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Vintage and vintage-reproduction guitars require a special screwdriver for trussrod adjustment.
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CruzTools
GROOVETECH TRUSSROD DRIVERS
Vintage and vintage-reproduction guitars require a special screwdriver for trussrod adjustment. CruzTools developed two new screwdrivers for easy adjustment without damage. Two versions are available, allowing adjustment with the neck on or removed.
$14 retail
cruztools.com

Carvin
GB45
Padded nylon bass gig bag with soft interior lining. Extra-heavy stitching and large outer pocket. Dual padded shoulder straps.
$44 retail
carvin.com

Acoustic
ACOUSTIC B15
The B15 provides 15 watts of power pushing a 10"speaker for incredible low end from a compact/practice amp. The overdrive circuit lets you dial-in the perfect amount of “dirt” for your tastes. The 3-band EQ with shape control ensures you get that legendary Acoustic tone, and the Acousti-comp compressor keeps your dynamic range in check.
$100 street
acousticamplification.com

TC Electronic
POLYTUNE MINI
TC Electronic introduced polyphonic tuning to the world and since then guitarists everywhere have welcomed this next-generation way of tuning with open arms. PolyTune Mini will fit on any pedalboard. Sometimes size actually does matter and in such cases, PolyTune Mini is the perfect solution.
$89 retail
tcelectronic.com

Snark
SN-1 GUITAR & BASS TUNER
Tap tempo metronome and tuner with full-color display that rotates 360 degrees with “Stay put” clip, transpose features, and pitch calibration (415-466Hz). High sensitivity vibration sensor. Tuner can be used on front or back of headstock (accommodates left and right handed players).
$29 retail
snarktuners.com

Planet Waves
PACATO HEARING PROTECTION
Pacato Hearing Protection is a reusable, universal-sized audio filter designed specifically for musicians and music enthusiasts. While other hearing protection can sound muffled and unnatural, the Pacato filters provide full-frequency and enjoyable audio at safe listening levels. The exclusive design minimizes low frequency emphasis, while keeping the ear ventilated for unmatched comfort.
$29 retail
planetwaves.com

IK Multimedia
STEALTHPLUG CS
Compact q"-jack-to-USB guitar and bass audio interface for Mac/PC. Plug your instrument into your computer and record with AmpliTube amp and FX software. High-quality direct input. Headphone/Amp/Powered Speaker output. Low-latency ASIO and CoreAudio drivers. Includes Ampli- Tube Custom Shop plug-in and standalone, plus 50 Gear Credits for à la carte model purchases.
$100 street
ikmultimedia.com

Pro Rock Gear
DELUXE MULTI A-FRAME ADJUSTABLE GUITAR STAND
Heavy-duty steel construction for maximum stability and support. Fully adjustable with secure locking mechanisms and bases.
$49 retail
apintl.com

Peterson Tuners
STROBOCLIP CLIP-ON STROBE TUNER
0.1 Cent Accurate. Drop and capo setting. 29 Peterson Sweeteners. BFTS support
$89 retail
stroboclip.com

IK Multimedia
IRIG STOMP
Guitar and bass players can integrate their favorite iPhone/iPad apps into their existing pedalboard setup. Compact, aluminum-cast enclosure integrates easily into any traditional pedalboard. Can be used inline with other effects pedals, or connected directly to amplifiers or PA systems. Active battery-powered output circuit, Includes AmpliTube Free.
$59 street
ikmultimedia.com

Gruv Gear
DUOSTRAP SIGNATURE STRAP
Offers dual shoulder-weight distribution of your instrument.
$149 retail
gruvgear.com

Essential Sound Products
MUSICCORD POWER CORD
High-performance AC power cord improves clarity and tone, lowers noise floor. Sounds have more warmth and vibrancy. Bass has more speed, tonality and control. Patented design, hospital-grade quality. Made in the U.S.A.
$149 retail
essentialsound.com

Korg
TMR50
The TMR50 Combo Tuner, Metronome and Recorder offers tuner and metronome functions that can be used separately or simultaneously. For practice and capturing riffs or song ideas, it’s also equipped with a built-in mic and speaker, high-quality linear PCM recording functionality, and a USB port. A large, backlit LCD offers visual feedback.
$79 street
korg.com

Levy’s Leathers Limited
DISTRESSED LEATHER STRAPS
2.5"-wide. Burnished edges.
$57 retail
levysleathers.com

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