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Humbucker Pickups in an Esquire, PT. 2

December 10, 2012
Fig. 1. Wiring diagram for 3-way operation of the Chopper T Bridge pickup. Diagram courtesy of dimarzio.com In last month’s column, we began exploring options for installing a humbucker
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L.R. Baggs M80 Pickup Review

December 10, 2012
From heavy flatpicked strumming to delicate fingerstyle, the L.R. Baggs M80 soundhole pickup is a worthwhile investment that represents a pretty sweet value for any application.
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Humbucker Pickups in an Esquire, PT. 1

November 5, 2012
In recent months, we’ve been exploring wiring options for the Fender Esquire. This time around we’ll continue our journey by investigating Esquire-friendly humbuckers.
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EMG Releases 57/66 Humbuckers

October 29, 2012
The unique combination of Alnico V magnets combined with steel pole pieces produce a type of tone that will suit players at any level or music type.
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Gibson USA Factory Tour

October 15, 2012
PG's Shawn Hammond is on location in Nashville, TN, where he visits the Gibson USA Headquarters. In this segment, we get to see how Gibson builds their line of various USA instruments that include Les Pauls, Explorers, Firebirds, and many more.
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Lollar Pickups El Rayo Humbuckers Review

February 10, 2012
Jason Lollar is one of the undisputed kings of aftermarket pickups. In his workshop not far from Seattle, he crafts some of the finest, handmade Gibson- and Fender-style pickups
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Video Review - Lollar Guitars El Rayo Humbuckers

February 2, 2012
PG's Jordan Wagner walks us through his latest review of Lollar Guitars' El Rayo Humbuckers. This video review is a complementary part to an already existing print review featured in PG's March 2012 print issue, which can be read online, in its entirety for free, here -- .
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20 Steps to a Kinder, Gentler Frankenaxe

December 6, 2011
In the spirit of Eddie Van Halen, some tips on creating your own unique tone monster (but with more trial and less error).
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Video Review - Gibson Les Paul Junior DC Bass

October 14, 2011
PG's Jordan Wagner walks us through his latest review of the Gibson Les Paul Junior DC Bass, which is featured in the November issue of Premier Guitar and can be read online in its entirety for free -- http://www.premierguitar.com/Magazine/Issue/2011/Nov/Gibson_Les_Paul_Junior_D....
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A DIY Tool for Tuning in Loud Environments

December 22, 2009
Stress no more about tuning acoustic guitars in loud venues. You can make this tool with extra parts you have lying around.
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