Magnatone Giveawya

August Issue

What's New

February 2007 New Products

March 19, 2007
A look at this month''s new products
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Why Johnny Can’t Read

March 19, 2007
Any non-reading guitarist who has ever been asked to accompany someone via reading their music, been asked to learn a song from written notes or been asked to perform by sight-reading a piece of sheet music knows the awkwardness that always accompanies the reply, “I can’t read".
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A New Year To Think

March 19, 2007
First of all, in the spirit of the new year, I’d like you to think about the way you think about things. No, really … think!
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Koa: The Other Wood

March 19, 2007
If there was another tonewood that does it all for me, and (dare I say) almost better than any other, it would have to be koa (Acacia koa).
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Handwound for Tone

March 19, 2007
WCR has been hand-winding pickups for about 15 years now. I hope I can shed some light as to how WCR’s tones are achieved, and why they have become a benchmark to many
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Fave Pickups, Pt. 1

March 19, 2007
Talking about favorite pickups is equivalent to carrying on about beer. You’ve got domestic and imports, microbrewers and homebrews. Everybody has a favorite.
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Sound In Small Rooms

March 19, 2007
If you’re a performing artist, you are certainly going to be playing in small rooms for your loyal fans. Small rooms can be tricky in getting good sound for certain
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Gibson Les Paul TV, Pt. 4

March 19, 2007
In last month’s issue I had finally completed excavating this very thick, non-original white topcoat, revealing the original, nicely aged finish, “TV Yellow”.
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Kool Kay

March 19, 2007
Kay produced hundreds of different models between the late 1930s and late 1960s and most of them don’t have a model name/number or any kind of identification at all!
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Too Blessed To Be Stressed

March 19, 2007
Instead of the typical Q&A format, I like to occasionally expand on certain guitar-related thoughts and perceptions that are shared with me by guitarists. I often receive phone calls
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