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NAMM 2009

PRS Guitars Artist Panel Discussion Part II

March 10, 2009
PG is On Location at NAMM '09 where we visit the PRS Guitars booth. In the second installment, we get beneath the surface and hear directly from the artists about who were their inspirations and influences and also any relevant future plans. In this video, we hear from Paul Reed Smith, Dave Navarro, Johnny Hiland, Tony McManus, David Grissom, Marcos Curiel, Tim Mahoney, Mikael Akerfeldt, Fredrik Akesson, Gary Grainger, Mark Tremonti, Myles Kennedy and Rich Eckhardt.
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PRS Guitars Artist Panel Discussion

March 7, 2009
PG is On Location at NAMM '09 where they swing by the PRS booth. In this video, we get to hear from PRS artists like Dave Navarro, Johnny Hiland, David Grissom, Tim Mahoney (311), Mikael Akerfeldt (Opeth), Rich Eckhardt (Toby Keith Band) and Fredrik Akesson (Opeth).
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SKB Cases PS-55 Pedalboard & Rotomold Strat Case

March 6, 2009
PG is On Location at NAMM '09 where they got an exclusive sneak peek at SKB Cases factory in Orange, CA, following one of the days at NAMM. In this video segment, we get a walk-through lead by Steph Maffei of SKB as he shows us their stagefive PS-55 pedalboard and newest rotomold case specifically for American Standard Strats.
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True Temperament Fretting System

March 5, 2009
Brett Petrusek is On Location at NAMM '09 where he stops by the True Temperament Fretting System booth. In this segment, Brett learns a little more about the development process, how they are formed, applied to the fretboard and most importantly, how these crooked silicon bronze frets can improve your intonation and overall playing tone.
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Vigier Guitars-New G.V. Singlecut Series

March 5, 2009
PG's Brett Petrusek is On Location at NAMM '09 where he visits the Vigier Guitars booth. In this clip, we get our first look at the new series of guitars made by Vigier, the G.V. Series. This series is a landmark introduction for Vigier because its their first step into the singlecut world. Also, Brett and Patrice Vigier talk about the 10/90 concept (10% carbon and 90% wood) for sustainability and improved intonation. In addition, they talk about the applying the zero fret to the G.V. series.
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Vigier Guitars Bumblefoot Limited Edition Model

March 5, 2009
PG's Brett Petrusek is On Location at NAMM '09 where he stops by the Vigier Guitars booth. In this clip, we get to check out the latest Vigier signature model, the Bumblefoot 2009 Limited Edition model. It comes standard with a sparkle black finish and matching headstock, a discretely positioned kill-switch, Ron Thal's unique 5-way pickup selector switch, as well as a removable thimble for slide playing.
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Collings Guitars New 360 Solidbody & More

March 4, 2009
PG's Brett Petrusek is On Location at NAMM '09 where he stops by the Collings Guitars booth. In this segment, we get to check out a new model, the 360, which has several different variations including a mahogany body, solid color and even one with a trem. In addition, we get to check out some updated body styles to the popular 290 model.
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Lipe Guitars Virtuoso, Luparo Jr. Bass & More

March 4, 2009
PG's Brett Petrusek is On Location at NAMM '09 where he visits the Lipe Guitars booth. In this segment, Mike Lipe walks us through several of his latest models, including a Equatorial mahogany, Virtuoso, and a Luparo Jr. bass. Also, you'll get to check out some models featuring some tropical woods (Mango tree) as caps and tops.
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Redland Musical Products Axe Mat, Axe Jack & More

March 4, 2009
PG's Brett Petrusek is On Location at NAMM '09 where he stops by the Redland Musical Products booth. In this segment, we get to check out some cool mats, neck holders and wall coverings ideal for throwing in your shop or work bench to ensure a safe spot for your guitar while under the knife.
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Teye Guitars A Series, S Series & More

March 4, 2009
PG's Brett Petrusek is On Location at NAMM '09 where he stops by the Teye Guitars booth. In this segment, we get to see and hear some of Teye's newest handmade guitars with their special pickups designed to adjust to a particular sound without changing amp settings. In addition we get to see some of the detailed body and neck work done by Teye.
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Elmwood Amps M90 & M60 Modena Models & Stinger 30

March 4, 2009
PG's Brett Petrusek is On Location at NAMM '09 where he visits the Elmwood Amps booth. In this clip, we get to check out the M90 Modena (90 Watts with KT88 tubes), M60 Modena (60 Watts with Preamp tubes 4 pieces ECC83 and Poweramp tubes 2 pieces EL34 operating in class AB push pull) and was just released in a rackmount edition too. Also, we get to check out the Stinger 30 (with EL 84 tubes at 30 watts).
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Diezel Amps Schmidt Amp Demo

March 3, 2009
PG's Brett Petrusek is On Location at NAMM '09 where he stops by the Diezel Amps booth. In this segment, we get to see and hear Diezel's newest amp, the Schmidt. This 30 watt, class A amp features either 6550, KT88, EL34 or 6L6 tubes or alternatively as a 15 watt class A amp with 6V6 tubes. Also, it has three channels and two EQs.
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PRS Artist Interview-Tony McManus

March 3, 2009
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location at NAMM '09 where he visits the PRS area. In this clip, we catch up with PRS acoustic artist, Tony McManus. He fills us in on his attraction to PRS acoustics and his recently finished CD which features 14 different boutique acoustic guitars (and yes, of course, a PRS) throughout the entire disc.
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EMG Pickups Alexi Laiho Models, X Series & More

March 3, 2009
PG's Chris Burgess is On Location at NAMM '09 where he visits the EMG Pickups booth. In this segment, we get to check out some preliminary renditions of the new Alexi Laiho signature models, the new 81/85/60 X Series models and finally, the long-awaited 81/85/60 Gold & Chrome humbuckers! Talk about bling!
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Diezel Amps Interview

March 3, 2009
PG's Brett Petrusek is On Location at NAMM '09 where he visits the Diezel Amps booth. In this segment, we get the latest scoop from Terry Hicks, Diezel USA, about how we'll be seeing more and more Diezel Amps across the US in the coming months because they have started a specific branch within Diezel to help spread to sound of their amps nationwide. They also talk about the new Schmidt model, which was released at this year's NAMM show.
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