Tag Archives: Fender
With the multitude of electric string options available for your axe.... which is your favorite?

SMG Poll: Which Brand of Electric Guitar Strings Do You Prefer?

With the multitude of electric string options available for your axe…. which is your favorite?

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The new Fender Blacktop felt pretty good in my hand. The neck resembles the 60’s neck which is a bit thinner and easier to play. I wouldn’t say it’s a fast neck, but it’s definitely not slow either. The alder body has a great tone to it, nice and fat. The larger scale of the neck is nice, giving more room in between each of the 22 frets.

SMG Review: Fender Blacktop Stratocaster HH Electric Guitar with Floyd Rose Tremolo

The new Fender Blacktop felt pretty good in my hand. The neck resembles the 60’s neck which is a bit thinner and easier to play. I wouldn’t say it’s a fast neck, but it’s definitely not slow either. The alder body has a great tone to it, nice and fat. The larger scale of the […]

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How much would you be willing to spend on a new guitar? The most subjective answer here. What would you use the guitar for? Are you a working musician or toying around in your home? How serious are you going to get with it? What else are you planning to invest into it? Time....money....other gear?

SMG TIPS: The Art of Acquiring
Guitars Part 3

How much would you be willing to spend on a new guitar? The most subjective answer here. What would you use the guitar for? Are you a working musician or toying around in your home? How serious are you going to get with it? What else are you planning to invest into it? Time….money….other gear?

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Working with Randall, Kirk's plans were to develop a half stack that included his three primary signature tones. The KH120RH amp head includes dual-gain stages for classic and modern voiced high-gain tones, as well as a clean channel.

SMG Review: Randall Kirk Hammett Signature Series KH120RHS 120W 4×12 Guitar Half Stack

Working with Randall, Kirk’s plans were to develop a half stack that included his three primary signature tones. The KH120RH amp head includes dual-gain stages for classic and modern voiced high-gain tones, as well as a clean channel.

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How much would you be willing to spend on a new guitar? The most subjective answer here. What would you use the guitar for? Are you a working musician or toying around in your home? How serious are you going to get with it? What else are you planning to invest into it? Time....money....other gear?

SMG TIPS: The Art of Acquiring
Guitars, Part 2

How much would you be willing to spend on a new guitar? The most subjective answer here. What would you use the guitar for? Are you a working musician or toying around in your home? How serious are you going to get with it? What else are you planning to invest into it? Time….money….other gear?

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Whether you are a musician on the move or have sold an old guitar on eBay, it is important to know how to ship a guitar properly. These delicate devices need to be properly packed for shipping so that they are not damaged. For proper shipping of a guitar, it is obviously necessary to pack it properly.

Shipping A Guitar Takes Extra Care

Whether you are a musician on the move or have sold an old guitar on eBay, it is important to know how to ship a guitar properly. These delicate devices need to be properly packed for shipping so that they are not damaged. For proper shipping of a guitar, it is obviously necessary to pack […]

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