Magnatone Giveawya

August Issue

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Dating / Serialization 201

May 14, 2007
Many guitar collectors are concerned with the exact year of their guitar, but in reality year-to-year models don’t alter value that much
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‘65 Gibson SG, Pt 4

May 14, 2007
This month’s Restoring an Original begins with trimming down the mahogany reinforcement splines flush to the neck
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Surf Guitar Basics

May 14, 2007
When it comes to surf music, typically the guitar is drenched in high levels of reverb to emulate the sounds of the surf rolling in, but as always, you can adjust it to your taste
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Polarity and You

May 14, 2007
We’ll discuss pickup design, and the sometimes subtle nuances that can make a difference
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JFET Switching

May 14, 2007
Boss and Ibanez pedals universally use JFETs for bypass switching, and the operation of the circuit is a little mysterious until you have dug all the way to the bottom
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Dry/Wet Amp Rigs

May 14, 2007
I prefer amps in a dry/wet configuration, allowing amp #1 to be unaffected and amp #2 to get all the effects, with its tone signal generated from amp #1
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Records and Collections

May 14, 2007
These simple tips will address two important money managing issues: keeping records and collecting money
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Cycloptic Conformist Collector

May 14, 2007
Values of vintage guitars are dictated mainly by supply and demand
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Ace of Bass

May 14, 2007
I recently had the pleasure of doing a recording session with the renowned bass player, Randy Coven, who’s played with some of the best guitarists of our time
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More Speaker Parameters Explained

May 14, 2007
The Q parameters are very important in cabinet design. They represent measurements related to the control of a speaker’s suspension when it reaches the resonant frequency
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