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The Year in Gear 2018

Step inside Premier Guitar’s magical, miraculous time machine and revisit the gear that stood head and shoulders above the rest as Premier Gear Award winners in 2018.


Dusky Mandorla

The Mandorla boost comes from the mind and hands of an accomplished amp builder. Not surprisingly, it lends the feel of a direct link between guitar and amplifier, adding color in doses that still verge on transparency, and tone and gain control that feel like working a simple vintage recording console.

$160 street

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