Can you play an acoustic guitar through an electric amp? Can you run it through effect pedals? You bet you can! Should you do it? Well, we’ll let you decide…
There’s nothing worse than a guitar that just will not stay in tune… Like we always say, time spent tuning is time that could be spent playing. Well, try these easy tips and see if you can’t solve those tuning stability issues once and for all.
People ask us all the time what the heaviest gauge of guitar string is that will still fit in a standard tuning peg. So, we decided to put them to the test to find out for ourselves.
The height of your guitar strings—commonly referred to as action—has a big effect on how your guitar feels and plays. But what does it do to your guitar’s tone?
What advantages or disadvantages does top wrapping guitar strings on a Les Paul or Tune-O-Matic style tailpiece have? Should you try it on your own guitar?
Learning how to play jazz guitar scales sounds scary to many students of the guitar, primarily because there is a lack of understanding about what a “jazz” scale is.
Cleaning guitar strings is a great way to get longer life and better performance out of your strings. But is cleaning guitar strings with rubbing alcohol a good idea, as many have said?
Wound G strings—or wound 3rd strings—used to be in nearly every electric guitar string set available, but not so much these days. Why is that, and what can a wound g string do for you that a plain string can’t?
Many people say it’s bad to take all the strings off your guitar at once, that it will mess up your neck or your setup. But is there any truth…
Have you ever wondered what acoustic guitar strings sound like on an electric guitar? Well, we tried it out, so that you don’t have to waste your strings finding out for yourself.
There’s nothing worse than breaking a guitar string—surely there must be something you can do about it! Well, the good news is, there is. In this video, we go over why guitar strings break, and how to prevent guitar strings from breaking in the future.
How can half gauge guitar strings help you achieve more even tension between different guitars, and better balance the tension on each individual guitar? Let’s find out! Be sure to…
Yes, they were heavy. But there are a lot of misconceptions about what gauges he actually played, and what he had to do to make them work on his guitar.
Super Light Electric Guitar Strings – or 9s – sometime get a bad rap, but do they deserve it? We don’t think so…
Many of the great Country Guitar Licks all share the same basic building blocks. Master these simple techniques, and you’ll be a country guitar master.