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Thicker strings on a Tenor Guitar

Can I use higher gauge strings on a Tenor Guitar? [more inside]
posted by kittensofthenight on Mar 30, 2013 - 6 answers

Where can I get custom sets of guitar strings manufactured?

Where can I get custom sets of guitar strings manufactured? [more inside]
posted by rinsemedown on Jan 28, 2012 - 5 answers

Which gauge guitar strings for Drop A# should I use?

Which gauge guitar strings for Drop A# should I use? [more inside]
posted by rinsemedown on May 7, 2011 - 5 answers

Learning to play acoustic guitar: Should I wean myself off looking at the strings/fretboard while practising chords, or will this naturally come later?

Learning to play acoustic guitar: Should I wean myself off looking at the strings/fretboard while practising chords, or will this naturally come later? [more inside]
posted by cranberrymonger on Nov 15, 2010 - 19 answers

Tone deaf for B?

When I try to tune a stringed instrument (guitar, uke, autoharp), the B string always sounds off to me, no matter what I do. Why? [more inside]
posted by Beardman on Oct 8, 2010 - 10 answers

Peppy upbeat electric guitar with string background?

What are some songs that sound like this one? Difficulty: it's a remix of a song from a video game soundtrack. [more inside]
posted by specialagentwebb on Oct 8, 2010 - 7 answers

Can I play the ukulele without using codeine?

Ukulele players: Is this a more finger-friendly instrument than the guitar? [more inside]
posted by bryon on Jan 20, 2010 - 14 answers

Acoustic guitar string shopping

Where should I buy high-quality acoustic guitar strings online? Also, suggestions for brands of strings? [more inside]
posted by crookedgrin on Oct 6, 2009 - 7 answers

It cuts like an axe

I bought my partner a cheapie guitar, but fretting its strings is incredibly uncomfortable compared with my own cheapie guitar (with the same light gauge strings). What could be causing the difference, and how do I fix it? [more inside]
posted by hayvac on Apr 29, 2009 - 18 answers

Getting my guitar strings changed is stressing me out.

Two questions regarding getting my acoustic guitar strings replaced at the local music shop. [more inside]
posted by gtr on Nov 5, 2008 - 12 answers

Cheap Acoustic Guitar Strings

What are the best cheap acoustic guitar strings and where is the best place to buy them? [more inside]
posted by symbollocks on Aug 7, 2008 - 7 answers

Plucking strings?

What songs feature the pizzicato technique? [more inside]
posted by Korou on Jul 24, 2008 - 24 answers

Flatwound strings destroyed my guitar?

What happened to my Strat? [more inside]
posted by invitapriore on Oct 13, 2007 - 10 answers

acoustic grunge?

Guitar Filter: Has anyone ever miked nylon strings (on an acoustic or solid body) and put it through a distortion box and/or an overdrive box? How does it sound? Pleasant or not? Does anyone know if any professional musician has experimented with that?
posted by jak68 on Jul 11, 2007 - 19 answers

tweak mah guitar

Guitar Filter: On a 6 string electric guitar playing blues or rock, have you ever strung the same gauge on all three lower strings and the same gauge on all three upper strings? What did it sound like, and did you like it? How about the playability? [more inside]
posted by jak68 on Jun 28, 2007 - 17 answers

Why does almost sounding right kind of sound wrong?

Guitar tuning through harmonics: Could you fine fine folks explain the physical/mathematical principles behind the increased "distortion" as two guitar strings being tuned through harmonics approach being tuned? [more inside]
posted by poweredbybeard on May 19, 2007 - 24 answers

Stringing a guitar properly

Help me clear up all the guitar stringing advice I've received. Should you remove all the strings from your guitar and then add the new ones, or change the strings one-by-one? [more inside]
posted by beammeup4 on Feb 9, 2006 - 22 answers

bass guitar string gauge

Bass guitar string gauge determination [More Inside] [more inside]
posted by apathy0o0 on Apr 2, 2004 - 5 answers

Guitar Strings

Guitar pickers - what kind of strings do you prefer for your acoustic and more important, what kind of string treatment do you use? (more...) [more inside]
posted by jabo on Feb 20, 2004 - 6 answers

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