Monthly Archives: June 2008
The BYOC E.S.V. (Extra Special Vintage) 2-Knob Bender is quite possibly the sweetest MKII Professional Tonebender clone you can get. What makes the BYOC E.S.V. 2-Knob Bender so “extra special”? A redesigned PCB that fits the larger axial leaded capacitors… Continue Reading
Bridge Pins, Strings, Aspirin and Flashlight. Are these items in your gig bag? Check out the article “Gig Bag Essentials” for a list of must have items for your gig bag. They could save your gig! Credit: Musician’s Friend. [shop_ad]
Earlier this month the sale of Groove Tubes was officially sold to Fender Musical Instruments. This announcement was just made public by both companies. The service and products will remain unchanged under the new ownership by Fender. You can check out… Continue Reading
Bob Schell, owner of Brookwood Leather says “Brookwood Straps are made for comfort, not just good looks. I start by hand selecting only the finest premium grade hides. In addition to cosmetic quality, I insist on leather substantial enough to do the job… Continue Reading
As rare as they come! Back in the mid 1950’s the folks at the Gretsch factory thought it would be a great idea to utilize the unique visual characteristics of knotty pine wood on a guitar. And if that wasn’t… Continue Reading
Available from Allen Amplification is a drop in point to point kit for the Blackheart BH5H amp. The Blackheart BH5H which is a very decent amp right out of the box will be even better with the Allen designed drop-in… Continue Reading
A new forum member has an issue with his Fender Deluxe Reverb Reissue. If he hits a Bb or A note on the 6th string there is a buzz or rattle. Did anyone ever have this happen? Is there a remedy? Credit: Fender.
Ever wonder what frequencies that your guitar strings vibrate at? Check out the article “Guitar String Construction – How They’re Made” for each strings frequency. This is located at the bottom of the article.
The Matchless Independence 35 is the first 35 watt 3 channel guitar amplifier in Matchless’ history! In addition to the signature backlit nameplate, the three channels light up red, white, and blue. Channel one (blue) is powered by one 12AX7… Continue Reading
Vintage Mesa/Boogie amp lovers will find a host of detailed information on Ian Dickey’s site called The Boogie Files. Everything you wanted to know about the Mark series amps with photos, serial number list and orginal Boogie literature. There is a special page… Continue Reading
The world’s largest pedalboard was finally unveiled last night during a pre-Summer NAMM gathering in downtown Nashville, TN. The pedalboard itself—which consisted of 142 different pedals, 13 loaded pedalboards, and a mountain of guitar cable—performed as expected, without any glitches or noise… Continue Reading
Duesenberg’s new analog hand-wired vintage style effect pedals include the Red Echo– analog vintage echo with up to 600ms delay, White Drive– classic booster and overdrive controllable by the guitar’s volume pot while not altering the characteristics of your guitar… Continue Reading
Bracing, Purfling, Thumbwheel and Volute. If you do not recognize these terms or their meanings then check out the article “Guitar Terms And Their Meaning” on the Articles page. [shop_ad]