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The Know Your Gear Podcast with Phillip McKnight is a weekly show where he answers about 30 to 40 guitar related questions while keeping it fun and informative.

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The Know Your Gear Podcast with Phillip McKnight is a weekly show where he answers about 30 to 40 guitar related questions while keeping it fun and informative.

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I listen to Philip every chance I get, I love his input.

Phil rules

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Great pod for any gear nut

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93 Ratings
Average Ratings
87
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2

Love it.

By Groberts1988 - Jan 14 2020
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I listen to Philip every chance I get, I love his input.

Phil rules

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Great pod for any gear nut
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Know Your Gear Podcast

Latest release on Jul 11, 2020

All 148 episodes from oldest to newest

6 # 24 Does Sucking At Guitar Make You Appreciate It More?

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Sweetwater 55 point inspection
https://imp.i114863.net/VG4x6

Tylers Video about the Virtual school 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PJocKGLy0lc

For the best audio of this Show check out The Know Your Gear Pod Cast
https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/know-your-gear-podcast/id1252877095

Become a Patreon and support more videos like this
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Send photos of you in your shirt here
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https://www.instagram.com/phillip_mcknight/

Know Your Gear T shirts 
https://teespring.com/stores/know-your-gear-shop-2

Here are some other products from a dealer I trust and buy from online
https://imp.i114863.net/c/2224555/791999/11319

D Addario Fret Polish Kit
https://imp.i114863.net/LMYvY

String Swing sideways guitar hangers behind me 
https://amzn.to/2QyrpuD

I use D Addario American Series Cables 
imp.i114863.net/rmNKQ

The D Addario Kit I Love!
https://amzn.to/2StZ34k

Single wall hanger metal
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004FOITMS/ref=as_li_qf_asin_il_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=knowyourgea0f-20&creative=9325&linkCode=as2&creativeASIN=B004FOITMS&linkId=d9a1fe971de54fff76208d66d2e80b21

00:00 Intro
01:50 New Hats thank you MIKE!
https://teespring.com/know-your-gear-cap
https://teespring.com/know-your-gear-beanie1
02:00 The Virtual Music School with Tim Pierce, Tyler Larson, Paul Reed Smith, Brian 
https://www.marylandhallmusicschool.com/tyler?fbclid=IwAR2-cC03gWk_I-uuCJ8RuLpnhi_oJ5udX0oFKzJFPuJyNletradfYWZ7q8s
05:00 Thoughts on the Nut Buster?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8l4OCHHeoiU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FSPAXprhbl0
07:10 Thought son the Heritage H 137 Guitar 
https://imp.i114863.net/ZZrQK
11:05 If Sweetwater does a 55 point inspection how can a guitar not play right?
https://imp.i114863.net/VG4x6
30:38 It is so freaking hot!!!!
32:30 Are exclusive guitars to stores a gimmick?
36:11 Godin!!!!!!!!!!
38:36 Aging plastic?
38:40 The Crossroads movie changed my life?
46:40 Chaging out electronics on Epiphone LP 100
49:00 Doing repairs 
50:08 Does Sucking At Guitar Make You Appreciate It?

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Jul 11 2020

51mins

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6 # 23 How Much Do Music Retailers really Mark Up Stuff?

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Highlighted Question 
3:39 How much do Music retailers really mark up stuff?

For the best audio of this Show check out The Know Your Gear Pod Cast
https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/know-your-gear-podcast/id1252877095

Here is a link to the strings I use
https://imp.i114863.net/oYXBn

The Live Show Is on Fridays at 3pm Arizona Time 

Become a Patreon and support more videos like this
https://www.patreon.com/home

Send photos of you in your shirt here
askknowyourgear@gmail.com

Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/Knowyourgear/

Instagram
https://www.instagram.com/phillip_mcknight/

Know Your Gear T shirts 
https://teespring.com/stores/know-your-gear-shop-2

Here are some other products from a dealer I trust and buy from online
https://imp.i114863.net/c/2224555/791999/11319

D Addario Fret Polish Kit
https://imp.i114863.net/LMYvY

String Swing sideways guitar hangers behind me 
https://amzn.to/2QyrpuD

I use D Addario American Series Cables 
imp.i114863.net/rmNKQ

The D Addario Kit I Love!
https://amzn.to/2StZ34k

Single wall hanger metal
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004FOITMS/ref=as_li_qf_asin_il_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=knowyourgea0f-20&creative=9325&linkCode=as2&creativeASIN=B004FOITMS&linkId=d9a1fe971de54fff76208d66d2e80b21

Question Index

0:00 Into
2:18 Best Fender clean with Marshall distortion amp?
3:39 How much do Music retailers really mark up stuff?
13:40 The current market and what could be happening right now
20:01 Why Guitar Center Changed Fender Forever 
22:40 Why Fender stopped including gig bags with MIM guitars
27:15 Wives don't count guitars they count cases
28:00 Bean counters making guitars
31:20 Thank you Justin for the care package
32:30 Best low budget guitar if you are stranded on a Island?
35:00 Is there a benefit to using a head and cab over a combo?
37:40 I have a fat ear
39:50 My New BC Rich
42:20 You Tubers built the Harley Benton brand
45:35 Im I keeping the PRS Se Hollowbody?
53:40 The most expensive guitar I ever bought?
59:28 The Suhr Trap! Trying not to buy one. LOL
1:04:20 Thank you for the emails about last weeks talk
1:07:45 4th Of July In Germany last year
1:11:00 There are 3 brands that are amazing and have horrible resale value
1:13:45 Suhr or Tom Anderson? Or Zion?
1:16:00 The guitar that got away? I said I would never talk about this. Lol
1:23:50 Lace Sensors are crap or magic
1:25:20 Getting the Bigsby feel on a Strat
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DPRN4dtu-wk
1:33:56 The Grey 2020 Kit Build Challenge
1:37:45 Thoughts on the Music Go Round Franchise?

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Jul 06 2020

1hr 53mins

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6 #22 My Guitar Store And The Hard Truth About Small Business

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Highlighted Question 
30:31 Insuring your guitars and what you need to think about

This link is to Sweetwater Gear fest Website. 
https://imp.i114863.net/c/2224555/791999/11319

For the best audio of this Show check out The Know Your Gear Pod Cast
https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/know-your-gear-podcast/id1252877095

Become a Patreon and support more videos like this
https://www.patreon.com/home

Send photos of you in your shirt here
askknowyourgear@gmail.com

Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/Knowyourgear/

Instagram
https://www.instagram.com/phillip_mcknight/

Know Your Gear T shirts 
https://teespring.com/stores/know-your-gear-shop-2

Know Your Gear  Mask
https://mouthmasker.com/knowyourgear

D Addario Fret Polish Kit
https://imp.i114863.net/LMYvY

String Swing sideways guitar hangers behind me 
https://amzn.to/2QyrpuD

I use D Addario American Series Cables 
imp.i114863.net/rmNKQ

The D Addario Kit I Love!
https://amzn.to/2StZ34k

Single wall hanger metal
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004FOITMS/ref=as_li_qf_asin_il_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=knowyourgea0f-20&creative=9325&linkCode=as2&creativeASIN=B004FOITMS&linkId=d9a1fe971de54fff76208d66d2e80b21
Question Index
0:00 Its hot
1:10 Do I still have my Era2?
3:55 How Do I hang my Parker Guitar?
6:00 Damaging binding when working on frets?
Micro Mesh 
https://amzn.to/2YxclRT
9:30 My favorite Les Paul
10:40 Does weight relief sound like a hollow-body?
12:50 What is the weirdest instrument I own?
15:30 Extending wires
19:01 Thoughts on Carbon Fiber guitars
23:40 Everything matters on the guitar?
26:25 how does a neck repair effect the price of a guitar?
27:37 How you know a 57 Strat is real

30:31 Insuring your guitars and what you need to think about

39:17 He Found A tele and didn't want to know the weather
42:20 Meeting in the heat with Dylan
43:40 Tiny vs buzzy issue on a Les Paul
48:56 Getting your friends to buy a good deal so you don't
51:09 Make sure you do this before you buy a J pick up for bass
54:30 should you change the slotted truss rod for spoke wheel?
57:00 Getting inspired to play when you are in a rut (physically tired from being sad)
1:04:38 The hardships gigging musicians keeping facing
1:10:25 Eastman guitars and where guitars are made
1:13:48 The KYG hats
1:15:48 My music store and the hard truth

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Jun 27 2020

1hr 41mins

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6 # 21 Supro Amps Has Been Sold? Is The Upgrade From Gibson Classic To Standard Worth It?

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41:12 Is The Upgrade From Gibson Classic To Standard Worth It?
Question Index down below

For the best audio of this Show check out The Know Your Gear Pod Cast
https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/know-your-gear-podcast/id1252877095

Here is a link to the strings I use
https://imp.i114863.net/oYXBn

The Live Show Is on Fridays at 3pm Arizona Time 

Become a Patreon and support more videos like this
https://www.patreon.com/home

Send photos of you in your shirt here
askknowyourgear@gmail.com

Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/Knowyourgear/

Instagram
https://www.instagram.com/phillip_mcknight/

Know Your Gear T shirts 
https://teespring.com/stores/know-your-gear-shop-2

Here are some other products from a dealer I trust and buy from online
https://imp.i114863.net/c/2224555/791999/11319

D Addario Fret Polish Kit
https://imp.i114863.net/LMYvY

String Swing sideways guitar hangers behind me 
https://amzn.to/2QyrpuD

I use D Addario American Series Cables 
imp.i114863.net/rmNKQ

The D Addario Kit I Love!
https://amzn.to/2StZ34k

Single wall hanger metal
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004FOITMS/ref=as_li_qf_asin_il_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=knowyourgea0f-20&creative=9325&linkCode=as2&creativeASIN=B004FOITMS&linkId=d9a1fe971de54fff76208d66d2e80b21

Question Index

0:00 Intro
1:30 Removing scratches on guitars
3:10 D'Angelico buys Supro & Pigtronics *
7:58 I don't think you like Teles
12:20 What Radius do I set the bridge on a compound radius guitar?
13:48 Thickening up a Floyd Rose Strats tone
17:46 I love all P90s (I think) lol
20:52 Supro being bought is a good sign for the brick and mortar part of the industry
24:14 Where did I get my amp shelves?
28:57 There Are Worse Things To Be Addicted To Than Music And Gear
31:14 The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Tone?
37:40 What is my pedal and amp go to?
38:46 Did I forget about acoustic strap locks?

41:12 Is The Upgrade From Gibson Classic To Standard Worth It?

51:40 Where to find old Ibanez parts?
53:07 What Is Nashville tuning and do you need to change the nut?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pUoxAWIzHKA&feature=youtu.be
55:40 Is there a cheaper system than ever-tune?
56:30 Cheap guitars vs expensive guitars the argument you can not win
1:00:40 Brands do not over price their product?
1:04:00 The best way to keep your Strat in-tune?
1:07:21 Just bought a JP15 and it tings
1:08:00 Marshal Sc20H or EVH 5150 III EL34?

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Jun 22 2020

1hr 12mins

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6 #20 The Girl Who Taught Me Guitars Are forever

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For the best audio of this Show check out The Know Your Gear Pod Cast
https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/know-your-gear-podcast/id1252877095

Here is a link to the strings I use
https://imp.i114863.net/oYXBn

The Live Show Is on Fridays at 3pm Arizona Time 

Become a Patreon and support more videos like this
https://www.patreon.com/home
Send photos of you in your shirt here

askknowyourgear@gmail.com

Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/Knowyourgear/

Instagram
https://www.instagram.com/phillip_mcknight/

Know Your Gear T shirts 
https://teespring.com/stores/know-your-gear-shop-2

Here are some other products from a dealer I trust and buy from online
https://imp.i114863.net/c/2224555/791999/11319

D Addario Fret Polish Kit
https://imp.i114863.net/LMYvY

String Swing sideways guitar hangers behind me 
https://amzn.to/2QyrpuD

I use D Addario American Series Cables 
imp.i114863.net/rmNKQ

The D Addario Kit I Love!
https://amzn.to/2StZ34k

Single wall hanger metal
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004FOITMS/ref=as_li_qf_asin_il_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=knowyourgea0f-20&creative=9325&linkCode=as2&creativeASIN=B004FOITMS&linkId=d9a1fe971de54fff76208d66d2e80b21
Question Index

0:00 Intro
1:50 Thoughts on Music Man guitars?
6:16 Why don't I have a Jazzmaster?
9:59 My 3 Favorite guitars? I thought he asked favorite
14:04 If I could only have 1 amp?
16:04 I wanted to sell my Gibson for a Epiphone (I still might)
19:50 I want to thank you 
20:32 Thoughts on boutique picks and your hands

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Jun 12 2020

1hr 23mins

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6 #19 Using Different Strings Instead Of Different Guitars

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The Live Show Is on Fridays at 3pm Arizona Time 

Become a Patreon and support more videos like this
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Send photos of you in your shirt here

askknowyourgear@gmail.com

Facebook
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Instagram
https://www.instagram.com/phillip_mcknight/

Know Your Gear T shirts 
https://teespring.com/stores/know-your-gear-shop-2

Here are some other products from a dealer I trust and buy from online
https://imp.i114863.net/c/2224555/791999/11319

D Addario Fret Polish Kit
https://imp.i114863.net/LMYvY

String Swing sideways guitar hangers behind me 
https://amzn.to/2QyrpuD

Dava Picks
https://amzn.to/2Ik60AL

I use D Addario American Series Cables 
imp.i114863.net/rmNKQ

The D Addario Kit I Love!
https://amzn.to/2StZ34k

Single wall hanger metal
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004FOITMS/ref=as_li_qf_asin_il_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=knowyourgea0f-20&creative=9325&linkCode=as2&creativeASIN=B004FOITMS&linkId=d9a1fe971de54fff76208d66d2e80b21

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Jun 05 2020

1hr 24mins

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6 #18 Answering Your Emails / How to know if lessons are working

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Send photos of you in your shirt here or ask questions
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What are Herco Picks? 
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Facebook
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Instagram
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Know Your Gear T shirts 
https://teespring.com/stores/know-your-gear-shop-2

Here are some other products from a dealer I trust and buy from online
https://imp.i114863.net/c/2224555/791999/11319

The straps I use are  Dimarzio straps and I've been using them since 1992
https://imp.i114863.net/NMYAV

I use D Addario American Series Cables 
https://imp.i114863.net/WMWrJ

D Addario Fret Polish Kit
https://imp.i114863.net/LMYvY

Daddario 10 packs of the 10-46 strings I use
https://imp.i114863.net/O79Wz
0:09 Class A Tube Amps
4:29 How to know if lessons are working
15:42 New Hats
16:21 Vintage Amps
21:36 Best PRS Style guitar for under $180
25:04 The Crimson Guitar Challenge
Here is a link to the strings I use
https://imp.i114863.net/oYXBn

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May 27 2020

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6 #17 Why I bought Drum Sticks To Get My First Guitar

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26:00 Why I bought Drum Sticks To Get My First Guitar

The Live Show Is on Fridays at 3pm Arizona Time

Question Index
0:00 Intro
0:40 check out The Know Your Gear Pod Cast
https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/know-your-gear-podcast/id1252877095
2:30 ^0 Cycle Hum and Big Harry Guitars 
https://www.youtube.com/user/60cyclehumcast
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYFYUq796NVfuvgWIIkiN1w
3:49 The Guitar Build Off 
https://www.greatguitarbuildoff.com/
3:49  Crimson Guitar Discount.  ( knowyourgear10 )
https://www.crimsonguitars.com
7:35 The frustration here at home
8:55 Why I love  H&K amps for recording 
10:55 Dad Hats!!!!
12:29 MXR Distortion + or Bos SD1????
16:10 Is Gibson still doing Push Pulls on the main guitars?
18:47 Our Comminuty and Marty Schwartz
21:28 Thoughts on a Nut install on a Epiphone?
23:35 What is the most expensive guitar I own and I have played?
25:07 I bought a guitar today 
26:00 How I Tricked My Mom Into Buying My First Guitar
31:46 I need to knock off the drinking
32:54 Hows it going tonight?
34:39 You NEED a Milkman amp
26:30 Thoughts on the PRS P22 
38: Everyone under 40 wanted a Warlock?
42:09 Charvel with truss rod you have to take the neck off to adjust. 
46:20 Resonator guitars. 
47:58 Fly rigs. 
49:25 Made In Japan Fender
53:58 The new JHS Fuzz pedals
55:56 High E string catching under fret.  Micro Mech Touch up Stick
https://www.stewmac.com/luthier-tools-and-supplies/materials-and-supplies/sanding-and-polishing/sandpaper-and-finishing-papers/micro-mesh-touch-up-stick.html
58:38 Thoughts on Wolfgang guitar
1:01:03 Better options for Harley Benton?
1:04:00 Tim has every Know Your Gear Coffee Cup
1:06:15 Why YOU made this channel succesful!
1:08:40 Is my Kiesel my new go to?
1:10:13 Are you selling deals? Because I am not
The Guitar Build Off Information
https://www.greatguitarbuildoff.com/

Know Your Gear T shirts and Hats
https://teespring.com/stores/know-your-gear-shop-2

Become a Patreon and support more videos like this
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Send photos of you in your shirt here
askknowyourgear@gmail.com

Facebook
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Instagram
https://www.instagram.com/phillip_mcknight/

Here are some products from a dealer I trust and buy from online
https://imp.i114863.net/c/2224555/791999/11319

D Addario Fret Polish Kit
https://imp.i114863.net/LMYvY

String Swing sideways guitar hangers behind me 
https://amzn.to/2QyrpuD

Dava Picks
https://amzn.to/2Ik60AL

The D Addario Kit I Love!
https://amzn.to/2StZ34k

Single wall hanger metal
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004FOITMS/ref=as_li_qf_asin_il_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=knowyourgea0f-20&creative=9325&linkCode=as2&creativeASIN=B004FOITMS&linkId=d9a1fe971de54fff76208d66d2e80b21

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May 23 2020

1hr 29mins

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6 #16 The Time Fender Messed Up The Charvel Desolation Guitars

May 16 2020

1hr 49mins

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6 #15 Your Gibson Les Pauls Rosewood Fretboard Doesn't Look Right?

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Todays podcast is me going through some emails and talking about some fun guitar subjects. 

As always I want to thank you for supporting the Podcast and You Tube channel

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May 14 2020

46mins

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