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NAMM 2014 Editors' Picks: Day 2


ESP Armor Custom

ESP Guitars Custom Shop brought this intricately detailed Armor Custom axe to NAMM.

Gibson Skunk Baxter Firebird

The new Gibson Skunk Baxter Firebird has ultra-hot alnico 5 pickups with individual on/off switches and coil taps, 9-ply walnut-and-mahogany body and neck, Steinberger gearless tuners, and a Lyre tailpiece.

Kramer Assault Plus

Kramer's new 25 1/2"-scale Assault Plus has a slim mahogany body and 24-fret set neck, Seymour Duncan pickups (an Alternative 8 bridge and '59 Classic neck), and two push-pull volumes for splitting the pickups in series or parallel.

Tech 21 Fly Rig 5

Tech 21 is celebrating their 25th Anniversary this year, and to celebrate, they unveiled the Fly Rig 5. It's an ultra-compact unit that allows a player to access the sounds of five pedals in Tech 21's celebrated line-up: a SansAmp, reverb, delay, boost, and Plexi distortion.