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Video Review: Vox Night Train NT15H Head

July 22, 2009
Jordan reviews the Vox Night Train head. The Night Train is a single-channel 15 watt head that has a switch for either Pentode (15 watts) or Triode modes (7.5 watts). Another dynamic option is the Bright / Thick switch that accentuates the high-frequency components for a clear, ringing tone (Bright) or bypasses the tone circuit to boost the gain and create a chunkier, heavier sound (Thick). Other features include 2-EL84 power tubes, 2-12AX7 preamp tubes and has knobs for Gain, Treble, Middle, Bass and Master Volume.

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Punchy Legato

July 22, 2009
A hybrid texture of legato and staccato playing
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Fret-King Green Label Corona 60 HB Review

July 22, 2009
The Fret-King Corona 60 HB takes the vintage Strat mold and makes all the necessary improvements
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VOX Night Train NT15H Head Review

July 22, 2009
The highly-anticipated 15-watt Vox Night Train doesn''t disappoint.
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AAD CUB AG-100 and Super CUB AG-300 Review

July 22, 2009
We review the CUB and SuperCUB amps from Phil Jones Pure Sound.
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Vintage V52 & V62 T-style Guitars-Summer NAMM '09

July 21, 2009
PG's Chris Burgess is On Location in Nashville, TN, for Summer NAMM '09 where he visits the Vintage (by Trev Wilkinson) booth. In this video segment, we get our first look at two styles of Vintage guitars coming to North America shortly -- the V52 & V62 T-style guitars. These guitars feature appointments seen on the traditional Teles from the '50s and '60s but with some improvements. In addition, these guitars have been distressed and worn to match that of a guitar own and played for decades.
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GlassTones Vitric Models - Summer NAMM '09

July 21, 2009
PG's Chris Burgess is On Location in Nashville, TN, for Summer NAMM '09 where he visits the GlassTones booth. At first glimpse, these guitars have a shimmering attribute not seen on most guitars -- a highly-tempered silica based compound (e.g., glass) that works as the guitar's fretboard. This patented technology is described to eliminate interference from other inferior materials, such as metal, and purifying the vibration of the string. The resulting sound is clear, pure, and bold with increased sustain. Other appointments of GlassTones guitars include maple necks, Sperzel tuners, various Lindy Fralin pickups and Gotoh bridges.

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Breedlove Guitars Mark II Synergy-Summer NAMM '09

July 20, 2009
PG's Chris Kies is On Location in Nashville, TN, for Summer NAMM '09 where he visits the Breedlove Guitars booth. In this video, we get to check out Breedlove's newest electric model, the Mark II Synergy. The Mark II resembles a soft-cutaway Breedlove C25 in profile. The guitar features an asymmetrically chambered figured maple body. Also, its features include a bound ebony fretboard, Tone Pros hardware and the Synergy pickup that can help a guitarist create piano-like tones.
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Vasant Guitars V-100 Archtop - Summer NAMM '09

July 20, 2009
PG's Chris Burgess is On Location in Nashville, TN, for Summer NAMM '09 where he visits the Vasant Guitars booth. In this video, we get to see their flagship model, the V-100, and a prototype for an electric model. The V-100 is an archtop made of Sitka spruce (top), Curly maple (back and sides) and features a maple neck and ebony fingerboard. Other appointments include a Bartolini pickup that can be easily removed for easy access to the truss rod, Waverly tuners and a KTM-9 water bourn gloss lacquer finish.

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Video Review - Fret King Green Label Corona 60 HB

July 20, 2009
PG's Bob Goffstein reviews the Fret King Green Label Corona 60 HB. In this video review, Bob walks us through the Corona HB's appointments and the things that it make different from a standard Strat. These differences include the integral neck, a humbucker in the bridge position, a "Wilkaloid" nut, the laminated plastic pickguard that features a "vintique gold 24 carat" design and the Wilkinson VSV High Performance Vibrato System. The VSV Vibrato system was a pleasant surprise for Bob who admits he's not a fan or regular user of vibrato systems.
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