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Factory Tour

Washburn Handmade Acoustic Guitars

May 1, 2008
Premier Guitar went On Location in Chicago to check out Washburn guitars (technically Mundelein). In this segment luthier John Stover shows us how he builds acoustic guitars by hand.
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Washburn Guitars - The Making of an Electric

May 1, 2008
Premier is On Locatiion for an insider's look at how electric guitars are made at the Washburn factory.
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Peterson Tuners - Under the Hood

April 30, 2008
Here ya go, gearheads -- check out the guts of these Strobe Tuners. We checked out the innards of an old one and a new one while cruising through repair room during a factory tour of Peterson Tuners.
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Schroeder Guitar Repair and Custom Building

April 30, 2008
Refret master Tim Schroeder stays busy with all things guitar & amps. We checked out his Chicago shop during a recent Premier Guitar On Location shoot. Check out his Nels Cline custom amp that is currently in development.
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Peterson Tuners SC5000

April 30, 2008
Continuing with our factory tour of Peterson Tuners, here's a dark room where SC5000s are burned in and repaired. Check out the visuals -- those red-lit strobes are cool in the dark!
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Egnater Amplification - Behind the Scenes

April 15, 2008
This interview with Bruce Egnater and business partner Frank Lamara explores the company's history, the impetus behind the modular series and the new Guitar Center products. Also, we take a look at some classic tools at Bruce's workbench.
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Video: Egnater Amplification - Behind the Scenes

April 15, 2008
Step inside the Amp Lounge for a chat with Bruce Egnater and business partner Frank Lamara
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LARES Acoustic Enhancement System at Sweetwater

April 8, 2008
Imagine being able to decide what a room's acoustics sound like. The LARES Acoustic Enhancement System allows performers to choose and essentially change the acoustic properties of a venue. This demo was shot at Sweetwater Music's state of the art theater in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
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