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Celestion Gold Series Speakers

May 14, 2007
The new 50-watt Alnico magnet speakers represent the latest in a line of legendary tones from a company that has had a significant impact on the history of guitar tone
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Dallas International Guitar Festival - A 2007 Wrap Up

May 14, 2007
The 2007 Dallas International Guitar Festival was proof positive that things are indeed bigger in Texas
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The Tone Odyssey: Greg Howe’s Six-String Journey

May 14, 2007
It’s a long and winding road filled with trial and error, happy accidents, success and ultimately the thrill of the ride
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Something to Look Forward to: G & L Custom Creations

May 14, 2007
While many players today are familiar with G&L and their more famous models, like the ASAT, what some may not be aware of is G&L’s Custom Creations Department, developed in the late ‘90s to build limited edition instruments
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Jet Guitar Number 300

May 14, 2007
A one-man shop that produces only 50 instruments per year, Jeffrey chooses to celebrate each hundredth guitar with a single, stunning collector’s item
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Tuning In - Dean Markley PT-13 Chromatic Pedal Tuner

May 14, 2007
They can offer as much tuning accuracy as the more traditional tuners we have been using for the past couple of decades, and the convenience of having a tuner at your disposal, at any time, quickly becomes indispensable
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A Declaration of Independence: Independent Net Retailers Move to Mortar

May 14, 2007
The secret to the success of his business was building the foundations online, with an actual store coming years later
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Fender Champion 600

May 14, 2007
We recently had the opportunity to get our hands on one, and while it won’t be a threat to any of the high-end, low-wattage offerings currently available, we enjoyed exploring Fender’s modern take on the brown and blond icon
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1961 Gretsch Chet Atkins Country Gentleman 6122

May 14, 2007
The Gretsch Country Gentleman debuted in 1958 as the top model of the Chet Atkins line, which included the economy Tennessean 6119, as well as the Chet Atkins Hollowbody
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June 2007 New Products

May 14, 2007
New Products for June 2007
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Equalize This!

May 14, 2007
Make sure to balance the system crossover so you have the balance of lows, mids and highs that you want, and then you can start tuning with the EQ.
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Why We Collect

May 14, 2007
Many serious players put tonal characteristics before anything else
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Don’t Fret

May 14, 2007
Anytime you increase the fret size, the tone of your instrument will be altered– keep in mind that this might not be a bad alteration
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The First Day of School

May 14, 2007
We’re going to take this space that PG has given us to discuss our favorite topic, and the favorite topic of nearly every guitarist today – tone!
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Dating / Serialization 201

May 14, 2007
Many guitar collectors are concerned with the exact year of their guitar, but in reality year-to-year models don’t alter value that much
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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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Surf Guitar Basics

May 14, 2007
When it comes to surf music, typically the guitar is drenched in high levels of reverb to emulate the sounds of the surf rolling in, but as always, you can adjust it to your taste
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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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JFET Switching

May 14, 2007
Boss and Ibanez pedals universally use JFETs for bypass switching, and the operation of the circuit is a little mysterious until you have dug all the way to the bottom
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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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