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Acoustic Guitar | Ultimate Buying Guide 2022

Our acoustic guitar buying guide will provide all you need to know when trying to pick the best acoustic guitar for you. This step-by-step guide will show you how to buy an acoustic guitar correctly. Trying to decide which is the best option of the many acoustic guitars to choose from. Especially if you are unfamiliar with the instrument. Shopping without any thought to budget, acoustic type, or brand awareness is frustrating. Our guide will ensure you won't fall for common pitfalls when buying your beautiful new acoustic guitar. Let us give you the information you'll need to make [...]

2022-11-16T14:50:56+11:00Tags: , |

How to Choose the Right String Gauge for Acoustic Guitars

Acoustic guitars are stringed instruments usually built from wood (tonewoods). The design and materials used will determine the guitar's overall tone, and for the most part, most of the instrument's parts are challenging to change, while others are relatively easy to swap out. The most obvious is the guitar strings. One of the most critical factors concerning strings is the string gauge. So with this in mind, we've decided to help you out on how to choose a string gauge for your acoustic guitar. Let's tackle one thing at a time. Martin Authentic Acoustic Lifespan 2.0 Custom Light strings [...]

Essential – What You Must Know About Acoustic Guitar Pickups

Sometimes there's nothing like a cranked-up electric guitar! The volume gets deep into your soul and makes your body want to move in all different kinds of ways. It even…[hard stop - needle scratching off a vinyl record - all of that stuff (you get the point here)] ...wait a sec. You don't play an electric guitar. In fact, you don't even own one. Your claim to fame is a great acoustic guitar. But the acoustics aren't as 'cool' as electrics are. Let's face it - you can't put them through an amp or anything. Here's the good news: [...]

Guitar Review – Taylor Gs Mini-Series Is Fantastic – Learn Why

Taylor Guitars has developed a well-deserved reputation for making some of the best acoustic guitars on the market today. In our eyes, every model they produce - even their lower range offerings - tends to be a step above most of their competition. The Taylor GS Mini does not disappoint. That point of view certainly carries over to the Taylor GS Mini series of guitars and basses. Sometimes short-scale or travel guitars tend to be viewed as more utility items than anything else. Their compact size is geared towards younger players with smaller body proportions or just having a [...]

Acoustic Guitars and Humidity

Most acoustic guitars are constructed almost entirely from wood. While that means they can be somewhat durable based on the quality of their construction and finish. Naturally, they can be damaged by factors that create an 'unhealthy' environment (unhealthy for the guitar itself, that is...). Humidity is one of the most common forces of nature (along with extreme temperatures) that can affect the playability and the guitar's overall construction. If an instrument such as an acoustic guitar is left subject to the wrong humidity levels, things can get nasty. Guitar humidity -Acoustics About humidity? What are the correct specifications for [...]

2022-02-14T16:06:50+11:00Tags: , |

Epiphone-DR500MCE Acoustic-Electric Review

All things considered, the Epiphone-DR500MCE Masterbilt Acoustic-Electric Guitar comes with good breeding and a stellar reputation. Furthermore, ask any owner, myself included. It has a lot to offer as a standalone instrument compared to other brands. In addition, popular opinion places it near, and some say it at the top of the list for guitars at this price point. The original Masterbilts from the 1930s were very impressive back in the '30s. As a matter of fact, today's Masterbilts have been built to equal that standard, perhaps even surpass them. Epiphone  DR500MCE - What's it like? A few crucial specs [...]

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