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The Fender "Passing Lane" Stratocaster Mod

August 17, 2010
This mod bypasses the volume and tone controls and engages the bridge pickup with the push of a button
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Godin Passion RG-3 Electric Guitar Review

August 13, 2010
Godin brings their acoustic sensibilities to a chambered solidbody single-coil instrument.
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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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Rudy's Music - Rudy Visits Roger Sadowksy's Shop

July 9, 2010
PG's Adam Moore is On Location in New York City where he hangs with Robert Kantor and Rudy Pensa as all three tour Roger Sadowsky's shop. In this segment, we get check out some of Sadowsky's 4- and 5-string basses, old-school influenced archtop and semi-hollow body guitars.
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Tone Capacitors for Stratocasters, Part 4

June 16, 2010
The weird quirks and intricacies of tone caps are discussed
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Black Mesa Guitars

May 18, 2010
Black Mesa''s Logicaster shows off luthier Clint Dougherty''s TorsionLogic neck mount design
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Tone Capacitors for Stratocaster, Part 3

May 18, 2010
Applying Dirk''s cap knowledge to a real-life situation.
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1959 Fender Stratocaster Serial Number 38098

April 15, 2010
A rare transition model Strat from 1959
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Tone Capacitors for Stratocasters, Part 2

April 15, 2010
Some tone caps you should try in your Strat
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Fender American Special Stratocaster & Telecaster Reviews

March 11, 2010
Where does Fender''s new American Special series fit in their family of Strats and Teles?
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Tone Capacitors for Stratocasters, Part 1

March 11, 2010
A quick guide to vintage Strat caps - which ones to try, and what you should expect.
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The Blender Stratocaster

January 14, 2010
How to set up your Strat so that you can blend all of the pickups using just the volume knob
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Finding a Strat and Giving it a New Soul

January 14, 2010
Small tweaks to turn a second-hand Strat into a go-to instrument
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Buddy Blaze K2 Model 2 Electric Guitar Review

January 14, 2010
Buddy Blaze''s K2 Model 2 is a traditional-looking shred guitar with appointments and quality for all players.
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Lindsay Wilson Guitars

January 14, 2010
Howard Robinson hand-builds Lindsay Wilson guitars in the UK with Grit Laskin-inspired inlay
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Thorn Custom Guitars

December 17, 2009
A look at Ron Thorn''s custom offerings.
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The (In)famous Stratocaster Kill Switch, Part II

December 17, 2009
The benefits of setting up a momentary kill switch on a Stratocaster, and how to do it.
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The (In)famous Stratocaster Kill Switch

November 18, 2009
How to install the kill switch made famous by EVH, Buckethead and many others
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1958 Fender Strat & 1959 Fender Twin

October 21, 2009
A look at the evolution of the Fender Twin -- the amp that defined an industry.
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