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Schecter C-1 Koa Electric Guitar

Schecter C-1 Koa Electric Guitar

Sometimes beauty is in the simplicity of things. I believe this to be the case with the new C-1 Koa model from Schecter guitars. Schecter may be well known to many players for their guitar designs leaning towards the hard rock and metal crowd, but this guitar has some serious cross appeal for many types of music. The C body shape from Schecter is an arched top double cutaway guitar with two humbuckers, a mahogany body and koa cap. The

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Fender Diversifies Squier Offering With All-Modern “Contemporary Series” Electric Guitars

Fender Diversifies Squier Offering With All-Modern “Contemporary Series” Electric Guitars

Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) announced the expansion of its offerings with the new Squier Contemporary Series, which includes Stratocaster® and Telecaster® electric guitars with an all-modern look, feel and sound at a meaningful price point. The first new series added to Squier’s offering in several years, this line is ideal for players – entry level and beyond – seeking progressive features in a guitar that that has authentic vibe and style. “When we set out to design this series, we

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Ibanez RB and RGA Models – Quality and Versatility In A Beginner Electric Guitar

Ibanez RB and RGA Models - Quality and Versatility In A Beginner Electric Guitar

  In my opinion two of the most important things to look for in a great beginner electric guitar is quality in the craftsmanship and versatility both in sound and playability. While there are many guitar makers that are offering these traits in their line of student and starter guitars and for this I am going to focus on two Ibanez models – the RB and the RGA models – from the Ibanez standard series. The Ibanez RG and Ibanez

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Made In Japan – Ibanez Prestige RG

Made In Japan – Ibanez Prestige RG

Most often when guitar players think of premium made electric guitars major US brand names come to mind. However, the sometimes overlooked high quality guitars produced in Japan can provide players with an equivalent instrument at significant savings. Having just spent three weeks of vacation in Japan this year I was able to see first-hand the pride and craftsmanship that goes into all things Japanese made all the way from their Sushi to premium electric guitars. It was also very

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Gibson SG Standard

Gibson SG Standard

The Gibson SG Standard has been an industry icon for decades. Introduced in 1961, the SG quickly became popular thanks to its streamlined, lightweight design and rich, crunchy tones. For 2013, Gibson has made some subtle teaks to the SG Standard model, bringing it closer to the design of its early 60’s predecessors. It now comes equipped with a pair of Gibson Classic ’57 Humbucking pickups; clean, clear, and lush sounding, with a moderate output. These pickups combine perfectly with

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