Pete Thorn—sideman to Don Henley and the late Chris Cornell, among others—dispenses hard-won wisdom on tubes, tour prep, monitoring, using buffers and attenuators, and more.
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Boutique guru Jeff Bober on effects-loop and speaker issues, and diagnosing readers’ Peavey and Hiwatt amps.
Five DIY flattop-maintenance and modding pieces covering everything from must-have tools to filing frets, installing strap locks, and mounting a soundhole pickup.
From a sparkly ’55 Gretsch to a candy-red Tele Custom, a reverse-fireglo Rick, a ’60 Les Paul, and a rare EB-2 bass—five fine instruments worth coveting.