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Gear Galleries

GALLERY: Hard Rock Collection's Iconic Axes, Part 1

September 19, 2012
Axes owned by Paul Kossof, Eric Clapton, Andy Summers, Marc Bolan and more.
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GALLERY: Reader Hot Rod Guitars 2012, Part 2

September 12, 2012
See more reader-submitted modded guitars!
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G&L ASAT Z Special Classic

September 5, 2012
We took a semi-hollow G&L ASAT Classic, installed an elongated ashtray bridge plate, and stuck a Z-coil pickup in the bridge position and an ASAT Special pickup (minus the cover) at the neck.
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GALLERY: Reader Hot Rod Guitars 2012, Part 1

September 5, 2012
See the first half of our reader-submitted hot rod projects. If yours isn''t here, don''t worry - we''ll have part two coming up soon!
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1962 Epiphone Emperor

September 5, 2012
Originally called the Zepher Emperor Regent, this model name changed to Emperor Electric in 1954.
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Gallery: Aerosmith Live Gear 2012

August 29, 2012
Check out the gear the guys are using on tour.
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Frank Hartung Guitars

August 10, 2012
One creation that sets Hartung apart is his unique “flow-carving” design, which he developed in 2002 and uses on many of his instruments.
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Guilford Guitars U.S. Air Force Redeemer

August 10, 2012
The USAF Redeemer guitar that Guilford built in their honor features a bound, poplar body covered with United States Air Force camouflage, and it’s finished in gloss nitrocellulose.
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1970s Epiphone EA255

August 10, 2012
I go to a lot of yard sales. Sometimes I get lucky, sometimes I don’t. A few weeks ago, I got a little lucky.
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Replacing the Soundboard on a 1977 Martin D-35

August 10, 2012
This 1977 D-35 arrived at our shop with a big hole in its Sitka spruce soundboard and a bag of miscellaneous broken braces and slivers of spruce top wood.
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1968 Fender Telecaster Custom and 1967 Fender Solid State Super Reverb

August 10, 2012
The 1968 Telecaster Custom pictured this month has a custom olympic white finish with black binding.
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Gallery: Van Halen Live Gear 2012

August 10, 2012
Inside Eddie and Wolfgang''s rigs.
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How Steve Vai's Ibanez JEM Revolutionized the "Super Strat"

August 8, 2012
From its mind-blowing 1987 launch to today, we recount the innovations found in Vai''s signature Ibanez and how today''s young shredders are modifying their own.
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GALLERY: Inside Steve Vai's Harmony Hut Studio

August 7, 2012
See the guitars, amps, effects, and recording gear in Steve Vai''s home studio. Photos by Lindsey Best.
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GALLERY: Chet Atkins at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

July 25, 2012
See the guitars the legendary picker used throughout his career. Photos by Chris Kies
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GALLERY: Roger Waters' The Wall Live Gear

July 18, 2012
See close-ups of all of the gear used by Roger, Dave, G.E., and Snowy on this epic tour, plus behind-the-scenes pics of the wall setup.
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GALLERY: Summer NAMM 2012 - Day 3

July 14, 2012
Everything the PG editors saw at NAMM on Saturday.
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GALLERY: Summer NAMM 2012 - Day 2

July 13, 2012
Everything the PG editors saw at NAMM on Friday.
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GALLERY: Summer NAMM 2012 - Day 1

July 12, 2012
Everything the PG editors saw at Summer NAMM on Thursday.
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Epiphone Broadway Archtop

July 9, 2012
A 1951 Epiphone Broadway in mostly original condition. Manufactured until 1957, the Broadway is considered “third-best” in the Masterbilt series of archtops. Hey Zach, I noticed you haven’t discussed
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