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Factory Telecaster Wirings, Pt. 2

July 19, 2013
Exploring the post-1967 wiring, referred to as the “modern” or “standard” Telecaster wiring that's is still in use today.
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Three’s Company: The Pickup Placement Paradigm

July 18, 2013
Why do guitars have two or three pickups? Why not four, or even six for that matter?
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Playing it Cool with a Hot Rod Deluxe

July 16, 2013
Jeff addresses reverb dropouts and volume drops or fluctuations potentially caused by failure of a Fender Hot Rod Deluxe's low-voltage power supply.
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30,000 Days

July 16, 2013
If you want to live like there’s no tomorrow, the only sensible course is to make the most of a career in music.
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1953 Fender Telecaster and 1953 Fender Deluxe

July 15, 2013
For many guitarists and collectors, a 1953 “blackguard” Telecaster is considered the Holy Grail of all Teles.
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Staff Picks: Exit Music

July 11, 2013
This month Duff McKagan and Jeff Angell of Walking Papers join us in imagining soundtracks to take us into the great beyond.
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Normandy Guitars' Promising Pedal Debut

July 10, 2013
The O-CB’s retro-cool aesthetics drew me in, and once I heard the pedal, I was sold.
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iOS, Anyone?

July 10, 2013
No matter what style of music you make or how you prefer to work, there are apps and accessories for your iPad or other iDevice that will let you capture recordings and work on your music wherever you find yourself.
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String Nut or Zero Fret?

July 5, 2013
The zero fret takes care of the intonation and, more importantly, establishes the correct and minimal string height.
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Venture Guitars

July 4, 2013
“We wanted to see more craft and soul come back into the guitar market and wanted to be a part of that,” says Bousley.
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