Guitars and Whiskey
Peavey’s new line of guitars and amps
sports a Jack Daniel’s theme. Photo
courtesy of Peavey Electronics.
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and Acer ( 6. 3 million). The “others”
category totaled 106 million units
sold. Data include desktop PCs,
mobile PCs, and X86-32 servers.
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For the guitarist who enjoys Jack
Daniel’s (Has any guitarist ever
not enjoyed Jack Daniel’s?), Peavey
has introduced a new line of instruments and amplifiers. In the photo is
a single cutaway Peavey Jack
Daniel’s USA electric guitar, constructed using mahogany for the
body and neck and a solid, five-amp, quilt-maple archtop. Peavey’s
patented dual-compression bridge
system creates a metal-to-metal
connection designed to provide
singing sustain and stronger string
The guitars also feature ebony
fretboards, two dual-wound, hum-can-celing pick-ups, chrome Schaller
tuners, and special wooden control
and selector switch covers cut from
actual used Jack Daniel’s whiskey
barrels. For information on this and
other products in the family, visit
Incidentally, we were unable to
verify rumors that Peavey has also
been working on an Acapulco Gold
product line for decades, but the
designers just haven’t made much
Industry and the
2004 PC Shipments Up
According to Gartner, Inc.
( www.gartner.com), world-wide PC shipments increased in 2004
by 11. 8 percent over 2003, primarily
because of strong mobile PC sales.
The top-five vendors were Dell ( 31
million units), Hewlett-Packard ( 27. 5
million), IBM ( 10. 4 million),