Samick Motherlode

December 2014

What's New

Guitar of the Month: 1978 Gibson Les Paul Custom

December 16, 2008
This well-worn road warrior Gibson Les Paul Custom is a 1978 model, in a rare silverburst finish. Two Tom Anderson humbuckers have been installed, an H3 in the bridge
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Petros Guitars Tunnel #13

December 16, 2008
Southern Pacific Railroad’s Siskiyou Summit Tunnel #13 was built in the 1880s using virgin redwood timbers harvested in Southwestern Oregon. These timbers witnessed the October 11, 1923 hold up
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Interview: Yngwie Malmsteen on His New Album & Guitar

December 16, 2008
Yngwie talks about going old-school on Perpetual Flame and his new Fender Custom Shop "Play Loud" Strat
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Special Effects: My Early Experience With Effects Pedals

December 16, 2008
Rich Eckhardt remembers how effects molded his playing in the early days of his playing
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What to Expect from a Repair Shop

December 16, 2008
Repairman and luthier Tim Schroeder gives some inside advice on what you should expect (and what you shouldn''t expect) when choosing a repair shop.
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Rewinding a 1971 Fender Jazz Pickup

December 16, 2008
John Brown does some rewinding on a classic 1971 J Bass pickup
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5 Tele-Style Builders You Should Know

December 16, 2008
We talk to Ron Kirn, Rick Kelly, Chihoe Hahn, Bill Crook and Jay Monterose about building boutique Tele-style guitars.
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PRS Modern Eagle II Review

December 16, 2008
PRS''s Modern Eagle II, though pretty, is more than a pretty face when plugged in
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PRS Singlecut Hollowbody Standard Review

December 16, 2008
The PRS Singlecut Hollowbody breaks the boundaries of familiar sounds with PRS quality
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Controlling Speaker Breakup

December 16, 2008
How speakers break up, and what you can do to control the noise.
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