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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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Egnater Tourmaster Combo Review

November 12, 2008
The Tourmaster 4212 is a beefy combo that offers ample gain and versatility.
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Riffs: Hammett on Fried Audio, Dio Karaoke Assault, Nirvana Baby Reprise

November 12, 2008
Hammett on Fried Audio from the Riverfront Times Kirk Hammett addresses a number of issues in a Riverfront Times interview, including the fried audio levels that many Metallica fans have been complaining
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Website Reviews: Pick Collecting & The One That Got Away

November 11, 2008
This month we find resources for compulsive traders, with four pick collecting and trading websites and a blog that recalls long-gone gear.
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Looking Back at 2008

November 11, 2008
Trent passes on the dream when he helps a friend''s kid set up for his first gig.
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Choke Troubleshooting

November 11, 2008
Popping issues arise when a choke is installed in an amp.
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Larry Van Fleet - Getting the Led Out

November 11, 2008
Larry Van Fleet explains his techniques for recording "D''yer Maker"
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Gibson Mandolin

November 11, 2008
This month, an old Gibson mando is passed down.
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Victoria Golden Melody Review

November 11, 2008
Victoria''s Golden Melody has reverb, vibrato, and a great clean vintage tone
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The Spectrum of Plectrum

November 11, 2008
Often, it’s the little things that go unnoticed, but in the pursuit of tone perfection, even the diminutive and easily neglected pick can make a big difference. I must
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