Samick Motherlode

December 2014

Gear Blog

Alnico, the Miracle Metal

October 21, 2009
The history of the Aluminum-Nickel-Cobalt magical combination we know so well
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Stompbox Classics: Tone Bender, Part 2

October 21, 2009
Tone Bender variants are explored
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The Soul of A Guitar

October 21, 2009
Examining how a guitar becomes more than a guitar as it collects experiences and emotions.
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Are You a Gear Addict?

October 13, 2009
Read Steve''s list of 15 signs of gear addiction, and share your own.
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Becoming a Guitar Tech

September 24, 2009
Brad Paisley''s guitar tech shares his journey to backstage, and a typical show''s duties.
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Unsung Heroes of Tone: The SVT Era

September 18, 2009
A look at the advancements in bass amplification in the sixties
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The Pickup Story, Part I: the 1920s

September 18, 2009
The early days of pickups: beginning in the late-twenties and early thirties
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The Word of the Day is Hybrid

September 18, 2009
Doing double duty with an acoustic-electric
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Stompbox Classics: Tone Bender

September 18, 2009
The history of the iconic fuzzbox, the Tone Bender
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Dads, Daughters and Guitars

September 18, 2009
Bonding with teenagers over guitars
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