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Rig Rundown: The Winery Dogs' Richie Kotzen and Billy Sheehan

November 4, 2015
The power-trio super group fulfills the promise, brings back rock armed with signature instruments from Fender and Yamaha.
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Vintage Vault: 1967 Fender Smuggler’s Tele

November 2, 2015
Odds are you’ve never encountered one of Fender’s vintage “weight-relieved” Telecasters.
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Rig Rundown: All Time Low

October 28, 2015
The SoCal punk outfit rocks a mix of classic Fender and ESP instruments with cutting-edge Kemper gear.
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Michael Kelly Guitars and Lindy Fralin Unveil the Mod Shop 55

October 23, 2015
A customized version of their 1955 model with new electronic modifications and Lindy Fralin pickups.
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Rig Rundown: Lucero

October 14, 2015
The country-punkers out of Memphis share the roadworthy gear that allows them to seamlessly blend neo-Stax soul and barroom rock 'n' roll.
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Asher GT-3 Review

September 20, 2015
This boutique single-cut’s deceptively simple recipe yields tones that are equal parts Teisco, Tele, Strat, and even Gibson.
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Mod Garage: The Bill Lawrence 5-way Telecaster Circuit

August 14, 2015
Get convincing “in-between” Strat sounds from Teles and other two-pickup guitars.
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AJ Ghent’s Stand-Up Steel

August 13, 2015
From sanctified beginnings to high-energy secular soul, this steel guitarist forged his own way.
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Quick Hit: JGS T3 Africaster Review

August 13, 2015
An exotic-wood T-style with a bevy of nice tones courtesy of Kent Armstrong pickups.
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SNAMM '15 - Veritas Custom Guitars Portlander Demo

August 6, 2015
See and hear why this workhorse guitar is built to be played for a lifetime.
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