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Reader Guitar of the Month: Scalloped Wonder

Reader Guitar of the Month: Scalloped Wonder

July 29, 2016
PG reader John Wiley shares the saga of how he turned a yard-sale S-style into an homage to Ritchie Blackmore.
Rio Grande Pickups Unveils the Greasegunner Humbucker

Rio Grande Pickups Unveils the Greasegunner Humbucker

July 29, 2016
A double-blade pickup designed for T-style guitars.
Radial Engineering Introduces the BigShot EFX

Radial Engineering Introduces the BigShot EFX

July 29, 2016
Set up two separate effects loops and insert them into your pedal chain.
Mod Garage: Rewiring a Fender Jaguar

Mod Garage: Rewiring a Fender Jaguar

July 29, 2016
Want to beef up this iconic solidbody’s sounds? We’ll show you how.
Fender Unveils Limited-Edition American Standard Telecaster

Fender Unveils Limited-Edition American Standard Telecaster

July 28, 2016
There will only be 100 available worldwide.
What Bohlinger Plays: Fretting Behind the Slide

What Bohlinger Plays: Fretting Behind the Slide

July 28, 2016
The Lee Brice guitarist unpacks a simple technique that opens the portal to vast new worlds in slide playing.
Vick Audio Introduces the Hypocenter Delay

Vick Audio Introduces the Hypocenter Delay

July 28, 2016
A digitally-controlled stomp that provides from 25ms to 450ms of delay.
Walrus Audio Vanguard Dual Phase Review

Walrus Audio Vanguard Dual Phase Review

July 28, 2016
Make no mistake: Despite its sophisticated-sounding name, this box houses a two-headed modulation monster.
Rig Rundown: Esmé Patterson

Rig Rundown: Esmé Patterson

July 27, 2016
The up-and-coming singer-songwriter discusses her penchant for cheap guitars, her favorite ESP Ron Wood T-style, and the boutique-stocked pedalboard she built with her dad.
Doomabilly: Opossum Holler’s Lloyd Nicely and Shelby Smith

Doomabilly: Opossum Holler’s Lloyd Nicely and Shelby Smith

July 27, 2016
We sit down to talk with the Kentucky trio's guitarist and bassist about their adrenalin-fueled mix of B-movie references, grade-A riffs, and smarty-pants chords.
KHDK Electronics Unveils the Scuzz Box

KHDK Electronics Unveils the Scuzz Box

July 26, 2016
A germanium-voiced fuzz pedal with two distinct modes.
Will Ray's Bottom Feeder: Jay Turser Branson Model

Will Ray's Bottom Feeder: Jay Turser Branson Model

July 26, 2016
Sometimes it pays to step back and do a little homework before bidding on an eBay guitar.
Pirate Guitar Effects Releases the Plank Preamp & Boost

Pirate Guitar Effects Releases the Plank Preamp & Boost

July 26, 2016
Designed around two of the most well-known pedal circuits ever built.
EVH 5150 III LBX Review

EVH 5150 III LBX Review

July 26, 2016
Make way for a pint-sized behemoth that’ll wow both Van Halen fans and purveyors of more aggressive styles.
Hi-Tone Amplification: A Legacy Reborn

Hi-Tone Amplification: A Legacy Reborn

July 25, 2016
How Hi-Tone Amplification’s Clayton Callaway won over Dave Reeves’ family and formed an alliance to continue the late Hiwatt founder’s painstaking legacy.
Schroeder Amplification Announces the SA9+, SA9-REC, and Formula 20

Schroeder Amplification Announces the SA9+, SA9-REC, and Formula 20

July 25, 2016
A trio of new amps with audiophile-grade components.
Ask Amp Man: Troubleshooting a Finicky Maverick

Ask Amp Man: Troubleshooting a Finicky Maverick

July 25, 2016
Sudden changes in volume? Check the effects loop, sockets, and tubes.
Quick Hit: Red Panda Bitmap

Quick Hit: Red Panda Bitmap

July 24, 2016
Pedestrian meets provocative in this flexibly glitchy box with expression-pedal control.
Basic Bluegrass Rhythm Guitar

Basic Bluegrass Rhythm Guitar

July 23, 2016
This step-by-step method will put you on the path to nailing barn-burning tempos.