gear maintenance:
Five Surprising Benefits of Headless Guitars
Think headless guitars are only for super-nerds? I'm willing to bet you're selling yourself short.

POSTED: 07/14/2015 - 03:19 pm

How Do You Get That Sound? Easier Than You Think. My Rig, Explained
A guide to a versatile, powerful, great sounding rig on a budget - cover all the bases without compromising!

POSTED: 02/18/2015 - 02:28 pm

How to Fix Yamaha RBX 374 Battery
I'll show you how to fix the battery-eating-part of the otherwise beautiful Yamaha RBX 374.

POSTED: 01/28/2015 - 03:28 pm

Guitar Pickups: Guitar Electronics Simplified
I tried to list all the variables in making a pickup as well as what they do and how they function.

POSTED: 09/26/2014 - 02:02 pm

String Lock With Gibson Bridge and Individual String Height Adjustment
This article addresses issues and offers an improvement to the standard Gibson arrangement.

POSTED: 11/11/2013 - 12:54 pm

A Tuning Machine for Each String (or Each Type)
The tuning of different strings has a different sensitivity.

POSTED: 10/08/2013 - 01:44 pm

Maintain That Axe
Some basic things you can (and should) do to keep your guitar playing great.

POSTED: 08/07/2013 - 10:39 am

Bass String Scale Length Explained
A simple beginners guide to strings for your bass guitar.

POSTED: 07/26/2013 - 02:31 pm

Repair Of A Loose Guitar Neck And Lower Bridge
A loose guitar neck has been successfully, strongly, steadily and reliably repaired by carefully positioning a thin and long woodscrew. Machine screw can also be used.

POSTED: 01/10/2013 - 09:24 am

Electric Guitar Care
A basic guide to the things you need to know in order to look after your electric guitar properly.

POSTED: 09/19/2012 - 01:12 pm

Long Live The Guitar
This article will give you all the necessary information about the maintenance of your guitar, this includes electric, acoustic, bass, mandolins, ukulele.

POSTED: 09/18/2012 - 02:48 pm

Cleaning Your Fretboard
A general discussion and repair article on the process of cleaning your fretboard and frets.

POSTED: 06/25/2012 - 07:54 am

What A New Guitarist Needs
I will explain the things that any new bass guitarists (or guitarist) would need, by separating them into categories such as: Need, Want, or Would be a good idea.

POSTED: 06/01/2012 - 07:48 am

Removing Permanent Marker On Guitar Body
Words and art on guitar are good for experienced people. If you're newbie on this (like me) you gotta be careful or it will stay forever on your guitar body/neck.

POSTED: 05/09/2012 - 06:17 am

What The xxx Is The Sound Engineer Up To
Having problems with your live sound, this handy guide for the non techie might help.

POSTED: 12/20/2011 - 08:08 am

Gibson Les Pauls Vs Fender Stratacoasters
Rock music wouldn't be rock music without Fenders and Gibsons, so Gibson Les Pauls (LPs) and Fender Staratacoasters (Strats) are the most famous guitars in the entire world.

POSTED: 12/19/2011 - 08:09 am

Guitar Care Tips
Guide how to care for the guitar in order to survive in the long term, as well as the stages that need to be done when cleaning.

POSTED: 10/05/2011 - 08:00 am

How To Adjust Intonation - Tune-O-Matic Style Bridges
Hey guys! This is prosong12345, and today, I'll tell you guys how to intonate the Tune-O-Matic style guitar bridges, such as the bridge on the Gibson guitars, Fender Jaguars, etc. Just sit back, read this article, and you'll become the god of guitar intonation!

POSTED: 09/13/2011 - 07:31 am

Free Easy Mod For The V4 OCD
If you like the OCD but not so much the fizzy gain of the last v4 version. There is an easy fix. I cann this the DeGermed OCD or the 3.5 OCD.

POSTED: 03/07/2011 - 11:22 am

A Guide To Live Sound Speakers And Amps
Part of a guide to setting up and running a PA for a gigging live band. Guides you through the problems of choosing the right speakers to get the sound you want and matching them to an amp whilst avoiding some of the hype in the ads.

POSTED: 02/07/2011 - 09:21 am

How To Fret Dress And Re-Crown Your Guitar
How to know if your guitar needs a fret dress/re-crown and how to do it yourself if that answer is yes.

POSTED: 01/21/2011 - 11:47 am

Setting Up A New Or Used Electric Guitar
This article aims to go over a procedure which will allow the purchaser of a new or used guitar to get the most out of their new instrument. Everything from cleaning the guitar to making action adjustments will be discussed.

POSTED: 01/20/2011 - 12:04 pm

The Floyd Rose Style Tremolo
Many people find fault with floyd rose style tremolo systems such as the ones designed by Floyd Rose or Dimarzio. They are not as complex as some people have made them out to be. Here I hope to address most problems I find people have with these very useful tools.

POSTED: 03/29/2010 - 11:05 am

Choosing Speakers To Drive Your Cabs
Pretty self explanatory. This article is aimed at helping you understand and use the tech specs to choose a new drive unit.

POSTED: 02/19/2010 - 10:00 am

Cabinets For Guitars
This article sets out to explain the theory behind the different types of speaker cabinet design used in speakers for guitar and bass. Useful, I hope, whether you are buying or thinking of building.

POSTED: 01/13/2010 - 12:09 pm

Making It Loud
For anyone about to upgrade to a decent stage amp. This article goes into some of the technical considerations in a simple way and looks at some of the folklore about valves (tubes) versus transistor amps.

POSTED: 11/03/2009 - 09:44 am

The Truth Behind Instrument Cables
A variety of guitar cables are available on the market, but are the top-of-the-line, $200 cables really worth the price tag?

POSTED: 08/06/2009 - 12:19 pm

Top Guitar Care Things You Dont Remember To Do
Guitarists, new and experienced, often overlook the minute aspects of guitar maintenance. While the aspects covered in this list have but small effects on their own, they can really add up to make a guitar more attractive, easier to play, and can increase life longevity.

POSTED: 07/29/2009 - 12:43 pm

How To Maintain Your Electric Guitar
This article explains, in brief, how to maintain and look after your electric guitar.

POSTED: 07/21/2009 - 11:25 am

Studios. Part 1 - Basic Knowledge
This Article explains the basic knowledge of home recording studios. Though home studios can't afford the gear from those pro studios you can still expect your sound to rival the pro ones.

POSTED: 04/03/2009 - 02:51 pm

Mixers. Part 1
The General info about mixers what they do and why? Which one to buy to have the Price-Futures in golden middle.

POSTED: 03/20/2009 - 02:56 pm

A Guide To Fixing Intermittent Faults
There is nothing more irritating than the fault that comes and goes. With this guide you should be able to locate the problem and I give a few tips on how to fix it.

POSTED: 02/13/2009 - 09:00 am

Matching Speakers To Amps
This is a beginners guide to matching speakers and amps and what you can do without stressing or breaking them.

POSTED: 01/21/2009 - 02:37 pm

How To Look After Your Guitar
This is a guide on how to look after your guitar, keep it clean and healthy.

POSTED: 01/21/2009 - 02:35 pm

Stratocaster Copy
A short article on how to maintain your guitar and make it easier to play.

POSTED: 01/21/2009 - 02:33 pm

How To Care For Your String Instrument
By following a basic program of care and light maintenance, you can expect to get many years ofuse from your stringed instrument.

POSTED: 03/12/2007 - 04:02 pm

How To Keep Everything As Almost New As You Got It
A short clean little guide on how to keep your things new, in order, and close to store bought new.

POSTED: 07/06/2006 - 02:07 pm

How To Change A 6 String Acoustic Guitar's Strings
Hey, this is my first atricle and I am 14 so don't make fun. This is about how to chnage strings on an acoustic guitar.

POSTED: 06/17/2006 - 09:41 am

A guide to acheiving the perfect action that dispels a few myths along the way.

POSTED: 01/04/2006 - 07:05 am

An article that explains how and why to intonate your guitar.

POSTED: 09/15/2005 - 02:09 pm

Improving Tuning Stability
How to make your guitar stay in tune a little better.

POSTED: 09/09/2005 - 03:14 pm

Action Neck Bow And Your Truss-Rod
An article that explains the proper use of the Truss rod and how to use it.

POSTED: 09/03/2005 - 08:04 am

Pickup FAQ. Part 2
In the final part of this FAQ series read some pickup reviews, learn how to adjust pickup height and more.

POSTED: 08/20/2005 - 07:52 am

Pickup FAQ. Part 1
The first part of this FAQ considers manufacturers and different kinds of pickups.

POSTED: 08/16/2005 - 02:21 pm

Preventive Maintenance
Tips to help you spend less on repairs! And suggested buys for optimum guitar care.

POSTED: 05/14/2005 - 08:03 am

New Take Care Of Your Guitar
This article will cover the basics of guitar care, including a guide on how to change your strings.

POSTED: 05/10/2005 - 11:46 am

Tips On Restringing Guitars
These are just some simple things i do after breaking or changing strings on my guitar. I thought they might be of some use to someone reading this.

POSTED: 05/03/2005 - 01:48 pm

Guitar: Basic Starter's Guide
The beginner's guide to keep your axe in shape.

POSTED: 12/21/2004 - 10:07 am

How To Tune Floyd Rose
Detailed instructions for tuning those annoying Floyd Rose-bridged Guitars.

POSTED: 08/06/2004 - 11:32 am

Restringing Your Guitar
A short desciption on what strings you should use on your guitar and how you should put them on.

POSTED: 06/28/2004 - 03:08 pm