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VG Approved Gear

Koll Super Glide Almighty

What do you get when you cross a Jazzmaster, Les Paul, Gretsch Duo Jet, ES-335, and Tele? You just might end up with an...

Guild Jetstar

In 1964, Guild launched its original Jetstar as the company’s budget-friendly solidbody. With a more-conventional shape than the S-200 Thunderbird introduced shortly before, the...

EHX Slammi Plus, Hot Wax

EHX’s Slammi Plus and Hot Wax pedals are not for the faint of heart. Housed in heavy-duty plastic, the Whammy-shaped Slammi Plus may look like...

PRS Silver Sky

Paul Reed Smith has for years experimented with Leo-inspired concepts, and his newest guitar, conceived in collaboration with rocker John Mayer, lands squarely in...

Republic’s Classic Concert Ukulele

National launched its first ukulele in 1927, combining a brass-bodied, nickel-plated uke with the sweet-sounding amplification of a resonator cone. Plenty of vintage-uke fans...

JHS Charlie Brown Overdrive

While few guitarists get the opportunity to plug into every vintage Marshall amp and hear their distinguishing tonal characteristics, most know a good crunchy...

James Trussart SteelCaster

James Trussart’s guitars exist on a plane of their own. With their peerless styling, the builder’s guitars-as-art are nonetheless fully functional, gigable axes. Trussart began...

EarthQuaker Devices’ Westwood Translucent Drive Manipulator

EarthQuaker Devices has a knack for launching pedals that range from ideal tools for those seeking otherworldly sonic textures to vintage-inspired stompboxes for old-school...

Epiphone’s Inspired by 1955 Les Paul Custom

Produced from 1954 to 1956, the Black Beauty Custom is one of the most revered Les Pauls. Marketed as the “fretless wonder” for its small...

Ibanez Artcore AGS73FM and Vintage VSA500HB

In the past several years, many import guitar brands have improved their build quality while continuing to offer their goods at very friendly prices....