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Seymour Duncan Custom Winding Pickups, Part 1

July 18, 2008
Seymour himself is at the winder in this video, showing how he makes pickups. He explains scatter winding and passes on some knowledge that was passed along to him from Leo Fender.
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Seymour Duncan Interview, Part 2

July 18, 2008
In this segment, Seymour talks about meeting Les Paul and developing a long-lasting friendship with Seth Lover, the inventor of the original PAF humbucking pickup. In fact, Seth gave Seymour his notes, his winder and many protoypes before he died. You'll see Seymour bring out the holy grail in this clip, the original PAF humbucker.
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Seymour Duncan Interview, Part 3

July 18, 2008
Seymour pulls out more early PAF humbuckers made by Seth Lover and Seth's own winder. Also, Seymour talks about making pickups for the best guitarists in the world.
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How to Make a Pickup, Part 1

July 18, 2008
?We went to Santa Barbara, CA to see how pickups are made at the Seymour Duncan factory. In this clip, SD's Evan Skopp explains bobbin material, bobbin insulation and?magnet charging. Also, did you know that temperature changes can wreck your pickup's magnetic pull? Evan breaks down some common demagnetizing dangers.
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The Pickup King: A Video Interview with Seymour Duncan

July 14, 2008
Want to see the holy grail of pickups -- theĀ original PAF humbucker that inventor Seth Lover used to apply for the patent? Want to see how pickups are made, including
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Martin Guitar Museum - Part III

June 30, 2008
More footage of Martin's Guitar Museum.

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Martin Guitar Museum
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On Location NYC - Rudy's Music Stop

June 30, 2008
Next to Sam Ash Guitars and Manny's, Rudy's Music Stop rounds out the current offering of West 48th St's famous destination location for guitarists.

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Rudy's Music Stop

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Martin Guitar Museum - Part II

June 30, 2008
Here's Part II of our personal tour of the museum, led by Martin's Dick Boak. In this vid you'll see the dreadnaught's rise to popularity thanks to singing cowboys, Elvis and the Kingston Trio among others. Watch as Mr. Boak pulls the company's best sounding guitar out of the display case and demonstrates what audio butter sounds like.

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Martin Guitar Museum
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Martin Guitar Museum - Part I

June 30, 2008
Footage of Martin's Guitar Museum.

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Martin Guitar Museum
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Martin Guitar Factory Tour - Part IV

June 30, 2008
Premier Guitar is checking out the Martin Guitar Factory. In this clip, we take a look at the X-Series, and the company's sound room, along with finishing, inlay, necks and the final assembly of the guitars.

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Martin Guitars

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