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Navigating LP Copies

September 10, 2007
I hope you can help me with this guitar I bought. I am more interested in the history of the guitar than the value, but I wouldn’t mind knowing
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Doug Stapp - Dr. Frankenstein

September 10, 2007
I don’t know if many of you are familiar with Texas shredder Doug Stapp, but once you hear his remake of Edgar Winter’s “Frankenstein,” you’ll become an instant fan. Together
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Truth and Consequences, Pt. 2

September 10, 2007
Welcome back, everyone. Last month we discussed some of the basic knowledge needed for buying a vintage bass, as well as some general Rickenbacker product know-how. This month we’ll
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Guitar Amp Polygamy

September 10, 2007
Every guitar player is on a quest to find his or her perfect tone. Many of us long to get the guitar sounds we hear on albums and projects
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Why is a Good Amp Tech So Hard to Find?

September 10, 2007
--> There seem to be two major questions about amp repair: why is amp repair so expensive that we don’t dare have an amp break? And why are good
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Genz Benz Start to Finish

September 10, 2007
This month we get an amp company’s perspective on design and speaker selection from Jeff Genzler, founder of Genz Benz. Approaching new amp design involves several criteria. Roger Hart (Product
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Bidding on that vintage amp?

September 10, 2007
A word of personal experience when it comes to buying tube amps on eBay – count on investing at least another couple hundred dollars getting your cool vintage amp up
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Myth Busters, Stomp School Edition, Pt. 2

September 10, 2007
This month we continue to bust some rampant pedal myths. Let’s get started. --> Myth: TS9s with no “CE” mark on the label are originals. The original Ibanez TS9 Tube
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Meters and Stuff

September 10, 2007
Last month I alluded to the idea of using a multimeter to test pickups and configurations. If you aren’t aware of these handy little gadgets, here’s a brief introduction.
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1993 Fender Blues Deluxe Reissue and Marshall 100-watt Super Lead II

September 10, 2007
Hi Amp Man, I have a 1993 Fender Blues Deluxe Reissue and I love the tone but want just a little more clean headroom – maybe 50-60 watts instead
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