Year: 2015

Complete Guide to Cleaning an Electric Guitar
Guitar Tips

Guide to Cleaning & Maintaining Your Electric Guitar

For most people, an electric guitar isn’t just an instrument, it’s a piece of art, culture, personal history and – if you look after it well enough – an investment. Cleaning and properly maintaining your electric guitar isn’t just a suggestion, it’s an absolute must.

Cleaning an electric guitar isn’t just about giving it the occasional wipe down, though. Guitar players need to learn about how to care for the instrument and ensure it’s maintained as well as the day it was first made.

In the

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Guitar Gadgets for Guitarists
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11 Awesome Guitar Gadgets for Tech-Savvy Guitarists

Guitars and technology. As you consider what kind of gift you want to give to your tech-savvy friend or loved one who also happens to play guitar, why not just combine the two passions with an awesome guitar gadget? Honestly, it’s hard to go wrong here.

Perhaps you’ve already combed through a few good lists of serious gifts for guitar players but nothing seems to fit. You need something unique that you know will be put to good use…an awesome guitar gadget he didn’t know he wanted.

If wha

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How often should I replace guitar strings?
Guitar Tips

Changing Guitar Strings: Knowing When & How Often

Changing your guitar strings. It’s something every guitarist needs to do but often people disagree about when and how often it should be done.

If you’ve been wondering how often you should change your guitar strings, hopefully I can provide a good answer for you here.

Surpri

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How to test drive a guitar in the store
Guitar Tips

10 Tips for Test Driving and Choosing a Guitar

In my experience, choosing a guitar always presents an odd paradox: I’m completely relaxed walking in to the store to hang out or try out the latest guitar model, but the moment I decide I’m going in to actually buy a new axe the place suddenly feels stifling and uncomfortable.

Perhaps that’s been your experience or maybe you need some fresh ideas to make the most out of your guitar-buying experience. Either way, I believe that these 10 tips for testing your next guitar at the guitar store should be invaluable.

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