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PureSalem Guitars Introduces the “Tom Cat”

Retro-inspired Tom Cat Model combines simplicity with quirky styling

 

The new retro-inspired PureSalem “Tom Cat” is a new model from the Miami-based guitar maker that employs a simplistic design utilizing classic guitar elements like wood, wire and strings.

 

Named for the Muddy Waters song of the same name, the PureSalem Tom Cat combines quality components and construction with unique styling.

 

Recently Christian Bland of the the Black Angels played a PureSalem Tom… Read More

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Holiday Gift Tip: Flanger Pick Cutter FP-01 – DIY Guitar Picks

Make plectrums from anything plastic with Flanger’s new upgraded Pick Cutter FP-01

 

Everyone knows guitar picks vanish. We don’t know where they go, we just know they’re gone. The traditional solution has been to go buy more of them. But now, you don’t have to thanks to Flanger’s new upgraded Pick Cutter FP-01.

 

Roughly the size of a standard hole punch, the FP-01… Read More

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Perri Ink Custom Guitars Introduces Mojave and Capistrano

American custom guitar co. unleashes a pair of stripped-down rockers

 

Perri Ink Custom Guitars has released a pair of stripped-down, rocking new axes: the Mojave, and the Capistrano.

 

The Mojave is a signature model built for guitarist Noah Engh. It has an alder body and a gold top finish and  comes equipped with a single Bare Knuckle Nantucket Read More

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Fender Introduces Guitar-Themed Wine

Fender introduces its own line of guitar-themed wine

 

Fender Guitars has partnered with the Armida Winery to launch its own line of guitar-themed wines.

 

Fender’s selection of vino includes a Strat-themed Cabernet Sauvignon, a Thinline Telecaster Pinot Noir, and a Jazzmaster Chardonnay. There’s also a more high-end Telecaster Zinfandel that goes for $500 a bottle.

 

This isn’t the first time Fender has extended its brand into the lifestyle… Read More

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Fender Launches Folding Acoustic Models Designed for Travelling

Introducing Fender Guitars’ new folding-neck model CD-140S VA and CD-60 VA acoustics

 

Fender has released a pair of acoustic guitars equipped with hinged necks, allowing them to be folded to facilitate ease of transport during travel. The CD-140S VA and the CD-60 VA both come equipped with Fender’s patented Voyage-Air neck hinge, which makes it possible for the instruments to be folded in half and easily stored in a standard backpack-sized… Read More

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The Guild X-175 Manhattan

Striking hollow body evokes the ’50s and ’60s with a few modern touches

 

Visually stunning and with few modern features to speak of, the Guild X-175 Manhattan is a hollow bodied beauty with a truly retro character. The guitar boasts a floating bridge and a number of other features that are somewhat surprising to find on a new guitar manufactured in 2013. But the X-175′s… Read More

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