October Giveaway top

Header

What's New

Super String Theory

April 12, 2007
Now that we’ve discussed some general concepts on adjusting and fine-tuning humbucking pickups, let’s examine yet another huge tonal (and magnetic) variable – string choice. What you use here
Read More

Vintage Jazz Guitar Market - Bullish, Bearish, or Biased?

April 12, 2007
Today’s Hardball topic deals with the vintage guitar market from a different point of view: the ever-so-slanted perspective of the jazz guitarist. We are all aware of the ongoing
Read More

Identifying Your Guitar 101

April 12, 2007
What kind of guitar is it? How old is it? What’s it worth? What is this stupid thing? I know I hear questions like this several times a day,
Read More

‘65 Gibson SG, Pt. 3

April 12, 2007
After 48 hours, the clamp was removed and the remaining damaged areas were drop-filled with cynoacrylate glue and surfaced leveled for strengthening purposes before routing the neck and installing the reinforcement splines.
Read More

Exploring Gear Box

April 12, 2007
How much do you know about “re-amping?”
Read More

Speaker Parameters

April 12, 2007
I believe that developing guitar speakers and, for the player, deciding what speaker to use is more of an art than a science.
Read More

Tube Matching - Needed or Not?

April 12, 2007
Do you need matched output tubes? Is it worth the extra bucks? Are unmatched tubes just as good? There are at least three major things to match in output
Read More

Case of the Noisy Truss Rod

April 12, 2007
In comes a set-neck style guitar, the problem being a truss rod doing a bit of rattling
Read More

A Collectible Market’s Evolution, Pt.4

April 12, 2007
Phase 4 (2004-present) The most powerful price appreciation the vintage electric guitar market has seen during the last 20 years is occurring during Phase 4 (2004-present). Some rates of
Read More

Connecting Scale Patterns

April 12, 2007
Many players practice scales in different positions but don’t know how to connect them for fluid lines that weave across the neck
Read More