your Pearlcaster Gallery” which was custom made for David Joseph, of Allen, Texas. It is quite simply a remarkable instrument! As the now proud owner of this fine instrument I would be greatly honoured if you would consider adding to the item description “presently owned by James Robertson”. This is purely for the sake of “bragging rights” and should you decline this request it is perfectly understood. In either case, “thank you” for the unparalleled workmanship which went into creating this fine instrument!
James H. Robertson
The Crew at Ed Roman Guitars Thanks Mr. Robertson for the Thumbs Up!
Our Most Popular Color
Peachfuzz Finish with a Solid Macassar Ebony Neck.
Natural Quilt Top
Pearlcasters Are Available With Over 12 Different Headstock Designs!
5 String Scepter Model
First off I would like to say
that I have purchased two Pearlcaster's from you in the past months.... One from
John and the other from Scott. Both had Buzz Feiten setups and Duncan
Vintage Rails, both sound and play just absolutely amazing! The second purchase
I made was for a good friend of mine, Jerry Jennings, who has been playing for
35 years. He is extremely picky and often disappointed with the guitars he
checks out. Recently he was giving serious consideration to an Anderson guitar
he checked out. However, when he played my Pearlcaster he fell in love with it,
much more so than the Anderson. Subsequently, I purchased one for him and he is
loving it! Thank you for your tenaciousness and your drive to make a great
guitar. The industry giants may not like you, but there are plenty of us out
here in the real world who are playing and loving your guitars. Thanks again.
Now, onto the question of the day....
I have a PRS Custom 24 with a 5 position rotary switch that I am considering sending to your shop for some
modifications. The modifications I am considering are as follows:
Buzz Feiten Set Up
Swap out for Seymour Duncan Black Backs that you are using in your Quicksilver's
Swap out for Push/Pull Pots and the 3 way toggle that you are using in your Quicksilver's
I guess I should ask this question first; Is it possible to change out the 5 way rotary for the 3 way
toggle with the way the holes are drilled and the contour of the body?
Depending on the cost, maybe I should just trade it in for one of your
Quicksilver's?? The PRS is basically a never played guitar, so I don't know
what it would be worth to you?
Your thoughts and recommendations are sincerely appreciated.
Mark A. Koher, Controller
Midstate Specialties, Inc.
Custom Built Ed Roman Pearlcaster Scepter Custom Shop Electric Guitar
Lefty Black Korina Conversion for Coleman Morrissey
Customer supplied the neck and we built the rest!
See Our Lefthanded Section Click Here
Magic Twanger Stealth
Custom Scorpion Guitar built for Bill Corillian
Just thought we would sneak this one in here to show our
24 fret version
The Black Pearl
Custom Made With Macassar Ebony Neck
Pearlcaster Velvet Blue Quilt
Pearlcaster White Pearl
Pearlcaster Scepter in New Zealand Blueburst Quilt
Pearlcaster Amber Quilt Top
Thank you so much for guiding me
to the Pearlcaster I purchased. While I was caught up in the 50th anniversary
hype of the Stratocaster, I was convinced that if I purchased one, it must be a
better version. And thanks to you, I now own one. Please also pass along my
thanks and appreciation to the young luthier that crafted this phenomenal
instrument. He's really gifted and has truly crafted a masterpiece. I'm stilled
amazed by the Titan neck and am so glad Ed Roman Guitars is promoting the value
that this luthiery represents. I am also proud to say that thanks to Ed Roman
Guitars, I now own several masterpieces, and that while I feel they're worth
every penny, my Pearlcaster and Quicksilver are at the top of my list in the
value for money category.
In closing, it's reassuring that
this luthiery talent continues to develop and that Ed Roman recognizes this and
helps it flourish. I can occasionally be swayed by a pretty website picture, but
when I try to dig deeper and understand what makes the guitar better, I come up
empty. Ed Roman makes it very tough on the competition because you've lifted the
veil. I owe you a great deal of thanks and appreciate Ed Roman's commitment to
offer facts and details that educates the buyer and helps us discriminate the
wheat from the chaff.
Ivory W/ White Pickguard Sold to Parker Harrison
I love my new Pearlcaster Serial #05358 master crafted by
your shop! It's everything I was hoping for
and looking for in a "Strat" guitar... and then some.
And thanks for working with me
on the price.
There are some questions I have
Firstly, there was no
warranty info or description included with product. I was hoping to read
up about the tech specs of the neck.
I can't remember that fellow's
name you mentioned either who was offered money by Leo Fender for the patent
Also, I can't even remember the
name of the wood on this beauty(!). So, I was hoping you could send
me the description and Photo you had on your computer of my
Also, do you have instructions
on the Sperzel locking tuners?
I've never owned a guitar with
these before and want to insure I work them properly.
What weight and brand of strings
do you guys use...?
I like the strings that are on
this thing. Are they 10's?
Again, I really appreciate the
help your sales guy, Jason, showed me and his
Buying a guitar at Ed Roman's is
exactly the kind of experience that every player/perspective guitar buyer
should experience firsthand.
And too think? I might have settled for a
Fender. I'm glad you were available yesterday.
Feingold Music & Media Solutions
Velvet Blue Swamp Ash
Hand Rubbed Solid Brazilian Rosewood
Tortoise Shell Pickguard
Seymour Duncan Pickups,
Original Logo Model,
Logo inlaid in Flame Maple
The Ed Roman
All Access Neck Joint TM
No other company offers this exclusive trademarked innovation on this style
The only way to make a bolt on better than this is
Hawaiian Koa Bodied Pearlcaster
I thought it would be easier to send this to you rather than call. Hope
that's OK. Check #2813 for $200.00 as a deposit on the Pearlcaster #05434 will
go in the mail tomorrow.
I am trying to show some discipline here. I'm selling my Strat to a band member
& will put the JS1000 on eBay tomorrow. I will call you in about a week to
settle up for the rest.
I enjoyed talking to you today and I am looking forward to the guitar.
PS - Despite some bad press, I have found you (and your company) to be a
pleasure to do business with.
Thanks for your business I appreciate it.... I am sure you will like the
Pearlcaster as much as you like your Quicksilver.
If your Stratocaster sale or JS 1000 deal fall through, I am only to happy to
give you a decent trade in on them. I am always looking for used guitars. I
usually buy 4 to 5 used guitars a day. You might get a little more on FEEbay and
then you might not. But as of late FEEbay is worse than it ever was. So after
you pay their stupid fees and Paypal's ripoff fees you might find yourself in
not as good as a position as you anticipated.
Bad Press really doesn't count when it's anonymously posted which 99% percent of
it is. Much of it is other dealers who are upset with the fact that we are
Dealers, Wholesalers, Manufacturers, Importers & Exporters.
Other dealers cannot buy at the prices we do because they don t have the money or
courage to place big orders and get the big discounts. They get upset with us
because we undersell them regularly and so they badmouth us. Guitar Center & Sam
Ash have the money but they don't have the know how to buy good stuff. They tend
to stick with the usual white bread bland crap that you see everywhere... just
more of it !!!
Some of the bad press is true... For example I have no patience for idiotic
procrastinating morons who have to get their wives permission to fart. After one
of these guys calls me 3 or 4 times and wastes a bunch of my time. I tend to
ignore them and hope they will go away. Some of them get upset and call me
names. Oh Well you cannot be all things to all people !!!!
P: 702-875-4552 Custom Shop 9:00 AM to 9:00PM
Pearlcaster Ball Bearing Tremolo
Silver Metalflake Pearlcaster
Blue Metalflake Pearlcaster
Strawberry Shortcake Pearlcaster
Rundgren/Utopia fans know Kasim Sulton for his bass, guitar, piano,
and singing skills on albums from "Ra" through "Redux '92: Live In
Japan." He has been very busy since those days. Somewhat overlapping
the latter Utopia years and continuing into the present,
Kasim has played on albums and/or toured
with Todd Rundgren, Cheap Trick, The Indigo Girls, Patti Smith, and
Hall & Oates, as well as extensive work with Joan Jett and Meat
Recently, Kasim was the bass player on Todd
Rundgren's power trio tour in support of Todd's album "One Long
Kasim is an accomplished singer performer and all around musician
in his own right. We were very pleased and honored that he
came to us to have a Pearlcaster made.
We also felt very honored because Kasim could very easily have
gotten 2 or 3 free Fenders just by calling and asking for them.
For 35 years singer /
songwriter Kasim Sulton has worked with artists as diverse as Todd Rundgren, The
New Cars, Meat Loaf, Joan Jett, Utopia, Celine Dion, Bon Jovi and Hall & Oates,
plus he played a series of appearances in the musical Movin' Out on Broadway as
well as having his own solo career.
In 2006 Kasim toured as part of The New Cars on The Road Rage Tour.
years ago he
toured the US and Europe with Meat Loaf to promote his latest album Bat Out Of Hell
III from February until the tour was cut short in October due to Meat Loaf
developing a cyst on a vocal chord.
Kasim's own CD, Quid Pro Quo, was released
in 2002 on Sphere Sound Records and won the 2003 Kweevak.com 2003 People's
Choice Award. To the delight of his fans, Kasim released a compilation solo
album called All Sides in March'07! Kasim played 3 solo gigs last summer plus he
played more in March this year.
Kasim has just completed touring the both Japan
and US as part of Todd Rundgren's following successful tours of the West Coast
in September and the East Coast in December. In the early summer Kasim will be
with Meat Loaf in Europe. Kasim has booked a solo gig in Woodstock, NY on 17th
May and another in Boston on 27th May.
Kasim Sulton another satisfied Ed
Roman Guitars customer !!!.
Natural Quilt Pearlcaster
Stealth Model Pearlcaster
Signed by Ted Nugent, Scott Ian, Jason Bonham, Sebastian Bach
& Evan Seinfeld
VH-1 Supergroup Guitar
Ash Body Pearlcaster
Claydes Charles Smith September 6th 1948
June 20 2006 was best known as co-founder and lead
Guitar of the group Kool & The Gang. Born in
Jersey City he was introduced to jazz guitar by his
father in the early 1960s.
I always knew him as simply Charles Smith who loved
to come into the store and buy guitars all the time.
I must have sold him at least 25 guitars over a 4 or
5 year period.
Later in that decade he was in a group of New
Jersey jazz musicians, including Ronald Bell (later
Khalis Bayyan), Robert "Kool" Bell. George Brown,
Dennis Thomas and Robert "Spike" Mickens, who became
Kool & the Gang. Other members would include lead
singer James JT Taylor.
Kool & the Gang grew from jazz roots in the 1960s
to become one of the major groups of the 1970s,
blending Jazz Funk Rhythm & Blues & Pop.
Despite their popularity waning briefly, the group
enjoyed a return to stardom during the 1980s.
Illness forced Smith to stop touring with the
group in January 2006. He died later that year. We
will miss him. Charles bought a number of
guitars from me & also sent us many of his
friends who also bought guitars. I considered
Charles more than a just a customer. He was a good
Smith, who was known professionally as Charles
Smith, wrote the hits "Joanna" and "Take My Heart,"
and was a co-writer of others, including
"Celebration," "Hollywood Swinger," and "Jungle
Green Metalflake Pearlcaster
Turquoise Quilted Pearlcaster
Brad Gillis With His Custom Ed Roman Pearlcaster
Ebony Fingerboard, Gold Hardware, All Access Neck
Joint, Sperzel Locking Tuners.