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A look back at last weeks NAMM Show. We toured around the event looking for interesting subject matter and it wasn't hard to find!

A Look Back at NAMM 2012: Guitars, Gear, Gadgets, Gigs and Girls!

A look back at last weeks NAMM Show. We toured around the event looking for interesting subject matter and it wasn’t hard to find!

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What is the true value of a guitar? Is it the cost? The sentimental value? Something indescribable?

THE VALUE OF A GUITAR

What is the true value of a guitar? Is it the cost? The sentimental value? Something indescribable?

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As one of the most popular and highly regarded guitars ever made, Gibson's Les Paul guitar is also one of the most often forged. How can you avoid shelling out big bucks for a phony guitar? It's not easy. And even experts are occasionally fooled by some of the fakes out there.

How to Identify a Vintage Gibson Les Paul Standard

As one of the most popular and highly regarded guitars ever made, Gibson’s Les Paul guitar is also one of the most often forged. How can you avoid shelling out big bucks for a phony guitar? It’s not easy. And even experts are occasionally fooled by some of the fakes out there.

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Some may not realize this, but the 1967 Flying V is actually a reissue. Gibson first released the Flying V in 1958 along with the ES-335, Explorer and Moderne. The ES-335 was an instant success, but the Flying V would receive the recognition it deserved nearly a decade later, which prompted the reissue.

A Closer Look at the 1967 Gibson Flying V

Some may not realize this, but the 1967 Flying V is actually a reissue. Gibson first released the Flying V in 1958 along with the ES-335, Explorer and Moderne. The ES-335 was an instant success, but the Flying V would receive the recognition it deserved nearly a decade later, which prompted the reissue.

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While you probably have never heard the name 'George Beauchamp' before, if you play electric guitar, well then you owe him a debt of gratitude. Because it was Beauchamp, working with Adolph Rickenbacker who created the first commercially viable method of stringed-instrument amplification.

History of the Electric Guitar!

While you probably have never heard the name ‘George Beauchamp’ before, if you play electric guitar, well then you owe him a debt of gratitude. Because it was Beauchamp, working with Adolph Rickenbacker who created the first commercially viable method of stringed-instrument amplification.

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If you've ever been to a NAMM show, it's an experience you won't soon forget. Check out some great pics we took that highlighted this years show!

NAMM 2012: The Winter NAMM Experience

If you’ve ever been to a NAMM show, it’s an experience you won’t soon forget. Check out some great pics we took that highlighted this years show!

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