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GALLERY: Summer NAMM 2014 Day 1

Check out the latest and greatest gear from the first day of the 2014 Summer NAMM show.


Western swing legend Ray Benson told us his new signature Eastman Thinline 486 is the dream guitar he's been seeking for 40 years. No shiny things for this Texan: He opted for a red matte finish on his double-cutaway deluxe laminate maple axe with a Lollar El Rayo in the neck and a Lollar Low Wind Imperial in the bridge.