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I am still amused every time I hear Nigel Tufnel, the string master from the cult classic Spinal Tap, describe his legendary amp. Unwilling to settle for volume levels maxing out at 10, Tufnel made his knob numbers go to 11. Simply put, the fictional guitarist wanted to take his playing to the next level.
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