Guitar Tips

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adjusting your truss rod
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How (& Why) to Adjust Your Guitar’s Truss Rod

Adjusting the truss rod on your guitar is not as hard as you may think, it’s actually just a few small adjustments and only takes a couple minutes once you know what you are doing. We’ll walk you through it though, it’s better to learn before it’s too late.

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Protect Your New Guitar: 5 Simple Steps

How to Protect Your Investment

When it comes to keeping your new guitar protected sometimes you just can’t win forever; I mean you have anything from the weather getting to it and completely ruining that beautifully sculpted wood, to Billie Joe getting hold of it and someone reminding him it’s time to go, not a pretty sight either way. That doesn’t mean you shouldn’t at least try to protect it from disaster. Here are five great tips for giving your new baby the best chance for a good long life.

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Just For Fun

10 YouTube Guitar Videos That Pack the Most Punch

Who’s Doing Instructional Guitar Videos Right?
Written by Steve at GuitarNiche.com

Who’s knocking it out of the park with the best YouTube instructional videos for guitar players… hmmmm…

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Strumming to Fingerstyle Guitar 6 step Guide
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How To Transition From Strumming To Fingerpicking Guitar: a 6 Step Guide

Although guitar strumming patterns can be very diverse for many purposes, even the fastest flat picker cannot match the complexity and richness of fingerpicking guitar. At some point in your playing career it makes sense to expand your abilities and learn how to play fingerstyle guitar.

This guide outlines 6 essential steps to a solid basic fingerpicking technique, which is invaluable if you want to progress to more complicated arrangements and picking patterns. The obvious difference between playing guitar with a plectrum (pick) compared to using our fingers is that, no matter how fast the plectrum moves, it can never pluck more than one string at a time.

It’

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