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Intonation is simply the proper collective tuning of your guitar strings, even as you scale up or down your fretboard. How accurately your instrument can produce any fretted note is the most important aspect that goes with what you use it for – hobby, performance, or career.

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Have you ever wondered why a Strat or Tele use 250k pots, and Hum-Cancelling pickups use 500k? If you have, chances are you’ve already asked this, “what kind of pot should I use on my guitar?” To be fair, it’s a common question on the web. However, the more interesting questions are focused on why those choices are made, and whether it should it be a rule to follow all the time or not. Before anything else, let’s lay out the basics. The Fundamentals How does a guitar circuit work with no tone or volume pots? If your pickup doesn’t have...

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Musicians and professional guitarists owe the existence of mind-blowing guitar effects to the pedal industry. If you own one or two, then you’ll agree how fun it is to experiment with your sound using pedals. We’ve ranked the top 5 guitar pedals you should own, in no order, in the list below.

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There are many advantages that taking guitar lessons online offer. Let's look at some of them and consider why people choose the digital route and see if it's really worth it.

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A very useful measure of your guitar’s output is called direct current (DC) resistance. For the most general comparisons it can be handy, but it’s often not taken beyond because of the many variables that can affect it. It basically shows you how much electron flow is being resisted throughout your pickup. So, how and exactly why is it important to know how much gauge yours has?

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