Samick Motherlode

December 2014

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Tubes for Tweeds

October 13, 2008
Jeff, I used to get Musician’s Hotline Magazine delivered and always headed straight for the “Ask Budda” column. About 98 percent of the stuff was over my head, but
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Phasing Out: How to get out-of-phase sounds from a Stratocaster

October 13, 2008
Welcome back to the world of hot-rodded Stratocasters. I hope you had some fun with the seven-sound mod from last month. A friend of mine reminded me to share
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Put A Load On

October 13, 2008
Connect the speaker output from your amplifier to the attenuator/load box. An attenuator/load box can be used either to reduce speaker volume, or, as shown here, to directly feed
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Review: Michael DeTemple Spirit Series Guitar

October 13, 2008
When a builder as well regarded as Michael DeTemple gives you his personal guitar to review, there’s an expectation of trust: Trust in his skills as an artisan as
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Effects…in an Amplifier!

October 13, 2008
Hey Zach, I have one of those Fender modeling amps called the Cyber Deluxe. It has all kinds of controls, knobs, buttons, and a built-in tuner. I used it
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Roger McGuinn: Rickenbackers, Martins & Byrds

October 13, 2008
An interview with Roger McGuinn, with notes from Rickenbacker''s John Hall and the Byrds'' Chris Hillman
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Collectors vs. Musicians

October 13, 2008
In the vintage guitar business, we often hear the complaint that rich collectors have pushed prices so high that the finest guitars have been taken out of the hands of
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Fender Releases Jim Adkins Signature Model

October 8, 2008
Jimmy Eat World''s Jim Adkins gets signature Fender Tele.
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Interview: Slash Talks Gear and Guitarists

October 8, 2008
If you didn’t recognize Slash immediately by the black top hat and cascading black curls, you’d know who it was the moment his pick struck string. There is a
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Riffs: Clash Live, New RetroKing, P90-Humbucker Combo

October 8, 2008
Clash Live Album Released from theclashonline.com The long awaited live Clash album, The Clash Live at Shea Stadium, was released this past Tuesday. Its sure to be worth the
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