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Premier Collector #12: Vintage Grails & Boutique Beauties

June 2, 2009
Scott Bradoka''s collection consists of over 120 highly-prized vintage and modern guitars. We look at 21 of his favorites.
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Specimen Products - Tube Amp Building Seminar

May 27, 2009
Premier Guitar is On Location in Chicago, IL, where we visit Specimen Products and the Chicago School of Guitar Making. In this video segment, we take an inside look at their "Tube Amplifier Building Workshop," by featuring clips of students working in the lab, first-hand testimonial and finished product demos that are said to be based on old Fender Tweed Champ and 18-watt Marshall circuits. As the video illustrates, each student is given a workstation, all necessary tools and amp kits provided by Mojo Music.

Click here for Chris Burgess' feature article on the Tube Amp Building Seminar with photo gallery.

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Fender Custom '57 Twin-Amp Review

May 20, 2009
Fender''s Custom Shop ''57 Twin Reissue looks the part -- we see if it sounds the part.
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Spring Cleaning

May 20, 2009
Late-''60s to early-''70s Fenders made of mixed and matched parts: the Maverick and the Electric XII
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Black-Lighting a ’59 Fender Telecaster Neck

May 20, 2009
John Brown employs a black light to identify a refinished headstock, and help restore it to its original finish
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Video Review - Fender Custom '57 Twin-Amp

May 20, 2009
G's Bob Goffstein walks us through his latest review on the Fender Custom '57 Twin-Amp. This reissue is based on the '57 manufactured by Fender's Custom Shop, but features a few changes thrown in versatility's sake. The transformers and choke were built by Mercury Magnetics Company. The '57 includes four Sovtek 12AX7WCs, relabeled Groove Tubes 12AX7R, two Groove Tubes-6L6GE and two Electro Harmonix 5U4GB rectifiers. The speakers are 12" Eminence Alnicos designed by Ted Weber of Weber VST. In addition, this '57 reissue comes with separate Bright and Normal channels, each with its own preamp circuit, separate Volume controls and two jacks, followed by Treble, Bass and Presence controls that are common to both channels.
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Premier Collector #11: Unique & Custom Basses

May 5, 2009
Ron Johnson has an impressive collection of 12-string basses and more
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Fender Road Worn Series '60s Stratocaster Guitar Review

April 21, 2009
Fender''s Road Worn Strat is a more responsive & open-sounding step up from their Mexican Standard
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1961 Fender Stratocaster Tahitian Coral

April 21, 2009
A cool custom-color Strat with great natural wear
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Measuring Up Micro Amps

April 21, 2009
A look at micro-amps from Marshall, Fender, Danelectro, Orange and Smokey
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