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Acoustic-Electric

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DIY Acoustic Transducer

DIY: How to Install a Soundboard Transducer

January 15, 2021
Watch Gruhn Guitars' in-house guru David Kriesel walk you step-by-step through the process of making your flattop amp- and DI-friendly.
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Taylor Urban Ash

Taylor Grand Theater Urban Ash Demo - PG Gear Spotlight

December 2, 2020
Taylor Guitars master builder Andy Powers shows off a portable yet potent new 24 1/8”-scale flattop with eco-friendly woods and new C-Class bracing.
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Taylor GT Urban Ash Grand Theater Demo - First Look

First Look: Taylor GTe Urban Ash

November 16, 2020
Reclaimed urban ash, compact dimensions, and a slinky-feeling 24 1/8" scale add up to an evolutionary Taylor with a big voice.
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Faith Guitars Neptune review homepage

Mango Smoothie

September 11, 2020
A surprising alternative Indonesian tonewood gives this fingerstyle-friendly baby jumbo a clear, powerful low-mid voice. The PG Faith Blue Moon Neptune review.
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PRS SE Parlor P20E Demo - Summer Gear Slam 2020

July 15, 2020
The company's first parlor-sized acoustic offers some serious punch and hip retro vibes.
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Martin D-X2E

Martin D-X2E Demo - Summer Gear Slam 2020

July 15, 2020
An affordable new dread loaded with Fishman electronics.
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Walden B1E Baritone Demo - Summer Gear Slam 2020

July 14, 2020
Dig into this demo of a throaty new bari with a pair of non-traditional soundholes.
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Fender Acoustasonic Stratocaster: The Premier Guitar Review

June 19, 2020
Convincing acoustic images, sweet single-coil tones, and slinky playability make up an impressively utilitarian hybrid instrument.
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Martin SC-13 Acoustic Guitar Review homepage

Martin SC-13E: The Premier Guitar Review

June 5, 2020
A unique and responsive acoustic with an electric soul.
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Orange Crush Acoustic homepage

Orange Crush Acoustic 30: The Premier Guitar Review

April 5, 2020
The British amp manufacturer’s first acoustic combo is smart and small, with plenty of juice.
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Takamine EF360SC TT Review

February 19, 2019
A torrefied top makes this classy and super-playable Takamine a sweet-sounding alternative to vintage.
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Trash or Treasure: Epiphone PR7E

July 15, 2018
A reader’s curious preschooler finds an old guitar in a spare room. The reader smartly inquiries about its value before handing it over to a 4-year-old.
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Jericho

Jericho Guitars Debuts Acoustic Guitar Line

July 10, 2018
The long-scale acoustics feature a bone nut, solid sitka spruce top, and sapele back and sides.
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elite

SNAMM '18 - Elite Guitar Products Cling On Quick Attach Pickup Demo

July 3, 2018
An easily installed magnetic contact pickup with built-in volume control yields a variety of flattop sounds at an extremely reasonable price.
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godin

SNAMM '18 - Godin Doyle Dykes Signature Multiac Steel Demo

June 30, 2018
Watch virtuoso Doyle Dykes burn up the frets on his new signature model.
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PRS SE Angelus A40E Review

May 30, 2018
Upmarket looks and slinky playability come together in an affordable PRS flattop.
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Veillette

Veillette Releases the Aero Guitar

October 10, 2016
Combining the ruggedness and ergonomics of a solid-body guitar with the response and tonal character of an acoustic instrument.
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Vintage Guitars Unveils the V501 and VEC501

February 8, 2016
Both models benefit from the addition of a rosewood bridge with a Graph Tech NuBone saddle.
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Washburn Presents Apprentice Series Acoustic Guitars

January 29, 2016
Both guitars feature a cutaway for superior upper fret access and a custom Barcus-Berry LX4 pickup system.
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Washburn Introduces the Heritage Series of Acoustic Guitars

January 21, 2016
Washburn Guitars introduces its new Heritage line, splitting it into the 10, 20, 30 and 40 series.
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