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Martin Guitars - 1 Series DC-1E Demo

April 15, 2009
PG's Chris Burgess is On Location in Frankfurt, Germany, where he visits the Martin Guitars booth. In this video, we get to see and hear the new 1 Series, a take off the popular X and Road Series guitars. However, the just announced 1 Series guitars, are the first guitars for Martin at this price point that feature REAL solid sapele sides and back and a solid sitka spruce top. The necks are composed of rust stratabond, which stabilizes and holds the neck in place for years to come. In addition, they come with a style-28 rosette, modified hybrid ''X'' scalloped bracing and solid East Indian rosewood fingerboard and bridge.

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Spector Basses - NS-4H2-EX Bass & ARC6 Guitar

April 15, 2009
PG's Chris Burgess is On Location in Frankfurt, Germany, where he visits the Spector Basses and Guitars booth. In this video, we get to check out two of their latest creations. First, we check out the NS-4H2-EX bass which features graphite reinforced 3pc bolt-on Rock Maple Neck, 24 Fret Pau Ferro fingerboard, mother of pearl Spector inlays, Aguilar OBP-3 3 band active tone controls, special EMG MM4 pickups, a custom aluminum Hipshot bridge with brass saddles and Hipshot UltraLite tuners. Second, we check out the ARC6 guitar which comes with an original Spector ARC6 curved body style, acoustically chambered body, 22 Fret Neck-25" Scale-16" Radius, a special set-neck design for increased sustain and can be equipped with either Harmonic Design Z-90 or Harmonic Design humbucker Pickups.
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Blackstar Amps - Series One 200 Watt Head Demo

April 15, 2009
PG's Chris Burgess is On Location in Frankfurt, Germany, visiting the Blackstar Amplification booth and checking out their newest line of amps: the Series One. In this video, we get to see and hear the 200-watt head, which features 4 ECC83, 1 ECC82, and 4 KT88 valves, a built-in DPR power reduction, and 4 footswitchable channels for a total of 6 modes and 2 ISF-equipped tone control sections.
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Amfisound Guitars Semi-Hollow V & Kaira Series

April 15, 2009
PG's Chris Burgess is On Location in Frankfurt, Germany, where he visits the Amfisound Guitars booth. In this video, we get to check out these metal-influenced guitars from Finland, which have a twist. They have all the appointments metalheads need and love, but feature piezo pickups, f-holes and some versions have semi-hollow bodies.
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Forge AXB Bass Preamp Head & AXB 4108 Cab Demo

April 14, 2009
PG's Chris Burgess is On Location in Frankfurt, Germany for Musikmesse '09 where he visits the Forge Active Bass Amps booth. In this video, we get to hear and see their Forge AXB Bass Preamp Head which runs through their AXB 4108 Cab. The preamp head features 4-12AX7 and 3-12AU7 tubes, selectable clean tube for crisp tones or classic tube for aggressive tube sound and an active 5-band EQ. The cabinet runs on 2100 watts and features Neodymium speakers, one 18" sub, four 10" bass, and three 5" high-frequency.
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Fret King Guitars-Blue Label & Green Label Series'

April 11, 2009
PG's Chris Burgess is On Location in Frankfurt, Germany, for Musikmesse '09 where he visits the Fret King booth. In this video, Trev Wilkinson (Fret King founder) guides us along a tour of Fret King's series; Blue Label & Green Label. The guitars are said to be based on some of the world's most popular body styles, but have updated and improved appointments to give them that added boost for nearly every player. In addition, these accommodating guitars come with a very reasonable price tag.
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Jeorge Tripps Interview

April 8, 2009
PG's Chris Burgess is On Location in Frankfurt, Germany, where he visits with Jeorge Tripps who is known for his work with Way Huge Electronics and Dunlop Electronic Products. They talk Way Huge coming back in full force, and all new products for Way Huge, Dunlop pedals and MXR.
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Bolt Amps 100-Watt Amp Head Demo

April 8, 2009
PG's Chris Burgess is On Location in Frankfurt, Germany, for Musikmesse where he stops by the Bolt Amps booth. In this video, we get to see and hear Bolt Amps' first head, a 100-Watt (2 12AX7 preamp tubes & 4-6L6 or EL34 tubes) rendition which features three channels (Lead, Clean and Crunch). This amp also includes 3 selectable Reverbs, selectable active & passive EQ, 3-position voicing switch and a SoloBoost option.
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Levy's Leather Guitar Straps

April 8, 2009
PG's Chris Burgess is On Location in Frankfurt, Germany, for Musikmesse '09 where he visits the Levy's Leather booth. In this video, we get to hear from Harvey Levy about some of his newest guitar straps including those made from synthetic materials, cotton, genuine leather, distressed leather and nuback leather. All these straps feature either graphic designs or stitched embroidery to suit each player's cosmetic and fashion preferences.
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Red Brand Bronze Copper Acoustic Guitar Strings

April 8, 2009
PG's Chris Burgess is On Location in Frankfurt, Germany, for Musikmesse '09 where he visits the Red Brand Guitar Strings booth. In this video, we get to see the first ever 80/20 copper/phosphor bronze strings made by Red Brand. They are said to warm any acoustic guitar with a louder, more articulate sound.
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