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Dan Armstrong Design

The Pinnacle of Modern Design
 

This installment will focus on the famous Dan Armstrong line of guitars and basses. These instruments were introduced to the market in 1960 as the “Dan Armstrong See Through” Guitar and Bass. This line of instruments was distributed (more…)

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Dan Armstrong Design

The Pinnacle of Modern Design
 

This installment will focus on the famous Dan Armstrong line of guitars and basses. These instruments were introduced to the market in 1960 as the “Dan Armstrong See Through” Guitar and Bass. This line of instruments was distributed (more…)

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Fender Precision Elite II

Sleeper Axe, Gorgeous Finish
 

If you could only see the beautiful hue of this Precision Elite II finished in Sienna Burst, you’d melt. Arguably the most devastating of Fender’s bursts, this finish was made famous in the early ’80s on P-Basses, Jazzes, Strats, and the (more…)

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PRS Basses

Subjective Funk & Cool
 

The Paul Reed Smith bass was introduced at the January ’96 NAMM show. Set-neck and bolt-on (CE model) models were offered, with mahogany bodies and one-piece mahogany necks. On Bass and Curly Bass models, a maple-capped body was included, and (more…)

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PRS Basses

Subjective Funk & Cool
 

The Paul Reed Smith bass was introduced at the January ’96 NAMM show. Set-neck and bolt-on (CE model) models were offered, with mahogany bodies and one-piece mahogany necks. On Bass and Curly Bass models, a maple-capped body was included, and (more…)

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