Magnatone Giveawya

August Issue

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The ’59-’63 Fender Concert Vibrato

February 8, 2008
Over the years, Fender has used two different effects that are labeled “vibrato.” One simply modulates the loudness of the signal. The other is more interesting to me; it modulates
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Effects Modifications: Concepts and Philosophy

February 8, 2008
Greetings, all ye pedalheads! This month we’re going to discuss our take on effects modifications. Most players these days are at least aware of the availability of effects mods
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Bypass Surgery

February 8, 2008
True bypass loop pedals can keep your effects from harming your tone. You’re getting concerned about your tonal health. When you visit your local health professional you find out
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1921 Martin O-18

February 8, 2008
From the very first installment of this column, the topic has always focused on solidbody or semi-hollowbody guitar restorations, prompting the question, “Do you ever work on acoustic guitars
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Hamer DuoTone

February 8, 2008
Dear Guitar Trash or Treasure, The lead guitarist in our band has played this Hamer guitar for years, but he doesn’t know much about Hamer or the guitar itself.
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Eric Johnson’s NASA Tone

February 8, 2008
The man who needs no introduction to the world of guitar and outstanding tone: Eric Johnson. The first time I heard Eric was back in 1985 when he did
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Monitor Madness

February 8, 2008
They can turn a great night into a nightmare. They can make your performance or destroy it. If you haven’t guessed it already, I’m talking about those nasty monitors. Almost
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The Show Must Go On!

February 8, 2008
In nearly 30 years of playing live shows, I’ve witnessed a variety of uncontrollable circumstances that have prevented the band from making it to the stage. There’s been everything from
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One With Everything: The Story of the Stereo Memory Man with Hazarai

February 8, 2008
The question on everyone’s mind after seeing the Stereo Memory Man with Hazarai for the first time is, “What in the hell is Hazarai?” I was fortunate enough to
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SPG Guitars Sold to Player Guitar Works

February 7, 2008
Star Power Guitars will retain name, former owners to reorganize custom shop.
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