Louis Electric

November issue is here!

What's New

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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More Fun with Meters

October 10, 2007
So there you are with your multimeter in hand, testing pickup coils from last month, right? We discussed what an unusually low resistance measurement would mean, but it’s more
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Bassmen and Bulgin Plugs

October 10, 2007
Hey Jeff, I have a huge problem with my ‘68 Bassman head and I’m praying you can shed some light on it. It blows fuses instantly after I take
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1966 Fender Jaguar

October 10, 2007
This 1966 Fender Jaguar features a rare candy apple red finish with matching headstock, gold hardware, and a maple fretboard with pearl block inlays and black binding. Sweet. From
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James Trussart SteelDeville

October 10, 2007
The perfect marriage of art and acoustics, James Trussart’s SteelDeville is built with a hollow steel body, maple neck and custom metal appointments, like a recessed steel head cap
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November 2007 New Products

October 10, 2007
Joe Barden Engineering J-Style Bass Pickups Joe Barden Engineering expands its double-blade pickup line with the introduction of the J-Style bass pickup for J-Bass-style guitars. Joe Barden J-Style pickups
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1961 Gibson ES-5 Switchmaster #A36092

October 10, 2007
This rare Gibson archtop was one of eleven natural ES-5 Switchmasters made in 1961. The ES-5 (ES standing for “Electric Spanish”) was renamed the ES-5 Switchmaster in 1956 with
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