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New Guitar Day: Ibanez RGR 1570

A couple of weeks ago I received a message from a friend of mine in the US telling me about a guitar he bought. The surprise though was that he was sending me a one of his guitars that didn’t really get played as a gift! The guitar was an …

New Gear Day (NGD): TC Electronic Spark Booster

I received a box in the mail from TC Electronic today. Inside was something very nice – the brand new Spark Booster. The Spark Booster is an extremely versatile pedal that offers up to 26 dB of boost, with the flexibility to adjust bass, treble, output and gain. It also …

Pickup month at LonePhantom.com

This month has become pickup month at LonePhantom.com headquarters. I’ve been lucky enough to score a number of new model pickups, a classic, and a great Australian boutique handwound humbucker to test and review. There’s currently four humbuckers installed in three different guitars that I have to test, and two …

New Gear Day (NGD): Positive Grid JamUp Plug

There are quite a few iOS guitar interfaces out there in the market now. One of the newest players out there is Positive Grid, with their JamUp Plug. Positive Grid have managed to price the JamUp Plug very attractively, out-pricing many of it’s competitors. This will make it very attractive …

New Gear Day (NGD): Jacktight

Today I received in the mail a handy new tool for working on guitars. The Jacktight is designed to stabilize and hold the jack in place while tightening the retaining nut, avoiding the chance of damaging the wiring connected to the jack. It was invented by San Jose guitarist and …