Price vs Value in Guitars

Price vs Value in Guitars

The Trade-off of Price and Value in Guitars Many guitar players own expensive instruments. The rest of us wish we could own expensive guitars. There may be good reasons to pay all that money for a guitar if you’re a professional or a collector. Even if you’re only a hobbyist […]

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Versatile Guitars

Versatile Guitars

What is a versatile guitar and why would you want one? My definition of a versatile guitar is one that can play many styles of music. The reason you would want one is to minimize the number of guitars you needed on a gig or vacation or just to own. […]

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Gift Guide 2014 — Harmonicas

Gift Guide 2014 — Harmonicas

I love blues harmonica. I like jazz harmonica. I like the idea of harmonicas. The harmonica prices have doubled from ten years ago but you can still get many models for under $50. Compared to most instruments, that’s pretty inexpensive and makes it a great gift idea. Why give a […]

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Gift Guide 2014 – Ukuleles

Gift Guide 2014 - Ukuleles

I just spent Thanksgiving with my adult children. I had given each of them a guitar at some point in their lives. But one of my regrets as a parent is that I didn’t give each of my children an ukulele when they were young. Why give a child an […]

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The Problem of Humidity

The indoor relative humidity was recently 20% in my study where I keep my guitars. The good news is my guitars are inside my humidified guitar storage cabinet where the humidity is over 40%. So why am I unhappy about the humidity? Keeping your solid top acoustic and hollow body […]

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