6 of the hottest pieces of gear straight from NAMM 2016! 

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Mitch Gallagher - Sweetwater Editorial Director and author of Guitar Tone: Pursuing the Ultimate Guitar Sound
Jon Levy - Publisher/Managing Director of The Premier Guitar Media Network 
Don Carr - Lead guitarist for the Oak Ridge Boys from 1991-2014, Studio guitarist and content specialist for Sweetwater

Gear in segment:
Roland Blues Cube Hot 
Hughes & Kettner TM Deluxe 20
Martin Grand Performance 28E
Electro-Harmonix Lester G Rotary Speaker Emulator Pedal
Peavey Vypyr Pro 100 

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A bone nut being back-filed for proper string placement and correct action height.

It doesn’t have to cost a lot to change your acoustic guitar’s tone and playability.

In my early days, all the guitars I played (which all happened to be pre-1950s) used bone nuts and saddles. I took this for granted, and so did my musician friends. With the exception of the ebony nuts on some turn-of-the-century parlors and the occasional use of ivory, the use of bone was a simple fact of our guitar playing lives, and alternative materials were simply uncommon to us.

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Johnny Winter's Burning Blues by Corey Congilio

Learn to rip like one of the all-time masters of modern electric blues.

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