Magnatone Giveawya

August Issue

Gear Blog

Happy New Gear (Recession is Over, If You Want It)

December 17, 2009
Think you can''t afford any new gear? Think again. Tom tells you how to position yourself for gear acquisition success.
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Today’s Acoustics: Tradition vs. Alternative Woods

December 17, 2009
Tradition, renaming alternative tonewoods and where all of that Brazilian keeps popping up from.
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The Pickup Story, Part III: The Road to the Humbucker

December 17, 2009
Setting the record straight about how and when hum-canceling pickups turned up
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Two Letters about … Well, Twins!

December 17, 2009
Two Fender Twin Reverb owners pose questions about their speakers
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Your Tone Formula

December 17, 2009
How understanding why speakers distort can make all the difference in crafting your tone.
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So, What Would Kevin Do? (Part I)

December 17, 2009
Kevin answers the question, “What do you look for when you buy a vintage bass?” from a collector''s perspective
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5 Tube Tips

December 17, 2009
Tips to help you get the most out of your tubes
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Gear Addiction Recovery, Step 2: Your First Amp

December 9, 2009
Your first amp - was this where your tone obsession began?
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Chasing Down Noise Problems

November 23, 2009
Chad''s at his wit''s end with a noise issue, when the teeny-tiny solution presents itself.
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A Glossary of Basic Stompbox Terms and Concepts

November 18, 2009
GAS, Unobtanium, Blues Doctor, Cork Sniffer, Waiting List and other oft-referenced gear terms defined.
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