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Guitar Shop 101: Tips for Buying a Used Flattop

October 24, 2014
Thinking about buying a used flattop? These tips will help you avoid costly mistakes.
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Kala Reintroduces the Thinline Guitar Series

September 11, 2014
The models will be available in in both steel-string and nylon-string versions.
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Epiphone Announces the PRO-1 Acoustic Collection

July 29, 2014
The Gibson-owned brand unleashes four new acoustics geared towards beginners.
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Maton SRS 70 Review

July 22, 2014
Australian dreadnought delivers top-notch playability—and a sonic alternative.
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Gibson J-15 and J-29 Reviews

June 27, 2014
Two new “slope-shouldered” acoustics offer new variations on a classic design.
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Córdoba Acero Review

May 27, 2014
Do Spanish-guitar design elements mean a better dreadnought?
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Factory Tour and Luthier Interview: McPherson Guitars

May 20, 2014
Matt McPherson’s twin passions—flattops and archery—led him to revolutionizing the compound-bow industry and creating some of today’s most forward-thinking boutique acoustics.
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Takamine Expands the G Series

May 14, 2014
The four new models include the GN10, GN10CE, GN20CE and GD20CE.
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Builder Profile: Veillette Guitars

April 22, 2014
After a life-affirming medical scare, the Woodstock-based luthier refocused his business and is launching an international boutique line.
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Pre-War Perfection: The Martin D-45

April 10, 2014
The 91 D-45s that Martin produced between 1932 and 1942 may be the most coveted flattops ever made. What makes them so special?
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