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NAMM VIDEO: Dean Gets Distressed

Anaheim, CA (February 2, 2008) - Dean Zelinsky shows us his new Distressed series -- familiar Dean guitars weathered with a top-secret distressing process that gives new guitars a killer vintage

Anaheim, CA (February 2, 2008) - Dean Zelinsky shows us his new Distressed series -- familiar Dean guitars weathered with a top-secret distressing process that gives new guitars a killer vintage look. We tried to get him to reveal the secrets of the process but he wouldn''t budge. In this video you see a 77ML reissue and a Soltero with the distressed look.

In case you haven''t been to NAMM, this video gives you an idea of what the Dean booth is like. Elliot Easton of The Cars busts into the interview unexpectedly! You can almost read Joe''s mind as he''s standing there thinking, "Who is this guy? Wait a second, that''s Elliot Easton?" Also -- if you''ve got some Where''s Waldo skills, keep an eye on what''s going on in the background -- not only do you get a glimpse of some Dean hotties, you''ll also see Premier Guitarist online Columnist Mike Campese, Virus from Dope, Nick Simmons and Johnnie Bolin (Tommy''s bro). Keep checking back, we shot several more Dean vids and will be getting those up soon, including a piece with Nick and Johnnie -- they collaborated on a new Dean guitar that honors Tommy Bolin.


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Summons a wealth of engaging, and often unique, boost, drive, distortion, and fuzz tones that deviate from common templates. Interactive controls.

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Danelectro Nichols 1966
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The Danelectro Nichols 1966, in spite of its simplicity, feels and sounds like a stompbox people will use in about a million different ways. Its creator, Steve Ridinger, who built the first version as an industrious Angeleno teen in 1966, modestly calls the China-made Nichols 1966 a cross between a fuzz and a distortion. And, at many settings, it is most certainly that.

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