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12-String

ARTICLES

NAMM '16 - Reverend Guitars Billy Corgan Signature BC-1, Airwave-12 & Rick Vito RT Demos

January 24, 2016
The Smashing Pumpkins leader gets a new signature axe and Joe Naylor releases two rockin' machines.
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Reverend Guitars Unveils the Airwave 12 and Billy Corgan Signature Model

January 20, 2016
The Reverend Billy Corgan Signature BC-1 has a raised center ridge and strategic chambers under the pickguard to add resonance and reduce weight.
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Guild Guitars Releases the Starfire II ST, OM-240E, D-12, and More

January 19, 2016
The new models include five new arched-back acoustics, Starfires, and more.
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Luna Guitars Introduces Wabi Sabi Dread Cutaway 12-String Acoustic

January 19, 2016
With respect for environment and economy, Wabi Sabi guitars utilize solid wood tops that would otherwise be rejected.
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Guitar Shop 101: How to Intonate an Acoustic 12-String

October 9, 2015
A client wanted her D-12-20 to fret in tune all along the fretboard. Can it be done?
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12-String Setup Secrets

February 9, 2015
Ace Nashville luthier Joe Glaser and his crew reveal their recipes for maximum chime and jangle.
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Veillette Avante Gryphon Review

January 20, 2015
It’s a mandolin. It’s a 12-string. No, it’s a do-it-all double-string zing machine.
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Vintage Vault: 1966 Fender Electric XII

February 7, 2014
Fender’s solidbody 12-string was never a big seller, but you’ve heard it everywhere from “Stairway to Heaven” to “Sloop John B.”
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NAMM '13 - Breedlove Guitars Oregon Series Models & Passport Series 12-String, Bass, & Travel Models

February 25, 2013
Premier Guitar (http://www.premierguitar.com) is on location in Anaheim, California, for the 2013 NAMM Show, where PG's Rebecca Dirks visits the Breedlove Guitars booth. In this segment, we get to learn about additions to two of their guitar lines -- the Oregon Series and Passport Series.
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NAMM '13 - Veillette Guitars Grand 16" Baritone 12-String, Merlin, Flyer, & Gryphon 12-String Demos

February 18, 2013
PG's Charles Saufley is on location in Anaheim, California, where he visits the Veillette Guitars booth. In this segment, we get to see and hear demos of their four newest instruments -- Grand 16" Baritone 12-String, Merlin, Flyer, & Gryphon 12-String.
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1968 Rickenbacker 360/12

October 8, 2012
The 1968 360/12 pictured here has the features most often associated with classic Deluxe Rickenbacker models of the ’60s.
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Gluing Braces Inside a 1967 B-45-12N

July 9, 2012
1. Using tape to determine the size of the gap that needs to be glued. 2. Threading the stem of the trimmed pipette into the brace repair tool. 3.
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Martin Style Types

February 10, 2012
Style numbers indicate the construction materials and appointments of the guitar, and this system allows for several combinations between body shapes and styles.
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1966 Mosrite Mark XII

September 20, 2011
The revitalized Mosrite Mark XII model featured here has a two-tone sunburst finish on an alder body, boasting the “German carve” perfected by Mosrite founder Semie Moseley.
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1930 Gibson L-1

May 17, 2011
The iconic Delta-blues guitar: Gibson’s L-1. With its plain headstock and simple one-ply body binding, this L-1 projects an understated—even utilitarian—vibe. The L-1 began as part of Gibson’s archtop
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