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By Guitar-Bass.net On Friday, July 24th, 2015
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DIY Workshop: 60s Strat Pickguard Project part two

In the second and final part of our DIY Workshop, Huw Price shows you how to give your Fender Stratocaster a sixties makeover… In part one of this project series, I identified all the components and parts More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Tuesday, July 21st, 2015
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Private Collection: Nick Smith – Bass Desires

It’s all about the bass for Nick Smith, with the emphasis on imaginative design and great quality. Lars Mullen visits a place where the four-string is king… Nick Smith has been a pro bass player since 2001, More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, July 20th, 2015
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DIY Workshop: 60s Strat Pickguard Project, part one

In the quest to nail authentic 60s Stratocaster tones, a set of vintage-style pickups can only get you so far. Huw Price reveals the secret ingredients and tech tips you need to make your Strat look and sound like More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Friday, July 17th, 2015
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Interview: Dan Patlansky Q&A

Seven albums in, Dan Patlansky is finally being recognised for his superlative blues playing, and he’s been reunited with the trusty Strat he nearly lost to Hurricane Katrina, too…   South African-born More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Tuesday, July 14th, 2015
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Interview: Little Barrie

How did the finest American television series of the year end up with a guitar-driven theme tune written and recorded by an indie rock band from London? We find out… Breaking Bad spin-off Better Call Saul More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, June 22nd, 2015
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Fender Deluxe Active Jazz Bass Okoume review

This updated take on the Jazz Bass format isn’t flashy, but it’s a worthy, understated, all-rounder. Rick Batey takes it for a spin…     A brown Fender Jazz? Yes – but forget about the Mocha More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Friday, September 12th, 2014
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John 5 Interview – Careful With That Axe!

The former Marilyn Manson guitar-player-in-chief is now a successful solo artist, as well as the lead guitarist with Rob Zombie for nearly a decade. His intense, intricate fretwork has won him legions of fans, and More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, September 8th, 2014
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Relic Guitars – The Age of Discovery

Judging by the Guitar & Bass postbag, the subject of pre-aged guitars generates as much interest and controversy as ever. The majority of letters on the subject preach allowing Father Time to work his own magic, More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Wednesday, July 16th, 2014
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25 Ways to Upgrade Your Fender Stratocaster

How can you improve a guitar that’s been described as already close to perfection? Huw Price has 25 ways to make your Fender Strat play and sound better than ever before – and some of them hardly cost a bean… There More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Wednesday, July 16th, 2014
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25 Ways to Upgrade Your Stratocaster – Part 2

We continue with the second helping of tips to fundamentally improve your Fender Stratocaster for the better… 17: Saddles Most of the changes that were instigated at Fender by the CBS management were More...