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Epiphone Century Amplifier 75th Anniversery Limited Edition
Wow is all I can say. We got the call that the Limited Edition Century amp production run had come to an end at Epiphone and they had a few left over. We were ecstatic! Yes, Yes, we would take them. And they are here, all wood exterior with art deco cutouts is a real thing of beauty. All tube amp power, this 18w amp blows the doors off. Maybe its the 12" Electar vintage voiced speaker, maybe its the A/B tube class switching, maybe it's just meant to be enjoyed! We purchased these at end of run closeout pricing and are passing the savings on to you, these are new in the box. As these are closeouts we replaced the serial numbers and Epiphone does not offer a factory warranty. Each unit has been tested by techs here at Tickbiteextreme and are ready to go. Don't let this pass you by, there will be no more productd by Epiphone and we only have a small amount to offer.Need more info, call us
The Epiphone Les Paul Custom Pro Limited Edition guitar! We are excited to show off this baby as our Feature instrument. On sale for 499.87, this is a Custom Pro with coil splitting and phase shifting. This was a part of the 2014 Limited Edition guitar project by Epiphone that has ended. This is a guitar that you cannot get anymore, an instant collectors piece from Tickbiteexteme!
Epiphone Les Paul Custom Pro 2014 Limited Edition EPI-311628114
Beautiful Les Paul Custom Pro with gold hardware, coil tapping on both pickups as well as phase switch. This is an out of production Limited Edition 2014 model. This beauty has the aged binding and black pickguard. Guitar is a real show stealer, the shine on this baby is so dark and rich with its ebony finish that we cannot get a picture without some sort of reflection showing in the finish. Grover tuners, all the deluxe pro appointments, this baby has it all. Another tickbiteextreme hand picked unit!
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Spring has sprung and look at what we have just locked in. Delivery is expected in a few days.
Give us a call at 252-746-2040 if any of these instruments interest you before they are offered to the general public.
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Wow, the plants are starting to bud out, music is in the air! Jump on some of our great deals and become part of the solution, music is just good for the soul!
Fender Telecaster Modern Player Thinline Deluxe Special Edition
This special run by Fender created some of the most outstanding instruments we have run across at a price point that is just hard to believe. This tickbiteextreme hand picked unit has an outstanding outward finish, and more tone than you can believe. All this with a thinline semi hollow body with a F hole. Hurry, we may just keep this ourselves! And those P90 pickups, wow!
Purchase this baby on the Fender page of our site!Need more info, call us
Just in Epiphone Dot in the popular Vintage Sunburst as well as the Emperor Swingster with upgraded tailpiece!Go to the Epiphone page on our site to purchase!
We have received many requests for technical information on several guitar related subjects. This installment is the first of many and we hope you like it. Have a special request, drop us a email
Lets Talk About Guitar Pots
Potentiometer's for guitars basically come in two versions, Linear and Audio. Within both these types there are various taper characteristics and resistance levels (measured in ohms). Generally an Audio (or Logarithmic) pot will have a full swell of sound increasing from 1 thru 10. A linear pot will give most of its swell of sound in the first quarter of a turn of the 1 thu 10 scale. Thus the Audio taper is more pleasing and what your ear would expect, while the linear is more abrupt. Both do the same thing, decrease resistance from 1 thru 10 increasing the sound or tone level as you turn the knob. But, how they get there is the difference.
Potentiometer's for guitars basically come in two popular resistance's. This would be 250k and 500k. The 250k is generally used on single coil pickups and gives a bright sound, the 500k are generally used on humbuckers and give a darker sound. Installing a 500k on your strat, will give it a fuller but darker sound, there are many variations and wiring possibilities, but that is for another article.
To measure your pot, use a multimeter on the two outer lugs and read the resistance. Say if you have a 500k pot and you read 475k, it will be within the percentage range, as it is not an exact science and there will always be a stated tolerance in manufacturing. Note that it does not matter where your knob is turned for this measurement, you are simply reading the total ohm resistance of the unit. To determine if you have a linear or audio pot, measure from the center lug to either outer lug with the knob turned to 5 on a 1-10 scale. If it reads close to 50% of the total resistance it is linear, (say you have a 500k pot and it reads 250k during this test) if it reads appx. 10% or 90% of the total value depending on which lug you use, it is audio.
Which is best? This is so much a matter of what sound you prefer. For the most part, my opinion is use audio taper pots for both volume and tone. However, this is not cast in stone, and experimentation is what sets players apart. This only covers the outer shell of pots, but hopefully it will get you started on shaping your sound.
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Guitars for the masses!
Epiphone Sorrento, on the Epiphone page
Hagstrom HJ-500 Tremar, on the New Arrival page
Gretsch G9202 Honey Dipper in Cactus Flower, on the Gretsch Page
Several Fender Telecaster Modern Player Thinline Deluxe, On the Fender Page
The Loar thinline LH302-T, on The Loar page
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