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Tips On How to Choose A String Gauge For Acoustic Guitar
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Tips On How to Choose A String Gauge For Acoustic Guitar By Billy Cokes Choosing the best gauged strings for your guitar can be a challenge. With acoustic guitars it’s somewhat dependent on the size of the body. Smaller parlor size or single O guitars are braced lightly which helps the small top to vibrate more freely for better sound. I would suggest only using extra light strings if you want to keep the guitar in one piece. Putting lights or mediums on them could possibly in time put a bow in the neck, pull the top and lift the...
How To Make A Budget Acoustic Guitar Sound Great For Just $20.00!
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How To Make A Budget Acoustic Guitar Sound Great For Just $20.00! By Billy Cokes, Picker's Grip Most guitar manufacturers that produce budget priced acoustic guitars typically save costs by installing a plastic saddle and nut instead of using bone. Bone costs more than plastic. It makes good business sense using plastic saddles and nuts on value priced guitars as it helps keep the street price lower for the consumer. Plastic saddles are more brittle than bone and are subject to breakage over time. Plastic saddles are not high density in structure compared to bone. Bone saddles will transfer the...
Picker's Grip Review By Heavy Repping
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By John Tron Davidson, Heavy Repping Of all the topics that come into discussion when asking what people look for in a pick, the most defining is grip. An overwhelming number of plectrums (especially store-bought 351 shapes it seems) that have been collected from gigging musicians have crude knife scores on both sides, indicating that the material could do with a bit of help. Today, we’re going to look at the most fragrant solution that I’ve come across – Picker’s Grip. OriginsDeveloped in Charlottesville, Virginia by life-long musician and Charlottesville native Billy Cokes, Picker’s Grip was birthed out of a desire to attain, and maintain,...
Your Favorite Guitar Pick Just Got Better
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We all have our favorite guitar picks. Some players have an arsenal of picks to choose from in their stash bag. The reason we use certain picks is because they offer the sound, feel and attack that we like. Some guitar players stick with one brand and or one particular style of pick and some pickers like to change it up based on the guitar they are using. You might use a medium to thin pick to strum your acoustic guitar and a heavier pick to dig into lead lines on your guitar. Whatever pick you cherish, there is...
Rick Faris, multi-instrumentalist, solo artist and member of Grammy Nominated bluegrass group Special Consensus uses Picker's Grip.
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Rick Faris, multi-instrumentalist, solo artist and member of Grammy Nominated bluegrass group Special Consensus uses Picker's Grip. https://rickfaris.com/home