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January 28, 2016

  We had another great NAMM show this year, and everyone who came to see us was stoked about the new gear, from the MXR® Reverb and the Echoplex® Delay to the John Petrucci Cry Baby® Wah, the Way Huge® Overrated Special™ Overdrive, and more. We also had an awesome crew of Dunlop artists come through, […]

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  MXR Bass Innovations has joined forces with Fuzzrocious Pedals to create the MXR Bass Distortion, a pedal that deals out huge, gnarly tones with all the low end your bottom-dwelling heart desires. We took a famously nasty sounding distortion circuit and re-tooled for the modern working bass player. It’s loud, it’s cutting, and it’s versatile, and with separate […]

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In a new series of instructional demos from Dunlop, we dive into the nuanced performance points of the Way Huge Electronics superstar models. In this post, we take a closer look at the family of Way Huge Distortion, Overdrive and Fuzz pedals—namely the Red Llama, Pork Loin, Green Rhino, Fat Sandwich, and Swollen Pickle. Grab […]

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    With the last Dunlop Strings Tip of the Week, we concluded our three part series showing you how much time and money you can save yourself by investing in a multimeter. This week, we want to make a recommendation to guitar players who are interested in stringing up at higher tension. Dunlop Heavy […]

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    Last week for the Dunlop Strings Tip of the Week, we showed you how to check your cables with a multimeter.   This week, we’re looking at how to check the continuity (DC resistance) of your pots and pickups. No one wants to spend time wiring up a guitar only to get a […]

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One of our guys recently found this Hamer guitar in a storage facility and brought it into the Dunlop shop for some TLC. It’s an early 2000s Hamer Newport Pro, a US made semi-hollow body beauty that was suffering, not so much from abuse, but just from lack of use. We decided to give it […]

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Category: Dunlop Strings, Tech Tips, Uncategorized

Jim Dunlop (left), Jim Marshall (right) in 1993   Jim Marshall built Marshall Amplification from the ground up in 1962, creating the Marshall Sound with his revolutionary guitar amplifiers and providing the firepower that the world’s biggest rockstars have relied on ever since. He passed yesterday at the age of 88, and while he will surely […]

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    Known for their sharper tips and compact sizes, Jazz III picks have been a hit with guitarists for decades. With so many choices and variations on the theme, how do you know which Jazz III is right for you? Here’s a rundown of the different Jazz III picks to help you decide.   […]

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Dunlop Manufacturing is the #1 manufacturer of music accessories in the world. We picked out some of our accessories that every bassist should consider.

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Category: Accessories, Dunlop Straps, Dunlop Strings, Picks, Uncategorized

You asked and we answered! We answered over 50 of the questions that you posted on our Facebook wall yesterday. Many thanks to JT for answering all of your questions for today’s “Ask an engineer”.

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Category: Dunlop Electronics, Interviews, MXR, Tech Tips, Uncategorized, Way Huge