WHAT Fuzz pedal. WHY Reproduces classic-
or modern-style fuzz tones. SPECS
Adjustable input attenuators allow
use with any instrument or input signal.
PRICE $160 retail, $136 street WEB
WHAT Guitar amp. WHY Evocative of classic
British and American amps, but with a
distinct Texas attitude. SPECS 50 or 100
watt head. EL34 or 6L6 power tubes.
Optional reverb. PRICE $3,500 retail (50
watt version), $4,725 retail (100 watt
version) WEB prsguitars.com
WHAT Electric guitar. WHY Alexi Laiho
signature model. SPECS Alder body.
Maple neck with ebony fretboard.
EMG HZ F-H2 pickups. PRICE $1,665
retail WEB espguitars.com
WHAT Electric guitar. WHY
Quality entry-level instrument
at an affordable price.
SPECS Ash body. Maple neck
with rosewood fretboard.
Two single-coil pickups and
one humbucker. PRICE $369
retail WEB johnsongtr.com
WHAT 12-string acoustic guitar.
WHY Recreates David
Crosby’s unique hybrid12-
fret Martin. SPECS Solid
Carpathian spruce top. Solid
quilted mahogany back and
sides. Solid maple neck with
ebony fretboard. Optional
electronics. PRICE $6,099
retail WEB martinguitar.com
WHAT Electric guitar.
WHY Lightweight guitar with the body mass necessary
to deliver a fat sound with lots of sustain.
SPECS Mahogany body with a flame maple top.
Mahogany set neck with an ebony fretboard.
Seymour Duncan pickups (’59 neck and SH 11
bridge). Buzz Feiten tuning system. PRICE Retail:
$3,999, MAP: $2,999 WEB washburn.com
WHAT Electric guitar. WHY Body is hewn out of a single block of
dense aircraft aluminum that results in clarity of tone and
increased sustain. SPECS Ebony fretboard. GraphTech graphite
nut. A set of Seymour Duncan’s personally specified pickups.
PRICE $3,320 retail WEB liquidmetalguitars.com
WHAT Guitar amp head. WHY All tube high gain SPECS 100
watts. 3 channels. Footswitchable effects loop. PRICE
$599 retail WEB b-52stealthseries.com
WHAT Limited run acoustic guitar. Only
ten will be made. WHY Based on a historic
1927 12th fret 000-style body
design. SPECS Hand-selected
AAA Sitka spruce top. Solid
Brazilian rosewood back
and sides. One-piece
mahogany neck with ebony
fretboard. PRICE Call (888)
552-5465 for price WEB
WHAT Jumbo acoustic guitar. WHY
Michael Kelly’s first jumbo guitar
design. SPECS Solid spruce top. Flame
maple back and sides. Mahogany
neck with rosewood fretboard. Fishman
Classic 4T preamp with a
built-in tuner. PRICE $660 retail WEB
WHAT Guitar amp. WHY Designed for
acoustic performers. SPECS 150 watts
RMS of bi-amplified output and a
selection of XLR and phono inputs to
allow for every conceivable input
requirement. PRICE $1,595 retail WEB
WHAT Programmable polyphonic
octave generator. WHY Enhances
the algorithm of the original POG
and adds a second sub-octave, an
attack control, and eight user
presets. SPECS Five mixable polyphonic
octave harmonics. PRICE
$324 retail WEB ehx.com
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