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Video Review - Taylor Baritone 8-String

December 16, 2009
PG's Gayla Drake Paul guides us through her latest acoustic review - the Taylor Baritone 8-String (found within the pages of Premier Guitar's January 2010 issue).

As Gayla mentions, the Baritone 8-String was created in celebration of Taylor's 35th Anniversary as a company. The "chocolate-peanut butter" sensation features a Sitka spruce top with Indian rosewood back and sides. The neck is made of a tropical American mahogany with an ebony fingerboard featuring pearl diamond inlays.

It comes loaded with the Taylor Expression System pickup and onboard bass control and it is equipped with specially made Elixir Baritone strings.

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Taylor 855

June 17, 2009
Taylor''s short-lived 855 boomed like a cannon -- but what is it worth?
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1937 Gibson L-Century

June 17, 2009
During the years 1933 and 1934, Chicago held a World’s Fair commemorating the “Century of Progress” since the time of its incorporation. The fair was meant to stimulate the local
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Video Review-Takamine Glenn Frey Signature EF360GF

May 20, 2009
PG's Gayla Drake Paul leads us through her latest review on the Takamine Glenn Frey Signature EF360GF. This Takamine guitar is based off a guitar acquired by Glenn Frey in 1994 with the only differences being the back and sides on his signature model are solid rosewood rather than laminated and it features a little GF logo on the headstock. In addition, the EF360GF features Takamine's proprietary onboard electronics. The neck is said to feel like a Les Paul and is 1-11/16" wide.
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1996 Martin D-40QM

April 21, 2009
A unique maple-back Martin dreadnought that projects like no other
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1966 Gibson L4C Clean Up

April 21, 2009
A 1966 Gibson L4C is great condition, other than a layer of dust and grime.
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Kalamazoo KG-14

February 16, 2009
A look at Kalamazoo acoustics circa 1940
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Modern Builder Vault: James A. Olson Guitars

December 16, 2008
A look at James A. Olson''s 30th Anniversary Model
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