Vintage – Willing and Stable

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Tone, weight, looks, comfort, neck feel… many and varied are the reasons that we adore a guitar, but one crucial quality often gets lost in the mix. Phil Harris reminds us of a factor that can often send a guitar to the block Some guitars can be put in a case for years, and they’ll still be in tune when you take them out; with others, you can put More...

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By John Callaghan On Tuesday, February 19th, 2013
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Hooked On Classics: All Hands On Neck

You can switch your strings, buy new pedals, tweak the settings on your amp and change your sound in many ways, but one thing you can’t easily escape is the feel of a guitar’s neck. Phil Harris ponders More...

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By John Callaghan On Wednesday, January 30th, 2013
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Hooked On Classics: Hurry Up And Weight

The pro musician’s life in the 1970s was both toneful and shatteringly loud but as Phil Harris recalls, there was a high price to pay in pain and sweat F or all my love of vintage equipment, there’s More...

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By Alan Clayson On Wednesday, December 19th, 2012
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Hooked on classics moving to the country

He may be a south London boy born and bred, but Phil Harris is developing a worrying taste for the downhome via the modern resonator makers who combine that old-time twang with a whole new approach Spending so much More...

By Alan Clayson On Wednesday, December 19th, 2012
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Old Fashioned Values – The Vintage Guitar Market

Those waiting for a slab-board Strat to fall back into their grasp or wondering what to do with the classic guitar bought five years ago, then follow us as we take the temperature of the vintage market in these More...

By Alan Clayson On Wednesday, December 19th, 2012
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Old Fashioned Values – The Vintage Guitar Market

Those waiting for a slab-board Strat to fall back into their grasp or wondering what to do with the classic guitar bought five years ago, then follow us as we take the temperature of the vintage market in these More...

By Alan Clayson On Wednesday, December 19th, 2012
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Old Fashioned Values – The Vintage Guitar Market

Those waiting for a slab-board Strat to fall back into their grasp or wondering what to do with the classic guitar bought five years ago, then follow us as we take the temperature of the vintage market in these More...

By Alan Clayson On Wednesday, December 19th, 2012
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Old Fashioned Values – The Vintage Guitar Market

Those waiting for a slab-board Strat to fall back into their grasp or wondering what to do with the classic guitar bought five years ago, then follow us as we take the temperature of the vintage market in these More...

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By Richard Flynn On Wednesday, December 5th, 2012
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Have Guitar Will Travel

World-hopping Aussie-bred bluesman Gwyn Ashton is back with a new album, Radiogram, and for the recording sessions he dug deep into his impressive stash of classic electrics, acoustics and resonators. Lars Mullen More...

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By Richard Flynn On Wednesday, December 5th, 2012
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Have Guitar Will Travel – Part 2

World-hopping Aussie-bred bluesman Gwyn Ashton is back with a new album, Radiogram, and for the recording sessions he dug deep into his impressive stash of classic electrics, acoustics and resonators. Lars Mullen More...