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Tech Talk
Bass Guitars, Electric Guitars, Tech Talk February 1, 2015

Coil Splitting and Coil Tapping

Occasionally when electric guitar shopping, you’ll run across models that have something called “coil splitting” and “coil tapping.” What do…

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Bass Guitars, Electric Guitars, Tech Talk January 25, 2015

Tech Talk: Ash and Alder

When you’re looking over the specs of a Fender electric guitar or bass, one of the first things you’ll see…

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What is Fingerboard Radius?
Bass Guitars, Electric Guitars, Tech Talk June 11, 2014

What is Fingerboard Radius?

When you’re shopping for a guitar or bass, one of the dimensions you’ll be presented with is an instrument’sfingerboard radius.…

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Bass Guitars, Electric Guitars, Tech Talk February 13, 2014

What is Micro-Tilt™?

There are now more than two dozen Fender electric guitar and bass models that feature Micro-Tilt neck adjustment. This is…

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Amps, Bass Guitars, Electric Guitars, Tech Talk December 17, 2013

Inputs and Outputs

Tech Talk would like to briefly assess the ins and outs of inputs and outputs, because the two terms are…

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Bass Guitars, Tech Talk November 6, 2013

The Bass VI: Bass or Baritone Guitar?

Bass guitar, for sure. The Bass VI, recently resurrected in hot-rodded form by Fender and in its classic form by…

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The American Vintage ’65 Jazzmaster uses the model’s traditional control layout.
Bass Guitars, Electric Guitars, Tech Talk October 23, 2012

Jazzmaster Controls

With the late-summer 2012 debut of the new American Vintage series ’65 Jazzmaster model, Tech Talk thought now would be…

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Bass Guitars, Electric Guitars, Tech Talk July 11, 2012

Cleaning Pots and Switches

Controls crackling? Simply cleaning potentiometers and switches can help. If you’re not already aware of it, let Tech Talk introduce…

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