Giveaways January 2015

January 15

Gear Blog

Bass Bench: The Hybrid Fretted/Fretless Electric Bass

December 4, 2014
Can bassists have two worlds at their fingertips?
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Acoustic Soundboard: Ladder-Bracing Revival

December 3, 2014
Ladder-bracing has an interesting foothold in the history, and future, of guitar making.
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Will Ray's Bottom Feeder: 1967 Quad-Pickup Ibanez 996 MaxiTone

December 1, 2014
When a trio of pickups just won’t do, try a quartet.
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Acoustic Soundboard: You Can’t Always Get What You Want, Pt. 2

November 17, 2014
Before you can achieve your ideal amplified-acoustic sound, you need to have a very clear definition of what that ideal really is.
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Vintage Vault: 1956 Gibson Les Paul Model

October 27, 2014
An über-rare version of an already elusive beast.
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Tone Tips: All About Monitoring

October 15, 2014
In-ears or wedges? Here’s how to get the best from both onstage.
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On Bass: Doubling (aka A Tale of Two Basses)

October 6, 2014
Three world-class bassists talk about being proficient on both electric and upright.
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Trash or Treasure: A Look at the National Newport 50

September 16, 2014
A reader scores a $50 treasure at a rummage sale.
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Vintage Vault: 1965 Gibson Firebird III

August 25, 2014
Discover how classic Detroit auto design influenced one of Gibson’s now-iconic solidbodies.
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Tools for the Task: Strap Locks

August 15, 2014
This month we take a look at some of the options out there to help ensure your axe stays in your hands, and not on the ground.
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