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Fret-King Green Label Corona 60 HB Review

July 22, 2009
The Fret-King Corona 60 HB takes the vintage Strat mold and makes all the necessary improvements
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Stratocaster Auto-Split Mod

July 22, 2009
If you have a humbucker in the bridge of your strat and want to get a traditional mid/bridge position sound, this mod is for you.
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Video Review - Fret King Green Label Corona 60 HB

July 20, 2009
PG's Bob Goffstein reviews the Fret King Green Label Corona 60 HB. In this video review, Bob walks us through the Corona HB's appointments and the things that it make different from a standard Strat. These differences include the integral neck, a humbucker in the bridge position, a "Wilkaloid" nut, the laminated plastic pickguard that features a "vintique gold 24 carat" design and the Wilkinson VSV High Performance Vibrato System. The VSV Vibrato system was a pleasant surprise for Bob who admits he's not a fan or regular user of vibrato systems.
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Gibson ‘50s wiring on a Stratocaster

June 17, 2009
Wire your Strat up like an early Gibson guitar for a whole new world of tone from your instrument
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1957 Fender Stratocaster & 1953 Fender "Super" Tube Amp

June 17, 2009
It’s every electric player’s wish to find a completely original pair like this: a custom-color Strat from exactly the right period and a tweed tube amp (from the same single
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Stratocaster Tone Split Mod

May 20, 2009
Splitting Strat tone controls into two different ranges with separate caps
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Fender Road Worn Series '60s Stratocaster Guitar Review

April 21, 2009
Fender''s Road Worn Strat is a more responsive & open-sounding step up from their Mexican Standard
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1961 Fender Stratocaster Tahitian Coral

April 21, 2009
A cool custom-color Strat with great natural wear
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Stratocaster Modding Q & A

April 21, 2009
Dirk answers reader questions about modifying Strats
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The Anatomy of the Stratocaster 5-way Switch, Part III

March 17, 2009
Wrapping up our primer the Stratocaster 5-way switch
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