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Humbucker-equipped

Vintage Vault: 1967 Gibson Trini Lopez Standard

February 21, 2018
A vintage signature model benefits from “the Grohl Effect.”
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NAMM '18 - Sublime Guitars Tomcat Standard, Tomcat Deluxe & Chieftain Standard

February 15, 2018
A unique global parts-sourcing model yields three compellingly priced new electrics.
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NAMM '18 - Vola Guitars Blaze X Guitar Demo

February 13, 2018
A hot-pickup shred machine with a distinctive layered “glow.”
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NAMM '18 - Alquier Guitars Space Wow and Cosmic Demos

February 12, 2018
A high-end French luthier with a preference for bamboo-bodied builds debuts at NAMM.
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NAMM '18 - Mayones Regius CoreGuard 6 Master Builder Demo

February 8, 2018
The innovative Polish crew demos a range of elegant shred machines—including one whose carved top seamlessly incorporates a beautifully sculpted pickguard.
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NAMM '18 - Guild F-55 Jumbo & Jetstar Demos

February 7, 2018
The last of the company’s unissued acoustic models takes a bow, and a new solidbody electric embraces the hot-rod designs of the late ’50s.
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Hagstrom Fantomen Review

February 7, 2018
A legendary Swedish axe maker teams with Swedish metal merchants Ghost to deliver a thunderous and surprisingly adaptable solidbody.
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NAMM '18 - Eastman T64/V & SB59/v GB

February 6, 2018
The California outfit highlights a P-90-packed hollowbody and a beefy solid body.
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NAMM '18 - Ormsby Guitars Goliath Headless GTR Demo

February 1, 2018
A Perth-based guitar builder designs a new line of sans-headstock 6-, 7-, and 8-string hot rods.
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NAMM '18 - Charvel Satchel Signature Pro Mod DK Demo

January 28, 2018
A shred machine so over-the-top it could only belong to Steel Panther's Satchel.
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NAMM '18 - Zemaitis Chameleon, Greco BG Guitar & A22 Demos

January 28, 2018
Three new designs that put the accent squarely on classic tone and playability.
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NAMM '18 - D'Angelico Bedford, Atlantic & Ludlow Demos

January 28, 2018
A storied American brand name writes a new chapter with its first three solidbody axes: the Ludlow, the Bedford, and the Atlantic, in two tiers.
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NAMM '18 - PRS Mark Tremonti MT15 and 2018 S2 Studio Limited-Edition Demos

January 26, 2018
A fire-breathing 15-watt beast and a new S2 model packed with interesting tones.
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NAMM '18 - Fender Parallel Universe Demos

January 26, 2018
We take a listen to the company's new limited-edition series full of reimagined classics and wacky mashups.
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NAMM '18 - Kiesel Guitars Zeus Series, Osiris Series & Jason Becker Perpetual Burn

January 26, 2018
The headless Zeus and Osirus go for a bold look and fat tones, and the S-style S-S-H JPB pays tribute to Jason Becker.
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Fender Ed O’Brien Stratocaster Review

January 23, 2018
Musical possibilities abound in a sustainer-equipped Stratocaster.
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Mod Garage: Reverse-Engineering a Generic 4-Conductor Humbucker

December 26, 2017
If your guitar’s pickups are unbranded, you’ll face uncertainty about its internal wiring scheme. Learn how to crack the all-important color code using basic diagnostic tools.
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Quick Hit: Traveler Guitar LTD EC-1

December 11, 2017
If you’re burned out on TSA hassles or have even given up on traveling with a guitar, here’s a way to fret more and fret less at the same time.
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Ola Englund Launches Solar Guitars

November 28, 2017
The Swedish axe man—known for his work with The Haunted, Feared, and his own YouTube channel—dives into the MI with four aggressive designs featuring Floyd Rose bridges, Seymour Duncan pickups, and Grover tuners.
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Epiphone Presents the Limited Edition Joe Bonamassa 1958 "Amos" Korina Flying-V Outfit

November 22, 2017
One of Gibson's futuristic guitar designs gets resurrected by Joe Bonamassa and will feature their ProBuckers, CTS electronics, and a '50s-style hard case.
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