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Fender Road Worn Player Series Telecaster Electric Guitar Review

March 23, 2011
The Player Series Tele marries vintage look and affordability with modern features
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NAMM '11 - Fender Custom Shop Teles & Strats

February 23, 2011
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location at the 2011 NAMM Show where she visits the Fender Custom Shop. In this segment, we get to check out some of the new offerings from Fender's Custom Shop for 2011, including the Pro Collection Closet Classic Pine Telecaster Pro, Pro Collection Closet Classic Pine Stratocaster Pro, Closet Classic Precision Bass Pro, Custom Collection Custom Deluxe Stratocaster, Custom Collection Custom Deluxe Telecaster, Time Machine Relic 1960 Stratocaster, Time Machine 1967 Relic Telecaster, and Time Machine 1953 Heavy Relic Telecaster.
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NAMM '11 - Fender Mustang IV, G-DEC 3 Thirty Demos

February 18, 2011
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location at the 2011 NAMM Show where she visits the Fender booth. In this segment, we get to check out some of their newest amps--Mustang IV, G-DEC 3 Thirty Blues, Country, and Metal models.
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Mod Garage: The Fender Greasebucket Tone Circuit

February 15, 2011
Many pro players swear by this tone circuit, and it indeed produces a different effect than the standard tone circuit we all know.
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Trash or Treasure: The Dump Master

February 15, 2011
A severely beat Jazzmaster found in a dumpster with mojo to spare.
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NAMM-Fender 60th Anni Tele, 12 Telebration Models

February 12, 2011
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location at the 2011 NAMM Show where she visits the Fender Guitars booth. In this segment, we get to see and learn more about their 60th Anniversary Telecaster and the 12 Telebration Telecaster models.
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NAMM '11 - Fender Wayne Kramer Signature Strat

February 2, 2011
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location at the 2011 NAMM Show where she visits the Fender Guitars booth. In this segment, we get an up close and personal look at their newest signature guitar--the MC5's Wayne Kramer Stratocaster.
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NAMM '11- Squier Strat/Rock Band 3 Controller Demo

January 27, 2011
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location at the Squier by Fender booth during the NAMM 2011 Show where Rick Heins of Fender and Chris Wilson of Harmonix walks us through a demo of the new Squier Stratocaster & Rock Band 3 Controller. Read our review of the controller here: http://www.premierguitar.com/Magazine/Issue/2011/Jan/Squier_Stratocaster_Guitar_and_Rock_Band_Controller_Review.aspx
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NAMM '11 - Fender 60th Anniversary P Bass

January 17, 2011
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location at the 2011 NAMM Show where she visits the Fender booth. In this segment, we get to see and hear about the 60th Anniversary P Bass. Introduced in 1951, the Precision Bass was the world's first successful solid-body electric bass guitar; an instrument that revolutionized popular music so thoroughly that it even created a new kind of musician—the electric bassist. Sixty years later it is still the first word in electric bass and an essential and indispensable instrument in the hands of bass players worldwide. The 60th Anniversary Precision Bass embodies six decades of Fender bass legacy in a collectible U.S.-made instrument. Features include an ash body with Blackguard Blonde thin-skin lacquer finish, maple neck and fretboard with modern 9.5" radius and medium jumbo frets, vintage Precision Bass split single-coil pickup, black pickguard, high-mass vintage bridge, knurled control knobs, modern tuners, commemorative neckplate and Fender/SKB molded case.
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NAMM '11 - Fender Road Worn Player Series Demos

January 17, 2011
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location at the 2011 NAMM Show where she visits the Fender booth. In this segment, we get our first demo of the Road Worn Player Series' Strat and Tele. All three new Road Worn Player Series guitars—Road Worn Player Series Stratocaster, Road Worn Player Series Stratocaster HSS and Road Worn Player Series Telecaster—feature an alder body with a lightly worn lacquer finish, modern "C"-shaped maple neck with a lightly worn urethane finish, three-ply pickguard, aged knobs and switch tip, and deluxe gig bag. The Road Worn Player Series Stratocaster has a maple fretboard with 9.5" radius and medium jumbo frets, Texas Special single-coil pickups, five-way switching, and vintage-style synchronized tremolo bridge. The Road Worn Player Series Stratocaster HSS has a rosewood fretboard with 9.5" radius and medium jumbo frets, Texas Special neck and middle pickups, Seymour Duncan Pearly Gates humbucking bridge pickup, five-way switching, and vintage-style synchronized tremolo bridge. The Road Worn Player Series Telecaster has a maple fretboard with 9.5" radius and medium jumbo frets, Tex Mex single-coil bridge pickup and Seymour Duncan '59 humbucking neck pickup, three-way switching, and Road Worn six-saddle strings-through-body bridge.
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