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Builder Profile: Fodera Guitars

December 10, 2012
Shrewd bargaining, a little white lie, and a series of serendipitous connections paved the way for Vinny Fodera to rub shoulders with some of the most esteemed bass builders in the business. When he’d learned all he could from his mentors, he set out on his own and ended up being the luthier of choice for iconic players like Victor Wooten, Oteil Burbridge, and Anthony Jackson.
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Yamaha BB1025X Bass Guitar Review

October 8, 2012
The Yamaha BB1025X has practical features, nice looks, and solid playability, and its versatility makes it an ideal choice for players who prefer to use one bass for an entire show, or bassists who have to change styles quickly.
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Mike Lull JT5-24 Bass Review

July 9, 2012
Mike Lull has been flying under the mainstream radar and making superb basses and guitars for almost two decades now. His basses are revered in the low-end community and
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Scott Walker Guitars

October 18, 2011
Master craftsman Scott Walker is a Santa Cruz-based luthier who cut his teeth in the business working for Santa Cruz Guitar Company alongside Richard Hoover
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Dingwall Guitars Z3 5-String Bass Review

September 20, 2011
The Z3 is a striking bass that challenges convention with thoughtful features and versatile sounds.
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Video Review - Cort Arona 5 Electric Bass

September 7, 2011
PG's Jordan Wagner reviews the Cort Arona 5 Electric Bass, which was built in conjunction with Sandberg Guitars and Basses. The full written review is a September 2011 Web Exclusive and can be read in its entirety online here -
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Cort Arona 5 Electric Bass Review

September 7, 2011
Cort teamed up with German luthier Sandberg Guitars to design this 5-string bass that dabbles in both boutique feel and budget price.
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MTD Kingston Saratoga Bass Review

February 15, 2011
The latest from Michael Tobias'' more affordable line combines familiar J bass features with newer conveniences
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All You Need is... Bass!

August 19, 2009
A pretty pile of basses
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