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Gibson Joan Jett Blackheart Melody Maker Electric Guitar Review

July 29, 2010
Joan Jett''s latest signature Melody Maker is a simple rock machine that''s built for chunky rhythms.
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Normandy Guitars

July 20, 2010
Jim Normandy builds solidbodies and hollowbody guitars from aluminum.
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Ibanez "Lawsuit Era" Les Paul Custom Copy

June 16, 2010
The story behind Ibanez-lawsuit era guitars, and how much this Les Paul-style is worth.
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Schecter Solo-6 Custom Electric Guitar Review

May 18, 2010
Schecter''s Solo-6 Custom, a classic-looking guitar with extra features, is reviewed.
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Gibson Slash Appetite Les Paul Electric Guitar Review

May 18, 2010
Gibson''s high-end recreations of Slash''s famous Les Paul copy is reviewed.
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1965 Gibson SG in Pelham Blue Serial No. 505348

May 18, 2010
An early SG in the popular custom color Pelham Blue Poly
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1966 Mosrite Ventures Model

May 18, 2010
A Mosrite Ventures MK I, similar to Johnny Ramone''s iconic guitar.
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Video Review- Jens Ritter Princess Isabella Guitar

May 18, 2010
PG's Pat Smith walks us through his latest review in the June 2010 issue of Premier Guitar -- the Ritter Instruments Princess Isabella Baritone Jazz Guitar.

The Isabella is Jens Ritter's (renowned bass luthier) take on building a hollowbody-style guitar but with a solid body construction. It also uniquely thin as it only measures 1" thick. Also, it has a very different bridge design/construction, which Ritter describes as "the hand cast bridge foot is mounted into a small hollowed area carved into the body that exactly matches the contour of the bridge foot. The bridge foot is held in place by a friction setting and only makes contact with a 2mm thin elliptical contour ridge along the hollow area. Thus, most of the surface area on the interior side of the bridge foot and the bridge studs float in the hollow area."

The body is made from a very light swamp ash, the neck is switenia mahogany and the fingerboard is Bavarian maple. The tuners are Gotohs, the bridge is a Schaller and the pickup is a Haeussel Custom Fat-Jazz.

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Nik Huber Krauster Electric Guitar Review

April 15, 2010
Nik Huber proves he can do stripped-down rock as well as he can do ultra-high-end
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PRS Ted McCarty DC 245 Limited Run Electric Guitar Review

March 26, 2010
The PRS Ted McCarty DC 245 Limited Run shines with the company''s 1957/2008 pickups and subtle beauty
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