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December 2014

Gear Porn

1958 Gretsch 6136 White Falcon

December 10, 2012
As far as bright colors and fancy appointments, the Fred Gretsch Company led the way. Gretsch achieved the pinnacle of luxury and style with its pièce de résistance, the White Falcon.
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Epiphone Limited Edition Riviera Custom Royale P93

December 10, 2012
With all its ornamentation, this Epi reminded me of a ’60s Gretsch White Falcon. The only problem was, it was also kind of pricey.
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GALLERY: Experience Music Project Guitar Collection

November 28, 2012
From Hendrix’s Woodstock Strat to Kurt Cobain’s Jaguar, the EMP Museum houses some of the most iconic and rare vintage guitars in the world.
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GALLERY: Vintage Gems from Christie's Guitar Auction

November 21, 2012
From 1940s Martins to stunningly clean vintage Strats. Photos courtesy CHRISTIE''S IMAGES LTD. 2012
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GALLERY: Slash's 2012 Touring Gear

November 14, 2012
See what guitars and amps Slash used live on his "Apocalyptic Love" tour.
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GALLERY: Gear of Late Night TV

November 7, 2012
See each show''s guitar and bass rigs up close and personal in photos.
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1955 Fender Stratocaster Serial #7589

November 5, 2012
While the standard finish for a Stratocaster was a deep sunburst, this guitar has the same see-through blonde as a Telecaster.
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Relic'd Fender Tele Wannabe

November 5, 2012
Made by Squier—Fender’s budget brand—the Affinity Telecaster is an entry-level version of Leo’s iconic axe. This one has been relic’d and hot-rodded. For some strange reason, I don’t own
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2012 Premier Gear Awards

November 5, 2012
Meet the 41 guitars, basses, amps, and effects that blew our minds this year with their fantastic tones, innovative features, and all-around awesomeness.
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Ibanez Custom Agent

November 5, 2012
With a missing pickguard, likely non-original pickups, replacement knobs, and tarnished hardware, this Ibanez Custom Agent is worth only about half of its value in excellent condition. Hi Zach,
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