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‘50s Wiring Meets ‘50s Controls

Craig Anderton
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05.27.2016

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Potentiometers have a spec called “taper,” which specifies how fast its value changes as you turn it. Because the human ear becomes less sensitive to volume changes at higher volumes, doubling the volume won’t sound twice as loud; you need to increase the level a lot more for it to sound twice as loud.
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A Quick Guide to Gibson Acoustic Tonewoods

Michael Leonard
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05.13.2016

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Gibson acoustics use the finest woods for brilliant tone and luxuriant looks. In 2016, that means traditional choices such as sitka spruce, mahogany and rosewood to Limited Editions in walnut, koa and more. What's your favorite?
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How Gibson's Multi-Shield Technology Minimizes Noise

Craig Anderton
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05.12.2016

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Gibson’s engineers figured there had to be a better way to shield guitars. So after extensive research, late night pizza dinners, and liberal amounts of coffee, they came up with changes that increase shielding effectiveness dramatically while also minimizing problems from static electricity buildup.
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Gibson USA’s Stunning 2016 Limited Run Guitars

Michael Leonard
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04.19.2016

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Here's a selection of Gibson's Limited Run 2016 models – from luxuriant Les Pauls and SGs, from stunning Midtowns to souped-up 7-strings. Feast your eyes on some of the rarest guitars Gibson is building this year across all price ranges
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Why Gibson 'Buckers are Best

Michael Leonard
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04.08.2016

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Officially debuting 59 years ago, the Gibson Humbucker is a bona fide benchmark of guitar pickup design. And it keeps evolving, as all these options show...
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Road Test: Gibson Midtown Standard

Ted Drozdowski
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04.05.2016

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The Gibson Midtown Standard incorporates modern and classic design to create a timeless, lightweight and highly playable guitar that’s perfect for all genres — and easy to love!
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Rag-Time: How to Clean Your Guitar for Better Tone

Ellen Barnes
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04.04.2016

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The best — and least expensive — way to improve your guitar’s appearance, as well as its tone, is to administer a thorough cleaning. But there are a few guidelines that need to be followed when tackling the dirt, grease, perspiration and smoke that may have accumulated on your guitar, either from regular use or neglect; otherwise you risk permanently damaging the quality and resonance of your instrument. Whether it’s an acoustic or an electric that you’re aiming to clean, these tips still apply. If you have a vintage guitar, you’ll need to take special considerations, as explained in a note below.
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What’s your Favorite SG Pickguard?

Peter Hodgson
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03.31.2016

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There are three main SG pickguard types, and a few variations. Which is the most ‘you?’
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What’s the Ideal Guitar Amp for Modeling-Based Multieffects?

Craig Anderton
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03.22.2016

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The Cerwin-Vega P-Series is a great example of a personal PA series that’s uniquely well-suited to being guitar amps.
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Essential Guitar Setup Tips

Michael Leonard
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03.17.2016

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From truss rods to bridge height to electronics... your guitar is complex. But if you give it some love, you'll be love it back too! Some basic maintenance you can do on your own. Other refinements are best left to a pro
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