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Wire It Up!

April 10, 2008
Dirk continues his look at your guitar's insides with an overview of wiring.
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On Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana

April 9, 2008
We bring you inside the Taylor Road Show and Sweetwater''s HQ
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She Put the Whammy on Me

April 9, 2008
--> A Gibson ES-355 TDC Since last month’s installment I’ve been watching YouTube in a quest for some insightful angles (and some not-so-obvious answers) as to what really makes
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Stompbox Classics: Univibe

April 9, 2008
Welcome to our second installment of Stompbox Classics here at Stomp School. This month we’ll take an in-depth look at the legendary Univibe. Made famous by the likes of
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Distortion Dissection, the Final Exam

April 9, 2008
--> If you’re not careful in constructing your tone, misplaced/misused pedals can kill your sound. Now then, all you steely-eyed guitar killers, what have we learned about our beloved
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Stickin' It to the Man

April 9, 2008
Introducing the Chapman Stick, the stringed instrument you haven’t met yet. We talk with Virna Splendore, one of the world’s premier Chapman Stick players and explore this unique niche
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Guyatone Micro Effects Series Pedals

April 9, 2008
In my younger days, before the unforeseen plague of responsibilities crept up on me, I was miraculously able to invest in several hobbies outside of the world of music.
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Jodavi ZZYZX SnapJack Cable

April 9, 2008
With so many instrument cables on the market today, it is hard to justify another offering unless it’s something special. The SnapJack, a cable that detaches in the event
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Lace Helix 5-String Bass

April 9, 2008
Imagine your typical electric bass. A familiar body shape quickly comes to mind, one probably dating back to the dawn of bassdom. Your mental image of the pickups is
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Custom Shop Chet Atkins G6120 125th Anniversary Limited Edition

April 9, 2008
Featuring a Transparent Orange finish over real gold leaf, this 6120 is further set off by gold-plated hardware and TV Jones pickups. Production of this master-built axe will be limited
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The Wonder of Tubewonder

April 9, 2008
This month I spoke with Aleksander Niemand from Tubewonder about amp design and speaker selection. What’s the process for creating a new amp? Are you trying to fill a niche
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Taylor Road Show: Solid Body Demo

April 9, 2008
Ft. Wayne, IN, (April 9, 2008) - We were On Location in Ft. Wayne, Indiana, as the Taylor Guitars Road Show made a stop at Sweetwater Music. In this video,
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Big Gigs with Strangers

April 9, 2008
John Bohlinger lands a gig on an HDNet concert, and takes us along for the ride.
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Seymour Duncan Product Demonstration Contest

April 9, 2008
Seymour Duncan encourages users to creatively review products on YouTube to win gear
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So You Want to Build a Guitar? Pt. 8

April 9, 2008
Sanding the edges Routing the radius Jigged up for fret dressing Day Five – Final Details From here on, it’s mainly handwork and detailing. Let’s take a look at
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Tapering Off

April 9, 2008
We started discussing pot tapers last month, and we’ll discuss that a little more this month, but first we’ll have a look under the hood, so to speak, at
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Industrial Light & Music: Inside LightWave Systems and the Optical Pickup

April 9, 2008
In the electric guitar world, magnets rule. But new technologies on the market promise to shake up that longstanding truism. PG speaks with Founder and CEO of LightWave Systems,
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Sounding Your Best, Pt. 2

April 9, 2008
dbx’s DriveRack series can help you optimize and align your sound system; the 260 model has up to 2.7 seconds of alignment and zone delay available. This month we
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Let Them Build It and They Will Come

April 9, 2008
Joe Coffey spends 48 hours with Bruce Egnater and learns how to build his own tube amp. Kind of. Click here for videos from the seminar One of the
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Reverend Ron Asheton Signature Guitar

April 9, 2008
For musicians, there’s a bevy of quantifiable ways to gauge one’s popularity and influence on the musical world – the number of records you’ve sold, how many clubs you’ve
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