Guitar Gear Reviews by INTHEBLUES

Unbiased & Unpaid Reviews

5 GREAT Inexpensive Fender USA Stratocaster Alternatives!

5 GREAT Inexpensive Fender USA Stratocaster Alternatives! ? If you can’t afford a made in the USA Fender Stratocaster here are some brands that are worth checking out because they are built really well for their price and they also sound fantastic.  This is a list of guitars I have put together after years of…
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Donner Twin Series Tap Delay Pedal Review

Donner Twin Series Tap Delay Pedal Review The twin series tap delay pedal from Donner is an affordable pedal which incorporates three different types of delay types in one box.  One of the striking things about this pedal is it’s layout.  It’s rare to see a pedal that’s this short and wide in terms of…
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Harley Benton Mighty 5TH Amplifier Review

Harley Benton Mighty 5TH Amplifier Review There’s a lot of small amplifiers out there and maybe even more small amplifer heads.  What I think separates the Harley Benton Mighty-5TH amplifier from others is how it is built like a regular amplifier.  What does this even mean?  Well it’s loaded with a 12AX7 preamp tube and…
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How to Relic a Guitar by Hand

How to Relic a Guitar by Hand   I thought I would try my hand at a relic job on an Electric Guitar. Doing this and showing people publicly is one of the most divisive things you can do on YouTube and I heard all about it in the comments haha. That said, for under…
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Harley Benton TE-52 Telecaster Guitar Review

Over the last few years I’ve seen a lot of hype over Harley Benton guitars. I never quite knew whether or not a lot of the favourable reviews were “encouraged” reviews or if they were just great guitars. Recently, I’ve had a chance to test a few of them in person and I have to…
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The Mooer GE-200 Multi-Effects Pedal Review

The Mooer GE-200 Effects Pedal is a total game changer when it comes to live and studio recording tools.  You might be thinking to yourself that this is another disposable digital effects pedal? right? Wrong! The Mooer GE-200 is kind of like the Kemper profiling amplifier mixed with a Line 6 Helix. What does the…
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My Top 5 Electric Guitars I Played at Jerry’s Lefty Guitars

This is a list of my 5 favourite guitars I played at Jerry’s Lefty Guitars in Sarasota, Florida. I really enjoyed all of these guitars.  Sound wise and feel wise they were all great.  I absolutely loved the tone of the Dean guitar but the Floyd Rose is a bit too complicated for a guy…
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The Top 6 Guitars with AMAZING Resale Value

The Top 6 Guitars with AMAZING Resale Value This video shows which guitars hold their value on the second hand market.  If you buy a guitar and have to sell it down the line odds are it will not hold its value very well.  This list is my opinion on which guitars hold their value…
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