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Full Compass Systems Introduces Exclusive G&L Tribute Series Fallout Guitar

March 11, 2014
Based on the venerable SC-2 model, the Swamp Ash Fallout includes a G&L Saddle Lock bridge for increased sustain and Paul Gagon-designed Alnico pickups.
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Eastwood Guitars Introduces the Airline '59 Newport

March 5, 2014
The new Airline ’59 Newport has a lightweight tone-chambered mahogany body with a bolt-on, zero fret bound maple neck with rosewood fretboard.
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Eastwood Guitars Airline Map Baritone Review

February 20, 2014
An oddball classic—reborn as a baritone—is well-built and super fun!
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Gibson Introduces the Billy F. Gibbons Goldtop

February 20, 2014
The Goldtop sports a neck profile measured precisely from the Rev’s own Les Paul.
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Eastwood Guitars Releases the California Rebel

January 28, 2014
The guitar is a tribute replica to the extremely rare 1967 Domino Californian Rebel.
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Fender Celebrates 60th Anniversary of the Stratocaster with Limited-Edition Models

January 27, 2014
The 60th Anniversary American Vintage 1954 Stratocaster and 60th Anniversary Commemorative Stratocaster are only available during 2014.
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PRS Guitars Introduces the SE Custom 24 Series

January 26, 2014
The newest addition to the SE Custom 24 family is the SE "Floyd" Custom 24.
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Fender Introduces Kurt Cobain Jaguar, Jim Root Jazzmaster, and Troy Van Leeuwen Jazzmaster

January 25, 2014
The Jim Root Jazzmaster has got to be the most distinctively minimalist version of the instrument ever devised.
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NAMM '14 - Fender American Deluxe Strat Plus & 60th Anniversary American Vintage 1954 Strat Demos

January 25, 2014
Watch a demo of Fender's American Deluxe Strat Plus & 60th Anniversary American Vintage 1954 Strat.
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NAMM '14 - Washburn Parallaxe Series & Ola Englund Solar Series Signature Demo

January 25, 2014
Watch a demo of Washburn's new Parallaxe series and see Ola Englund play his new signature model.
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Jackson Announces 2014 Winter NAMM Releases

January 24, 2014
The 14 new models include signature axes from Mark Morton, Rhoads models, Dinky Arch Tops, and more.
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Fender Custom Shop Introduces the Nile Rodgers Hitmaker Stratocaster

January 24, 2014
Rodgers’ affectionately nicknamed Hitmaker is a 1960 Stratocaster with a 1959 neck.
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Washburn Announces 2014 Lineup–Including Ola Englund Signature Model, Idol Series, and Parlor Guitars

January 22, 2014
Originally introduced 15 years ago, the WI64 was the very first Idol model.
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Electra Guitars Unveils the Phoenix Series, Black Talon, and Invicta Series

January 22, 2014
The all-new Invicta, Phoenix, and Talon Series will be available in February.
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Schecter Guitar Research Announces Blackjack ATX Series

January 17, 2014
The Blackjack ATX is offered as 6-, 7-, and 8-string models all loaded with Seymour Duncan Blackout pickups and equipped with glow in the dark side dot inlays.
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Musicon Valley: The Home of German Lutherie

January 16, 2014
PG’s German correspondent guides us through the storied town of Markneukirchen in the heart of Germany’s “Music Corner,” where centuries-old instrument-making traditions live on.
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B.C. Rich Announces the Mockingbird Plus FR

January 15, 2014
The Mockingbird Plus FR features a mahogany body with a black vapor finish, dual humbuckers, and a 25 5/8" scale length.
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Gibson Releases the Les Paul Recording

January 3, 2014
Two pickups route through a Jensen audio transformer for a balanced low-impedance output that can go direct into pro mixers or computer audio interfaces.
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