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Filter'Tron-equipped

ARTICLES

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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1956 Gretsch Chet Atkins Hollow Body Model 6120

July 19, 2011
The 1955 Model 6120 included features requested by Atkins, as well as a 22-fret neck (a few early examples had only 21 frets) and a 24.5" scale.
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1961 Gretsch Chet Atkins Hollowbody Model 6120 Serial #40749

October 20, 2010
1961 example includes ebony fretboard, Filter''Tron humbuckers, zero fret, and V-style Gretsch by Bigsby tailpiece
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1955 Gretsch Silver Jet #16622

December 16, 2008
A look at one of Gretsch''s early solidbody electric offerings
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