PGM Guitars

product types: 

  • bass guitars
  • electric guitars


PGM (Professional Guitar Manufacture) is a Japanese company founded by Kazuhiko Nyui and Katsumi Omote around 1978 after they both left ESP. Kazuhiko Nyui had previously studied classical guitar making with Yukinobu Chai. PGM make VanZandt guitars - not officially linked the with Van Zandt pickups brand, although these guitars are fitted with Van Zandt pickups. These hand made VanZandt guitars are some of the best Japanese Fender copies, finished using a very thin all-nitrocellulose coat. PGM also make Moon guitars - another highly-regarded Japanese guitar and bass brand and K. Nyui Custom Guitars.

Source: PGM website (archived 2001)


PGM 11
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