Fender Ultra Stratocaster Review

Cost: $1999.99 new, find your own on Reverb.com Huge thanks to Heather from Fender for sending this over for review! Overview and Final Score: 9.5 Sound: 9.5 The addition of the S1 switch adds a ton of versatility to the Ultra Stratocaster, as it cuts some of the highs on the 1 and 2 positions.Continue reading “Fender Ultra Stratocaster Review”

Ranking Four DIY Telecaster Kits From Best to Worst

I love guitar kits, they are pretty much the primary way I learned how to assemble, build, and modify guitars. Kits give you a low-risk way of developing your finishing, wiring, and modification skills without having to rip apart the gear you rely on or spent your money on. Even the highest quality kits areContinue reading “Ranking Four DIY Telecaster Kits From Best to Worst”

Xaviere PRO845 Electric Guitar Review

Cost: $229.00 direct from Guitar Fetish or check out Reverb to find a new or used one! Overview and Final Score: 8.1 I’ve been singing the praises of GFS pickups for some time now, but I’ve never actually had the chance to try one of their Xaviere guitar products until now. The Pro845 immediately caughtContinue reading “Xaviere PRO845 Electric Guitar Review”

Devilcat Amplifiers Jimmy 50W Tube Amp Review

Cost: $1499.00 street, prices may vary so check Reverb.com before you buy! When purchased new you do get a lifetime labor warranty however! How it Works and Final Score: 8.3 Devilcat Amplifier’s Jimmy is a 50 watt tube combo amp that is huge in stature and sound. Jimmy is somewhere between a 3 and 4Continue reading “Devilcat Amplifiers Jimmy 50W Tube Amp Review”

CMG Ashlee Electric Guitar Review

Cost: $1099.00 but price varies depending on specs of each Ashlee made, visit CMGguitars.com to find your own! Overview and Final Score: 9.25 The CMG Ashlee is probably the nicest guitar I’ve had sent to me to date, and I doubt it would disappoint any of you! The model I was sent has a fewContinue reading “CMG Ashlee Electric Guitar Review”

TC Electronic Ditto Stereo Looper Pedal Review

Cost: $125.00, new or cheaper from Reverb.com How It Works and Final Score: 8.3 The big brother of the best selling TC Electronic Ditto Looper, the Stereo version adds a few helpful tweaks to help you get the most out of your looping experience. The pedal adds a stereo I/O (or dual mono) functionality andContinue reading “TC Electronic Ditto Stereo Looper Pedal Review”

Squier FSR Classic Vibe ’70s Precision Bass Review

Cost: $399.99, new or find one cheaper on Reverb.com! Overview and Final Score: 8.8 Squier’s FSR Classic Vibe ’70s P Bass got my attention within seconds of walking into my local guitar center. The surf green finish, black block inlays, and gloss polyester finish make this bass one of the best looking and feeling I’veContinue reading “Squier FSR Classic Vibe ’70s Precision Bass Review”

Yamaha FG3 Acoustic Guitar Review

Cost: $799.99, new Thanks to Stephanie from Yamaha for lending me this great acoustic! Shop for a good deal on one of your own on Reverb.com! Overview and Final Score: 8.5 One of Yamaha’s newest acoustic guitars, the FG3 is a mix of top tier features packaged together at a price more suitable for theContinue reading “Yamaha FG3 Acoustic Guitar Review”

Donner Upgraded Digital Wireless Guitar Transmitter-Receiver Review

Cost: $88.99, new from Amazon Thanks to the Donner Vine program, I was able to review this awesome wireless setup! How it Works & Final Score: 7.5 The Donner Wireless system is a straightforward and accessible way to make your live guitar or bass rig wireless. With about 200 feet of reported range, the farthestContinue reading “Donner Upgraded Digital Wireless Guitar Transmitter-Receiver Review”

Joyo Bantamp Firebrand Amp Head Review

Cost: $169.00, new Huge thanks to Ed from Osiamo for lending me the new Bantamp Firebrand to try out! Get one here! How it Works and Final Score: 7.7 The Firebrand is super simple and straightforward, making it an ideal option for players who need a practice amp or reliable live option for smaller venues.Continue reading “Joyo Bantamp Firebrand Amp Head Review”