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Mod Garage: The Infamous Telecaster Neck Pickup

May 16, 2014
Let’s face it: Few Tele players actually like the sound of the stock neck pickup. If you’re thinking of swapping it for something else, here are some time-tested options.
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Fender 1954 Heavy Relic Strat Review

May 15, 2014
This high-end Custom Shop model aspires to be an exact replica of a sexagenarian Strat. How close does it get?
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Linkin Park Gear Gallery

May 7, 2014
A look at Brad Delson's touring gear, as well as his new favorite studio Strat.
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Cordoba Music Group Acquires Guild

May 7, 2014
Fender Musical Instruments Corporation announced that it has finalized a letter of intent to sell the Guild guitar brand.
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Four Affordable 12-String Flattops Roundup

May 6, 2014
Looking for jangle on a budget? Check out this quartet of acoustic-electrics under $650.
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Bass Bench: Exploring Bridge Designs

May 2, 2014
What’s the only contact point on a bass that affects all notes? Let’s investigate the implications.
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Rig Rundown: Chevelle

April 30, 2014
This alt-metal power trio proves that one focused, low-tuned guitar, pounding drums, and inventively effected bass can sound as huge live as a band rocking multiple guitars and keyboards.
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Top 5 Blues-Rock Rig Rundowns

April 23, 2014
Witness the gear of the gods—from Jeff Beck’s trem setup to Eric Johnson’s ’57 Strats, Warren Haynes’ arsenal of Gibsons, Sonny Landreth’s pedalboard tricks, and Kenny Wayne Shepherd’s Dumble.
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Vintage Vault: 1978 Fender Telecaster and 1979 Stratocaster Antigua

April 23, 2014
In 1977, Fender applied the smoky “Antigua” finish to their classic models.
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Mod Garage: 7 Tele Bridge Pickup Alternatives

April 18, 2014
Tired of twang? Inject your T-style with new life.
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