Samick Motherlode

December 2014

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1967 Rickenbacker 450 XII

November 9, 2007
This is a super clean 1967 Rickenbacker 450 XII, featuring two Toaster pickups, large white pickguard, rosewood fretboard with dot inlays and double line Kluson Deluxe tuners. Photo courtesy of
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December 2007 New Products

November 9, 2007
MILLS Acoustics Mach 212B Cabinet MILLS Acoustics introduces the newest member of their Pro-Tour Guitar Cab family. The Mach 212B Cabinet has been recently upgraded and utilizes a modified
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1959 Fender Jazzmaster #38876

November 9, 2007
In late 1958 the Fender Jazzmaster was unveiled to the public. With a price tag of $329, the Jazzmaster’s early ad copy read like that era’s car commercials: “America’s
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Big Boy Mic Techniques

November 9, 2007
So you have the perfect guitar (or guitars), a kick-ass amp, a cabinet with bitchin’ tone and the latest sound processors. Now what do you have to do to get
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’Bucking Hum and Then Some

November 9, 2007
I was recently put in a position where I had to know a great deal about PAF pickups. Like most guitar players, I have a tendency to say “I can
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So You Want to Build a Guitar? Pt. 4

November 9, 2007
Welcome back to our series on building a guitar. Last month we spent our first day gluing our guitar’s sections together. By the end of the day two, we want
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Track You Down

November 9, 2007
This month I’ve decided to take a crucial side trip into an area that is extremely useful for discovering exactly how you sound to both yourself and your respective
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Andy Timmons - Creating Killer Tone

November 9, 2007
I recently had the pleasure of sitting down and speaking with Favored Nations’ guitarist Andy Timmons to discuss the recording techniques of his latest Andy Timmons Band release, Resolution. For
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What is this thing, and what is it worth?

November 9, 2007
Dear Guitar Trash or Treasure, Can you help me with some information about this odd guitar? Some people have told me it is called a Flying V, but it
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It’s All Relative, Pt. II

November 9, 2007
Last month we discussed the differences between perfect pitch and relative pitch. Today, we are going to look at concrete things players can do to develop a sense of relative
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