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TUNING A STEEL-STRING ACOUSTIC Everyone who has ever tuned an acoustic guitar with anything heavier than light guage strings has at some time or another experienced the string that (continued)...
BACK TO THE BASICS Whenever I see guitar players with their guitar hanging down around their knees. . .

. . . I'm reminded that not everyone has had the (continued)...
USE THE RIGHT STRINGS AND CHANGE THEM OFTEN One of the easiest ways to make your guitar sound better is to put on new strings! Strings have gotten so reasonable in price these days, you could pu (continued)...
TRUSS ROD ADJUSTMENT Question:
1. Do your strings buzz when you fret notes on the bottom six frets?
2. Do your strings rest so high above the fretboa (continued)...
BUYING A BEGINNER'S ACOUSTIC GUITAR Acoustic guitars are very diverse in their shape, size, style, beauty, and sound. A great acoustic guitar is usually the one that works best for the (continued)...
HAVING PROBLEMS TRANSPOSING? TRY USING A CAPO A capo is a great little tool for beginners and professionals alike. Capos come in various shapes and sizes. Some clamp on the neck while others sim (continued)...
WHAT DO I LOOK FOR IN AN ELECTRIC GUITAR AMP? Shopping for a new guitar amp can be a tough decision. There are many questions that enter a guitarist's mind when considering a purchase. Which one (continued)...
WANT TO MAKE COOL SOUNDS? CHECK OUT THE EBOW. The "EBow" is a small handheld device that was introduced to the guitar industry in 1976. Since then, this small device has allowed guitarists the ab (continued)...
ANALOG AND DIGITAL EFFECTS Analog effects have been used by guitarists for many years. The analog "stomp" box is the most popular effect unit even to this day. Stomp boxes are (continued)...
GET YOUR EFFECTS IN ORDER As modern synths and inexpensive yet feature-rich recording equipment become more standard, guitarists are under increasing pressure to match the keyb (continued)...
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