November 2018

Gruhn Guitars

ARTICLES

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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Axes & Artifacts - 1961 Gibson Byrdland and 1963 Fender Princeton

March 21, 2017
John Bohlinger checks out a super-rare Byrdland with a factory-installed Bigsby, as well as a pristine version of the classic 1x10 combo.
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Axes & Artifacts - Fender Bassman Shoot Out (1958, 1959 & 1960)

November 7, 2016
PG's John Bohlinger and Gruhn Guitars' Lloyd Nicely plug into not just one but three of Leo's most coveted vintage tweed amps.
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Axes & Artifacts: 1959 Fender Jazzmaster and 1971 Super Reverb

May 2, 2016
In this episode, PG's ace demo man John Bohlinger works out one of the earliest production models of the popular offset-bodied guitar through a classic silverface 4x10 combo.
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Axes & Artifacts: 1957 Gretsch 6120 & 1961 Fender Bassman

December 14, 2015
In this episode we spotlight an iconic cowboy guitar that has DeArmond single-coils and we hear it through an early ’60s blonde head piggybacked on an unusual 1x15 cab.
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Axes & Artifacts: '55 Fender Stratocaster and '59 Deluxe

August 11, 2015
In our second installment, Gruhn Guitars’ Greg Voros shows and tells us about two rare ’50s Fenders—a tweed Deluxe and a Strat with Bakelite parts—while PG’s John Bohlinger mesmerizes us with stellar playing on these fascinating pieces.
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Axes & Artifacts: 1968 Gibson Trini Lopez & 1962 Ampeg Reverberocket

July 1, 2015
In the debut episode of our new video series, Gruhn Guitars' Greg Voros gives us the lowdown on an ultra-rare guitar and amp, while John Bohlinger demos their luscious tones as only he can.
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Fakin’ It: Vintage Counterfeits

November 11, 2008
A short history of counterfeit vintage instruments.
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A Valuable Lesson

September 9, 2008
Each brand of guitars has its own "golden era." Read to learn how we break it down.
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An Eighties Golden Era?

August 15, 2008
Were the eighties good for more than nostalgia?
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Golden Era Electrics

July 10, 2008
Fender’s Stratocaster debuted in 1954 and has been an enduring model of the guitar industry ever since When I started buying and selling guitars in the 1960s, most of
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Golden Era Acoustics

June 10, 2008
Since I opened the doors to my shop in Nashville in January 1970, I have often been asked which instruments are the best investments. A complete discussion could fill a
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