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Super Reverb & Blue Voodoo

September 3, 2008
I own a mid eighties JCM 2205 Split Channel Marshall. Can you suggest a tube that will help boost my gain?
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Ten Years After: celebrating a decade of Suhr Guitars

September 3, 2008
In both a literal and metaphysical sense, John Suhr is a hard man to pin down. Not only was it difficult for him to find enough time to chat
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Premier Collector #7: Martins and More

August 25, 2008
Inspired to play by a Martin D12-28
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Dimebag's Dean of Destiny

August 20, 2008
A story of friendship and Dimebag''s famous "Dean from Hell" ML
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Premier Collector #6: Custom-Built Strats and Fender Tube Amps

August 18, 2008
Roger Jackson builds his own Strats and loves Fender amps, but gives Gibson a fair shake as well
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Building an Esquire for Under a Grand

August 15, 2008
Can James finish his guitar without blowing his budget?
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Berkley Rock City

August 15, 2008
How Bruce Egnater and his loyal crew are redefining boutique
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Zen & the Art of Bass Tone

August 15, 2008
An inside look at the monthly Bass Brunch in NYC
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Premier Collector #5: The Vintage Room

August 1, 2008
Alan Keith loves his ''58 Les Paul so much, he built it a room of its own
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PRS Factory - Part 1

July 31, 2008

PRS Factory - Part 2

July 30, 2008

TC Electronic's Nova Series Hits the Floor

July 30, 2008
TC Electronic''s Nova line returns the company to its guitar-centric roots.
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How to Build a PRS Guitar

July 30, 2008
All-Access Tour of the PRS Factory
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PRS Factory - Part 3

July 29, 2008

Premier Collector #4: Oddballs

July 29, 2008
Upwards of 50 guitars -- some of which are so unique you have to see them to believe it.
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PRS Factory - Part 4

July 28, 2008

Lava Cable

July 27, 2008
Here's the lowdown on Lava Cable and everything the company was showing off at Summer NAMM '08 -- smaller than ever pedal plugs, the Lava Flow A/B/Y pedal and the Lava Pedalboard Kit. Also - Lava Cable's Mark Stoddard explain the company's custom cable selections and options.
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Premier Collector #3: Vintage Fender Amps and Guitars

July 22, 2008
Five Fender amps from the sixties and seventies, and 15 vintage and newer guitars make Lorne Sheaves'' collection.
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How to Make a Pickup, Part 2

July 18, 2008
42 gauge is the most common wire used in pickup manufacturing. This and other common building techiniques are covered in this clip. Also, Evan expalins why Seymour Duncan goes through great lengths to use the same bobbin material used in many classic pickups. Perhaps the coolest part of this video - check out the original winder once owned by Gibson and used for early PAF humbuckers. SD has the winder now and still uses it today.
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How to Make a Pickup, Part 3

July 18, 2008
In this segment we look at lipstick pickups (made with no bobbin), Tele pickups, wax-potting and SD's proprietary "stud loader." Also, see how a humbucker is made, step-by step.
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