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November issue is here!

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ARTICLES

Curing Comboanemia

September 2, 2010
I recently bought a 1982 Marshall 4210, the 1x12 combo version of the 2205 head. Both channels sound a bit too harsh or tinny, regardless of settings
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Floating Tremolos

August 13, 2007
The original Strat tremolo was designed to float, meaning that the tremolo''s rear edge is raised up off the body. That doesn''t necessarily mean that you need to set your bridge to float - set it how you like it.
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‘65 Gibson SG, Pt. 5

June 12, 2007
We left off last month by completeing the installation of the two reinforcement splines, leveling and finalizing the prep work. We are now ready to do the finish touchup.
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‘65 Gibson SG, Pt 4

May 14, 2007
This month’s Restoring an Original begins with trimming down the mahogany reinforcement splines flush to the neck
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Polarity and You

May 14, 2007
We’ll discuss pickup design, and the sometimes subtle nuances that can make a difference
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Dry/Wet Amp Rigs

May 14, 2007
I prefer amps in a dry/wet configuration, allowing amp #1 to be unaffected and amp #2 to get all the effects, with its tone signal generated from amp #1
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More Speaker Parameters Explained

May 14, 2007
The Q parameters are very important in cabinet design. They represent measurements related to the control of a speaker’s suspension when it reaches the resonant frequency
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Case of the Noisy Truss Rod

April 12, 2007
In comes a set-neck style guitar, the problem being a truss rod doing a bit of rattling
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Dual Recs & EL84s

April 11, 2007
Dual Rec and Marshall Questions Answered
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About Setups, Pt. 1

April 11, 2007
A setup means an overall adjustment and servicing. Different shops give you different things with their setups, but you should expect that it will include adjusting everything that is adjustable, and making sure that the guitar is as mechanically functional as it can be. Since everyone needs their guitar setup from time to time, we''ll take the process from the top.
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