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Gear Galleries

GALLERY: Show Us Your Gear - Vintage Gear

December 10, 2010
From super-clean grails to more modern classics to old-school obscurities, a look at the vintage gear in PG readers'' collections.
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GALLERY: Gear Ads of the 1980s

December 3, 2010
Take a trip back in time to see the gear, hair, and clothes that made the '80s most excellent—party on, dudes!
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GALLERY: Nashville Flood Guitars for Auction

November 24, 2010
Check out some of the flood-damaged instruments donated by artists like Keith Urban, Brad Paisley, and Peter Frampton to benefit uninsured musicians affected by this spring''s flood.
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1949 Gibson Super 400 Serial #A-3309

November 16, 2010
A beautifully preserved example of Gibson''s high-end archtop
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2010 Premier Gear Awards

November 16, 2010
Need help finding the perfect tone machine to give that special guitarist on your gift list this holiday season (or to drop hints to your loved ones)? Then you’re in the right place. Here we look back at the guitars, amps, stompboxes, and accessories that made 2010 a fantastic year to be engaged in “the relentless pursuit of tone.”
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The Best of PremierGuitar.com's "Show Us Your Gear" 2010

November 16, 2010
We asked you to show us yours—your pedals, guitars, practice spaces, and more. And you did. In droves. Here we highlight some of the coolest, most esoteric, and most mind-boggling pictures submitted to date.
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1976 Music Man StingRay Prototype "Old Smoothie"

November 16, 2010
One of the first Music Man instruments ever built after the CBS no-compete restriction expired
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Removing a 1952 Goldtop Les Paul's Neck

November 16, 2010
How to disassemble a precious vintage instrument without altering the original finish
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Kauer Guitars

November 16, 2010
Boutique builder Doug Kauer''s guitars
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The Monsters of High Gain

November 16, 2010
We gathered 13 of the hottest high-gain amps on the market, brought in ace guitarists Misha Mansoor (Periphery) and Ty Dietzler (Thousand Foot Krutch), and let the cameras roll.
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1959 Ampeg Jet

November 16, 2010
An example of Ampeg''s move to more understated cosmetics in 1958
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GALLERY: Show Us Your Gear - Pedalboards II

November 12, 2010
Even more of what PG readers are stomping on!
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GALLERY: Pro Pedalboards Volume I

November 6, 2010
A look at pedalboards used onstage by Deftones, Alice in Chains, Dave Matthews Band, 311, Joe Bonamassa, Eric Johnson, and many more
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GALLERY: Vintage Electro-Harmonix Pedals

November 4, 2010
A selection of vintage EH effects
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Tone Games 2010, Bonus Levels: 10 More Stompboxes Reviewed

October 29, 2010
Ten more stompboxes reviewed, online-only!
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1961 Gretsch Chet Atkins Hollowbody Model 6120 Serial #40749

October 20, 2010
1961 example includes ebony fretboard, Filter''Tron humbuckers, zero fret, and V-style Gretsch by Bigsby tailpiece
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1968 Gibson Reverse Series Firebird I and GA-15RVT Explorer Amp

October 20, 2010
The story of a rare Gibson Firebird and the lucky kid who got it
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Cobra Guitars

October 20, 2010
Relic''d classics from New York
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GALLERY: Iron Maiden's 2010 Touring Gear

October 20, 2010
The gear Adrian Smith, Dave Murray, and Janick Gers are using onstage
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Experience PRS 2010

October 20, 2010
The events of Experience PRS 2010
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