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Reader Guitar of the Month: Jade

September 3, 2018
A PG fan designs a killer 5-way circuit for all his tonal needs.
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SNAMM '18 - 10S Guitars ICC II Set Neck Goldleaf & Flame Maple Relic Demo

July 13, 2018
Check out how one of the biggest guitar makers in China have brought their custom-shop ethos to America.
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SNAMM '18 - Yamaha Pacifica PAC612VIIFM Limited Edition Demo

July 6, 2018
The popular S-style gets a facelift with a flame-maple top and is outfitted with a Seymour Duncan-H-S-S setup.
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SNAMM '18 - Vintage US Pro Shop Series Demo

July 3, 2018
Custom-shop quality in everything from fretwork to distressed finishes comes to the import line at a crazily reasonable price.
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SNAMM '18 - Fender Albert Hammond Jr Signature Stratocaster

July 1, 2018
The former Strokes guitarist details how much his '80s Japanese reissue influenced this updated 6-string.
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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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Reader Guitar of the Month: Squier Strat “63”

June 25, 2018
A reader teaches himself how to build his own version of his birth-year guitar.
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Fender Eric Johnson Signature Stratocaster Thinline Review

May 25, 2018
A classic design filtered through the preferences of an iconic Strat player.
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Holy Grail Guitar Show '18 - iVee Guitars iVee#13 "TTT Bass" Misery 3030 & iVee#107 "es" Wayang Demo

May 25, 2018
Indonesian luthier Ivan Mulia demos 6- and 4-string instruments with meticulously hand-etched metal parts—the bass’ fretless fingerboard.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: Sundial Fender Stratocaster

May 2, 2018
A reader enlists a young artist to help refinish his guitar with a custom paint job that tells a story.
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Mod Garage: Breakthrough! Electroswitch’s New 6-Way Strat Switch

April 27, 2018
Now it’s easier than ever to add that missing Tele-inspired dual-pickup configuration to your Strat.
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First Look: Fender Eric Johnson Signature Stratocaster Thinline

March 7, 2018
PG's demo master straps on the Austin legend's new semi-hollow 6-string.
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First Look: PRS Silver Sky

March 5, 2018
PG's John Bohlinger has a dance with the new 6-string collaboration forged by Paul Reed Smith and John Mayer.
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NAMM '18 - Fender Parallel Universe Demos

January 26, 2018
We take a listen to the company's new limited-edition series full of reimagined classics and wacky mashups.
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NAMM '18 - Friedman BE-50 Deluxe, Vintage-S, Metro-D, Gold-72, DP-OD & Golden Pearl Demos

January 26, 2018
The updated Deluxe head rips three different ways. Plus—find out about the brand's expanding guitar family.
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Fender Ed O’Brien Stratocaster Review

January 23, 2018
Musical possibilities abound in a sustainer-equipped Stratocaster.
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Mod Garage: Dan Armstrong’s “Super-Strat” Wiring

December 12, 2017
Maybe a stock Strat’s five sounds aren’t enough for you. Okay, how about 12?
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Ola Englund Launches Solar Guitars

November 28, 2017
The Swedish axe man—known for his work with The Haunted, Feared, and his own YouTube channel—dives into the MI with four aggressive designs featuring Floyd Rose bridges, Seymour Duncan pickups, and Grover tuners.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: Warmoth Partscaster Revival

November 20, 2017
While in high school, this player built his own S-style, but then the wiring failed. Four years later, he revisited his build and fixed it.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: Go Big or Go Home

October 5, 2017
A Texas engineer made his dream Strat-style guitar from scratch—and he didn’t take the easy route.
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