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Ask Amp Man: The Early-’70s Silverface Fender Twin Reverb: Dud or Dynamo?

October 15, 2013
Why don’t master-volume Twin Reverbs get any respect?
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Titans of Tremolo

October 4, 2013
A tribute to the visionaries of vibrato—from the brilliant minds that concocted its mechanics to the players who hooked us on its intoxicating effects.
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Ask Amp Man: Pumping Up an ’80s Fender Champ

September 20, 2013
These simple mods can nudge a Fender Champ toward a more Marshall-like sound, with increased mids, greater headroom, and improved overdrive tones.
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Fender Releases Dimension Series Bass

September 19, 2013
Available in four-string and five-string versions, the American Deluxe Dimension Bass and American Deluxe Dimension Bass HH feature an ash body and an asymmetrical neck heel.
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Fender Reissues Coronado and Starcaster Models

September 8, 2013
Fender expands their Modern Player line with bass and guitar versions of the Coronado and Starcaster models.
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Fender Announces Rosewood Telecaster and Signature Model Basses From Geddy Lee, Dusty Hill, and Sean Hurley

September 5, 2013
The Fender Custom Shop announces its 2013 collection of limited and artist series models. These include the return of the ever-popular Rosewood Telecaster guitar, as well as Geddy Lee, Dusty Hill and Sean Hurley signature artist series bass guitars.
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Fender Acoustics Releases Jimmy Stafford Ukulele, Sonoran Wildwood IV, and Kingman Jumbo

September 3, 2013
Fender acoustics welcomes one ukulele and two new acoustic guitars to its collection, the Jimmy Stafford Nohea Ukulele, Sonoran SCE Wildwood IV, and Kingman Jumbo SCE Limited Edition.
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Rig Rundown - Queens of the Stone Age's Troy Van Leeuwen

August 28, 2013
Guitarist Troy Van Leeuwen chats about his upcoming signature Fender Jazzmaster and his go-to amps and pedals. Plus! Photos of Josh Homme's and bassist Michael Shuman's main gear.
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Buddy Guy’s Rhythm and Blues, Old and New

August 27, 2013
One of Chicago’s all-time greatest blues guitarists on Muddy Waters, playing the White House, and keeping the blues alive.
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Mod Garage: Inside the 3-way Telecaster Pickup Switch

August 23, 2013
Because the Telecaster’s 3-way switch lies at the heart of many cool mods, it’s important to explore it. There’s more to this little piece of hardware than meets the eye.
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