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Reviews: Guitars

Fender Eric Johnson Signature Stratocaster Thinline Review

May 25, 2018
A classic design filtered through the preferences of an iconic Strat player.
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Hü Tonelabs Psychlone Jr. Review

May 7, 2018
Custom-shop style and quality collide in a unique axe that references Fender and Gibson via George Jetson and Lindy Fralin.
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PRS Silver Sky John Mayer Review

April 27, 2018
The look is unconventional, but the vintage Stratocaster tones are dead accurate.
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Quick Hit: Fender CN-60S Review

April 11, 2018
Nylon-string tones meet steel-string playability in this affordable entry-level model.
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Koll Super Cub Review

April 9, 2018
Humble 1960s designs are reborn in a high-performance boutique gem.
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PureSalem Mendiola Review

March 16, 2018
A graceful and thoughtfully executed mashup of Fender, Gibson, and Eko elements adds up to a lean, clean, and mean performance 6-string.
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Sublime Chieftain Deluxe Review

March 12, 2018
A budget-friendly semi-hollowbody with something rare in its price range: a unique personality.
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Hagstrom Fantomen Review

February 7, 2018
A legendary Swedish axe maker teams with Swedish metal merchants Ghost to deliver a thunderous and surprisingly adaptable solidbody.
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Fender Ed O’Brien Stratocaster Review

January 23, 2018
Musical possibilities abound in a sustainer-equipped Stratocaster.
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G&L Doheny Review

January 4, 2018
Leo's other company finally enters the offset realm with a forward-looking and unique-sounding evolution of the form.
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Epiphone Les Paul SL Review

December 22, 2017
Epi’s bargain-basement solidbody is full of surprises and inspiration.
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Martin D-28 (2017) Review

December 15, 2017
An American classic undergoes a modest makeover.
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Quick Hit: Traveler Guitar LTD EC-1 Review

December 11, 2017
If you’re burned out on TSA hassles or have even given up on traveling with a guitar, here’s a way to fret more and fret less at the same time.
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Gretsch G6609TFM Players Edition Broadkaster Review

December 5, 2017
New-design Full’Tron pickups turn a familiar semi-hollowbody into a potent axe that’ll wow fans of both vintage Gretsch sounds and sparkling modern tones.
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RainSong CH-WS Review

November 24, 2017
A more accessibly priced RainSong also delivers nuance, balance, and tones that rival solid wood flattops.
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Quick Hit: Mayones Hydra Elite

November 19, 2017
A headless Hydra? Yep! And with tones that kill.
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Grez Guitars Mendocino Review

November 17, 2017
God-like gold-foil tones from a boutique beauty.
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Gear of the Year 2017

November 7, 2017
Another year, another dazzling parade of pedals, guitars, amps, modelers, and accessories that made our noggins spin.
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Hahn Guitars 112 Review

October 25, 2017
A masterful Fender-inspired mashup with tones of its own.
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Island Instruments Anzol Review

October 20, 2017
An upscale tribute to a downscale guitar.
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