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Videos

Ibanez - Left-hand Vai & Satch Signatures & More

August 18, 2009
PG's Chris Burgess is On Location in Nashville, TN, for Summer NAMM '09 where he visits the Ibanez booth. In this segment we check out several familiar models with a bit of a twist. First up is the 30th Anniversary Musician Bass, which is limited to 15 basses worldwide. The bass made famous by Sting features swamp ash body, 5 piece maple/walnut neck, ebony fingerboard and a MC30TH Special Inlay. Next up is the 20th Anniversary of the Paul Gilbert PGM100RE. It features a basswood body, 5 piece maple/walnut neck, bound rosewood fingerboard and has a H-S-H pickup configuration. Finally, the wait is over as Ibanez has released left-hand Steve Vai and Joe Satriani signature models.
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Ernie Ball Coated Bass Strings, Pics & More

August 17, 2009
PG's Chris Burgess is On Location in Nashville, TN for Summer NAMM '09 where he visits the Ernie Ball booth. In this segment, we get introduced to some new Ernie Ball accessories - Coated Bass Strings (several gauges and variations), Day-glow Guitar Pics and Flexfit Ernie Ball hats.
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Sterling AX20, AX40, Petrucci Signature & More

August 17, 2009
PG's Ben Friedman is On Location in Nashville, TN, for Summer NAMM '09 where he visits the Sterling by Music Man booth. In this segment, we get to see several new products offered by Sterling. The AX20 features a contoured basswood body, quilted maple veneer top, 2x Sterling A5 Zebra Humbuckers and a maple neck with a rosewood fingerboard.

The AX40 has contoured basswood body with cream binding, quilted maple veneer top, Sterling double-locking tremolo, bolt-on maple neck with a rosewood fingerboard and two Sterling A5 Zebra Humbuckers.

The JP50 (John Petrucci Signature) has a baswood body, custom Sterling Petrucci Neck carve, a maple neck with rosewood fingerboard, two Sterling Modern Humbuckers and Sterling Modern Tremolo recessed bridge.

The SB14 bass comes with a basswood body, maple neck with rosewood fingerboard, Music Man-Designed humbucker with a 3rd hidden phantom coil and an active preamp.

The Ray34 bass features a swamp ash body, maple neck with rosewood fingerboard, Music-Man designed humbucker and a 6-bolt neck joint.

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Recording King Custom Shop ROS-697 & More

August 14, 2009
PG's Chris Burgess is On Location in Nashville, TN, for Summer NAMM '09 where he swings by the Recording King booth. In this video segment, we get introduced to some of their newest offerings - Custom Shop ROS-697 and the Jubilee Series Classic Small-Body acoustic. The ROS-697 is based on a historic 1927 12th fret 000 design. It features a hand-selected AAA Sitka spruce top, Brazilian rosewood back and sides and a mahogany neck. The ebony fingerboard is inlaid with an elaborate Greg Rich-designed Tree-of-Life M.O.P inlay covering the full fretboard. There will only be 10 of these Custom Shop renditions made.

The Jubilee Series Classic Small-Body has a solid Sitka spruce top and supported with hand-shaped, fully scalloped x-bracing. The back and sides are made of figured maple. The "C" profile neck is made from a single piece of solid mahogany with traditionally styled inlay on the rosewood fretboard.

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Cole Clark - Jerry Douglas Lap Steel Jam

August 14, 2009
PG's On Location in Nashveille, TN for Summer NAMM '09 where we visit the Cole Clark booth. In this video, we get a special treat as Jerry Douglas does his thing on Cole Clark's Violap. The Violap is made with the standard Cole Clark carved top and features a hollow neck. The body has a hour-glass shape reminiscent to lap steels in the '30s. Also, it comes loaded with two humbuckers.
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AXL Guitars Badwater Series Guitars - Summer NAMM

August 13, 2009
PG's Ben Friedman is On Location in Nashville, TN, for Summer NAMM '09 where he visits the AXL Guitars booth. In this segment we get to see several models within their Badwater Series. The guitars within this series feature distressed bodies, antiqued hardware that gives them that beaten and battered appearance. Also, the guitars come equipped with EMG-designed pickups.
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Cole Clark-Adam Rafferty Acoustic Jam -Summer NAMM

August 13, 2009
PG's On Location in Nashville, TN, for Summer NAMM '09 where we visit the Cole Clark booth. In this segment, we sit back and watch Adam Rafferty rip out some acoustic jams on his Cole Clark Fat Lady acoustic/electric.
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LSL Instruments 52.5 Aged T-Bone Guitars

August 13, 2009
PG's Chris Burgess is On Location in Nashville, TN, for Summer NAMM '09 where he visits the LSL Instruments booth. In this segment, we get introduced to some old-school, t-style guitars. T-style picker Matt Rae walks us through some tones that the LSL T-bones can produce. They feautre swamp ash bodies, "C" profile maple necks, LSL custom-wound pickups and all the metal parts, hardware and fretboards are manually aged to create a near authentic played, not beaten appearance.
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Santa Cruz Guitars 1929 OO & 1929 OOO -Summer NAMM

August 13, 2009
PG's Chris Burgess is On Location in Nashville, TN, for Summer NAMM where he swings by the Santa Cruz Guitars booth. In this segment we get to check out two of Richard Hoover's latest creations - the 1929 OO and 1929 OOO acoustics. The 1929 OO is a 12-fret small bodied acoustic that features all solid mahogany top, back, sides and even mahogany binding. The body and size of the OO is very similar to classical acoustics. The big brother of the OO, the 1929 OOO is a similar in body style and size to the OM, but features 12 frets and a slotted headstock with a "V" neck profile. The OOO also features solid mahogany top, back and sides.
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VHT Amps Standard Series 18 Watt Demo -Summer NAMM

August 13, 2009
PG's Chris Burgess is On Location in Nashville, TN, for Summer NAMM '09 where he visits the VHT Amps booth. In this segment, we get our first look at the hand-wired Standard Series 18 watt combo. The Standard 18 combo is a two-channel amp with classic British-amp voicing. It features 2-EL84 power tubes, 3-12AX7 preamp tubes, 1-5Y3GT rectifier tube and comes with a Celestion G12H30 speaker.

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