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DiMarzio PAF Master neck – review

Following on from my review of the excellent DiMarzio PAF Master Bridge model humbucker, here is my review of the PAF Master Neck model. First of all, apologies for the lengthy delay between reviews and posts on my blog. My RSI has been particularly bad over the past several months, …

DiMarzio PAF Master bridge – review

The iconic “PAF” humbucker found in vintage Gibson guitars has been the baseline for many humbuckers. It seems that there a million and one variations of the original made by companies big and small, each offering their own interpretation of the sound. DiMarzio have certainly had a lot of experience …

Killer Guitar Components Killer Brass Claw – review

For the past several years there has been a lot of interest in aftermarket tremolo upgrade components. Sustain blocks, springs, and even the humble spring claw have been reworked to provide better tone and sustain. Killer Guitar Components (KGC) are one such company that offer a myriad of upgrade parts …

Cool new gear: MXR Custom Badass ’78 Distortion

The MXR Custom Badass ’78 Distortion is the first of the new line of Custom Badass pedals. The ’78 Distortion is an awesome sounding pedal based off a vintage distortion design, and modified to the hilt to provide awesome tones. Jam packed with awesome amp-like distortion the ’78 Distortion has …