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Fender Debuts the Tele Thinline Super Deluxe

August 9, 2018
The Corona crew's latest mashup pairs rich-sounding TV Jones Classic pickups with a twist to their semi-hollow Tele design.
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SNAMM '18 - Fender Player Series & Limited Edition 60th Anniversary Jazzmaster Demos

June 30, 2018
Check out the newly launched, Mexican-made line in addition to some models that celebrate the Jazzmaster's 60th anniversary.
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Rio Grande Pickups Offers Open Face Filter'Tron-Style Models

March 30, 2018
A new option from Rio Grande are the open-faced Buffalo, Texas, and BBQ Tron style pickups.
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NAMM '18 - TV Jones Starwood Humbucker Demo

January 28, 2018
The king of Filter'Tron tweaking unveils a chameleonic PAF-style set that's impressively twangy and single-coil like ... when you want it to be.
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NAMM '18 - Gretsch G6228FM Player's Edition Jet Demo & 135th Anniversary Models

January 28, 2018
The kings of high-end chime show off a brand-new Jet and two new anniversary models.
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NAMM '18 - Rock N Roll Relics Lightning Demo

January 26, 2018
The company's first semi-hollow model is an inspired take on a modernized classic.
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Will Ray's Bottom Feeder: JSW Cutaway Guitar

January 15, 2018
Oh boy! A cool custom guitar built by one of Buddy Holly’s songwriting partners.
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Gretsch G6609TFM Players Edition Broadkaster Review

December 5, 2017
New-design Full’Tron pickups turn a familiar semi-hollowbody into a potent axe that’ll wow fans of both vintage Gretsch sounds and sparkling modern tones.
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Tools for the Task: Filter’Tron-style Pickups

October 8, 2017
Ten modern-day pickups aimed at delivering the classic Filter’Tron sound.
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Vintage Vault: 1960 Gretsch Chet Atkins Hollowbody Model 6120

July 27, 2017
Get ready to go ga-ga over a pristine specimen of the signature model that helped create "the Nashville sound."
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NAMM '17 - TV Jones The Ray Butts Ful-Fidelity Filter'Tron Demo

January 21, 2017
Find out how a stolen guitar led to a new set of pickups designed by a 1950s pioneer.
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SNAMM '16 - The Loar LH-306-T and LO-14 Demos

June 24, 2016
Get introduced to their new Loar'Tron-loaded hollowbody and classy-looking satin black acoustic.
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Squier Vintage Modified Cabronita Telecaster with Bigsby Review

November 10, 2013
A vibey, trem-equipped Tele at a bargain price.
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1967 Martin GT-70

July 1, 2013
Billie Joe Armstrong’s Martin GT-70 features a semi-hollow plywood body with f-holes, DeArmond pickups, and Bigsby-style tailpiece.
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Fender Custom Shop Unveils New Instruments for Spring

May 2, 2013
The Fender Custom Shop’s new spring instrument selection presents some of its most sophisticated and meticulously crafted product offerings to date, including four guitars and one bass.
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1958 Gretsch 6136 White Falcon

December 10, 2012
As far as bright colors and fancy appointments, the Fred Gretsch Company led the way. Gretsch achieved the pinnacle of luxury and style with its pièce de résistance, the White Falcon.
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Fender Cabronita Telecaster Electric Guitar Review

December 10, 2012
Putting the basic recipe of a Custom Shop Cabronita Especial within reach of players on a humbler budget, Fender has shown that it’s heard the pleas of Tele forum members by introducing the Mexican-made Cabronita Telecaster.
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TV Jones Spectra Sonic C Melody Electric Guitar Review

October 8, 2012
The TV Jones Spectra Sonic C Melody doesn’t disappoint in any regard other than the semi-steep price.
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Gretsch Bikini Bass and Guitar

March 9, 2012
LEFT: Introduced in 1961, the Gretsch Bikini features removable and interchangeable guitar and bass necks rigged with onboard electronics. MIDDLE: To facilitate travel, the Bikini’s body is cut in
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