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Benefits of a low action guitar

3 Benefits of a Low Action Guitar [& How to Adjust Your Guitar Action]

My first acoustic guitar tore my fingers to pieces! I tried my hardest, but eventually ended up buying another one.  I only found out later that the “action” was most likely the problem.  Most guitars you find in music stores come with a high action. This has advantages and disadvantages.   Guitars with a low action …

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Causes of guitar wrist pain or hand pain

3 Causes of Guitar Wrist Pain or Hand Pain [& How to Treat Them]

(Editor’s Note:  Post contributed by David McCombs, an occupational therapist with several years experience in hand therapy.) As a hand therapist and ergonomic specialist, hand and wrist pain is something I see on a daily basis.  Pain can be age-related, occur after an injury or surgery, or it can be related to incorrect posture or …

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benefits of cutaway guitars

5 Benefits of Cutaway Guitars

If you’re looking for a new guitar, you may have come across some “cutaway” options. In this article I’ll share with you some of the advantages of cutaway guitars (and one disadvantage). I’ll also answer some commonly asked questions about cutaway guitars. Let’s get started. Why get a cutaway guitar? 5 benefits of cutaway guitars.   …

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dreadnought vs concert guitars

Dreadnought vs Concert – Picking the Right Guitar Shape

Considering you’re going to be spending plenty of time up close and personal with your acoustic guitar, it makes sense to choose the body shape carefully.  When I first heard the debate of dreadnought vs concert, it sounded like a battle between a super villain and a superhero. Dreadnought, the evil guitar-slinging, cape-toting metalhead!  I …

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