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"45 Ways to Get a New Guitar" — Video

Here's a brand-spanking-new (October 7) video from guitarist Jared Dines called "45 Ways to Get a New Guitar."

It offers helpful tips for guitar-obsessed men—and women—who feel the need to beg their better half for unwritten "permission" (you know what I mean) to go ahead and buy another guitar.

Surely you've used some of these before, including, "They're gonna throw in a free case. That's like a $250 savings!" or "Steve Vai had the same guitar and he got famous because of it. You want me to be famous, right?"

Oh, and since you're here, check out these three unrelated stories:

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How to Electrify a Washtub Bass and Washboard — Because, Why the Hell Not?
Open-String Lick Ideas from Metallica's Kirk Hammett.

Damian Fanelli

Damian is editor-in-chief of Guitar World magazine. From 1998 to 2014, he was one third of Mister Neutron, an instrumental rock act that toured the universe and elsewhere and released three albums via Austin-based Deep Eddy Records. These days he performs with several New York City-area bands and can often be spotted with one of his many, many, many B-bender-equipped guitars. In past lives he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor – and he still can’t believe he got to write the liner notes for the latest SRV box set.