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Gear

Gibson Custom Memphis-ES Series: Neck,PLEK machine

March 19, 2010
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Memphis, TN, where he visits the Gibson Custom Memphis factory. The Gibson Custom Memphis factory builds all the ES hollow- and semi-hollow bodied guitars, the white Les Paul and the Gibson EDS-1275 double-neck. In this segment, we get to check out how the neck is set, the procedure behind preparing the fretboard, the execution of the PLEK machine, the way they paint and finish each guitar and how they install and setup the hardware and electronics.
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Gibson Custom Memphis-ES Series: Constructing Body

March 19, 2010
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Memphis, TN, where he visits the Gibson Custom Memphis factory. The Gibson Custom Memphis factory builds all the ES hollow- and semi-hollow bodied guitars, the white Les Paul and the Gibson EDS-1275 double-neck. In this segment, we get to check out how the ES Series guitars are built. Here, we get to see how the wood is cut, pressed, sanded, bound and eventually put together.
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Martin OMC-16OGTE Acoustic Guitar Review

March 18, 2010
Martin''s OMC-16OGTE acoustic uses Roland COSM modeling for a stage-ready guitar
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ToadWorks PipeLine Tremolo Pedal Review

March 18, 2010
The ToadWorks PipeLine channels harmonic vibrato from early Fender Brownface amps.
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Getting Back In-Phase

March 18, 2010
What''s in-phase and out-of-phase, and how do you get your amps back in-phase? Chad explains.
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Media Preview April '10

March 11, 2010
Gibson’s Fabulous Flat-Top Guitars— An Illustrated History & Guide, Pretenders: Live in London, Johnny A.—One November Night
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The Moog Guitar Model E1 - Tremolo Bridge Review

March 11, 2010
The Moog Guitar challenges you to rethink the way you play
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Egnater Renegade Amp Review

March 11, 2010
The Renegade keeps Egnater''s signature feature sets and affordable pricing while moving them into a higher-gain package.
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Fender American Special Stratocaster & Telecaster Reviews

March 11, 2010
Where does Fender''s new American Special series fit in their family of Strats and Teles?
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1949 Gibson ES-5 Serial Number A-3943

March 11, 2010
Equipped with three P-90s, the ES-5 was part of Gibson''s 1948 electric line expansion
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