Sunday, February 27, 2011

Gibson SG Standard 4-String Bass

Gibson SG Standard 4-String Bass Coral Pink Satin Chrome Hardware


Gibson SG Standard 4-String Bass Coral Pink Satin Chrome Hardware


The Gibson SG Reissue Bass brings back Gibson's classic dual-pickup SG bass from the '70s! The reissue bass has the 30-1/2" short scale of the original, as well as its slim, fast neck. Mahogany body and neck. The Gibson SG Reissue Bass features a vintage-style TB neck humbucker pickup and a mini-humbucker at the bridge for wide tonal range. Gibson includes a hardshell case with the reissue SG Standard Bass.3-Way Adjustable Bridge Gibson's innovative 3-way adjustable bridge is the standard for simplicity and functionality. It provides you with the ability to adjust and fine-tune the height of the SG Standard Bass' strings in all directions—front, back, and side-to-side. This gives the bridge a floating feature, thus allowing the bass to be equipped with a variety of string gauges and multiple set-up options. The SG Reissue bass's legendary resonance, tone, and sustain is the result of anchoring the bridge directly into the body at its 3 adjustable points, providing a firm seating for the strings and yielding a strong union between the strings and the body. Readily accessible screws make setting the intonation simple. To this day, Gibson's 3-way adjustable bridge remains an industry standard. It is the epitome of form and function in bass guitar bridge design.Set-Neck Construction Like all classic Gibson guitars, the necks on the SG Standard Basses are distinguished by one of the more traditional features that have always set them apart—a glued neck joint.

Gibson J-250 Monarch 20th Anniversary Acoustic Guitar

Gibson J-250 Monarch 20th Anniversary Acoustic Guitar Antique Natural¹


Gibson J-250 Monarch 20th Anniversary Acoustic Guitar Antique Natural¹


The Gibson J-250 Monarch Acoustic Guitar boasts ultra-exclusive amenities in a stunning and extremely limited anniversary package. Only 2 of these 20th anniversary guitars will ever be made. The J-250 Monarch is built on a super jumbo style platform for a big, beautiful design. The response can accommodate anything from aggressive chording to gentle finger movements. Deep, round tones flow from J-250 guitar with fat, vibrant mid frequencies for outstanding sound in any group setting. This J-250 acoustic is equipped with a solid Sitka spruce top, yielding tremendous balance in the bass, mid, and high frequencies, and ideal tone to accommodate either fingerpicking or flatpicking. The 3-piece Madagascar rosewood back and sides offer remarkable beauty and powerful resonance. The Gibson Monarch's body and top are connected with hide glue, ensuring the guitar's longevity. Gibson dresses the J-250 with ornamental beauty in the headstock inlays, binding, tuners, and rosette. The headstock is adorned with a mother-of-pearl and abalone custom crown inlay, a handmade Monarch crown truss cover, and a real 2.5mm diamond gem dotting the "I" in the Gibson headstock logo inlay (inserted by Gibson master luthier Ren Ferguson). The volute headstock adds strength to the guitar, with a brilliant mother-of-pearl numbered scroll inlay that certifies the Monarch's authenticity (all custom Monarchs have been numbered in sequence since their creation by Gibson in the 1990s, this one being only the 45th ever made). Cutsom wide Monarch abalone trim lines the top, back, and sides, while the hand-engraved gold Waverly tuners keep the guitar in tune with an unbelievable luster. As an added bonus, a special certificate accompanies this model identifying it as a 20th Anniversary Monarch model, placing this guitar in very exclusive company. The J-250 Monarch guitar comes out of the box ready to make your jaw drop. It has the feel of an antique 6-string Gibson handed down through the generations, though the luxurious appointments may suggest otherwise. The antique natural lacquer finish gives the 20th anniversary Monarch a center-stage presence from top to bottom that you will love from the minute you get it in your hands.

Fender Custom Shop Stevie Ray Vaughan Lenny Tribute

Fender Custom Shop Stevie Ray Vaughan Lenny Tribute Stratocaster Electric Guitar


Fender Custom Shop Stevie Ray Vaughan Lenny Tribute Stratocaster Electric Guitar


This emotive addition to the Custom Shop Tribute Series is an intricate reproduction of Lenny down to the smallest of details from the customized neck that was a gift from ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons, the reflective SRV stickers on the body, the battered headstock to the autograph that Stevie himself etched into the neck plate—even an autograph from legendary baseball great, Mickey Mantle.The original Lenny guitar is a universally recognizable Fender Stratocaster, best known for its uniquely bright and powerful tone and known as one of Stevie Ray Vaughan's favorite instruments throughout his entire career. The guitar itself has an almost mystical heritage that can be traced back to the very beginning of Vaughan's rise to stardom.Lenny's body is similarly storied; its most notable feature is a batwing-shaped inlay believed to be from a 1910 mandolin pickguard and reproduced in exact detail for the replica. The original sunburst finish was removed by heavy sanding, giving Lenny a much more rounded, smoother and softer contoured body than any Strat before or since. Subsequently refinished, the original sunburst finish still peeks through the clear mahogany lacquer. It's easy to imagine Vaughan pulling into a truck stop and adding the SRV stickers to the shrunken, warped and cracked pickguard. The Custom Shop has recreated that ensemble with remarkable authenticity. The pickguard hides yet more treasures—a humbucking pickup cavity, unusually routed in the middle position, and a haphazardly wired control pot assembly with tone pots mounted in reverse. Re-creating the non-original bridge and strap-lock hardware is further evidence of the fastidious attention to detail. Ultimately, however, it's all about Vaughan's music, and he summed Lenny up best when he said, "It's always meant a lot to me. And I love what it sounds like." Stevie Ray Vaughan was just a struggling young guitarist in Austin, Texas, in 1980, when his wife, Lenora 'Lenny' Vaughan, gave him a used Stratocaster that had recently caught his eye in a local pawnshop. It was a 1965 Fender Stratocaster guitar with the original pickups that, from the look of it, had seen better days. Although it began life as a three-color sunburst model, it had obviously been refinished (none too expertly) at some point, and now it had a dark natural finish bearing an elaborate inlay in the body behind the bridge. Nonetheless, there was something about it that clearly and immediately resonated deeply with Vaughan. As Vaughan himself said during an interview published in the Feb. 1990 issue of Guitar Player magazine: It's called Lenny. I found it at a pawnshop and didn't have the money to buy it, and my wife and several other friends of mine put a pool together and bought the guitar. It's always meant a lot to me. And I love what it sounds like. "Riviera Paradise" and "Lenny" (Texas Flood) are both played on the same guitar

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Ashdown USA 115 500W 1x15 8-Ohm Bass Cab

Ashdown USA 115 500W 1x15 8-Ohm Bass Cabinet


Ashdown USA 115 500W 1x15 8-Ohm Bass Cabinet


Hand-built at the Ashdown factory in Kentucky, USA, the US Series 115 bass speaker cab combines great sound and exceptional value. Constructed from locally sourced 3/4" birch play, this Ashdown speaker cabinet is glued, pinned, and screwed for maximum strength and protected by rugged black Tolex for a life on the road. The speaker's drive units are also made in the US and feature classic ceramic magnet assemblies, paper cones, and hand-wound voice coils.

Ashdown USA 414H 1050W 4x10 4-Ohm Bass Cabinet

Ashdown USA 414H 1050W 4x10 4-Ohm Bass Cabinet


Ashdown USA 414H 1050W 4x10 4-Ohm Bass Cabinet


Hand-built at the Ashdown factory in Kentucky, USA, the 4-ohm, 1050W US Series 414H 4x10 bass speaker cabinet combines massive performance with exceptional value. Constructed from locally sourced 3/4" birch ply, the cab is glued, pinned, and screwed for maximum strength and protected by road-rugged black Tolex for a life on the go. The speaker's drive units are also made in the US and feature classic ceramic magnet assemblies, paper cones, and hand-wound voice coils.

Saturday, February 19, 2011

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Wednesday, February 16, 2011

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Sunday, February 13, 2011

Benedetto Guitars Bambino Deluxe Hollow Body Archtop

Benedetto Guitars Bambino Deluxe Hollow Body Archtop Electric Guitar Natural


Benedetto Guitars Bambino Deluxe Hollow Body Archtop Electric Guitar Natural


This is a Benedetto Bambino Deluxe Hollow Body Archtop Electric Guitar with a Jazz Attitude…this deluxe version maintains the dimensional specifications of the Bambino model (see sku# H70181) but adds modern sound holes, a flamed maple veneer top, gold hardware, and a deluxe binding package (w/b/w/b/w) to the body, neck and headstock.The sound holes enhance the acoustic volume to the unplugged instrument and give the guitar a more traditional archtop look with only a single pickup placed in the rhythm position. To show off the beautiful flamed top, this instrument is available in a natural finish.Robert Benedetto is widely acknowledged as today's foremost maker of archtop guitars. Over a prolific four-decade career, he has personally handcrafted nearly 800 instruments, including 500 archtops. "My roots are in jazz guitar. It's been my love and my focus since Day One."

Benedetto Guitars Bambino Hollow Body

Benedetto Guitars Bambino Hollow Body Electric Guitar Antiqueburst


Benedetto Guitars Bambino Hollow Body Electric Guitar Antiqueburst


As its name implies, the Benedetto Bambino Hollow Body Electric Guitar is a baby in size...but with a big voice. This extraordinary model is a prayer answered for the musician with a lot of time on the road. Its lightweight and compact 14-1/2" body is easily manageable in airport traffic or taxis.The Bambino features a laminated maple top and back, a maple neck shaped for playing comfort as only a Benedetto can be. With two chrome plated Benedetto A-6 pickups and custom coil-tap switching system, it's all you'll ever need. So, if you're looking for the tone of a big jazz box but need the compact comfort of a smaller guitar, this model was made for you. Includes hardshell case.Robert Benedetto is widely acknowledged as today's foremost maker of archtop guitars. Over a prolific four-decade career, he has personally handcrafted nearly 800 instruments, including 500 archtops. "My roots are in jazz guitar. It's been my love and my focus since Day One."

Schecter Jeff Loomis Left Handed

Schecter Jeff Loomis Left Handed Electric Guitar Satin Black


Schecter Jeff Loomis Left Handed Electric Guitar Satin Black



Designed by Jeff Loomis, this extended scale, left-handed 7-string Schecter electric guitar features an arched ash body with a set-in 26.5" scale maple neck. The longer scale generates the depth of tone required for body-slamming modern crunch. Schecter's UltraAccess joint yields unobstructed access to the 24th fret! The maple fingerboard has black metal cross inlays to complement the guitar's Vampyre Red Satin finish. Armed with dual EMG Active 707 humbucker pickups, which yield the attack, clarity, and sustain to propel lethal riffs. The TonePros bridge with thru-body ensures rock solid intonation while promoting maximum string vibration transference.

Vox SSC55 Single-Cutaway Solidbody

Vox SSC55 Single-Cutaway Solidbody Electric Guitar Gold


Vox SSC55 Single-Cutaway Solidbody Electric Guitar Gold


The legacy of Vox-branded electric guitars goes all the way back to the early sixties. This model continues the Vox tradition of exceptionally well-playing and innovative guitars.The Vox SSC55 Single-Cutaway Solidbody Electric Guitar embodies the same design philosophy as the original VOX Virage. Combining advanced production methods with hands-on craftsmanship results in an instrument that is sharp-looking, remarkably playable, and versatile enough to provide you with your own personal voice.3-D Body Contouring State-of-the-art carving methods provides the SSC55 with a contoured body that fits naturally and comfortably, whether you prefer to play sitting or standing. The top surface is also perfectly carved, resulting in additional playing comfort and a distinguished look. The set neck features an inverse heel design and deep cut that offers unobstructed access to the upper frets. The distinctive headstock and the bound fingerboard are inlaid with the winged "S" shape mother-of-pearl.Superior String Handling The advanced MaxConnect aluminum bridge of the SSC55 features extended saddle travel for flawless intonation with any gauge string.

Ibanez ARZ400

Ibanez ARZ400 Electric Guitar White


Ibanez ARZ400 Electric Guitar White


The arched top, single-cutaway ARZ400 is built for power and speed with an ultimate smooth access neck joint for shredding. EMG-HZ pickups provide lots of power and tone, whether you're strumming out a rhythm or wailing out a

Paul Reed Smith DC3 with Rosewood Fretboard Electric Guitar

Paul Reed Smith DC3 with Rosewood Fretboard Electric Guitar Frost Blue Metallic


Paul Reed Smith DC3 with Rosewood Fretboard Electric Guitar Frost Blue Metallic


Featuring a flat alder body, bolt-on neck, steel bridge components, and 3 proprietary PRS DC3 single-coil pickups based on PRS's award-winning 513 model platform, the DC3 has a warm, vintage tone and loads of modern appeal. The steel components in the bridge retain the balanced resonance of the alder and provide a clear, but expansive, tone and the 3-pickup configuration combined with a 5-way blade pickup selector offers ample switching possibilities. You've got to hear this guitar.The DC3 incorporates the following new features:V12 Finish Finish should enhance the look, sound, and feel of a guitar by accentuating the wood's inherent beauty and feel without hindering its natural resonance. And PRS Guitars' new "V12" finish does just that. Introduced at Experience PRS 2010, "V12" is a very thin, hard, and clear finish that will not crack or react with thinners. After roughly 12 years in development, it is halfway between acrylic and nitro but with a classic feel all its own. "PRS models with this new finish feel like old instruments," said Paul Reed Smith.Pattern Regular Neck Shape Neck shapes have always been a high priority for PRS and a hallmark of their quality. A guitar should feel comfortable, like "home," as soon as you pick it up, and the neck is paramount to that connection. The new "Pattern Regular" neck shape is similar to the traditional PRS regular neck found on guitars made in the late 80's at PRS's former Virginia Avenue location.This new neck shape reflects modern tooling and programming that allows PRS to even more preciously shape and consistently reproduce their necks. PRS Tremolo with Steel Components The bridge plays a crucial role in the tone of a guitar by transferring the string's vibrations to the tonewood. When executed well, the bridge will enhance the wood's natural resonance. The PRS Tremolo with steel components offers a clear, expansive tone that sounds especially pleasing in guitars with single-coil tones.

Paul Reed Smith Custom 24 with 10-Top and Rosewood Neck plus Birds Electric

Paul Reed Smith Custom 24 with 10-Top and Rosewood Neck plus Birds Electric Guitar VINTAGE NATURAL


Paul Reed Smith Custom 24 with 10-Top and Rosewood Neck plus Birds Electric Guitar VINTAGE NATURAL


The PRS Custom 24 Electric Guitar is based on the original classic PRS guitars. It's a bold combination of woods—figured maple 10-Top, mahogany back, plus East Indian rosewood neck and fretboard, gold hardware, and perfect electronics—HFS bridge and Vintage neck pickups. The 5-way blade pickup selector gives you access to all the great PRS tones. The super-tight neck joint adds sustain and quality feel while the 12" radius fretboard on a standard neck carve grants very speedy freedom on the 24 fat frets. Patented PRS Tremolo bridge and Phase II low mass locking tuners ensure worry-free whammy action. All crafted by master luthiers. Includes hardshell case.Check the drop-down menu to the right to select colors and/or other options.

Parker RF522 Nitefly Radial w/ Seymour Duncans

Parker RF522 Nitefly Radial w/ Seymour Duncans and Fishman Piezo Electric Guitar Black Matte



Parker RF522 Nitefly Radial w/ Seymour Duncans and Fishman Piezo Electric Guitar Black Matte


The RF522 Nitefly electric guitar has the new radial neck joint with a superb fit that provides more stabilization and enhanced tone from better transfer of sound from the neck to body than a conventional bolt-on guitar. The mahogany body is topped with a matte finish. Deluxe appointments include ebony fretboard and Sperzel Trim-Lok tuners. The Seymour Duncan SSL6 single-coil neck pickup and Seymour Duncan TB14 bridge humbucker and joined by the exclusive Fishman piezo system to produce a wide range of sounds

Fender Custom Shop 2011 Custom Deluxe Strat Flame Top

Fender Custom Shop 2011 Custom Deluxe Strat Flame Top Electric Guitar Faded 3Tone Sunburst Maple


Fender Custom Shop 2011 Custom Deluxe Strat Flame Top Electric Guitar Faded 3Tone Sunburst Maple


The Custom Shop 2011 Custom Deluxe Stratocaster combines the best of the old with the new including the addition of a scorching AA flamed maple veneer top and an equally scorching humbucking bridge pickup.Features include a lightweight ash body with access heel and urethane finish, AA birdseye maple neck with large C shape, 22-fret maple fingerboard with 9.5" radius and 6105 fret, master design neck and middle pickups, 5-way switching, and locking tuners.

Gibson Les Paul Studio '60s Tribute Electric Guitar

Gibson Les Paul Studio '60s Tribute Electric Guitar Worn Ebony


Gibson Les Paul Studio '60s Tribute Electric Guitar Worn Ebony


$849.00

MSRP: $1,399.00 Savings: $550.00(39%)

Offers up breathtaking Les Paul performance in a modern, no-frills package.

The 1960s Tribute electric guitar consists of a basic Gibson Les Paul chassis with all the essential elements needed to rock, including a tight-grained "bookmatched" maple top that fits snugly on a two-piece mahogany body. This wood combination yields a specific yet versatile tone that many guitarists have come to demand. The one-piece mahogany neck has Gibson's slim profile, which graces the neck of each Gibson Les Paul Studio 1960s Tribute, emulates the neck shapes of the iconic Les Paul Standards of the early 1960s. Rosewood fingerboards and trapezoid inlays have been a mainstay feature on Gibson Les Paul guitars ever since the model's introduction in the 1950s. The resilience of dense and durable rosewood makes these fingerboards extremely balanced and stable, and gives each chord and note unparalleled clarity and bite. Additionally, the 12-inch radius of the Gibson Les Paul Studio's fingerboard provides smooth note bending capabilities and eliminates "dead" or "choked out" notes. The traditional trapezoid inlays are made of figured acrylic, and offer a classic "pearl" look.

Epiphone Limited Edition 1966 G-400

Epiphone Limited Edition 1966 G-400 Electric Guitar Silverburst


Epiphone Limited Edition 1966 G-400 Electric Guitar Silverburst


$349.00

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MSRP: $606.00 - $665.00 Savings: $316.00(47%)

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