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Steel String

Ibanez Expands Artwood Vintage Lineup

September 9, 2015
This new trifecta, comprising a Dreadnought, Grande Concert, and Parlor model, features solid mahogany tops with Mahogany back and sides.
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B.C. Rich BCR6 Acoustic Review

July 30, 2015
B.C. Rich honors its acoustic origins with a fancy but affordable dreadnought.
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Lâg Tramontane Special Edition TSE701ACE Review

July 3, 2015
An extroverted Grand Auditorium—and a smooth-playing fingerstyle machine.
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Acoustic Roundup: Small-Bodied Smash Hits

June 5, 2015
PG tests three astoundingly versatile acoustics from Taylor, Martin, and Larrivée.
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Alvarez ADA1965 Review

April 21, 2015
This distinctive dread is a sweet player—at a sweet price.
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Taylor 618e Review

April 9, 2015
The re-voiced flagship of Taylor’s maple-backed line delivers dazzling versatility and big bass tones.
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NAMM '15 - Santa Cruz Custom PJ, Custom 1929 OOO, and Tony Rice Pro Demos

February 15, 2015
Richard Hoover shares his building philosophy and inspiration behind three new handmade models.
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NAMM '15 - Martin Guitars D-35 50th Anniversary, OM-45, Dreadnought Jr & CEO-8 Demos

January 27, 2015
The forefathers of acoustic guitar show off five new exquisite flattops.
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Guitar Shop 101: Tips for Buying a Used Flattop

October 24, 2014
Thinking about buying a used flattop? These tips will help you avoid costly mistakes.
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Kala Reintroduces the Thinline Guitar Series

September 11, 2014
The models will be available in in both steel-string and nylon-string versions.
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