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Fender Acoustasonic Telecaster Electric Guitar Review

June 16, 2010
The Acoustasonic Tele produces solid electric, acoustic, and mixed tones for the gigging musician.
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Artist Interview - Kenny Wayne Shepherd

May 19, 2010
PG's Jordan Wagner is On Location in Milwaukee, WI, during the Experience Hendrix tour where he catches up with blues guitarist Kenny Wayne Shepherd. In this segment, we get to hear about the process behind recording Kenny Wayne Shepherd's new music and the Fenders, Fuchs and plethora of effects pedals he used to make it all happen. In addition, we hear a few ways the new KWS material may be released.
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1965 Fender Jazzmaster

May 18, 2010
A true bedroom beauty, this Jazzmaster was uncovered after 42 years of non-use just miles from Premier Guitar headquarters.
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Scorpions' Matthias Jabs Candy Apple Red Fenders

April 29, 2010
PG's Shawn Hammond is On Location in Frankfurt, Germany, for the 2010 Musikmesse show where he catches with up Scorpions guitarist Matthias Jabs. In this segment, Matthias Jabs introduces us to his store MJ Guitars based in Germany and its huge collection of guitars. Here, we get to see plenty of Fender Custom Shop models, including several original, rare Fender Candy Apple Red Teles, 12-strings, Jaguars, Jazzmasters, Stratocasters and J and P Basses.
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Making a Super Reverb Super

April 15, 2010
A ’66 Fender Super Reverb. Photo courtesy of guitarphotographer.com. Hey, Jeff. I love your column! I look forward to reading it every month. I have a ’67 blackface Super
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Tone Capacitors for Stratocasters, Part 2

April 15, 2010
Some tone caps you should try in your Strat
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1969 Fender Thinline Telecaster

April 15, 2010
A refinished fiesta red Thinline
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Stax Records Museum - Cropper & Ike Turner Teles

March 23, 2010
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Memphis, TN, where he visits the Stax Records Museum. In this segment, we get to see where and how some of the most legendary soul music was made. Within this video, we get to check out some iconic Stax studio gear like an Ike Turner Telecaster, a Steve Cropper Telecaster, a Steve Cropper ES-175 and Fender Princeton amp, James Alexander's bass used on "Soul Finger," Duck Dunn's P Bass and much more.
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Fender American Special Stratocaster & Telecaster Reviews

March 11, 2010
Where does Fender''s new American Special series fit in their family of Strats and Teles?
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‘62 Fender Strat Neck Chiropractic Adjustment

March 11, 2010
Gently working the bow out of an otherwise pristine ''62 Fender neck
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Load Boxes and Pulling Twin Power Tubes

March 11, 2010
Looking for a simple, inexpensive load box? Make your own.
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In Search of Uncle Bookie, Part 2

March 11, 2010
A artist-owned bass is in terrible shape. Refinish it or not?
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Media Preview March '10

February 11, 2010
Full Metal Jackie Certified: The 50 Most Influential Heavy Metal Songs of the ‘80s, The Fender Telecaster Handbook, Rock and Roll Tourist, Shovel Headed Tour Machine: Live At Wacken & Other Assorted Atrocities (Exodus), The T.A.M.I. Show: Collector’s Edition
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In Search of Uncle Bookie, Part 1

February 11, 2010
Kevin stumbles upon a ''60 J-Bass owned by Walter Booker
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Biasing a Bassman

February 11, 2010
Changing the tubes on a pawnshop Bassman 50 - which to get and how to bias?
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1966 Fender Jazzmaster

February 11, 2010
It may not be a funky, cheap guitar, but sometimes a familiar, vintage piece is just what you need to see. That’s why we’re bringing you this pristine ’66 Jazzmaster.
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NAMM: Fender Custom Shop Jim Campilongo Interview

February 9, 2010
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for the 2010 NAMM Show where she visits the Fender Custom Shop booth. In this segment, she sits down and talks with telemaster Jim Campilongo about his upcoming CD, Orange, his new Fender Custom Shop Signature Top-Loader Telecaster and the Princeton Reverb (appropriately covered in orange tolex) he's using. In addition, they talk all things NYC and Fender and Jim even jams a little on his new telecaster.
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NAMM '10-Fender Custom Shop 60th Anniversary Teles

February 2, 2010
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for the 2010 NAMM show where she visits the Fender Custom Shop. In this video segment, we get a look at the spectrum of Custom Shop Teles.

First, we get to see the four Telecasters (Nocaster with two pickups, Esquire with two pickups or one pickup, Broadcaster and the Snake Head Tele) the Custom Shop re-created to celebrate the Telecaster's 60th Anniversary. Each model is limited to 60 models.

On the other end of the spectrum, we get to check out a Masterbuilt Uri Shiskov Peacock Tele with a birdseye alder body and inlays made of silver, emeralds, rubys, diamonds and sapphires.

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NAMM '10 - Fender 50th Anniversary Jazz Bass

January 26, 2010
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for NAMM 2010 where she visits the Fender Guitars booth. In this segment, we get introduced to Fender's 50th Anniversary Jazz bass.

Their limited edition 50th anniversary Jazz Bass is a distinctive instrument in that it boasts design touches from several periods in Jazz Bass history, including '60s-era lacquer finish, headstock logo, chrome bridge and pickup covers; '70s-era thumb rest and bridge pickup positioning; and modern-era high-mass bridge and graphite neck support rods. It features an alder body, graphite maple neck with C-shape and rosewood fingerboard.

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