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Jack Mason
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Attended Brown University
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In 1995, Fender acquired Guild, which had a long relationship with DeArmond, the maker of the original electronics pickups. In 1997 they also acquired the rights to the DeArmond brand and pickup designs and briefly produced some classic Guild models, like this S-65 in 1999. Featured a pair of DeArmond Gold Tone humbuckers, an agathis body, maple neck with 22-fret ebony fretboard. 24.75" scale. Cool Guild-style slanted tailpiece, Tunomatic bridge...
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This may be the mintiest ET-275 we've yet found (and we've enjoyed almost a dozen) and even includes the oft-lost tremolo arm and cover. This also has a period correct and awesome sounding Tonerider Alnico II pickup in the bridge and comes with a basic case. Epiphone moved production to Japan in the early 70s and these were made in the Matsumoku factory with parts from early models like the Crestwood, Wilshire and Coronet. The video demo is of ...
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Oh the joys of the Titan Artist! We've enjoyed a handful of the TA-40 models, which are absolutely gems, but finally found the even more prized TA-30, which was made in Japan before manufacturing shifted to Korea in the mid 80s. The Japanese Titan Artists feature tulip-shaped tuners, have a slimmer body depth, and smaller and more detailed f-holes. Frankly we love them both, but for whatever reason the market has given a slight edge to the MIJ it...
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The ES-339 PRO semi-hollowbody turns back the clock while breaking new ground in sound and style. Featuring smaller body dimensions than a full 335, while still retaining the bell-like tone the ES series. Alnico Classic PRO™ humbucker pickups with push-pull coil splitting. This is in pristine condition and ready to play. Neck: mahogany Neck profile: Slim Taper D Scale: 24.75 Nut: 1.68 Frets: 22 medium jumbo Fingerboard Radius: 12" We have lots ...
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The 1532T, made from 1968-1975 in the Matsumoku factory, is a pretty rare bird, but being uncommon doesn't really matter if a guitar isn't a great instrument. And Aria's take on a Jaguar or Mustang is more like a bird of prey: the pair of single coils deliver a tone very similar to the Univox Hi-Flier, and the overall expressiveness and musicality of the 1532 is a reminder of the special something that certain vintage guitars deliver. We date t...
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Higher-end Takamine guitars have always exhibited exquisite craftsmanship. The fairly rare F-350 model is an incredible take on the Martin D-28. In the '70s Takamine was even using a headstock logo that was very Martin-esque. Incredible binding and inlays along the back seam and front sound hole. Flamed maple back and sides, spruce top and comes with the original hardshell case. Maple neck, rosewood fingerboard. A few minor beauty marks, a smal...
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I've got both this fantastic 60s Classic Vibe and a 50s CV in Olympic White & Gold. Can't keep both, and can't decide which one I love more. So going to offer them both and let the chips fall where they may. This also happens to be in like-new condition. The tortoise shell pickguard has been swapped out for a cleaner white one. The Classic Vibe series deserves all the praise it has gotten over the last several years. Just about the best guitar y...
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Yamahas are simply great. And the SE Series are fine examples of low-cost, high-quality vintage. instruments. This SSH model (the middle number in 312 stands for the number of humbuckers, the last for the number of single coils) is both beautiful and great playing. The tone knob is also push pull to engage coil tapping on the bridge humbucker for a wider palette of tones. And this red demon also includes the floyd rose style tremolo, locking nut ...
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Here's the deets on the Legacy. And for anyone not familiar with G+L, that stands for George (Fullerton) and Leo (Fender) who formed G+L to continue where they left off when they left Fender. Great, great guitars.This one has some finish checking in the body contour, which is usually covered whilst playing, and some very minor wear on the back but otherwise is everything a G+L should be -- more Fender than many Fenders. Neck, frets and everyt...
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Digital Strategy & Design
Employment
  • IBM
    Strategic Programs & Social Business, present
  • Time Inc. New Media
    Executive Producer
  • Frankfurt Balkind
    Editorial Director
  • Time Warner
    Senior Writer
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Currently
Westfield, NJ
Previously
San Francisco - Providence - New York City - Washington D.C. - Maplewood, NJ
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Introduction
IBMer. Writer. Early Adopter. Meditator. Musician. Internet-of-Things Watcher. Nanotech Art Maker.
Bragging rights
High school & college pole vaulter. In the 90s I trained one of the top frisbee dogs in the country.
Education
  • Brown University
  • Columbia University
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