Guitar Tune-Up Shops Bluffton SC

Because being in tune is so important, intonating a guitar should be something every player should learn to do. If your guitar neck has too much bow in the wrong spot, or high strings at the nut, playing in tune will be a huge challenge. Adjusting your trussrod is another thing guitarists should be able to do. Unfortunately, leveling your frets and getting your nut slots the correct height is not so easily done at home, but it can make a tremendous difference in playability and tuning.

Johns Music
(843) 842-5225
33 Office Park Rd 4A 302
Hilton Head Island, SC
Types of Instruments Sold
Guitars & Fretted Instruments

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FREEDMANS MUSIC
(843) 815-7997
1304 FORDING ISLAND RD STE F
Bluffton, SC
 
BAY STREET MUSIC
(843) 524-5602
2127 BOUNDARY ST STE 8
Beaufort, SC
 
PIANO GRANDS
(912) 898-1033
545 SUNCREST BLVD
Savannah, GA
 
GUITAR BAR THE
(912) 236-5199
348 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR BLVD
Savannah, GA
 
Bay Street Music
(843) 524-6344
2127 Boundary St
Beaufort, SC
Types of Instruments Sold
Electronic Keyboard, Drums & Percussion, Sound Reinforcement, Recording Equipment, Guitars & Fretted Instruments, Print Music, DJ Equipment

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RED PIANO
(843) 706-5999
15 VILLAGE CIR
Okatie, SC
 
BASH SUE PIANO TUNING
(843) 521-9777
6 CHESTERFIELD DR
Beaufort, SC
 
Savannah Fulfillment Center
(912) 963-4363
211 Little Hearst Parkway
Savannah, GA
 
Sound Effects Limited
(864) 226-1405
213 Pine Ln
Anderson, SC
Types of Instruments Sold
Sound Reinforcement, Guitars & Fretted Instruments

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Guitar Tune-up

GET IN TUNE AND STAY IN TUNE

gp0610_riffs_24_nrThe most common questions I get involve playing in tune. If you ever hear a clicking or “tinking” when tuning, take a moment and lube your nut slots. A sharp pencil, Big Bends Nut Sauce, GHS GraphitALL, or Stewart MacDonald Guitar Grease will get the job done. I should put a sticker in every guitar case that says, “Did you remember to lube your nut today?”

Because being in tune is so important, intonating a guitar should be something every player should learn to do. If your guitar neck has too much bow in the wrong spot, or high strings at the nut, playing in tune will be a huge challenge. Adjusting your trussrod is another thing guitarists should be able to do. Unfortunately, leveling your frets and getting your nut slots the correct height is not so easily done at home, but it can make a tremendous difference in playability and tuning.

DEAL WITH YOUR CRACKLY JACK, JACK

A crackly or intermittent jack on an electric guitar, amp, or pedal can usually be fixed by rolling up a two- or three-inch piece of 320- 600 grit sandpaper into a smaller than cigarette- sized roll and sanding out the inside of the jack. Be sure to roll it up small so it will fit deep enough into the jack to sand the contact where the tip of the cable touches the jack. If you have some pot cleaner or a little oil, you can put some on the sandpaper too. The reason this works is in time, the inside of the jack oxidizes or rusts to the point that little or no contact is...

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