PG's Jeff McErlain is on location in New York City, New York, where he visits Ultra Sound Studios and Amp Sales where he checks out three Ken Fischer-built Trainwreck Amplifiers -- two Express models (one was for George Lynch and the other was owned by ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons) and a Liverpool (that was Fischer's personal amp).



PG's Jeff McErlain is on location in New York City, New York, where he visits Ultra Sound Studios and Amp Sales where he checks out three Ken Fischer-built Trainwreck Amplifiers -- two Express models (one was for George Lynch and the other was owned by ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons) and a Liverpool (that was Fischer's personal amp).

The author’s Collings D2H rests on his favorite Fender amp combination for acoustic guitar: a Bandmaster Reverb atop a 1x12 extension cab with an Eminence Maverick inside. The amp has a custom-made baffle board with two 8" speakers, so can go it alone for smaller gigs.

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Have you ever tried to plug your acoustic guitar into a classic-style Fender amp? There are some hurdles to overcome, and this month I’ll provide some advice on how to get past them. But first, some background.

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Need an affordable distortion pedal? Look no further.

We live in the golden age of boutique pedals that are loaded with advanced features—many of which were nearly unthinkable a decade or so ago. But there’s something that will always be valuable about a rock-solid dirt box that won’t break your wallet. Here’s a collection of old classics and newly designed stomps that cost less than an average concert ticket.

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