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Gear History

The Mysterious Gibson Moderne

May 20, 2009
The search for the vintage world''s holy grail
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Gallery: Gibson Moderne Through the Ages

May 12, 2009
Tracing the evolution of the guitar world''s biggest mystery: the Moderne
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Trem Wars: The Whammy Arms Race

March 17, 2009
We take a look at the history of the whammy, from Bigsby to Fender, Floyd Rose and Kahler. A look at the origins of each major type of trem, and what each offers your playing.
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History Detectives Journal: The Josh White Guild Mystery

February 23, 2009
Stan Jay and Jay Pilzer recount their experience with a mysterious Guild on PBS'' History Detective show.
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The Return of the Hot Rod Guitar

January 15, 2009
As the modern custom shop comes full circle with its hot rod beginnings, we take a look at the movement’s early years.
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Vox Amplifiers: The JMI Years

December 16, 2008
Vox aficionado Jim Elyea talks about his journey in producing the most complete reference for JMI-era Vox amps ever made.
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The State of the Vintage Guitar Market

November 12, 2008

PG's Brett Petrusek is On Location at the 2008 Arlington Guitar Show and Auction, talking to vintage dealers about the state of the vintage market. Is it a bad time for buyers? Dealers? What's selling? Are guitars a good investment? The dealers themselves address these questions in this video.

Edited by Chris Kies


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10 Years of the POD

October 13, 2008
Ten years ago, Line 6 unleashed the POD on unsuspecting guitarists around the country and instigated a revolution of sorts. Perhaps those are big words, but there’s no denying
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Return of a Legend: Does the VG-99 Live Up to the GR-300?

October 13, 2008
The Roland GR-300 holds a unique position in the world of guitar synths. While the sonic potential of the GR-300 was limited, its incredibly fast and accurate tracking made
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Seymour Duncan Interview, Part 1

July 18, 2008
Every legend has an inspiring story about how it all began and Seymour Duncan is no different. An inquisitive young Seymour fixed a string-damaged Tele pickup back in the day and that launched it all.
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