Magnatone Giveawya

September 2014

ARTICLES

Trash or Treasure: Custom Kraft Ambassador

July 11, 2014
A reader finds a steal of a deal at $2 for a vintage Custom Kraft Ambassador.
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Trash or Treasure: Kay K6868 Style Leader

April 28, 2014
A reader considers selling his vintage Kay guitar, but first needs to find out what the actual model and value are.
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Trash or Treasure: 1960 Gibson Melody Maker

February 19, 2014
The low offer on this reader's guitar shows how important it is to do your research when buying or selling a guitar.
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Trash or Treasure: Fender Bassman 20

December 31, 2013
A historical look at one of Fender's rare amplifier models.
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Trash or Treasure: Peavey T-15

November 2, 2013
This short-scale model was both affordable and of high quality, helping to ignite the CNC revolution in guitar making.
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Trash or Treasure: Hiwatt DR103

August 24, 2013
Gear guru Zachary Fjestad appraises a PG reader's iconic half-stackā€”the same type used by Pete Townshend and other legends.
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National Style 1 Tricone

July 1, 2013
Before the electric guitar and amplifier were invented, the only other way to make the sound of a guitar louder was to make the instrument physically bigger, so the resonator was the first version of guitar amplification.
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Early Fender Custom Shop Stratocaster

May 11, 2013
An Fender Custom Shop 1962 Stratocaster replica with a gold-sparkle finish
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Hagstrom Super Swede

March 11, 2013
The Les Paul-influenced Swede was first introduced in 1970, while the higher-end Super Swede (originally called the Swede DeLuxe) was introduced circa 1977.
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Kustom K 100

January 9, 2013
Probably best known for their unique tuck-and-roll amp covering that was offered in a variety of sparkly colors, Kustom was one of the first amp manufacturers to find success with solid-state technology in the 1960s.
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