Tag archive for ‘Fender’
Guitar & Bass August-15
By Guitar-Bass.net On Thursday, July 21st, 2016
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Fender Deluxe Strat HSS & Classic ‘68 Strat Texas Special review

Two new Strats separated by 5,000 miles of Pacific Ocean, inspired by very different eras. Chris Vinnicombe racks up the air miles… Although they share that timeless, curvaceous double-cutaway body shape and More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Friday, June 24th, 2016
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Summer NAMM 2016: Fender Custom Shop premieres mid-year guitar collection and limited edition ’80 Proof’ Blues Junior amplifier

#SummerNAMM2016: The Fender Custom Shop has been very busy in preparation for this year’s Summer NAMM in Nashville, and its mid-year collection introduces six new limited edition models – as well as the More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Thursday, June 23rd, 2016
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Summer NAMM 2016: Fender announces ’57 Custom Tweed series & Bassman 800 amplifiers

#SummerNAMM2016: Fender has revealed some new additions to its amplifier family, the ’57 Custom Tweed series and the Bassman 800. The ’57 Custom Tweed series features the ’57 Custom Pro-Amp, ’57 Custom More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, May 23rd, 2016
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Joe Bonamassa’s Blues Of Desperation Guitars Up Close

G&B visits blues-rock star Joe Bonamassa at his California home to see the guitars that made his 12th studio solo album, Blues Of Desperation, take flight… Story Chris Vinnicombe | Photography Eleanor Jane Practice, More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Wednesday, May 18th, 2016
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Fender American Elite Series review

The new Elite Series guitars feature redesigned pickups, compound neck profiles and refined body contours. Are these the best production Fenders ever? Simon Bradley finds out… Modern companies need to grow More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Friday, May 13th, 2016
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All About… Telecaster 
Neck Pickups

Compared to hallowed Stratocaster units, Tele neck pickups are often maligned, but if yours doesn’t cut it there are plenty of mods and upgrade options on the market, as Huw Price explains… Some have argued More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Thursday, May 5th, 2016
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Private Collection: Bob ‘Angelo’ Sawyer

The former Iron Maiden guitarist is a veteran blues-rock player who has been in a plethora of bands. Lars Mullen takes a look at his collection… Sawyer with his collection of guitars, amps and pedals “There More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Friday, April 22nd, 2016
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DIY Workshop: ’57 Fender Strat Appraisal

Is it or isn’t it? Huw Price tries to figure out if there’s a genuine 1957 Stratocaster lurking beneath this dodgy refinish or whether it’s just fool’s gold… When I was a kid, vintage Stratocasters More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, April 11th, 2016
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Vintage Bench Test: 1963 Fender Stratocaster

An original custom colour Sea Foam Green Strat is many a Fender collector’s holy grail. Huw Price finds there’s more to this guitar than just a rare finish… It’s always a thrill to play any pre-CBS More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Wednesday, March 30th, 2016
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Fender Paramount PM-3 Standard & PM-2 Deluxe review

The six-strong Paramount series of electro-acoustics sport features that evoke 1960s Fenders and a range of spec and finish options. Rick Batey puts them to the test… Paramount – it’s a wonderfully More...