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In the late 1970s and early 1980s Fender was facing competition from lower priced and some would say better made Japanese guitars. The lower priced Fender guitars were made in America and could not compete with the lower prices of Japanese made Fender knock offs.

SMG Review: Squier Vintage Modified Stratocaster Electric Guitar

In the late 1970s and early 1980s Fender was facing competition from lower priced and some would say better made Japanese guitars. The lower priced Fender guitars were made in America and could not compete with the lower prices of Japanese made Fender knock offs.

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The DC-9 is a sweet little compression/sustain pedal that is really affordable!

SMG Review: Behringer DC-9 Dynamic Compression Pedal

The DC-9 is a sweet little compression/sustain pedal that is really affordable!

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Legendary guitarist Robin Trower helped define an era of blues rock guitar. The Robin Trower Signature Stratocaster features custom pickups created by Trower and Fender master builder Todd Krause.

SMG Review: Fender Custom Shop Robin Trower Signature Stratocaster

Legendary guitarist Robin Trower helped define an era of blues rock guitar. The Robin Trower Signature Stratocaster features custom pickups created by Trower and Fender master builder Todd Krause.

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The Buznut strips allow you to quickly and easily dampen your string without modifying your guitar. The Buznut strips are really like taking vitamins for the guitarist!

SMG Review: The Buznut Ultimate Guitar String Dampener

The Buznut strips allow you to quickly and easily dampen your string without modifying your guitar. The Buznut strips are really like taking vitamins for the guitarist!

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This week’s review brings me to the Gretsch Electromatic Pro Jet with Bigsby. With its vintage look, Gretsch sound and sweet price you can rock out with your...

SMG Guitar Review: Gretsch Electromatic Pro Jet Electric Guitar

This week’s review brings me to the Gretsch Electromatic Pro Jet with Bigsby. With its vintage look, Gretsch sound and sweet price you can rock out with your…

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Right from the moment I set my hands on it, the PRS SE Zach Myers felt like all Paul Reed Smith guitars. It’s on the heavy side with a moderately slow neck. It’s pretty comfortable and grippy with a nice powdery finish on the neck. The Mahogany body has a nice tone with decent sustain on both the clean and overdriven channels.

SMG Review: Paul Reed Smith SE Zach Myers Signature Electric Guitar

Right from the moment I set my hands on it, the PRS SE Zach Myers felt like all Paul Reed Smith guitars. It’s on the heavy side with a moderately slow neck. It’s pretty comfortable and grippy with a nice powdery finish on the neck. The Mahogany body has a nice tone with decent sustain […]

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