Connections

Connections

That’s @bennettdeanlewis. We shared a slide on Saturday, it was our second time hanging out. He plays a Mulecaster with Maren Morris and we went to see him enjoy playing music more than probably anyone. The first time I...
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Case of the Mondays

It’s not just fun and games here at Mule HQ.  I mean… it’s a lot of that.  But it’s a complex operation with lots of logistics and not much margin for error. It’s really hard. The rollercoaster meme of business...
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Let go.

Let go.

Let go.  We get in our own way when we approach the guitar with facts and figures and preconceived notions.   We think we like certain measurements and dislike others.   We 'would never ____' and "really like____'. But...
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Wait list closing March 1st

I'll be closing the wait list March 1st, and it will reopen April 2nd at 12 PM eastern time with a limited amount of spots.   We've gotten a ton of orders and I want to be able to provide accurate estimates for customers...
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Wait list closing

Wait list closing

I’ll be closing the wait list March 1st. It will reopen with very limited quantities on the first Saturday of every month. Last time we did this it was difficult to get on the list so how’s the time to ensure a...
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The Mule Bus

The Mule Bus

The Mule Bus has been wrapped and we are getting along just fine. Just need to finish the flooring, install some rear seats and bed and then we are ready to take this show on the road. Mule has always been about what has...
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Progress pictures

Progress pictures

We want to start feeling connected with your instrument as soon as it begins, so we send you progress pictures every major step of the way. 



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Used Mules/After market parts

Just a reminder to y'all - if you are an original owner of a Mule and the guitar needs repair or a part or something, I got you. Send me an email and we will work something out.  If you've bought a Mule used and it needs...
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Contact Form issue

Contact Form issue

Hey All!   After getting a few emails from people saying they had tried contacting me via the contact form on the website I had our faithful web-people check it out.  Looks like the form had been not forwarding a ton of...
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Wait List Re-Opens April 2nd

Wait List Re-Opens April 2nd

The wait list reopens April 2nd at 11 AM EST.  On the deposit pages where it says "Sold Out" it will show the $250 deposit and you can add it to your cart and check out.  If it says "Sold Out" after 11 AM its because the...
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Truss Rods aren't action adjusters.

Truss rods aren't action adjusters.   Yes, relief and action both measure the distance between the string and a fret but turning a truss rod when you want to adjust your action is like putting antifreeze in your engine...
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Thank you.

Thank you.

Thank you for making these instruments part of your lives. This is my life, and my dream. When you choose to be part of that, and enjoy the instruments and bring creative things into the world with them that wasn’t there...
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Waitlist opens Saturday at 11 AM EST

Waitlist opens Saturday at 11 AM EST

Be there! -Matt...
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Kelly Joe Phelps

Kelly Joe Phelps changed my life three times.  I was at guitar making school, and was only into hard rock. I didn’t know you could play guitar without a pick until I read about him in a magazine, a review for Tap the Red...
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Waitlist reopens May 28th

I'll be busy at the Namm show the following weekend so the waitlist will reopen this coming Saturday at 11 AM EST.  Matt...
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Charity auction winner

Adam B. Wins the Huss and Dalton/mule auction with a bid of $7200. Thanks to everyone who threw their hat in the ring to support kids learning music. 

-Matt ...
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Mavis #0001

Mavis #0001

Production Mavis #0001, for Mr. Momoa. An electric semi hollow body archtop resonator made from torrefied Michigan Maple. Back arched by violin maker friend Chris Jacoby who really took it up a notch. The violin approach to...
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How to Choose Strings for Your Resonator Guitar

How to Choose Strings for Your Resonator Guitar

There are a thousand different strings you could use for your resonator. Everything from cryogenically treated strings to strings shot into space to strings blessed by a shaman in a rainforest in South America. Unfortunately...
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Charlie Hunter Mule

Charlie Hunter Mule

Can I geek out a bit? If it wasn’t for Charlie Hunter and then Kelly Joe Phelps I wouldn’t be making steel resos and casters, 700 people wouldn’t be making music on them and you and I wouldn’t know each other. ⁣

I got...
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Pink Posencaster

Pink Posencaster

25.5” baritone, dirty pink. Enough said.  ...
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Jeffrey Foucault - 4am by Richard Bruckner

Jeffrey Foucault - 4am by Richard Bruckner

JEFFREY FOUCAULT - 4 A.M. (RICHARD BUCKNER) from Jeffrey Foucault on Vimeo. ...
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Charlie Parr guitar Raffle

Charlie Parr guitar Raffle

Raffle! Charlie Parr is offering up his woody Mule to benefit Life House of Duluth, a charity that offers unconditional support to homeless youth. This is one of three wooden resonators I’ve made, and in collaboration with...
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Joey Landreth Mulecaster

Joey Landreth Mulecaster

This past week a friend and I traveled to the barren tundra of Ontario to visit our friend and hand plane-maker extraordinaire Konrad Sauer. Oh, and JL stopped by to pick up his Mulecaster. https://youtu.be/eD7FaZQXCl8...
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Resonator Guitar Parts 101

Resonator Guitar Parts 101

A bit of a primer on the pieces of these resonator guitars. If you are new to the world of resonators, this will help you get acquainted. The body of a resonator guitar is typically either steel or brass.  My guitars are no...
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Don't be a Hostage

Don't be a Hostage

Owners- if you show up to a supplier with money and they don't get back to you, or take your money and don't get your stuff, or say it will "be done next week" but isn't they are holding you hostage. And you're letting them....
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Wait list opens at 5 Pm EST

Wait list opens at 5 Pm EST

Time change to 5 pm. Jiujitsu is open again and I need to go see my people. The wait list has very limited amount of spots. It’s 1/6 of what we had been selling. When the wait list opened last time we had 150...
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The Mule Bus

The Mule Bus

We bought a van. ⁣

We know it’s best to say thank you in person. We want to say thank you to you Mule-fiends and all the musicians who use our instruments for a living. ⁣

Mule has always been about people -...
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Momoa Mavis

Momoa Mavis

The Momoa Mavis, Mavis #0001 for Jason Momoa. Roasted maple, tort pickguard. Tricone. Semi hollow - 2" body depth. The arching of back plate I wanted to be next level so I enlisted my good friend @jacobyfineviolins to bring...
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Dan Auerbach's 1930's Dobro

Dan Auerbach's 1930's Dobro

Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys is preparing his Mule for the road next year, so he was kind enough to send me his super cool 1930's Dobro to check out.  It has fiddle edges and a spider cone.  Lots of exploring and learning...
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Blackie trio

Blackie trio

So we buttoned up the black and tortoise themed trio this week and they are stunners. We knew you liked black and also tortoise so this pic is for you   A single and double cut Mulecaster, and a black resonator with tort...
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