The first time I did this 52 guitars thing, I had a Telecaster in the list that was a Jim Root signature model. Later on when I did the 52 amplifiers series, I had a Jim Root signature model amplifier. Now I’m not the world’s great Slipknot or Stone Sour fan, but I will say this … Jim Root knows good gear.
I’ve been bitten by the blogging bug lately and this has caused me to investigate all-things guitar once again. I’m very OK with that. Who doesn’t love spending hours surfing the Interwebs looking at guitars? I’m sure that doesn’t appeal to some folks—I like to call those people boring. What is hopefully not boring though is this list of the five signature guitars I wish I owned.
I realised recently that I hadn’t written about anything I actually own in a while. Not that I write a lot about anything, but the majority of articles are always “Oooh, this would be nice!” Actually, most of my articles will always be like that because there’s always going to be more that I like than I own. In a way, this article will become that kind of article as well. Why? Well I have a Fender Squire Telecaster SSH (white), but I’m considering modifying it slightly. Let me explain how and why. … Fender Squire Telecaster SSH White
This week I thought I’d write about one of the amplifier heads that I know very little of, from one of the companies I know the most about. Confused? Welcome to my world. The Fender Super Champ X2 head is 15 watt tube amplifier head that offers something most other amplifier heads in this article series don’t (or can’t)—voicing. What is voicing? One thing is for sure, it’s got less to do with vocals than you may think.
This week’s guitar falls into the category of I don’t own this model, but I own a guitar from this brand. Fender may be primarily known for their Stratocasters and Telecasters, but what a range those two powerhouses have. At the time of writing this article, the Fender website has 144 Stratocasters and 106 Telecasters. Given unlimited funds I’d probably want at least half of them. At least. … 52 Guitars, week 47—Fender Jim Root Telecaster