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Gear

Make'n Music - Chicago - Part II

May 8, 2008
Premier Guitar is On Location in Chicago to check out one of the most amazing high-end guitar shops in the country. In part one, we look at Teddy Gordon's selection of one-off Fenders, Martins and Breedloves. We also check out his PRS, Collings, Huss & Dalton, and Composite Acoustic guitars. www.premierguitar.com
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Parker/Washburn Guitars - Final Assembly & Set Up

May 7, 2008
Premier Guitar is On Location to check out the final assembly and set up process of Parker and Washburn guitars.
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The Inventor of the Virtual Strobe Tuner

May 1, 2008
Video interview with Mike Skubic of Peterson Tuners
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Washburn Handmade Acoustic Guitars

May 1, 2008
Premier Guitar went On Location in Chicago to check out Washburn guitars (technically Mundelein). In this segment luthier John Stover shows us how he builds acoustic guitars by hand.
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Washburn Guitars - The Making of an Electric

May 1, 2008
Premier is On Locatiion for an insider's look at how electric guitars are made at the Washburn factory.
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Naperville Music

May 1, 2008
Premier Guitar popped into Naperville Music as we were On Location in the Chicago Area. We chatted with Mark Gardner about Naperville Music, a nice little shop with some groovy high-end stuff like Don Grosh, New Orleans and McNaught guitars.
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Peterson Strobe Tuners - Under the Hood

May 1, 2008
Video tour of the Peterson Tuners repair shop
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Schroeder Guitar Repair and Custom Building

April 30, 2008
Refret master Tim Schroeder stays busy with all things guitar & amps. We checked out his Chicago shop during a recent Premier Guitar On Location shoot. Check out his Nels Cline custom amp that is currently in development.
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The Inventor of the Virtual Strobe Tuner

April 30, 2008
Premier Guitar interviews Mike Skubic, the man who invented the Virtual Strobe Tuner. Skubic is an engineer at Peterson Tuners.
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Guitar Cable Roundup, Part One

April 16, 2008
The naysayers are dead wrong: quality cables DO make a difference
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Effects Loop Lecture - Egnater Amp Building Seminar

April 15, 2008
This video snippet is from day two of Bruce Egnater's Amp Building Seminar.
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Bright Switch Lecture - Egnater Amp Building Seminar

April 15, 2008
Okay DIY'ers, here's your Bright Switch 101 from Bruce Egnater. ? Bonus: how to use the circuit in reverse on your guitar.
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Gunning for Warr

April 14, 2008
A look into Warr guitars through the eyes of their creator, Mark Warr, and their most prominent player, Trey Gunn.
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Chapman Stick Videos

April 10, 2008
Need to see it to believe it? Here are some Chapman Stick videos for your enjoyment and wonder.
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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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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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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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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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Close Up The Honky Tonk: A Look at Pull-Strings

April 9, 2008
Although the term “B-Bender” refers to a specific string-bending mechanism developed in the sixties by Gene Parsons for Clarence White, it has since become an eponym, encompassing all of
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Taylor Guitars Road Show: The Solid Body Story

April 8, 2008
Here's the backstory of how Taylor's Solid Body guitar came about. This video features Taylor's Brian Swerdfeger explaining how the guitar's unique pickup started it all. Check out the accompanying video of Brian playing a solidbody through 3 different amps. This video was shot April 1, 2008 at Sweetwater Music's corporate headquarters in Ft. Wayne, IN
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