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12-String

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Quick Hit: G7th Newport 12-String Capo

August 13, 2018
A clever compensated string pad improves intonation.
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SNAMM '18 - Guild Starfire IV 12-ST 12-String & F-512

June 30, 2018
Looks like 12-string fever has arrived with the release of a pair of American-made guitars that combine style with jangle.
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Vintage Vault: 1979 Rickenbacker 362/12 Doubleneck

May 24, 2018
A rare bird in mapleglo that’s double the 6-string fun!
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D’Angelico Guitars Introduces the DC 12-String to Premier Series

May 3, 2018
The 12-string features the same body shape as the standout Premier DC along with Duncan Designed humbuckers.
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Will Ray's Bottom Feeder: Cozart 12-String S-Style

March 26, 2018
The ring’s the thing with this lightweight, low-budget chimer.
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NAMM '18 - PureSalem Guitars Cardinal Bass & Levitation 12-String Demos

February 12, 2018
Vintage form defines the first bass and debut 12-string by this Florida company.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: Vox Phantom XII

January 19, 2018
A PG fan refurbishes a prized but climate-damaged 12-string he’s owned for more than 50 years.
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Axes & Artifacts: Nancy Wilson's 1978 PRS 12-String

November 3, 2017
Gruhn Guitars' Greg Voros shows us a pristine, one-of-a-kind axe built for Heart's veteran rocker.
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Tyyster Pelti 12-String Review

March 15, 2016
A bold, beautiful jangle machine that blends electric and acoustic sounds.
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NAMM '16 - Reverend Guitars Billy Corgan Signature BC-1, Airwave-12 & Rick Vito RT Demos

January 24, 2016
The Smashing Pumpkins leader gets a new signature axe and Joe Naylor releases two rockin' machines.
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Reverend Guitars Unveils the Airwave 12 and Billy Corgan Signature Model

January 20, 2016
The Reverend Billy Corgan Signature BC-1 has a raised center ridge and strategic chambers under the pickguard to add resonance and reduce weight.
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Guild Guitars Releases the Starfire II ST, OM-240E, D-12, and More

January 19, 2016
The new models include five new arched-back acoustics, Starfires, and more.
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Luna Guitars Introduces Wabi Sabi Dread Cutaway 12-String Acoustic

January 19, 2016
With respect for environment and economy, Wabi Sabi guitars utilize solid wood tops that would otherwise be rejected.
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Guitar Shop 101: How to Intonate an Acoustic 12-String

October 9, 2015
A client wanted her D-12-20 to fret in tune all along the fretboard. Can it be done?
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12-String Setup Secrets

February 9, 2015
Ace Nashville luthier Joe Glaser and his crew reveal their recipes for maximum chime and jangle.
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Veillette Avante Gryphon Review

January 20, 2015
It’s a mandolin. It’s a 12-string. No, it’s a do-it-all double-string zing machine.
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Vintage Vault: 1966 Fender Electric XII

February 7, 2014
Fender’s solidbody 12-string was never a big seller, but you’ve heard it everywhere from “Stairway to Heaven” to “Sloop John B.”
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NAMM '13 - Breedlove Guitars Oregon Series Models & Passport Series 12-String, Bass, & Travel Models

February 25, 2013
Premier Guitar (http://www.premierguitar.com) is on location in Anaheim, California, for the 2013 NAMM Show, where PG's Rebecca Dirks visits the Breedlove Guitars booth. In this segment, we get to learn about additions to two of their guitar lines -- the Oregon Series and Passport Series.
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NAMM '13 - Veillette Guitars Grand 16" Baritone 12-String, Merlin, Flyer, & Gryphon 12-String Demos

February 18, 2013
PG's Charles Saufley is on location in Anaheim, California, where he visits the Veillette Guitars booth. In this segment, we get to see and hear demos of their four newest instruments -- Grand 16" Baritone 12-String, Merlin, Flyer, & Gryphon 12-String.
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1968 Rickenbacker 360/12

October 8, 2012
The 1968 360/12 pictured here has the features most often associated with classic Deluxe Rickenbacker models of the ’60s.
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