204 episodes

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.

Know Your Gear Podcast Phillip Mcknight

    • Education
    • 4.8 • 153 Ratings

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.

    Why Cheap Guitars Go From Fame To Shame

    Why Cheap Guitars Go From Fame To Shame

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    Here are some other products from a dealer I trust and buy from online
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    • 2 hr 11 min
    The guitar sales are starting to slow a little, But there are still no guitars!

    The guitar sales are starting to slow a little, But there are still no guitars!

    You can become a Patreon and support more videos like this, Plus see videos before they come out and typically a longer version of that video as well
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    Here are some other products from a dealer I trust and buy from online
    https://imp.i114863.net/c/2224555/791999/11319

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

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

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    https://www.instagram.com/phillip_mcknight/
    Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/phillipmcknightKYG)

    • 2 hr 5 min
    Guitar Center Tech Damaged Your Guitar. What Should You Do?

    Guitar Center Tech Damaged Your Guitar. What Should You Do?

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    https://teespring.com/stores/know-your-gear-shop-2

    You can become a Patreon and support more videos like this, Plus see videos before they come out and typically a longer version of that video as well
    https://www.patreon.com/home

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

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

    PODCAST
    https://knowyourgear.buzzsprout.com

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

    Instagram
    https://www.instagram.com/phillip_mcknight/
    Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/phillipmcknightKYG)

    • 2 hr 51 min
    Are Gibson Les Pauls Not Staying In Tune Blown Out Of Proportion?

    Are Gibson Les Pauls Not Staying In Tune Blown Out Of Proportion?

    Highlighted subjects on this show
    24:48 Are Gibson Les Pauls Not Staying In Tune Blown Out Of Proportion?
    34:48 Sharing the things sent to me 
    43:50 The Pedal Movie is coming!

    Other subjects on this show
    00:00 Intro
    02:10 Good pedal to tighten the amps distortion?
    05:48 Asking for the deal and why it works
    09:25 Do mini pedals sound different than their full size version?
    15:12 Why You Tube is pushing everyone to the more click bait style titles 
    22:24 Pickup not picking up the D string? 
    24:48 Are Gibson Les Pauls Not Staying In Tune Blown Out Of Proportion?
    27:19 Keely Caverns
    31:12 Is there brands where the honeymoon is over?
    34:48 Sharing the things sent to me 
    LPD Pedals website mailing list 
    https://www.lpdpedals.com/
    43:50 The Pedal Movie is coming!
    49:48 If I could save the life of one musician who died to young who would it be?
    51:58 Can't afford the Alex Lifeson guitar should I mod one up?
    55:40 Tips for selling  your first item on Reverb?
    59:14 Sam Ash stores will defiantly give you deals when talking to them.
    1:01:40 420 Stoner rig?
    1:04:02 Baritone guitars?
    1:09:00 Does Retailers making Deals  mean prices are inflated?
    1:14:10 Why I have no plans to review a import G&L 
    1:23:16 Whats the deal with Jazz bass sizings?
    1:24:50 What is a good tube amp for my first one for under $550?
    1:28:20 Dirty Shirley, Victory Sheriff, Or Marshall Studio Vintage?
    1:30:10 Why it is important you understand how the battery is connected in your active guitar
    1:34:50 Friedman Deluxe BE OD, MXR 5150, and LPD 87 
    1:40:45 Dents from your fingers in the fingerboard?
    1:46:38  There is no way I would ever buy a $50,000 guitar. 
    1:55:54   Kiss, Marry, kill guitar game
    1:57:40 Rivolta and Rick Beato Gibson
    1:59:00 Boss Katana 100 Head and why I messed up
    2:03: 45 What's my dream guitar?
    2:04:28 Kiesel, PRS, and others
    2:06:40 Re-fret my MIM Strat or buy new Fender Mim neck?
    2:13: 55 What Know Your Gear really means???
    2:20:00 Thank you  and where is the door?

    New logo merch
    https://teespring.com/stores/know-your-gear-shop-2


    You can become a Patreon and support more videos like this, Plus see videos before they come out and typically a longer version of that video as well
    https://www.patreon.com/home


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


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


    PODCAST
    https://knowyourgear.buzzsprout.com


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


    Instagram
    https://www.instagram.com/phillip_mcknight/
    Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/phillipmcknightKYG)

    • 2 hr 19 min
    Why Stores Sell You A Guitar, But Make You Wait To Take It Home

    Why Stores Sell You A Guitar, But Make You Wait To Take It Home

    New logo merch
    https://teespring.com/stores/know-your-gear-shop-2

    You can become a Patreon and support more videos like this, Plus see videos before they come out and typically a longer version of that video as well
    https://www.patreon.com/home

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

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

    PODCAST
    https://knowyourgear.buzzsprout.com

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

    Instagram
    https://www.instagram.com/phillip_mcknight/
    Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/phillipmcknightKYG)

    • 2 hr 33 min
    What's The Worst Guitar Damage Story From When I Was In Retail?

    What's The Worst Guitar Damage Story From When I Was In Retail?

    New logo merch
    https://teespring.com/stores/know-your-gear-shop-2

    You can become a Patreon and support more videos like this, Plus see videos before they come out and typically a longer version of that video as well
    https://www.patreon.com/home

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

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

    PODCAST
    https://knowyourgear.buzzsprout.com

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

    Instagram
    https://www.instagram.com/phillip_mcknight/
    Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/phillipmcknightKYG)

    • 2 hr 13 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
153 Ratings

153 Ratings

Spaceage9 ,

Love it and suggestion

Love it times 100 says it all, and, how about settin up Skype calls while you are workin yourself and pushing record to capture content as you go. Great stuff Phill, for all these years!

Feed The Beagle ,

A True Joy

A breath of fresh Arizona air.

katjust123 ,

Fun and Uplifting

Phil has a positive attitude and doesn’t pander in the negativity I hear on many podcasts. He knows his stuff without sounding like a jerk.

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