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Reviews: Guitars

Gretsch G5620T-CB Electromatic Review

October 19, 2014
A Gretsch semi-hollow for high-gain fiends.
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McInturff Spitfire Review

October 17, 2014
This high-end solidbody is a very skilled jack-of-all-trades.
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Taylor T5z Review

October 7, 2014
Combining elements of acoustic and electric guitar design, this hybrid will appeal to players seeking sonic versatility.
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Forrest Custom Guitars DB Boost B and G Bender Review

September 2, 2014
Double-bender T-style delivers seemingly infinite tones and textures.
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Quick Hit: Danelectro 59 M-NOS

August 7, 2014
A new 6-string inspired by a cache of 15-year-old pickups.
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Novax 25th Anniversary Sweet Annie Review

August 4, 2014
This commemorative version of Ralph Novak’s original Fanned-Fret wonder is easy to play and sounds fantastic.
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Ruokangas Mojo King Review

July 3, 2014
An immaculately crafted Finnish T-style that dishes tasty clean tones in abundance.
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Born Guitars OG Carve Review

June 25, 2014
Sustainable materials come together in a superlative electric.
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GJ2 Shredder Review

May 20, 2014
An aggressive, responsive, and well-crafted machine from the godfather of shred guitar design.
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Fender 1954 Heavy Relic Strat Review

May 15, 2014
This high-end Custom Shop model aspires to be an exact replica of a sexagenarian Strat. How close does it get?
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Fender Coronado Review

April 17, 2014
The idiosyncratic ’60s semi-hollowbody returns—with some twists.
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MTD Kingston Rubicon 6-22 Review

April 15, 2014
The famed bass builder designs a super-playable solidbody.
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Aristides 070 Review

April 3, 2014
Unparalleled playability and rugged stability from a sweet-sounding, boldly styled composite 7-string.
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DiPinto Melody Mach IV Review

March 31, 2014
This sexy synthesis of vintage Gibson and Mosrite is punky and rocking, yet surprisingly civilized.
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Eastwood Guitars Airline Map Baritone Review

February 20, 2014
An oddball classic—reborn as a baritone—is well-built and super fun!
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Silvertone Guitars 1423 Review

January 15, 2014
Silvertone revisits a classic with improvements that enhance its stability and versatility.
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PureSalem Electric End Review

December 25, 2013
New direct-buy builder combines confrontational looks with expansive sounds
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Epiphone G-400 PRO Review

December 18, 2013
Value and versatility in a vintage-styled SG.
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ESP LTD EC-1000M Deluxe Review

November 24, 2013
A modern single-cut whose unique wood complement delivers impressive pummeling power and glistening clean tones.
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Reverend Pete Anderson PA-1 RT Review

November 15, 2013
Signature archtop delivers modern playability and myriad tones.
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