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Weekend Warrior Luthiery, Part 2

June 9, 2010
Steve continues his luthiery journey with purfling and binding, neck shaping and lots and lots of sanding.
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NY Amp Show '10 - East Amplification Studio 2 Demo

June 8, 2010
PG's Shawn Hammond is On Location for the 2010 New York Amp Show where he visits the East Amplification room. In this segment, we get to check out East Amplification's Studio 2. The Studio 2 is a full-featured 2-watt head with a matching 1x10 extension cabinet. The Studio 2 features controls for Gain, Volume, Treble, Middle, Bass, Presence and Master Volume. Bober says that the amp's features give it a versatile tone that can go from clean to near-metal, hitting Pete Townshend and Larry Carlton-style sounds in between. The amp has a 5U4 rectifier, three 12AX7s and two 12AT7s in a push/pull configuration, making it "sound huge at 2 watts." The amps are hand built to order.

The Studio 2 also features an internal load with variable line out. This allows the amp to be run sans speaker and connected via the line out directly to the effects loop return or front end of a higher powered amp, enabling the amp to reproduce its signature tone at increased volume levels.
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Rudy's Music Stop-Amp Room, Mesa Boogie Manhattan

June 5, 2010
Adam Moore is On Location in New York City, New York, where he visits Rudy's Music Stop. In this segment, we get a tour of Rudy's famous Amp Room where Mesa Boogie Manhattan is located. During this video we get to see Rudy's current collection of amps, including models from Marshall, Orange, Mesa Boogie, 65Amps, Blankenship, Tone King, Louis Electric and many more.
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Richmond Empire Demo - Godin Tone Tasting '10

June 5, 2010
Adam Moore is On Location in Montreal, Canada, where he's at the Godin Tone Tasting 2010 event and is checking out Godin's newest Richmond model, the Empire. The Empire is test-driven by Jonas' guitarst Corey Diabo.

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Godin Icon Type 2 Demo - Godin Tone Tasting '10

June 5, 2010
Adam Moore is On Location in Montreal, Canada, for the Godin Tone Tasting 2010 event where he checks out Godin's new line of guitars--the Icon Series. Their are five models within the Icon Series, including the Type 2 Fat Black, Type 2 Classic, Type 2 Convertible, Type 3 Natural, Type 3 Black and Type 3 Burgundy. All the models feature the H.D.R., which revoices and augments the frequency range of each pickup and allows the player to go from passive to active pickups with the simple push of a button. The H.D.R. provides extra bite, dynamic response and redefines the character of each pickup. It's like having 2 sets of pickups in 1 guitar for 5 pure passive tones + 5 pure active tones. The models come either loaded with Jason Lollar P90s, Duncan '59s, Duncan's P-Rails or Godin's GHN1. This is Godin's first set-neck model.
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Godin Progression USB Demo - Godin Tone Tasting 10

June 5, 2010
Adam Moore is On Location in Montreal, Canada, for the Godin Tone Tasting 2010 event where he checks out Godin's new Progression USB model. As the name states, this is the standard Godin Progression model, but above the standard guitar input jack, there is a USB input so you can plug and play directly into your computer and its recording software. Also, it features Godin's H.D.R., which revoices and augments the frequency range of each pickup and allows the player to go from passive to active pickups with the simple push of a button. The H.D.R. provides extra bite, dynamic response and redefines the character of each pickup. It's like having 2 sets of pickups in 1 guitar for 5 pure passive tones + 5 pure active tones. It has a silver leaf maple body, hard rock maple neck and either a rosewood or maple fretboard.
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ProCo Limited Edition ’85 Whiteface RAT Pedal Review

June 3, 2010
ProCo has reissued their legendary 1985 "Whiteface" RAT pedal. How close does the reissue come to the original?
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GALLERY: Experience Hendrix 2010 Gear

June 3, 2010
More gear pictures from the Experience Hendrix Tour (Milwaukee stop)
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Don't Play Hurt, Play Healthy

June 3, 2010
Instrument choices you can make to keep yourself in the best playing shape possible for as long as possible
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Z. Vex Inventobox Pedal Review

May 28, 2010
Z. Vex''s DIY-in-a-box effect, the Inventobox, includes Fuzz Factory, Super Hard-On and Tone Stack modules that can be tweaked a little or a lot, plus room for your own invention.
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