Guitar Tune-Up Shops Oneonta NY

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.

Eighth Note Music
(607) 432-0344
10 South M St
Oneonta, NY
Types of Instruments Sold
Acoustic Piano, Digital Piano, Electronic Keyboard, Band & Orchestral, Drums & Percussion, Sound Reinforcement, Guitars & Fretted Instruments, Print Music

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CLEVELAND FRED
(607) 432-0344
10 S MAIN ST
Oneonta, NY
 
Music Square
(607) 267-4230
Southside Mall
Oneonta, NY
 
H F Eibert Stringed Instru
(315) 488-4115
4136 Howlett Hill Rd
Syracuse, NY
Types of Instruments Sold
Band & Orchestral, Guitars & Fretted Instruments

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30Th St Guitars
(212) 868-2660
236 W 30Th St
New York, NY
Types of Instruments Sold
Guitars & Fretted Instruments
Store Information
Website Sales: Yes
Instrument Repair Information
Guitar repair has been a large part of 30th Street Guitars from the start. Matt Brewster, an expert luthier with over 30 years experience, and his experienced repair staff are well known for their set ups, custom wiring, fret jobs, wood work, re-finishing, custom guitar building, and much more. Guitar Repair is a big part of 30th Street Guitars today.
Hours
Mon, Tues, Wed & Fri: 11:00am - 6:00pm
Thurs: 11:00am - 8:00pm
Sat: 11:00am - 5:00pm
Sun: Closed

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Walton Music House
(607) 865-5670
153 North Street
Walton, NY
Types of Instruments Sold
Electronic Keyboard, Band & Orchestral, Drums & Percussion, Sound Reinforcement, Guitars & Fretted Instruments, Print Music
Store Information
Instrument Rental: Yes
Lesson Information
Lessons: Yes
Instrument Repair Information
We repair band instruments, orchestra instruments and guitars.
Hours
Monday to Friday 9:00 AM to 5:30PM
Saturday morning 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

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Guitar Clinic
(607) 432-1073
224 Main Street
Oneonta, NY
 
Bath Music
(718) 372-9896
2110 Bath Ave
Brooklyn, NY
Types of Instruments Sold
Digital Piano, Electronic Keyboard, Organs, Band & Orchestral, Drums & Percussion, Sound Reinforcement, Guitars & Fretted Instruments, Print Music

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Kenmore Music
(716) 877-5253
3173 Delaware Ave
Buffalo, NY
Types of Instruments Sold
Band & Orchestral, Drums & Percussion, Sound Reinforcement, Guitars & Fretted Instruments, Print Music

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Daddys Junky Music Stores Inc
(518) 452-9431
1770 Central Ave
Albany, NY
Types of Instruments Sold
Digital Piano, Electronic Keyboard, Organs, Band & Orchestral, Drums & Percussion, Sound Reinforcement, Guitars & Fretted Instruments, Print Music

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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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