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Artist Don Hardy, Fender Team to Raise Money for Waves For Water


Artist Donald Edward Hardy is teaming with Fender to mark the 60th anniversary of the Stratocaster and raise money for Waves For Water through an exhibit/sale titled “Strat: 60 Years of the Stratocaster.” Each Strat in the event will include individual artwork and will (more…)

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Keeley Electronics Launches Bassist Compressor Pedal


Keeley Electronics’ Bassist Compressor effect pedal is hand-built with controls for Compression, Threshold, Gain, and a Threshold indicator. It uses dbx-inspired circuitry and offers ultra-low noise/distortion,1:1 to 1:Infinity Compression, and up to 30dB boost. Visit www.rkfx.com. (more…)

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Fender Offers Adam Clayton Jazz Bass


Fender’s Adam Clayton Jazz Bass is inspired by the ’65 Jazz used by the U2 bassist. It has Fender Custom Shop pickups and a Sherwood Green Metallic finish with matching headstock, maple neck with a C-shaped profile and vintage-style truss adjustment, 9.5″-radius rosewood (more…)

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Vintage-Instrument Pioneer Stan Jay Battling Lymphoma


Vintage Guitar is extending well-wishes to Stan Jay, proprietor of Mandolin Brothers, who is battling Mantle-Cell Lymphoma. Stan is one of the forefathers of the vintage-instrument trade, cherished among his peers, and was one of the first (and longest-running) advertisers in VG.

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Neunaber Offers Seraphim Stereo Shimmer


The Neunaber Audio Effects Seraphim Stereo Shimmer combines wet reverb with a shimmer effect that can be switched on the fly. Other features include stereo or mono input and output, controls for Effect Mix, Reverb Depth and Shimmer Level, a Mix knob that can go to (more…)

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EVH Launches 5150III Combo


The EVH 5150III is a 50-watt all-tube combo with three channels – clean, crunch and lead and a Celestion speaker. It’s powered by seven JJ ECC83 (12AX7) preamp tubes, two JJ 6L6 power tubes, and has front-panel-adjustable power output from 50 watts to one watt, (more…)

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PRS Offers Archon 25 in Combo Format


The PRS Archon 25 offers 25 watts output switchable to 13 watts using a 6L6, EL34, or 5881 output tube. Each of its two channels has controls for Volume, Treble, Middle, and Bass, along with Master Volume control for each channel and global Depth and (more…)

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TC Electronic Offers Flashback Triple Delay


TC Electronic’s Flashback Triple Delay has 12 different delay types and allows the player to use them in parallel or series, as well as three simultaneously. It has a tap-tempo switch, stereo in/out, MIDI connectivity, and an expression-pedal input. Learn more www.tcelectronic.com. (more…)

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Reunion Blues Adds Double-Instrument RBX Gig Bags


Reunion Blues has expanded its line with double gig bag models for electric guitars and basses. Constructed using the company’s RBX Protection System, it has a lightweight, ultra-protective multi-layer foam surround with padded lining, strategically placed impact panels, a dense foam neck cradle, (more…)

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Dynaguide String Tree/Guide


The Dynaguide is a new concept in string tree/guides. Instead of fighting friction between the string and guide, it relies on that friction to swivel a square ring in the base near to the headstock. Its inventor says the design eliminates tuning problems, particularly on guitars with flat (more…)

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