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1966 Fender Telecaster and 1969 Fender Vibrolux Reverb Amp

April 19, 2011
By 1966, the Telecaster had changed considerably from its early ’50s incarnation, while still retaining the same basic layout and function.
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TV Jones Model 10 Electric Guitar Review

April 14, 2011
A single-cutaway solidbody with a Bigsby and TV Jones Custom Wound pickups
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PRS Studio Electric Guitar Review

April 13, 2011
The PRS Studio is specifically targeted to players who need to cover a lot of musical ground without sacrificing the satisfying tones the company is known for.
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Fender Road Worn Player Series Telecaster Electric Guitar Review

March 23, 2011
The Player Series Tele marries vintage look and affordability with modern features
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RS Guitarworks TeeVee Custom Electric Guitar Review

March 15, 2011
A V-shape body paired with the handsome, classic appointments of an early-’60s Telecaster Custom
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Gear Search Gallery: 1970 Ampeg Dan Armstrong Guitar

March 15, 2011
In 1968, when representatives from Ampeg, the iconic bass-amp company, came to famed New York City session player/guitar repairman Dan Armstrong for advice on a line of acoustic guitars it
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Modern Builder Vault: Hanson Guitars

March 15, 2011
It all started with pickups for John and Bo Pirruccello of Hanson Guitars—bass pickups to be specific. In 2005, John—who’s also CEO and co-owner of Lakland Basses— wanted to
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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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Fano Guitars JM6 Electric Guitar Review

February 15, 2011
A distressed and comfortable Jazzmaster-style instrument with gritty P-90s
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Modern Builder Vault: Bell Custom Guitars

February 15, 2011
Bell Custom Guitars builds classically-shaped instruments using a combination of acrylic and wood.
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Knaggs Guitars Choptank and Kenai Electric Guitar Reviews

February 15, 2011
Two solidbody boutique beauties from the former PRS designer''s new line of classic-inspired instruments
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JET Caldera Electric Guitar Review

February 15, 2011
The closing of 2010 may signal the end of a rather turbulent decade, but it’s certainly a time to celebrate the state of the independent guitar-building industry, which, despite
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Trash or Treasure: The Dump Master

February 15, 2011
A severely beat Jazzmaster found in a dumpster with mojo to spare.
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Gear Search Gallery: 1990 Warwick John Entwistle Custom Buzzard

February 15, 2011
This Explorer-inspired, North America-shaped bass was the brainchild of Who bassist John Entwistle and Warwick’s President and Founder Hans Peter Wilfer back in 1985.
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Gibson Lou Pallo Signature Les Paul Electric Guitar Review

January 27, 2011
Gibson''s latest honors Les Paul''s right-hand man, and an incredible player in his own right, Lou Pallo. The instrument incorporates elements from both traditional Standard and Custom models, with some twists like the P-90 and Dirty Fingers pickup duo.
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Manson Guitars E-bass John Paul Jones Signature Bass Review

January 17, 2011
The JPJ is a 4-string bass with straightforward controls whose only concessions to the unorthodox are an eye-catching body and a Hipshot D-Tuner.
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1952 Gibson Goldtop Les Paul

January 17, 2011
A fully-gold Goldtop in impeccable shape from the latter half of 1952
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Eastwood Guitars Warren Ellis Signature Tenor Guitar Review

January 17, 2011
Warren Ellis'' signature Eastwood is a 4-string tenor electric that opens sonic frontiers typically ignored by 6-string acolytes.
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Hand Guitars

January 17, 2011
Hand guitars use polymer clay and other alternative materials to create psychedelic designs
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