February 2020

Gear Galleries

Crow Hill Guitars: La Paloma

May 20, 2009
A look at one of Erik Smith''s La Paloma, a natural beauty from Crow Hill Guitars
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Gibson ES-295: To Refinish or Not to Refinish?

May 20, 2009
A flaking 1955 ES-295 -- Zach weighs the pros and cons of refinishing, and explains what it does to the value of an instrument
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Specimen Products Maxwell Custom

May 20, 2009
Specimen Products'' project, based on a rough guitar made by Ian Schneller
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Grosh Guitars '59 Spec Set Neck Model

May 20, 2009
Don Grosh Set Neck model - on Gear Search now
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Premier Collector #11: Unique & Custom Basses

May 5, 2009
Ron Johnson has an impressive collection of 12-string basses and more
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Carol-Ann JB-100 Joe Bonamassa Signature Head & Orange 40th Anniversary Custom Shop Head

April 27, 2009
This month''s gear search gallery highlights two extremely limited amps.
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1962 Wurlitzer Gemini

April 27, 2009
Many people are unaware that Wurlitzer made guitars—including futuristic, cartoon guitars that look like they’d be in Elroy Jetson’s personal collection. According to the Blue Book of Electric Guitars
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Carlino Korina Impulse and Identity

April 27, 2009
Infatuated with the famous Modernistic Korina solidbodies of the late 1950s, Eddie Carlino wanted to add a modern flair to classic specs, and bring it back 50 years later.
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1961 Fender Stratocaster Tahitian Coral

April 21, 2009
A cool custom-color Strat with great natural wear
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Sneak Peek: New Stompboxes from Seymour Duncan

April 21, 2009
A look into Seymour Duncan''s new Twin Tube Blue, Deja Vu Delay, and Double Back Compressor
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Breedlove Mark I and Mark IV

March 17, 2009
Two solidbody beauties from Breedlove: the Mark I and Mark IV
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Roger Morillo Custom Bass

March 17, 2009
Sleek and beautiful bass from luthier Roger Morillo
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Kathy Wingert Guitars: Harp Guitar

March 17, 2009
Harp Guitar with figured sycamore
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1959 Gibson Super 400 CES

March 17, 2009
A look at Gibson''s Super 400 Archtop
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Sneak Peek: Mesa Boogie Mark V

March 17, 2009
A detailed look at Mesa Boogie''s new Mark V amp
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Goldbug Guitars Hombre & Lenore

February 16, 2009
Goldbug''s handcrafted Hombre & Lenore spare to attention to detail
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Sneak Peek: Electro-Harmonix Voice Box

February 16, 2009
A closer look at EH''s new Voice Box Harmony Machine & Vocoder stompbox
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Wilkins Sgt. Pepper’s Bass

February 16, 2009
Wilkins bass with meticulously hand-painted Sgt. Pepper''s graphics
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1966 Fender Telecaster: Custom Candy Apple Red

February 16, 2009
This ''66 Tele features a maple cap fingerboard and Candy Apple Red finish
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Grant Green's D'Aquisto New Yorker

February 16, 2009
Grant Green''s personal D''Aquisto now resides at Rudy''s Music
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