#1
I need to know if there is anyway to speed up the aging process of a solid top acoustic guitar. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
-Robbie
#2
The more you play it the more it will age, can't think of any was to really speed it up without playing it constantly.
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#4
Playing it would be the best and most direct way. But I suppose you could speed it up by placing it near an amplifier/radio/etc when you not playing it. The vibrations produced by amplifier/radio when it's producing music MIGHT help with the aging. I'm not sure how well it would work, or if it would even work. Just throwing out suggestions.
#5
Maybe a sustainer clipped to it while you're not using it, otherwise just play it a lot.
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#6
Medium gauge strings will make your top vibrate more and thus help it "open up"

Maybe give it a shot.
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#7
Medium strings will help the aging process, but just make sure that your guitar can handle it first.

You can technically "age" a guitar by exposing it to vibrations from speakers, but it won't do anything near as much as playing the actual guitar.
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