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Guitar Headstock Repair

One of the worst feelings things for a guitar player [...]

String Buzz

There’s nothing more aggravating than when your guitar makes noises it shouldn't. An issue that comes up often is subject of guitar fret buzz. It's a problem that happens often to players. What is it? It’s caused when a string strikes against the top of a fret. It creates a buzzing sound. There are a few reasons why this occurs from the strings on your guitar.

Guitar Neck Misalignment

Sometimes sending a guitar back For a small "Tweak" is not always practical or necessary. Many times when I ship a guitar from the humid deep South to a dry climate the neck sometimes will "hump" up a bit. This will cause what can be described as guitar neck misalignment and sometimes a "string buzz". Very small, almost imperceptible tweaks will result in a surprising results for this type of guitar neck misalignment issue. It is very easy to fix!

Used Guitars

Superficial surface finish cracks are prone to all guitars. Importantly, more in used guitars. Strats tend to crack the paint or finish surface in that exact same spot where the neck meets the body. Used guitars are especially more prone as they have been handled more. If you bought a used guitars that was not listed as Mint, NEW or Perfect then it's used. Ordinary wear and tear and surface cracks are to be expected sometimes, so clearly a surface crack in the body where the neck meets the pocket is a non-issue. Equally important, if a used guitar plays well and sounds good and is in excellent playing condition why worry? Remember-most used guitars aren't beauty pageant entries, just good playing guitars. You have to ask yourself? Did I buy the guitar to play it or look at it? When you said nothing about how well it plays but just how it looks it's not the guitar with a problem.

Replacement Guitar Neck

Haywire Custom Shop Replacement Guitar Neck Option- Custom Guitar Neck [...]

How Can You Determine The Correct Type Of Strings For Your Guitar?

How Can You Make Sure You Have The Correct Guitar [...]

Urgent Care Re-post: How To Straighten A Guitar Neck With An Adjustable Truss Rod

Updated on Feb. 14, 2012 Angled Head-stock style of adjustable [...]

Guitar Intonation? Why Is It Important? How Do You Adjust It?

    An obvious question?  Yes!  Worth talking about?  Absolutely! [...]