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Getting Lazy with Susan and a ’59 Fender Telecaster

Getting Lazy with Susan and a ’59 Fender Telecaster

November 18, 2009
Different tools that help you achieve an even coat of finish
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The Pickup Story, Part II: De Armond Guitar Microphones

The Pickup Story, Part II: De Armond Guitar Microphones

November 18, 2009
The history of the De Armond pickups found in early Guild, D''Angelico, Epiphone, and Martin guitars, among many other brands.
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The Year in Review: The Time to Buy is NOW!

November 18, 2009
Checking in with the post-recession vintage bass market.
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The Growing Problem of Counterfeit Guitars

The Growing Problem of Counterfeit Guitars

November 18, 2009
Examining the culture of counterfeit
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PRS Tonare Grand Acoustic Guitar Review

November 18, 2009
The PRS Tonare Grand acoustic lives up to expectations as an extremely high-quality, versatile acoustic
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1967 Gibson ES-335, Burgundy Metallic

1967 Gibson ES-335, Burgundy Metallic

November 18, 2009
A 100% original 1967 block-inlay ES-335 in a rare color: Burgundy Metallic
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To Buy, or Not to Buy… That is the Question!

November 18, 2009
Reasons why to buy a new bass, and reasons NOT to buy a new bass. Where do you fit in?
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Blackstar Series One 100 Amp Review

Blackstar Series One 100 Amp Review

November 18, 2009
The Series One 100 offers a variety of high-quality sounds at all volumes
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Potvin Guitars El Camino & Ranchero Electric Guitar Reviews

Potvin Guitars El Camino & Ranchero Electric Guitar Reviews

November 18, 2009
What do you get when you cross a Junior with a Tele? Two workhorses that rock in different ways, with tones that defy expectation.
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Turn The Amp OFF… Or Else

November 18, 2009
When a business traveler leaves his amp on at home for a month, can Jeff save his once-glorious tone?
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2009 Premier Gear Awards

2009 Premier Gear Awards

November 18, 2009
2009''s award-winning gear - all in one place! Read our picks for awards in these categories: Small Package-Big Tone, Two-for-One, Tons O''Tones, Toe-to-Toe, The Kitchen Sink, Artisan, Fresh Approach, Redux Deluxe, Tone Enhancers and Nice Price.
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Experience PRS 2009

Experience PRS 2009

November 18, 2009
The story of Experience PRS 2009
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The Start of Something New

November 18, 2009
Introducing new columnist Jared Scharff, guitarist for Saturday Night Live
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1968–69 Paisley Red & Blue Flower Fender Telecasters

1968 - 69 Paisley Red & Blue Flower Fender Telecasters

November 18, 2009
Late-sixties paisley Fenders try to cash in on the hippie movement
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The (In)famous Stratocaster Kill Switch

The (In)famous Stratocaster Kill Switch

November 18, 2009
How to install the kill switch made famous by EVH, Buckethead and many others
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Does Speaker Size Really Matter?

Does Speaker Size Really Matter?

November 18, 2009
The Role of Loudspeaker Diameter in the Relentless Pursuit of Tone
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Blankenship Amplification Mini-LEEDS21 Carry-On Amp Head Review

November 18, 2009
Blankenship''s Carry-On delivers classic British sound in an extremely portable 21-watt package.
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Good News on an Early ’80s Gibson ES-175

Good News on an Early ’80s Gibson ES-175

November 18, 2009
A factory second ES-175D is in great shape - a real treasure.
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A Slow Market Spurs Innovation

November 18, 2009
How the recession has given birth to new gear
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LA Amp Show '09: Henman-Bevilacqua Guitars S1 Demo

November 17, 2009
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Van Nuys, CA, for the 2009 LA Amp Show where he swings by the Henman-Bevilacqua Guitars booth. In this video segment we get our first peek at their S1 model.

The S1 is a solidbody guitar that features a Honduran mahogany body with a Northwestern flame maple top. Also, it has a three-piece sapelle neck and headstock with an ebony fingerboard. It comes loaded with WCR pickups (Crossroads-neck; Godwood-bridge) and Sperzel locking tuners.

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