1. Announcements

    Please check here for announcements. This is where we communicate with the entire membership.
    1. Announcements To The Membership

      Please check here for announcements!
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    2. Interactive Administrator Threads

      This section contains threads started by the administrators. Members can participate in discussing the issues in these threads.
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      Latest: Important Announcement: TGP and ads Mysterionn, Dec 14, 2018 at 3:27 PM
  2. The Gear Page Lounge

    A section for the "other stuff", like talking about recording, listening to soundclips, or just shooting the breeze. No political or religious topics!
    1. "How To" Tips for the new Software

      If you post a question, we'll try to answer and will then close the thread so that others can read how to resolve the problem. The ONLY questions allowed are about how to do things in this new XenForo software that TGP is using.
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    2. The Sound Hound Lounge

      General discussion about anything related to music.
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      Latest: Explain Richard Thompson to me. RickC, Dec 15, 2018 at 6:14 PM
    3. The Pub

      NO posts about politics or religion allowed!
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      Latest: Who's Doing Yoga? gtrguru, Dec 15, 2018 at 6:16 PM
    4. Recording/Live Sound

      This area is about recording and Live Sound.
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    5. Introductions

      Introduce yourself to the rest of us!
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      Latest: Introduction archtopjazz, Dec 13, 2018 at 12:05 PM
    6. Member Video and Sound Clips

      A place to post links to your clips.
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      Latest: Tell me -WhiteLion - Vito Bratta HoboMan, Dec 15, 2018 at 5:26 PM
    7. Gig Alert

      Post future gigs so that we know where to go.
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      Latest: GtrGeorge Calender posts on Jan 1st 2019 GtrGeorge!, Dec 15, 2018 at 10:22 AM
    8. Artist Spotlight

      For promoting your music, band and gigs. With changes in the music industry, promoting as an indie artist has become even more important. This topic area is meant to help you promote and market your work.
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      Latest: Animation and soundtrack that I made Seance, Dec 14, 2018 at 7:40 PM
    9. Home Audio (Stereo Systems)

      A topic area to discuss home audio/stereo gear, recordings, headphones and anything else you use to listen to other peoples' music.
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  3. Instruments

    Topic areas for the things we plug into all of that gear!
    1. Guitars in General

      For general conversations about guitars.
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      Latest: Is it worth buying newer Gibson’s right now? yoshiii, Dec 15, 2018 at 6:16 PM
    2. "Vintage" Instruments

      This area is dedicated to discussion by fans of "vintage" instruments. If you don't like older and or collectible instruments, please refrain from posting your disdain! Not just electric instruments, we allow discussion of older acoustic guitars, mandolins and other stringed instruments.
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      Latest: 1966 Strat Pickups: ID help Rob303, Dec 15, 2018 at 5:43 PM
    3. The Small Company Luthiers

      For discussion of the smaller builders.
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      Latest: Single P90 Guitar strumnhum, Dec 15, 2018 at 6:05 PM
    4. Bass Area; The Bottom Line

      A topic area dedicated to basses and the gear bassists use.
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      Latest: Currently made high mass/Badass style bridges? rd2rk, Dec 15, 2018 at 2:40 AM
    5. Acoustic Instruments

      Acoustic guitars and other acoustic instruments
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      Latest: Poor Sound from Taylor ES2? cochese, Dec 15, 2018 at 3:18 PM
    6. Luthier's Guitar & Bass Technical Discussion

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      Latest: Cheap nut files worth bothering with? sitedrifter, Dec 15, 2018 at 6:08 PM
    7. Playing and Technique

      How to get the most out of your fingers
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      Latest: Why do the chords work in this song? willyboy, Dec 15, 2018 at 6:16 PM
    8. Keyboards

      For discussion of all pianos, synths, organs, etc.
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      Latest: Joey DeFrancesco.....best ever? The Kid, Dec 15, 2018 at 3:47 PM
  4. The Gear

    Topics related to amps, effects, and the things that instruments are played through.
    1. Amps and Cabs

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    2. Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things

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    3. The Rack Space

      Topic area for discussion of rack effects and the different rack setups of musicians
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      Latest: ART SGX 2000 frisco, Dec 15, 2018 at 5:54 PM
    4. Digital & Modeling Gear

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      Latest: You can only have 3 profiles on your Kemper Willowdale, Dec 15, 2018 at 6:15 PM
    5. Amps/Cabs Tech Corner: Amplifier, Cab & Speakers

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      Latest: Revisiting my first amp build from 5 years ago gldtp99, Dec 15, 2018 at 6:13 PM
    6. Builder's & Retailer's Forum

      This area is to be used by builders and dealers to discuss their products without it being considered spam. A good place to put new gear news or shows.
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      Latest: Austin Guitar House Thread ....Part IV Oz Hofstatter, Dec 15, 2018 at 12:01 PM
    7. Stolen or Lost Gear Registry

      If your gear was stolen or lost, post identifying info here.
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      Latest: Stolen TRRI m.z., Dec 2, 2018
  5. Member and Staff Gear Reviews

    Reviews by members are welcome.
    1. The Gear Reviews

      There are several sub-forums to write or read staff and member reviews of music gear. Click on the link below that says "Sub-Forums" to choose the reviews. We want our members to consider reviewing any gear that they know well.
      Latest: Vintage Fuzz II (BC 208) Brian Johnston, Dec 12, 2018 at 8:04 AM
  6. Gear Video & Soundclips Demo Areas

    The forums within this group are for placing either videos or soundclips to demonstrate gear.
    1. Gear Demos - Videos and Soundclips

      This houses several subforums with demos. Look below where it says "Subforums" and click on the arrow to select which demos you would like to check out or add to.
  7. Buy and Sell

    PLEASE NOTE: ONLY SUPPORTING MEMBERS CAN START ADS IN THE EMPORIUMS. Ads are routinely deleted after 45 days to keep the emporiums from filling with sold items. Please read the Emporium Rules, which are a "sticky thread" on each Emporium area. TGP is not responsible for transactions between members. Transactions are at your own risk.
    1. Amps and Cabs Emporium

      The Gear Page takes no responsibility for transactions. Use appropriate judgment when buying or selling. Amps and cabs ads ONLY!
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      Latest: PRS Paul Reed Smith "30" Amp/Low Price**** dukew, Dec 15, 2018 at 5:54 PM
    2. Guitar Emporium

      The Gear Page takes no responsibility for transactions. Use appropriate judgment when buying or selling. Electric & Acoustic guitar ads ONLY!
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      Latest: MJT Double Bound Fiesta Red Telecaster toneexplorer, Dec 15, 2018 at 6:16 PM
    3. Pedal Effects Gear Emporium

      The Gear Page takes no responsibility for transactions. Use appropriate judgment when buying or selling. Pedals and effects ads ONLY! Digital Modeling gear is in another Emporium area.
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      Latest: Mad Professor Loud and Proud FDawg, Dec 15, 2018 at 5:42 PM
    4. Digital & Modeling Emporium

      The Gear Page takes no responsibility for transactions. Use appropriate judgment when buying or selling. Digital modeling ads ONLY!
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      Latest: Matrix FR12 FRFR Speaker - $550 Nighttrain, Dec 15, 2018 at 4:30 PM
    5. Bass Gear Emporium

      The Gear Page takes no responsibility for transactions. Use appropriate judgment when buying or selling. Bass-related gear ads ONLY!
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      Latest: Madagascar bass freboards for builders ....... SJF, Dec 14, 2018 at 6:45 PM
    6. Music Gear Parts and Accessories Emporium

      The Gear Page takes no responsibility for transactions. Use appropriate judgment when buying or selling. This emporium is for ads for parts like speakers, tubes, bridges, necks, etc.
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      Latest: SD Pearly Gates Custom set zakmichael, Dec 15, 2018 at 6:00 PM
    7. Recording, Pro Audio & Rack Gear Emporium

      The Gear Page takes no responsibility for transactions. Use appropriate judgment when buying or selling. Recording, pro audio & Rack Gear items ONLY!
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      Latest: 500 Series vocal comp (1176-ish?) WahmBoomAh, Dec 15, 2018 at 4:47 PM
    8. Other Musical Instruments Emporium

      This area is ONLY for instruments that do not fit in our other emporium areas. Examples of instruments for this area include things like drums, keyboards, mandolins, horns, etc.
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      Latest: Epiphone MM50 Mandolin w/ Hardshell Case Lwilliams, Dec 13, 2018 at 8:17 PM
    9. The Garage Sale Emporium

      This emporium can be used for non-music gear, including such items as computers, bicycles, concert tickets, used CDs or almost anything else that is legal to send across state or international borders. NO ads for weapons, drugs, or alcohol. We reserve the right to pull any ad that contains items that the owners of this site might feel are inappropriate.
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  8. The Emporium Archives

    The Emporium Archives were set up in December 2013 to allow members to research sold items and to allow a place to put ads of sold items so that members can look at what someone received or gave feedback for in the past.
    1. Our Emporium Archives

      Sold items are moved to the appropriate emporium archive as a record of the sale or trade. To view our emporium archives, just hover or click on the link that says "Subforums".