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Dean Guitars-Buddy Blaze ML

January 27, 2009
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location at NAMM '09 where she stops by the Dean booth. Here, she talks with Elliott Rubinson (Dean CEO) Buddy Blaze (famous luthier) and Pat Baker (Dean US Custom Shop) as they talk about their latest project, the Dean Buddy Blaze ML. All three guys describe their part in the process and how they wanted to create a whole new guitar that met Buddy's standards. Pat Baker takes the Buddy Blaze ML for a ride through the new Dean Dime amp.
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Dean Guitars Dime Amp Demo

January 26, 2009
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location at NAMM '09 where she goes to to the Dean booth. In this video, we talk with Elliott Rubinson, Dean's CEO, about their latest amp endeavor; the Dime Amp. These amps and combo sets are designed after the legendary sounds and tones of Darrell "Dimebag" Abbott of Pantera/Damageplan fame. With the help of Darrell's long-time tech, Grady Champion and Dean's technicians, they feel these amps will get guitarists as close as possible to his epic tone.
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Dean Guitars USA Models & Private Stash

January 26, 2009
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location at NAMM '09 where she stops by the Dean booth. In this video, we talk with Elliott Rubinson, Dean's CEO, as he walks us through some US Custom Shop Exotic Woods models and also some US Custom Shop Private Stash models which are one-off models created by Dean in Tampa, FL.
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Dean Guitars-Artist Models and New Deceiver model

January 26, 2009
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location at NAMM '09 where she visits the Dean booth. In this clip, we get an up close and personal look at some of Dean's latest artist models including Michael Schenker, Michael Angelo Batio, Vinnie Moore, Eric Peterson. Also in this video we get to look at Dean's latest model, the Deceiver.
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Brown's Guitar Factory-Fretted/less bass & more

January 26, 2009
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location at NAMM '09 where she stops by the Brown's Guitar Factory booth. In this clip, John Brown walks us through BGF's arsenal of basses, both fully fretted and an assortment of fretted/less, guitars and tools/repair accessories that'll surely help during your next repair endeavor.
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65 Amps Lil' Elvis Amp Demo

January 26, 2009
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location at NAMM '09 where she swings by the 65 Amps booth. In this video, we get a chance to hear from 65 Amps co-founders Dan Boul and Peter Stroud, as they walk us through their latest "small-big" amp, the Lil' Elvis. While this sucker doesn't carry all the watts like many other 65 Amp models, it still provides that punch and ability to clean up when neccessary. Also, this amp marks a first for 65 Amps as the Lil' Elvis is their first amp to come in under $2000.
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Godin Redline Series

January 22, 2009
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location at NAMM '09 and browses at the Godin rooom. Here, we get to see Godin's new shredder-based guitars, the Redline series. With super-strat influences, these fast guitars still incorporate Godin's solid craftsmanship.
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Hahn Guitars-1229 Model

January 22, 2009
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location at NAMM '09 and visits Chihoe Hahn at the Hahn Guitars booth. In this segment, we get our first glance at his latest tele-style model, the 1229. It still incorporates strong Tele influences but Hahn also used some Melody Maker characteristics.
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Mono Cases-M80 Double Guitar Case

January 22, 2009
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location at NAMM '09 and stops by the Mono Cases booth. In this clip, we get the chance to see their new M80 Double Guitar Case, which features specific designs and materials to ensure safe travels with our prized possessions.
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RJM Technology-Effects Gizmo & Other New Products

January 22, 2009
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location at NAMM '09 where we get our first look at some of RJM's newest products; Effects Gizmo, Bob-8, Y-Not, Mini Line Mixer and Mini Amp Gizmo. All of these RJM products should help boost your rig's efficiency.
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