Guitars

Are EMGs Bad
Guitars

Are EMGs Bad?

Active pickups used to be the only thing that guitarists would use, especially in the metal music genres. Today is a different story. Although EMGs aren’t necessarily bad, you’ll find fewer people wanting to include the pickups with their playing style. What makes it even more confusing is that the […]

Can you put Steel Strings on a Classical Guitar
Guitars

Can You Put Steel Strings on a Classical Guitar?

It doesn’t take long for nylon strings to start sounding dull. When you can’t stand the intonation offered anymore, it’s time to replace them. You’ll also want to change the strings on a classical guitar if they won’t stay in tune, start to rust, and look like they’re unwinding. When […]

How Much Does It Cost To Restring A Guitar
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How Much Does It Cost to Restring a Guitar?

The cost to restring a guitar depends on three factors. The string type that you choose to use on the instrument. Whether you have an acoustic, electric, bass, 12-string, or a hybrid that requires service. If you decide to do the work yourself or hire someone to do it for […]

What Happened to Firefly Guitars
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What Happened to Firefly Guitars?

Firefly Guitars fill a market gap between the student or learning instrument and a premier quality piece. It’s the perfect option for someone who knows a few chords and wants to invest in their future playing without spending money on a top-of-the-line instrument. When you try to find a Firefly […]

Which End of Guitar Strap Goes Where
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Which End of the Guitar Strap Goes Where?

When you purchase a guitar, the instrument might come with a stock strap to help you maintain its stability when playing. This item lets you play while sitting or standing in almost any environment. Once a guitar strap is appropriately installed, you won’t need to worry about the instrument slipping […]

Is Basswood Bad for Making a Guitar
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Is Basswood Bad for Making a Guitar?

Most woodcarvers enjoy having some basswood in their inventory. It provides an even texture, a little softness, with a fine grain that offers natural luster. Basswood delivers a naturally pale color, making it receptive to different stains or treatments when creating a guitar body. Although the material has some initial […]