The Patriot uses rare Russian diodes to emulate the sound of David Gilmour's lead tone.
Toulouse, France (February 10, 2014) -- Following in the footsteps of the Buffalo FX Rams head, Steve Painter’s latest release takes on the mighty early 90’s Russian muff.
Synonymous with David Gilmour’s tone during Pink Floyd’s Division Bell tour, this muff is arguably the biggest and the heaviest of them all. For those searching the creamiest of smooth lead tones and crushing rhythms this is the go to pedal.
The circuit is tweaked in all the right places, extremely rare Russian diodes as found in the originals are thrown into the mix too, and for those who need it, an internal trim pot rolls off some of the huge low end typical of this type of pedal.
Like all Buffalo pedals, the Patriot is 100% hand made using high quality materials and low tolerance components.
The Patriot is available for 155.00 Euros.
- 100% handmade
- True Bypass
- Selected transistors
- High quality construction and components, Neutrik jacks, Vishay/Panasonic/Wima/Epcos capacitors, 5% metal film resistors, fixed internal battery clip, internal low cut variable resistor, Davis knobs, heavy duty cabling
- Low current ultrabright Led
- Requires 9v centre negative supply or 9v battery
- Enclosure size (excluding hardware) 120x94x34mm – 4.7x3.7x1.3”
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The 60th Anniversary American Vintage 1954 Stratocaster and 60th Anniversary Commemorative Stratocaster are only available during 2014.
Scottsdale, AZ (January 27, 2014) -- For 2014 only, Fender celebrates the diamond jubilee of the world’s greatest electric guitar with the limited-edition 60th Anniversary American Vintage 1954 Stratocaster. This special guitar honors the Stratocaster’s very first model year as an “exciting new instrument” with a tone “as new and different as tomorrow,” and is reverently crafted with a rich selection of features, appointments and accessories.
The two-piece ash body features a side seam and a flash-coat lacquer finish in the guitar’s original two-color Sunburst. The one-piece maple neck has a comfortable 1954 profile and date stamp just below the truss rod adjustment nut, topped by a 7.25”- radius fingerboard with rolled edges and 21 vintage frets. Three new 1954 single-coil Stratocaster pickups deliver a singing original-era voice, with five-way switching complemented by an included optional three-way switch for original wiring. The guitar also features a single-ply white pickguard and white polystyrene control knobs, bone nut and round string tree, American Vintage synchronized tremolo bridge with six “patent pending” saddles, vintage tuners and nickel-chrome hardware.
Special extras and accessories include a vintage-design single-stitch center-pocket tweed case; replica polishing cloth, cable, black leather strap and bridge cover; extra tremolo springs (two), and reproduction 1954 paperwork. Available during 2014 only in a limited edition of 1,954 guitars, the first four of which feature a special 60th anniversary “1st 54” engraved neck plate and certificate.
Fender’s 60th Anniversary Commemorative Stratocaster is also available in 2014 only, and is a beautifully crafted U.S.-made instrument that celebrates six decades of the world’s greatest electric guitar. Fine features and appointments include an ash body with a comfortably contoured heel, three special-design 1954 single-coil Strat® pickups, a compound-radius fingerboard, gold hardware, custom-engraved neck plate and headstock ingot, and a beautiful 2-color Sunburst gloss finish.
Other premium features include a maple neck with modern "C” profile and satin finish, maple fingerboard with 22 medium jumbo frets and black pearloid inlays, Micro-Tilt™ neck adjustment mechanism, five-way pickup switching and “no-load” tone control for middle and bridge pickups, two-point synchronized tremolo bridge with vintage-style stamped steel saddles, and deluxe tuners with white pearloid buttons. Includes vintage-style tweed case with embroidered 60th anniversary logo, strap and strap locks, cable, polishing cloth and special commemorative book.
Fender celebrates the diamond anniversary of the world’s greatest electric guitar with the 60th Anniversary Classic Player ’50s Stratocaster This model features a distinctively classic ’50s era combination of a Desert Sand gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish with gold hardware and a gold anodized aluminum pickguard. Other premium features include an alder body; maple neck with “soft V” profile, gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish and vintage-style heel-end truss rod adjustment; maple fingerboard with 9.5” radius and 21 medium jumbo frets; three American Vintage Strat single-coil pickups with five-way switching; aged white control knobs; two-point synchronized tremolo bridge with vintage-style stamped steel saddles; and vintage-style locking tuners. Pro series hardshell tweed case and special commemorative book included.
The Squier by Fender 60th Anniversary Classic Vibe ‘50s Stratocaster guitar celebrates six decades of the world’s greatest electric guitar with a truly gilded model featuring Aztec Gold gloss finish and gold hardware. Other features include a maple neck with a comfortable “modern C” profile, 9.5”-radius maple fingerboard with 21 medium jumbo frets, three custom vintage-style single-coil Stratocaster pickups with five-way switching, three-ply parchment pickguard, vintage-style synchronized tremolo bridge with six saddles, and vintage-style tuners.
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The newest addition to the SE Custom 24 family is the SE "Floyd" Custom 24.
Stevensville, MD (January 26, 2014) -- In 1985, PRS Guitars introduced the Custom 24 guitar which has ultimately been said to have “ushered in a second golden era of guitar making.” Years later in 2005, the Stevensville, Maryland manufacturer expanded their imported SE line of instruments with the SE Custom 24 model, which is made to PRS’s exacting specifications at a more affordable price point. Just as the PRS Custom offerings have expanded inside of the company’s Maryland-made Core line of guitars, the SE line has now broadened to three distinctly different Custom 24 models: The classic PRS SE Custom 24, the popular SE Custom 24 7-String (introduced in 2013), and the new SE “Floyd” Custom 24 (new for 2014).
Each of the three model variations features beveled maple top with flame maple veneer, mahogany backs, 24-fret, 25” scale length wide thin maple necks, rosewood fretboards with inlayed birds, SE HFS Treble and SE Vintage Bass pickups with Volume and Push/Pull Tone controls paired with a 3-way blade switch for coil-tapping. The SE Custom 24 utilizes a patented PRS-designed tremolo, while the SE “Floyd” Custom 24 features a tried-and-true Floyd Rose 1000 Series tremolo.
Perhaps the most distinctive of the SE Custom family is the SE Custom 7-string, which is the first 7-string production instrument offered by PRS Guitars. With the addition of a low “B” string, this guitar offers increased tonal range, an extended low-end growl and a greater ability to embellish standard chords. The SE Custom 24 7-String comes standard with a plate style, string-through-body bridge.
Well suited to a variety of styles and attractive to a broader modern customer base, the new SE Custom 24 family of electric guitars offers the perfect combination of playability, sound and craftsmanship at an extraordinary value. The Custom 24 family will be on display at the Anaheim NAMM show at PRS Guitars’ room 210A and 210B.
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