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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

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...

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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!

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 will help to save costs by installing a plastic saddles and nuts 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...

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Picker's Grip Review By Heavy Repping

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Picker's Grip Review By Heavy Repping

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,...

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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

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Pro Guitarist Charlie Pastorfield Says

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Pro Guitarist Charlie Pastorfield Says

"I have always used those tiny Fender teardrop-style picks after seeing Danny Gatton use them – they just feel right to me. I've always struggled to keep the pick at the correct picking angle, but it's getting a little more difficult the older I get. Picker's Grip is really a godsend. I can relax my hand a little more because I don't have to worry about the pick shifting, and I can honestly say that I am playing better since the beautiful day I met this stuff!" Charlie Pastorfield The Gladstones / Skip Castro Band  Charlottesville, VA Try Picker's Grip today!

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