Mac Demarco can be seen on the left playing a Heit Electric guitar. (as stated in many interviews) The pickguard was broken during a Makeout Videotape show, and was replaced with a piece of house siding before Rock and Roll Nightclub was released. The neck was also replaced with a lawsuit Mosrite neck before RNRNC's release but it is unknown exactly when. Mac continued to use the guitar in this state, making small modifications such as removing the tone and volume controls and wiring the pickup directly to the output jack. Sometime between the Salad Days tour and the release of Another one, Mac retired the guitar and began using a vintage Fender Stratocaster.more
These guitars are not too good. I still have mine more of a novelty piece, but even after spending more than i bought it for at a luthier trying to fix it up to play nice, it was still not a guitar that was enjoyable to play. the necks don't have fret markers, the wiring parts needed to give this guitar any desirable tone cost more than you should pay for one. I paid $75 total for mine and i think that's about how much its worth. if you're looking to buy a guitar for that overdriven garage sound, i would recommend a more readily available japanese guitar such as a teisco tulip. they sound nearly identical and you will most likely find one that is set up very nicely.
This was my first guitar and whilst i love it dearly it is not versatile at all. you get tone and volume and that is it! i love the sound of the neck pickup but i do wish there was also a bridge pickup. anyway for a first guitar this is no disappointment.