Guitar Tune-Up Shops Portsmouth OH

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.

Allegro Music
(740) 353-0439
838 Gallia St
Portsmouth, OH
Types of Instruments Sold
Electronic Keyboard, Band & Orchestral, Drums & Percussion, Sound Reinforcement, Guitars & Fretted Instruments, Print Music

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Childers Music Center
(740) 353-4141
930 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH
 
SHORE SOUND USA LLC
(740) 289-2708
715 E MAIN ST
Piketon, OH
 
Forte Music Inc
(419) 447-0274
717 W Market St
Tiffin, OH
Types of Instruments Sold
Acoustic Piano, Digital Piano, Band & Orchestral, Drums & Percussion, Guitars & Fretted Instruments, Print Music

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Ayers New Music
(440) 428-4574
6711 N Ridge Rd
Madison, OH
Types of Instruments Sold
Digital Piano, Electronic Keyboard, Band & Orchestral, Drums & Percussion, Sound Reinforcement, Guitars & Fretted Instruments, Print Music

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B&B Inc
(740) 353-4250
837 Gallia St
Portsmouth, OH
Types of Instruments Sold
Sound Reinforcement, Guitars & Fretted Instruments

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Allegro Music
(740) 353-0439
838 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH
 
Ron Zehel Guitar Center
(440) 282-3250
1895 Cooper Foster Park Rd
Amherst, OH
Types of Instruments Sold
Drums & Percussion, Guitars & Fretted Instruments, Print Music

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Mulhausen Music
(440) 899-1570
28925 Fall River Dr
Westlake, OH
Types of Instruments Sold
Digital Piano, Electronic Keyboard, Band & Orchestral, Drums & Percussion, Sound Reinforcement, Recording Equipment, Guitars & Fretted Instruments, Print Music

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Musicians Exchange
(614) 527-0022
3779 Farmbrook Ln
Columbus, OH
Types of Instruments Sold
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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