Bruce Owens

Review DeWalt Air Tools: Smartly Priced and Designed To Perform

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We do a lot of tool reviews on TMRZoo.com. Being a homeowner and a guitar fanatic I get to put a lot of these tools to practical use. When asked by DeWalt to test out their new line of air tools I wanted to put them to the ultimate test. The goal was to see […]

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Review: DirecTV opens The NFL Sunday Ticket Streaming Service for all to Watch

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Being a Miami Dolphins fan stuck in Patriots Nation I have very few chances to see my favorite team. I get the two divisional games a year and a couple of other occasions to watch the Dolphins. Typically if I want to catch my team I have to journey to a sports bar. Like some […]

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Fishman Fluence Pickups Hands On Review

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I recently visited the Fishman Electronics company in Andover, Massachusetts to get a firsthand look at their new Fluence pickups. Not only was I treated to a great tour of the facilities by Fishmans’s Chris DeMaria but also Unearth guitarist Ken Susi. The duo gave me a tour of what can only be described as […]

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Review IK Multimedia’s AmpliTube 3 for iPad

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It has taken me so long to write up this review on IK Multimedia’s AmpliTube 3 simply because I am blown away and don’t know where to start. I guess the beginning is as good a place as any. I remember when the Rockman hit the market. Everyone was blown away by this great little personal practice […]

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Review: DEWALT TSTAK Cart: Become More Organized and Efficient on Any Project

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I have to admit when it come to my tools I am not the most organized person. I have parts and adaptors for my power tools scattered in every space imaginable in my workshop. To get a handle on organization I gave the DEWALT TSTAK cart a try. The DEWALT TSTAK cart is a godsend […]

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Sud Savant: Goose Island – Pere Jacques (Aged 5 years)

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Not many people are forgetful or patient enough to age a bottle of beer for five years.  Luckily, I happen to be a little of both, no matter what my wife tells you about the whole patience thing and the new/exciting expletives I invent during video game play.  On the label of Goose Island’s high(er) […]

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Review: The V2 Electronic Cigarette – It Adds a Whole New Confidence

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I have been using the V2 electronic cigarette for almost two week during our promotion with them. I am loving the freedom that the V2 electronic cigarette has given me. I have been enjoying the V2 electronic cigarette in the office and at home.

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Review: Costa Del Mar Sunglasses – Max Style and Max Protection

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Summer has officially arrived. Yes, this is the first day of summer and I am kicking it off with a new look. This is thanks to the folks at Costa Del Mar Sunglasses. As the sun is beaming into your windshields I know some of you are fumbling around in your glove boxes looking for […]

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Review: The Matrix Quick Connect System From Black and Decker

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One thing we love doing here are TMRZoo.com is modding our guitars for different pickup configurations. This endeavor typically involves us busting out the router, drill and various other tools. On our latest project we shelved our bulky vintage router and tackled this project with the Black and Decker Matrix quick connect system.

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Guitar Gear Review: D’Addario NYXL Strings – You Can’t Beat Them, You Can’t Kill ‘em

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I had a unique experience with the new D’Addario NYXL strings. I have quite a collection of guitars and in doing maintenance I will restring multiple guitars at one time. I was working on a lick in my head and picked up my Les Paul to noodle through the progression. To my surprise the Les […]

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Review: Captain Morgan 1671 Commemorative Blend Spiced Rum

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Every once in a while a product hits our desks here at TMRZoo.com at the perfect time. This is definitely the case with the limited edition Captain Morgan 1671 Commemorative Blend Spiced Rum. Nothing says summer like a refreshing rum and coke or even a quality rum splashed over ice. Captain Morgan 1671 Commemorative Blend […]

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V2 Electronic Cigarette Standard Kit-EX Series Unboxing Video and Giveaway

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We launched this great promotion earlier in the week with V2 to support the launch of the EX Cartridge. During this promotion we will be asking people “Why do you want to try the new EX Cartridge?” for me it is simple. I live in Boston where there are fewer and fewer places to smoke. […]

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Jimmy Kimmel Puts Kobe Bryant in the Hot Seat

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Last night, Jimmy Kimmel was at it again with his “3 Ridiculous Questions” – a playful Q&A session where the host has a chance to sit down with some of America’s biggest celebs or athletes during “Jimmy Kimmel Live.” In the midst of the NBA Finals hype, who better to chat with than the man […]

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Seymour Duncan and Aristides Announce the 010 Red Rising Sun Giveaway 

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The 010 isn’t just your standard copy of a traditional design, one of the primary ways this guitar sets itself apart is the material that makes up the body. Called Arium, this Aristides-designed material increases the resonance and sustain of the instrument. Unlike traditional instruments made from a block of wood, the 010 has an […]

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Review: The MOOG MF Drive – Cool Vintage Character and Voice

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The MOOG MF Drive is a pedal with its own vibe and personality. It is definitely plug and play but if you take the time and bond with this pedal the variations of tone are limitless. MOOG describe the MF Drive as an “overdrive “pedal. While defining distortions, fuzzes, boosts and overdrive pedals can be […]

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Review – The Black and Decker Drill Driver With Autosence

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The biggest goal of all manufacturers is brand loyalty. Anything you buy with moving parts, cars, appliances and yes even power tools at some point will come to the end of their life. The important thing is how long that life is and how well the item performs. It is the hope and desire of […]

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