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Mod Garage: The Dick Dale Wiring

October 9, 2014
The unique wiring scheme behind the definitive surf sound.
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Acoustic Soundboard: Torrefied Woods—Don’t be Afraid

October 8, 2014
Is thermo-cured wood a lutherie fad or here to stay?
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State of the Stomp: A Brilliant Pedalboard Book

October 5, 2014
Japanese audio guru Yukihiro Hayashi shares his techniques for building the perfect pedalboard.
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Bass Bench: How Headless Hardware Works

October 3, 2014
Discover the advantages of a straight-pull tuning system.
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Staff Picks: Finding Your Voice

October 2, 2014
Singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge teams up with the PG editors to dole out some tips on discovering your vision.
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The Recording Guitarist: Tracking Yourself on Acoustic

September 30, 2014
What’s the best method when you’re the player, engineer, and producer?
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Ask Amp Man: Restoring a Deluxe Reverb’s Magic

September 29, 2014
Can a different rectifier tube improve an amp’s sound and feel?
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Will Ray's Bottom Feeder: My Epiphone 1966 Worn Wilshire Reissue

September 28, 2014
Ever regret selling a guitar? With a little luck, you might find a similar one to replace it.
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Jol Dantzig's Esoterica Electrica: Living the Dream While Avoiding the Nightmare

September 26, 2014
Helpful—and sobering—advice for anyone considering a guitar-building career.
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Guitar Shop 101: How to Install an Onboard Buffer System in a Strat

September 26, 2014
Buffering your Strat’s pickups with an onboard circuit provides several sonic dividends.
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Last Call: I'm Not Hurting Anyone but Myself

September 24, 2014
Can you become addicted to guitar?
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Vintage Vault: 1959 Gibson ES-5 Switchmaster

September 22, 2014
One of the finest electric archtops inspired by the L-5.
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Tone Tips: Taking It to the Wall

September 19, 2014
Hard work, a positive attitude, and giving your all is just as important as your playing.
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State of the Stomp: The Importance of Contingency Planning

September 18, 2014
Guitarists are great optimists, but in our technology-fueled world, you need a backup plan.
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Trash or Treasure: A Look at the National Newport 50

September 16, 2014
A reader scores a $50 treasure at a rummage sale.
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Tuning Up: Doing It Wrong Feels So Right

September 15, 2014
Why challenging conventional guitar wisdom is our last true frontier.
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Tools for the Task: Pedalboard Power Supplies

September 10, 2014
To coincide with this month’s smorgasbord of stompbox reviews, we look at options for efficiently powering your pedalboard.
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Staff Picks: Eye-Candy Pedals

September 8, 2014
Buckcherry guitarist Keith Nelson joins the PG staff to talk about eye-candy pedals and current guitar obsessions.
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Mod Garage: Inside Brian May's Red Special

September 5, 2014
Ever wonder what’s so special about the Queen guitarist’s custom guitar?
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Acoustic Soundboard: Vintage Instruments—An Endangered Species?

September 1, 2014
New restrictions on certain woods and animal products may have a larger impact on the instrument market.
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