Magnatone Giveawya

September 2014

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So You Want to Build a Guitar? Pt. 3

October 10, 2007
I see you’re brave enough to check back in for this month’s edition. Sharpen up those pencils and tools because we’re getting in deep this month. Remember that a
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'55 Gibson ES-125

October 10, 2007
On our workbench this month is a Gibson ES-125, which came to us with a collapsed top. It had been this way for years but, as of late, had
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Martin Maladies

October 10, 2007
Dear Trash or Treasure, In August I obtained my grandfather’s Martin that has been in my family for many years. I am unsure of when or how my grandfather
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Pitch - It’s All Perfectly Relative

October 10, 2007
As I sat down to write this column, my cell phone began beeping at the same pitch, over and over. Immediately I knew that the pitch was an interval
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Land of the Rising Stereotype

October 10, 2007
--> As I sit in my comfortable hotel room in the heart of Shinjuku, one of the major metropolitan areas of Tokyo, I am struck by the evolution of
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Truth and Consequences, Pt. 3

October 10, 2007
Hello and welcome back to The Low End. In prior installments we explored Rickenbacker and Gibson basses. This month we will take a peek at “old reliable” – the
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Stanley Clarke - Bass In Your Face

October 10, 2007
Our guest in this month’s column was referred to as a legend by age 25 years old. He is also a noted music composer, orchestrator, conductor and performer for
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Diode Stew

October 10, 2007
This month, I felt like taking a little dive into circuits for you solder-breathers out there. There are two main ways that diode clippers work, and there are subtle
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Sprucing Up that Vintage Amp

October 10, 2007
--> Last month we discussed buying vintage amps on eBay. Here’s a request list you can take to the repair shop, along with your “new” vintage find: Replace the
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MIDI Switching

October 10, 2007
As a typical guitarist, I have to multitask during live performances. Singing, playing lead and rhythm guitar parts and working the crowd all at once can be quite demanding
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