Tag archive for ‘Electric Guitars’
Vintage Bench Test-33
By Guitar-Bass.net On Thursday, January 7th, 2016
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Vintage Bench Test: 1978 Zemaitis

Tony Zemaitis’ guitars became iconic thanks to the rockstars of the 1970s. Huw Price takes an in-depth look at a 1978 example… It’s no wonder so many rock stars ordered guitars from Tony Zemaitis back in More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Thursday, December 17th, 2015
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Letters from America – Gil Yaron Bolt S

After relocating to Arizona, Israeli luthier Gil Yaron set about a rethink of one of guitar history’s most iconic designs. Dave Hunter inspects the Bolt S… A guitar maker of legend in the minds of many fans More...

Guitar & Bass November-22
By Guitar-Bass.net On Tuesday, December 15th, 2015
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Feline Lion Cub review

The Lion Cub is a deceptively simple guitar, with a set-neck, all-mahogany construction. Huw Price finds it’s all in the fine details Jonathan Law set up Feline Guitars in 1997 as a Surrey-based guitar repair More...

Guitar & Bass November-31
By Guitar-Bass.net On Thursday, December 3rd, 2015
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James Collins GTA review

Down in rural East Sussex, James Collins hand builds singular, double-cuts from beautiful timber. Huw Price tests his GTA… Should I be forced to choose a single word to describe the James Collins GTA, it would More...

Tyyster opener
By Guitar-Bass.net On Wednesday, November 18th, 2015
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Tyyster Pelti review

With its sheet metal body and internal pickup, the Tyyster Pelti is more than a retro-modernist fancy. Huw Price goes (mint) green Maybe it’s something to do with the persistent cold, or the long winter months More...

Guitar & Bass November-12
By Guitar-Bass.net On Tuesday, November 10th, 2015
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Vigier GV Rock review

The best-known electric luthier outside of the US unveils a new single-cutaway design. Richard Purvis assesses its true worth… France may not appear a very rock ‘n’ roll country. Alhough they have More...

Guitar & Bass November-7
By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, November 9th, 2015
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Godin Session LTD review

A limited edition of a workhorse, with new finishes, upgraded pickups and a clever vibrato system. Simon Bradley investigates Canadian company Godin has always produced a wide and versatile choice of instruments, More...

Guitar & Bass November-1
By Guitar-Bass.net On Friday, October 23rd, 2015
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Patrick James Eggle Macon Carved Top review

After focusing on acoustics in recent years, one of the UK’s best luthiers is back in the electric game. Chris Vinnicombe plugs in. Patrick Eggle will be a familiar name to most readers, whether because of the More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Friday, October 9th, 2015
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B&G Little Sister review

With its ES-140-like body and a slot-head parlor neck, is the B&G Little Sister a retro curio or a viable player? Huw Price finds out… Back in 2011, David Weitzman was listening to Robert Johnson and gazing More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Friday, October 9th, 2015
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Letters from America: Thorn Artisan Limited – Series 3

Dave Hunter checks out boutique exotica from Thorn, the Artisan Limited – Series 3… I have sometimes experienced a sort of inverse relationship between the amount of precision a guitar maker brings to More...