Gear Reviews


Amplifiers


Reviews, Impressions and Photos
Crate

GX40 C
(Stereo chorus)
The starving musician's alternative to a Roland JC. Sweet chorus and low volume.

Fender

Bassman 200
Versatile tool for the club bassist.

Bassman Tweed '59
Vintage amp in high demand

Bassman '62 Blond
A different animal than the Tweed.

Blues DeVille
This tweed can do no wrong

Showman '62 Blond
The escargot of the amplifier world.

Vibro King

Legend

A60 Combo 1x12
Good little amps from the 70's and 80's.

Marshall

JCM 800

Mesa Boogie

Maverick
Versatile, new classic.

Studio .22
Cool little powerhouse.

Peavey

Ultra 112 Combo
All tube, sixty watt giant killer.

Bass Guitars

FENDER

Jazz Bass
This early 70's model is clean and heavy.

Precision Bass
Any style of music. Stage, studio or garage - boogie feet and okra.

HAGSTROM

Hagstrom I Bass
Gives new meaning to the words "plastic toy".

DeLuxe Bass
Real wood spoken here.

Swede Bass
Excellent clean sound. Heavy as an anvil.

KRAMER

"The Duke" Headless Bass
Kramer's ticket to freedom for the bassman.

STEINBERGER

Spirit Double Neck
Toy or tool?

WASHBURN

AB20 Bass ac./elec.
Piano-like tones.

Collections



Collections Menu
Our friends have nice equipment and instruments in their collections. The stuff ranges from inexpensive and abused guitars to primo amps that should stay home most of the time.

Electric Guitars

Brian Moore C90

Fender Menu

Gibson Menu

Hagstrom Menu

Hamer Special U.S.A.

Ibanez Menu

Paul Reed Smith C24

Peavey Odyssey

Steinberger Spirit double neck bass/elec

Takamine GX100

Yamaha Pacifica 112


Acoustic Guitars

GIBSON

B25 12 String
With a smaller body and cool tone.

L1 Acoustic Parlor
This 1912 small gem has a bright sound.

L50 Acoustic Archtop
An axe with a checkered past.

Crag's Collection
A nice bunch of Gibson, Fender and Hamer axes. Listed individually in our menu. Crag has a nice little Fender acoustic on this page.

LARRIVEE

L-09
This "mid sized" acoustic has a "huge" tone.

MARTIN

D-35
Three piece back, enhanced low frequencies.

Classical Guitars

Dauphin Flamenco

Esteve

Goya

Ramirez 1A Concert

Effects

D.O.D. Tec 8 Grunge
Digital multi-effects processor.

Korg G3
Digital multi-effects processor.

DigiTech 2120 VGS vs. ZOOM 707II
Digital multi-effects processor comparison.