Richard Diemer began repairing electric guitars, amps, keyboards, and synthesizers in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1973.
In 1980, he moved his repair business to Studio City, California.
In the late 1980s he developed music software for Commodore-Amiga
In the late 1990s, Diemer launched this website to document
He later expanded the site to include
and answers to
infrequently asked questions.
Richard continues to develop the
BustedGear.com website but is not currently taking in repair work.