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Fender Releases New American Vintage Series Basses

January 15, 2013
Fender is proud to announce four bass additions to its acclaimed American Vintage series, all meticulously reimagined to evoke the authentic feel and sound of the original basses released between the late 1950s and early 1970s.
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Fender Introduces New Additions to the Pawn Shop Series in 2013

January 10, 2013
Scottsdale, AZ (January 10, 2012) – The Pawn Shop Series introduces yet another pleasingly unconventional assortment of "guitars that never were but should have been," in which new models take
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Fender Vibro-King 20th Anniversary Amp Review

January 9, 2013
Even with a recipe that''s concocted from familiar old-school Fender elements, the Vibro-King sings with a unique voice that’s suited to a variety of blues and classic rock settings.
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Hot-Rodding A Fender Champ 12

January 9, 2013
I primarily use it as a practice amp at home, typically at lower volumes, and I’d love to get tones similar to a Fender Tonemaster. Is that possible?
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FMIC Suspends Hamer Production

January 9, 2013
Fender Musical Instruments Corp/KMCMusicorp is suspending production of Hamer instruments to focus our efforts on other brands within the company''s portfolio.
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Fender Releases Competition Series Effects Pedals

January 5, 2013
Distortion, Drive, Chorus, and Delay round out the affordable lineup.
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Art Esparza, Former Fender Custom Shop Senior Master Builder, Joins Premier Builders Guild

December 31, 2012
His primary focus will be on limited edition USA Masterbuilt reissues that PBG is producing for D’Angelico Guitars.
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Fender Custom Shop Unveils 2013 Custom Collection

December 31, 2012
The offerings include eight guitars and two basses.
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Review Demo - Fender La Cabronita Telecaster

December 20, 2012
Read the review - http://www.premierguitar.com/Magazine/Issue/2013/Jan/Fender_Cabronita_Telecaster_Electric_Guitar_Review.aspx
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Tweaking a Fender Super 60

December 10, 2012
I have a Fender Super 60 head without tubes and was wondering if there’s any way to modify it to get a JTM45 sound.
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Fender Cabronita Telecaster Electric Guitar Review

December 10, 2012
Putting the basic recipe of a Custom Shop Cabronita Especial within reach of players on a humbler budget, Fender has shown that it’s heard the pleas of Tele forum members by introducing the Mexican-made Cabronita Telecaster.
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5 Basses Under a Grand: Fender, G&L, Ibanez, Schecter, Sterling by Music Man

December 10, 2012
Whether you’re an intermediate player who’s recently outgrown your first instrument, a weekend warrior looking for an inspiring new bass, a gigging pro looking for a dependable backup—or even if you’re primarily a guitarist who needs a solid 4-string for home-studio work—this group of quality instruments will satisfy on many, many accounts.
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Guitar Shop Tour: Nashville's Gruhn Guitars

December 3, 2012

PG's Shawn Hammond is on location in Nashville, TN, where he visits Gruhn Guitars.


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Fender Custom Shop Releases Limited Edition Sheryl Crow Signature Model

November 13, 2012
Scottsdale, AZ (November 13, 2012) – Fender is proud to honor singer-songwriter and breast cancer survivor Sheryl Crow with a guitar that carries a truly heartfelt meaning, the Limited
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Squier by Fender Introduces the Strat Guitar with USB and iOS Connectivity

November 12, 2012
Scottsdale, AZ (November 12, 2012) – Squier is proud to introduce an innovative new Strat guitar model that can directly connect with and record to Apple iPhone, iPad, iPod
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1955 Fender Stratocaster Serial #7589

November 5, 2012
While the standard finish for a Stratocaster was a deep sunburst, this guitar has the same see-through blonde as a Telecaster.
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Beefing Up Channel 2 in Fender's The Twin

November 5, 2012
Found in backlines around the globe: Fender’s burly 100-watt, red-knob The Twin 2x12 combo. Photo courtesy of ampwares.com Hi Jeff, I have a couple of Fender The Twin amps:
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Relic'd Fender Tele Wannabe

November 5, 2012
Made by Squier—Fender’s budget brand—the Affinity Telecaster is an entry-level version of Leo’s iconic axe. This one has been relic’d and hot-rodded. For some strange reason, I don’t own
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Fender Introduces the CD-60 & CD-60CE Acoustic Guitars

November 1, 2012
Scottsdale, AZ (November 1, 2012) – Some of Fender’s best-selling acoustic models are now available with the sweet mellow tone of an all-mahogany body. Previously available only with a spruce
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Fender Releases the Runaway Feedback Pedal

October 25, 2012
The Fender Runaway Feedback Pedal is a natural feedback simulator that lets guitarists create feedback-type sounds easily and at any volume.
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