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The Year in Gear 2019

The 60+ guitars, amps, pedals, basses, and accessories that stood out from the crowd and earned our coveted Premier Gear Award this year.


Fender Jimmy Page Mirror Telecaster

Jimmy Page and the Fender team worked hard at nailing the just-right feel of the neck that defines this superb signature-edition Telecaster. Their labors clearly paid off. This extraordinary instrument not only sounds and feels incredibly robust, but enables players to imagine how the Telecaster informed and inspired the recklessly adventurous, bend-happy, and scorching sounds that propelled the late Yardbirds and launched the mighty Zep.

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$2,499 street,

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Plus! December Premier Gear Award Winners!
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1. Peavey Invective.MH$699 street,
2. Chase Bliss Dark World$349 street,
3. Comins CGS-16 $2,399 street,
4. Ernie Ball Music Man Short-Scale StingRay$1,999 street,
5. EBS MicroBass 3$349 street,