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Riffs: Truss Rod Strength, Super-Vee Vibrato, CSNY: Déjà Vu


How To Strengthen A Truss Rod

from Stew Mac

Stew Mac''s Trade Secrets Newsletter is a great place for gear knowledge. Here''s the most recent newsletter -- it shows you how to strengthen the hollow tube truss rod in a 70''s era Martin.

New Trem System For Strat

from Strat-O-Blogster

Super-Vee''s Stratocaster Vibrato System is similar to the classic Floyd-Rose design with a few distinctive differences. Check out this blogger''s take on the trem along with a video from Super-Vee.

Crosby, Stills, Nash And Young movie

from The New York Times

The war in Iraq is the backdrop as the Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young "Freedom of Speech Tour" crisscrosses North America. Echoes of Vietnam-era anti-war sentiment abound as the band connects with today''s audiences in street interviews. Here are reviews of the documentary from The New York Times and The Mercury News.