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Fender Releases Mustang and Acoustasonic 15 Amps

January 25, 2013
Fender is proud to introduce seven new amplifier models, each designed with a different player in mind.
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NAMM '13 - Fender Custom Shop

January 24, 2013
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location in Anaheim, CA, at the 2013 NAMM Show where she visits the Fender Custom Shop booth. In this segment, we get to see the Diamond Legend and Roasted Teles, Double-Neck Mandoline/Esquire, and '56 Bowling Ball Strat


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Fender Announces Mando-Strat and Reso-Tele

January 23, 2013
Fender releases two new models for NAMM 2013: the Mando-Strat and Reso-Tele.
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Fender Introduces New Acoustic Custom Shop

January 23, 2013
Scottsdale, AZ (January 23, 2013) – Fender is thrilled to announce its all-new Fender Acoustic Custom Shop, located in New Hartford, Conn. Operated by Fender’s most experienced guitar luthiers, the
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Fender Custom Shop Introduces the Ritchie Blackmore Tribute Stratocaster Guitar

January 18, 2013
Limited to 2013 production, the guitar is a meticulously crafted replica of the black Fender Stratocaster Blackmore played with Deep Purple in the early ’70s.
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Fender Releases the Custom Series '57 Bandmaster

January 16, 2013
They faithfully reproduced the classic 5E7 circuit, which pumps about 26 watts through three 10" alnico-magnet speakers, and enlisted Jensen to help create the P10R-F driver (a Fender exclusive), which is voiced for warm, sensitive response.
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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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