I’ve sampled a bunch of picks over the past few weeks and reviewed them in previous posts to this series. One of the things I… Read More »Flat picks I don’t hate – Bonus – Making a pick
Doing a setup on a guitar or other stringed instrument requires many measurements where a small distance, for example, 1/64th of an inch, can have… Read More »Making Guitar Setup Measurements with Bad Eyesight
I replaced the saddles that came on my Squier Classic Vibe 60s Thinline Telecaster with Wilkinson compensated saddles. Then, I replaced those with Gotoh compensated… Read More »Telecaster Saddle Intonation Adjustments
So far I’ve discussed improving the tone from a guitar cabinet and swapping a pickup in my arch top from Eastman Guitars. The third tonal… Read More »Improving my guitar’s tone. Part 3: Different strings?
I had been thinking of swapping out the Eastman pickup for some time. Before I made any decisions, I measured the impedance of my pickups… Read More »Improving my guitar’s tone. Part 2: A different pickup?
So much goes into the sound you get playing guitar. If you want a different sound, where to start? Back when I owned three single-coil… Read More »Improving my guitar’s tone. Part 1: Bad speaker cab?
Phillip McKnight has a guitar Youtube channel I’ve been watching during Covid-19 times. In a recent podcast, he said he knows many guitarists who have… Read More »A new Telecaster? What? Why? And Upgrades.
First, by you, I mean me. Some of you are doing exactly the right things to become a better player. However, I am not alone… Read More »What are you NOT doing to become a better guitarist?