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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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The Fender Custom Shop Robert Cray Signature Stratocaster caught my eye with its gold hardware and deep blue finish; I just had to give it a go. Right away the tone was incredible. The vintage pickups are super smooth and crisp with just the right amount of break.

SMG Review: Fender Custom Shop Robert Cray Signature Stratocaster Electric Guitar

The Fender Custom Shop Robert Cray Signature Stratocaster caught my eye with its gold hardware and deep blue finish; I just had to give it a go. Right away the tone was incredible. The vintage pickups are super smooth and crisp with just the right amount of break.

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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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The Fender American Standard Series Jazz Bass has a classic feel to it in that it does not feel like a modern bass. The Alder body gives this bass really nice tone and sustain. The neck is graphite-reinforced and has rolled edges for a broken-in feel. You have you choice of Rosewood or a maple fret board on this model which feels comfortable and are semi fast.

SMG REVIEW: The Fender American Standard Series Jazz Bass

The Fender American Standard Series Jazz Bass has a classic feel to it in that it does not feel like a modern bass. The Alder body gives this bass really nice tone and sustain. The neck is graphite-reinforced and has rolled edges for a broken-in feel. You have you choice of Rosewood or a maple […]

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Off the rack the JPX-6 was smooth and felt like a well crafted guitar. The JPX-6 is middle ground in terms of its weight but is very comfortable....

Review: The John Petrucci JPX-6 Signature Guitar

Off the rack the JPX-6 was smooth and felt like a well crafted guitar. The JPX-6 is middle ground in terms of its weight but is very comfortable….

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