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Fender CD 320AS Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar Natural

A straight-ahead Dreadnought, the CD 320AS offers minimal features, yet a great sound. In some ways, this was a hard instrument to write about. This Dreadnought is built using solid mahogany for the back and sides, and solid spruce for the top. Fairly standard stuff. I kept digging for something that made this guitar exotic

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Egnater Renegade 212 65W 2×12 Tube Guitar Combo Amp

A 2X12 dual-channel combo that offers both “Tweed” and “British” voicing. Egnater’s Renegade is an impressive product. The engineering that went into this amplifier shows a great deal of thought. I actually believe that guitarists were involved in the design of the amp! : – ) It’s a two-channel design with the classic approach: Clean

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Fender Blues Deluxe Reissue 40W 1×12 Combo Amp

Want tweed? you got it. The Fender Blues Deluxe Reissue is a classic remake of the “Deluxe” amp that pretty much delivers as promised. There is not too much mystery here: Fender’s Blues Deluxe Reissue is for Blues players. Of course there is a range of styles that could work fine, but in my opinion,

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Roland VG-99 V-Guitar Multi Effects Processor System

Model a wide range of electric and acoustic guitars, bass guitars, synthesizers and amplifiers. This is an all-in-one package that is impressive. At the heart of the VG-99 are two completely independent signal paths. You can Model classic guitars, basses or amplifiers, and then assign up to 11 effects, twice. You can then use those

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Electro-Harmonix Epitome Multi-Effects Guitar Pedal

in Pedals.

What do you do when you have three super-popular stomp boxes in your product line? Combine them into one pedal, of course. Fortunately, Electro-Harmonix didn’t just slap any old pedals together; they combined an octaver, a flange/chorus, and a reverb. The Electro-Harmonix Epitome pedal consists of the Micro POG, Stereo Electric Mistress, and the Holy

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HBS Zoom G5 Guitar Multi-Effects & Amp Simulator

What do Dave Mustaine, Wayne Krantz and Eric Struthers all have in common? They are fans of the Zoom G5. Be careful… if you take a closer look at this multi-effects pedal, you might be too. It’s amazing how multi-effect technology keeps on progressing. Zoom’s new G5 is yet another impressive unit that delivers an

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Seymour Duncan SHPR-1s P-Rails – a P-90 and a Strat Pickup in a Humbucker-Sized Package

in Pickups.

If your guitar has humbucker-sized mountings, yet you dream of the sounds of a P-90 or a Strat, the Seymour Duncan SHPR-1s P-Rails can make this a reality. First things first: If you are looking for a full-fledged humbucker, go out and buy a full-fledged humbucker. Just wanted to put the whole “…well, it’s not

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Rock Solid Guitar Stands – All Wood Guitar Rack Sees Solid Growth

in Parts.

We just received an update from the awesome folks at Rock Solid Guitar Stands: Designed by a collector tired of a chaotic studio and cluttered living space, Rock Solid Guitar Stands is an emerging brand nationwide. They are designed not only to safely organize and protect guitars, but to showcase your collection and compliment the

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Dimarzio’s “Pickup Picker” makes choosing the right product a snap

in Pickups.

Instead of browsing through multi-level menus, find the right Dimarzio pickup in three easy steps. Pickup makers such as Dimarzio and Seymour Duncan are great. They make high-quality products at a reasonable price. But sometimes, it is not easy to find the right pickup to suit your needs. Maybe you are a Telecaster player, but

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What is the Relative Major / Relative Minor?

in Theory.

Understanding this relationship can help improve your soloing, and lead to new sounds Overview In western tonality, we use the system of “Keys.” Each key has a number of associated sharps or flats that comprise the overall 7-note structure of the key. The exception is C-Major, which has no sharps or flats. An easy way

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