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Info & Advice

Sharing is good. I've written a few guitar tech pages to share with you, there'll be much more as I design them but heres a couple of articles to start with!

How does my Truss Rod work?
Gibson truss rod adjustment nut

An article on the secret workings of your guitar's truss rod

  > Truss rod Secrets! 




How to Pack a Guitar for Shipping
Gibson truss rod adjustment nut

Tips for protecting your guitar against shipping damages

  > Protect Ya Neck! 




Setting your Tune-O-Matic Tailpiece
Gibson bridge adjustment article

Attention Les Paul and SG owners. Do you know how to set your Tune-O-Matic Tailpiece?

 > Stop Bar / Tailpiece height setting tips 



Choose your Acoustic Guitar Pickup
Help choosing a pickup system for your guitar

There's so many different acoustic pickup systems on the market, this article will help you make up your mind as to which might be best for you. Click to view my "Pickup Picker" article

 > Help Choosing an Acoustic Guitar pickup system 



Curing Tuning Problems
guitar tuning

Having tuning issues on your guitar? here's a few tips to help out

  > How to keep your guitar in tune 



Guitar Wiring
Learn about guitar electronics

All about guitar electronics modifications with audio demos too!

  > Electrickery  




Loose Frets!?
Learn about guitar electronics

How can my frets loosen up?

  > Loose Frets  


Why do Les Paul necks always break??
Gibson neck break

It's common for Les Pauls, SGs or acoustics to get their necks broken off right? Here's why!

  > Classic design flaw explained 


Changing Guitar Strings
fitting guitar strings

Videos of how to best change your guitar's strings for acoustic, electric, bass and nylon strung guitars. (incomplete)

  > How to re-string your guitar  

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