Category Archives: The Tone Garage

The Most Interesting Whammy Bars In the World

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Whammy bars, or more properly called vibrato systems, are one of the oldest methods of manipulating the sound from the electric guitar itself. Continue reading

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That’s Different: 10 Strangest Production Guitars

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Tradition and the world of guitar are funny things. Innovation can breed new classics for future generations. Then we have the guitars on this list. Continue reading

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The Custom Shop Greenie Set

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Here’s a brand-new video of the Greenie Set from the Seymour Duncan Custom Shop. Continue reading

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What Does ‘Vintage’ Mean in Pickup Design?

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In guitar circles, we hear the word vintage all the time. It has sold countless guitars, pedals, amps, and accessories. But what does this word really mean? And how can we reclaim a marketing buzzword from things that just look old, … Continue reading

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Cage Match: Staggered vs. Flat Polepieces

The APS-2 has a vintage construction, but flat polepieces for flatter fingerboards.

Single coil pickups come in many configurations. You might like yours produced the way they were back in the 60s, or you might like ultra-modern high output silent ones. Continue reading

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Right Hand Tonal Options

The Les Paul would be the most popular Gibson guitar to come with PAFs.

When you’re inspired, you reach for your “favorite” instrument. You have your “favorite” set up, strings, tone, etc.. But what about those times when your “favorite” just isn’t working? Continue reading

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Tosin Abasi Demos The Vise Grip Compressor

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Here’s Animals As Leaders guitarist Tosin Abasi demoing our new Vise Grip compressor pedal in a video produced by Keith Merrow. Continue reading

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Pesky Pedal Problems: Attaching Pedals to a Board

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What is your favorite pedal lately? How do you attach it to your pedalboard? Continue reading

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Cage Match: Batteries vs. AC Adapters

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This article will look at all sides of the pedal-powering game, and hopefully help you decide what can keep those LEDs at our feet shining brightly. Continue reading

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Wes Hauch Demos The Dimebag Signature Set

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We all have our guitar heroes, and our buddy Wes Hauch has been quite upfront about his love of Dimebag Darrell. Continue reading

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