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Danelectro Danoblaster D an e l e c tro is t he king of quirk y g u i t a r g e a r, an d t his instrument fits r i gh t i n t o t h at mold. A lso k nown a s t he I n n u e ndo, t his Mosrite-inspired g u i t a r h as four built -in effects: d i s t o rt i o n , c hor us, t re molo, a nd e ch o — wh a t e lse does a sea soned p l ay e r n e ed? If yo u st ill need con v i n c i n g, t he guit ar a lso ha s a reg u l ar out put an d an effects o u tp u t , e nablin g you t o run the e ff e c ts i n st ere o. Gr an t ed, these e ff e c ts are not goin g t o ma tch 38 TONE TALK // your top s h e lf b o u t iq u e c o lle c t o r ’s it e ms , but they sound v e r y u n iqu e , a n d if you ro c k o n e o f t h e s e onst a g e , y o u ’ ll b e a h a rd a ct to f o llo w. A ls o f ro m t h is line a re t h e H e a r s a y gu it a r, which fea ture s o n ly t h e bu ilt - in distor t io n , a n d t h e R u mo r ba ss , wh ic h f e a t u re s t h e onboa rd c h o r u s . E v e n if y o u ha ve s e v e r a l h ig h e n d g u it a r s a round f o r y o u r p la y in g plea sure, y o u s h o u ld h a v e a D a nobla ster h a n d y t o re min d y o u o f the good old da y s wh e n c a n d y ba r s cost a nick el a n d g u it a r s we re s o ld out of m a il-orde r c a t a lo g s . Cavity Search: 5 Unique Guitars With Built in Effects Part II