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Gig Bag: December 1998

Prime Guitar Amp

Weighing less than 10 pounds and sturdily constructed, the new 10 watt RMS Prime DC-10 guitar amplifier is designed for the musician on the go. The AC/DC-powered amp delivers a high-output sound and is housed in a natural finish wood cabinet. A 3-band EQ allows for fine-tuning bass, middle and treble ranges. Master volume levels are adjusted via Gain and Level controls, while distortion, punch and tonality can be finessed using the Overdrive In/Out and Overdrive Control.

Hammond Suzuki Drawbar Keyboard

The latest addition to its ProLine series, the Hammond Suzuki XK-2 Drawbar Keyboard produces the classic B-3 Drawbar sound and features a new 61-note keyboard. Using the Versatile Advanced Sound Engine, the instrument is designed to create “unparalleled realism not only from the Drawbars but from the Vibrato, Leslie, Reverb and Overdrive as well.” A 64-patch library is user-programmable for Upper Manual, Lower Manual and Pedal Keyboard.

RainSong’s Russ Freeman Guitars

RainSong’s new Russ Freeman Signature Jazz guitar is available in six and twelve string models. Standard features include all-graphite composite construction; woven headstock with abalone RainSong inlay; Shaller black tuners; Russ’s signature inlay on the 12th fret; and a deluxe hardshell case with a RainSong brass medallion.

Rock N’ Roller/Multi-Carts

Back relief for the traveling musician: Rock N’ Roll/Multi-Carts combine the portability of a luggage cart with the big load capacity of an industrial 4-wheel dolly. The units are available in four models, with the weight capacity ranging from 350 to 500 pounds.

Yamaha 3 and 1/2 Octave Vibe

Yamaha’s YV-3910 and YV-3910M vibes have an extended 3 and 1/2 octave range and are engineered to produce very distinctive sounds. The YV-3910 is available with glossy gold bars for a bright, projecting sound. The YV-3910M is a available with matte finish gold bars, radiating a warmer, mellower sound. The collapsible frame is set on durable, four inch casters and is height-adjustable.

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