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Tech Tip Tuesdays

Every Tuesday Phil shares some of his knowledge and experience with those of us who love tinkering with our guitars. This week Phil teaches us how to solder. It’s a great video. Check it out!

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Guitars For Vets

Guitars For Vets needs our help to raise funds to purchase 50 new guitars for 50 Vets. For more information please click the box below. Thank you!

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Gear Wars - Who Won?!

The results are in! Was it Tube amps? Or was it Solid State/Digital amps? It went back and forth all week long! However, in the end Tube amps edged out the competition by only one vote! Go Tube amps!

Matt and I would like to offer our sincere thanks for all of your votes. We are looking forward to the next Gear War. Stay tuned. It’s coming soon.

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What Tools Do I use?

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The Know Your Gear Shop

 There are shirts, mugs, hoodies, stickers, and used gear available for you to purchase. Also, new to the store, lesson packs will be coming soon.

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learn fun facts about amps, pedals, and guitars


Lawrence Petross Design Anounces First Ever Black Friday Sale

Next Friday, November 23 only, receive 20% off on every pedal LPD sells. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to get your hands on one of the best pedals money can buy. Each pedal is handcrafted, dated, and signed by Lawrence Petross himself. This a rare chance to get an amazing price on an amazing pedal!

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Boss unveils Nextone guitar amps

Boss introduces a new line of amps that seem to improve upon the Katana. At least I hope! They are quite a bit more expensive. They range from $499 to $699. Heck for that price you can get a tube amp! However, I must admit the new Boss amps sound pretty darn good. As good as a tube amp? Well to my ears, no. One of the advantages to the Boss amp is versatility. It even has some built in effects. Check it out!

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Want to know about Phillip McKnight?

Here are 10 things you may not know about him. 

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