Samick Motherlode

December 2014

Gear Porn

GALLERY: Robert Kantor's Swarovski Guitars and Custom Collection

July 30, 2010
See new Robert Kantor Swarovski crystal guitars, along with some of the unique pieces from his collection.
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1963 Gretsch Double Anniversary 6117

July 20, 2010
A vintage Gretsch the owner purchased for $40
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Normandy Guitars

July 20, 2010
Jim Normandy builds solidbodies and hollowbody guitars from aluminum.
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1957 Fender Musicmaster and 1959 Fender Duo-Sonic

July 20, 2010
In 1955, Fender Sales decided the company needed to add inexpensive student electric guitar models to the existing lineup, which included the Esquire, the Telecaster, the Stratocaster, and the Precision bass.
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1977 Fender Jazz Bass

July 20, 2010
Created in 1960 as a mellower alternative to the seminal Fender Precision bass, the Fender Jazz bass has created a musical legacy all its own
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GALLERY: Crossroads Guitar Festival 2010

July 2, 2010
June 26, 2010 - Toyota Park, Chicago, IL. The third annual Crossroads Guitar Festival featured performances from Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, B.B. King, John Mayer, Derek Trucks, Buddy Guy, Jimmy Vaughan, Robert Randolph, Joe Bonamassa, and many more. Photos by Chris Kies
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1890s Martin 0-28

June 16, 2010
An early Martin small-bodied acoustic
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