August Issue

Gear

Bogner Barcelona Amp Review

June 14, 2011
While the Barcelona is built principally for a crystal-clean headroom, Bogner also threw in a Gain control for added versatility.
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Fret-King Super-Matic Guitar Review

June 14, 2011
In terms of ease of use and versatility, the Super-Matic may be the most elegant and practical stab at a self-tuning system yet.
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Michael Dunn Guitars

June 14, 2011
Canadian luthier Michael Dunn has spent most of his life experimenting with interior resonators.
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Adjusting Stratocaster Pickup Height, Pt. 2

June 14, 2011
Finding the height at which each pickup sounds best by itself.
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Epiphone Limited Edition Riviera Custom P93

June 14, 2011
A triple-P-90 steal with some minor work needed
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Happy Accidents

June 14, 2011
If you accidentally capture a track from a mic that was set up in the middle of nowhere, who cares?
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Making a Case for Attorney Rock

June 14, 2011
When lawyers, CEOs, doctors, and other big-money professionals pick up a guitar, people tend to wince.
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Genz Benz Streamliner 900 Bass Amp Review

June 14, 2011
The Streamliner holds true to its name with a simple, user-friendly control configuration and an all-tube, class-A preamp section.
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Replacing the Bridge on a '74 Gibson Flattop

June 14, 2011
As I was examining the guitar, my eyes were drawn to six black bridge pins protruding from its wafer-thin rosewood bridge and strings that were sloping over a rickety, bottomed-out plastic saddle.
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Dallas in Springtime

June 14, 2011
What is it like to be a dealer at a guitar show?
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