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Fuchs Releases Mantis Jr.

February 19, 2013
Available in both 50- and 100-watt versions, the Mantis Jr. is the latest addition to Fuchs'' Mantis line.
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1968 Marshall 50-Watt JMP and 4x12

February 4, 2013
It all started when a drum shop owner couldn’t get rid of three pesky guitarists. If it weren’t for those meddling kids and their gosh-darned guitars, Jim Marshall might
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Tweaking a Fender Super 60

December 10, 2012
I have a Fender Super 60 head without tubes and was wondering if there’s any way to modify it to get a JTM45 sound.
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Egnater Armageddon Amp Review

November 5, 2012
The pairing of Egnater''s Armageddon and AR-412 cab is a fantastic setup for the modern metal guitarist who wants extreme gain, total control, and exceptionally tight delivery.
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Analog Outfitters Sarge Amp Review

September 11, 2012
The Sarge amp is a 15-watt, EL84-powered circuit that uses vintage Hammond organ transformers and a Fender Deluxe-style tone stack.
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Hovercraft Dwarvenaut 20 and Andromeda KT88 Amplifier Review

August 29, 2012
The Dwarvenaut 20 and the Andromeda KT88 are built—or rebuilt—to achieve tones from the most hallowed names in stoner and doom rock.
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Champions of Chime: The EL84 Roundup

July 9, 2012
Three studio pros test nine EL84-powered amps in the 15-watt ballpark.
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Review Demo - Nocturne Blondshell

June 14, 2012
http://www.premierguitar.com PG's Shawn Hammond walks us through his most recent review of the Nocturne Blondeshell.



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Carvin VL300 Legacy 3 Amp Review

June 8, 2012
Steve Vai and Carvin''s latest collaboration.
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Nocturne Blondeshell Amp Review

June 8, 2012
Run by Tavo Vega out of his shop in Southern California, Nocturne Amplification is one of the few outfits today specializing in 6G6-B Bassman-based designs.
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1963 Fender Bass VI and 1966 Fender Bassman

June 8, 2012
Cream’s Jack Bruce and The Shadows’ Jet Harris were among those who explored the Bass VI’s soloing capability.
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Fender Super Bassman Pro Bass Amplifier Review

May 30, 2012
Big tube bass rigs will always be a part of the low-end landscape, even as advancements in digital and solid-state technology and performance requirements make smaller rigs more prevalent.
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Orange OR50H Reissue Amp Review

May 11, 2012
Based on the legendary Pics Only amp, the OR50H is one of the most versatile Oranges ever—an amp that delivers a wide range of sounds in addition to the muscle and headroom typically associated with the brand.
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Jackson Ampworks Newcastle Amp Review

May 11, 2012
This amp has amazing synergy with whatever you plug in to it, giving your fingers and axe power to take you from muted, complex jazz tones to perfect ’70s crunch and everything in between.
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Video Review - Orange Amps OR50H

May 11, 2012
PG's Jordan Wagner walks us through his latest review of Orange Amps' OR50 guitar amplifier head. http://www.premierguitar.com/Magazine/Issue/2012/Jun/Orange_OR50H_Reissue_Amp_Review.aspx
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3rd Power Amplification Dream Solo Model 4 Amp Review

May 9, 2012
Video Added! The ''68 Plexi half of the company''s popular British Dream model goes out on its own with some brand new tweaks and features.
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Laney Ironheart IRT120H Amp Review

April 6, 2012
The Ironheart is a 120-watt beast of an amp that’s dedicated to pushing the heavy overdrive envelope.
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Fargen Retro Classic Amp Review

April 6, 2012
A handwired, 25-watt powerhouse that enables you to explore the tones of two classic Marshall circuits
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Video Review - Laney Amps Ironheart 120

April 5, 2012
PG's Jordan Wagner walks us through his latest review of the Laney Amps Ironheart 120. The video review is a complementary piece to an already existing print review featured in the May 2012 issue of Premier Guitar and can be read online, in its entirety for free, here - .
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Video Review - Fargen Amps Retro Classic

April 5, 2012
PG's Jordan Wagner walks us through his latest review of the Fargen Amps Retro Classic guitar amp. The video review is a complementary piece to an already existing print review featured in the May 2012 issue of Premier Guitar and can be read online, in its entirety for free, here - .
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