New Gear: August 2009

MODTONE MT-CB Clean BoostWHAT Clean boost pedal. WHY Boosts signal and EQs tone.SPECS Up to 25db of clean boost. Active Tone control.PRICE $99 retail WEB modtone- effects.com
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BLUE MICROPHONES

Mikey

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WHAT Microphone for iPod.
WHY Captures audio content onthe- go.
SPECS Three selectable mic sensitivity positions and a built-in speaker for quick playback. Recordings are easily synced through iTunes for easy editing, posting on the web, or sharing with others.
PRICE $79 retail
WEB bluemic.com

DR. Z AMPLIFICATION

Z Verb

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WHAT All-tube spring reverb.
SPECS 6V6 output tube, one 12AX7 and one 12AT7 preamp tubes. Solid-state rectifier. Dwell, Mix, and Tone controls. Available in Black, Blonde and Red.
PRICE $699 retail
WEB drzamps.com

PRS GUITARS

PRS Signature Series Cables

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WHAT Guitar cables.
WHY Contains ultra-pure, silver-plated, oxygenfree copper elements for improved signal transmission and frequency range compared to copper-only cables.
SPECS Available in 10' to 25' lengths with 1/4" straight or right-angle plugs.
PRICE $49 to $64 retail
WEB prscable.com

MASSAGE U, INC.

Roleo Therapeutic Massager

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WHAT Forearm, wrist, and hand massager.
WHY Nonsurgical treatment for carpal tunnel syndrome and repetitive stress injuries.
SPECS Use top-mounted knob/handle to adjust pressure, then place your hand between the rollers and push your arm slowly forward so that the rollers massage your hand, wrist, and forearm.
PRICE $49 direct
WEB rollyourpainaway.com

THOMAS CORBISHLEY GUITARS

Takoba C-1

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WHAT Electric guitar.
WHY Stylish ergonomic design.
SPECS Mahogany body. Maple thru-neck with ebony fretboard. Active EMG pickups. Steinberger gearless tuners and chrome hardware. Schaller fixed bridge. Available in a range of metallic colors.
PRICE $2,500 retail
WEB tcguitars.com

MJ GUITARS ENGINEERING

MJ Roadster Jr

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WHAT Electric guitar.
WHY An affordable, quality guitar made entirely in the United States with name brand components.
SPECS Solid poplar body. Hard-rock maple neck with 25.5" scale rosewood fretboard. Two Seymour Duncan Alnico II Pro single-coils, JB Humbucker in the bridge.
PRICE $995 retail
WEB mjguitar.com

B.C. RICH

Kerry King Beast VNT

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WHAT Electric guitar.
WHY Neck-through body maximizes tone, sustain, and stability.
SPECS 24-fret ebony fretboard. B.C. Rich Active pickups. Kahler X-Trem tremolo.
PRICE $999 street
WEB bcrichguitars.com.

RED BRAND ACOUSTIC GUITAR STRINGS

Copper Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings

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WHAT Acoustic strings.
WHY More warmth and projection from the higher copper content than phosphor bronze or 80/20 bronze.
SPECS Available in custom light, light, and medium gauges.
PRICE $17 retail
WEB redguitarstrings.com

SWAMPDONKEY AMPLIFIERS

Gypsy

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WHAT Guitar amp.
WHY Widely variable gain and voicing provides clean tones, burly crunch, and sizzling leads.
SPECS Two cascadable channels deliver 30 watts from a single KT88 output tube.
PRICE $2,495 retail
WEB GUITARSLINGER swampdonkeyamps.com

GUITARSLINGER

DOUBLE-DEALER

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WHAT Overdrive pedal.
WHY Two selectable overdrive preamps.
SPECS True bypass. Status LED for battery check.
PRICE $389 retail
WEB guitarslingerproducts.com

VALVETRAIN AMPS

Lexington Reverb

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WHAT Guitar amp.
WHY 1x10 combo with tubepowered spring reverb.
SPECS Switchable output stage delivers 6 watts or 1.5 watts. 12AX7 preamp tube, 6V6 power tube. Volume, Tone, and Reverb controls. RAW switch increases gain and high frequency response. Eminence Ramrod 10" speaker. Also available as a head.
PRICE $699 retail
WEB valvetrainamps.com

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