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September 2014

Gear Blog

The Amplifier Wars

June 18, 2013
In the early days of rock, high power and huge volumes pushed equipment to the limit.
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Inside Ovation's Acoustic Pickup Evolution

June 16, 2013
Under the hood of Ovation's innovative pickup system from 1973
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Can You Find Your New Bass at a Music Expo?

June 14, 2013
The once “closed” fairs are gradually turning into events that focus more directly on consumers.
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1961 Epiphone Casino and 1959 Devon

June 10, 2013
This 1961 Epiphone Casino was a near twin to Gibson’s ES-330.
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Guitars Worth Leaving Behind

June 6, 2013
An interesting yet disturbing trend of late in the vintage-guitar market is perfectly correct instruments being parted out to meet the demand for rare hardware.
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Henry Kaiser’s 5 Essential Effects

June 5, 2013
Kaiser's can't-live-without effects explained
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Designing and Ordering a Custom Guitar, Pt. 3

May 11, 2013
Some of the cosmetic aspects you’ll need to determine for your custom instrument.
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Ignore a Modern AC30’s Standby Switch?

May 11, 2013
This amp has a history of eating power tubes and rectifier tubes.
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Further Adventures in Fretboard Design

May 11, 2013
Several alternative approaches to the pesky problem of bass intonation.
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The ABCs of Compression

May 11, 2013
What’s the difference between opto, FET, VCA or tube compressors? Learn this and more in our primer.
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