Guitar Tune-Up Shops Universal City TX

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.

Jeff Ryder Drum Shop
(210) 599-3143
9323 Perrin Beitel Rd
San Antonio, TX
Types of Instruments Sold
Band & Orchestral, Drums & Percussion, Sound Reinforcement, Guitars & Fretted Instruments, Print Music

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Redbone Guitars
(210) 828-3950
4343 Mccullough Ave
San Antonio, TX
Types of Instruments Sold
Guitars & Fretted Instruments

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Century Music Systems
(210) 496-2050
214 W Rap City Drive
San Antonio, TX
Types of Instruments Sold
Guitars & Fretted Instruments

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Music Headquarters
(210) 340-4974
6435A San Pedro Ave
San Antonio, TX
Types of Instruments Sold
Sound Reinforcement, Guitars & Fretted Instruments

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Allegro Sing-Along & Music Co
(210) 224-8121
2915 S Presa St
San Antonio, TX
Types of Instruments Sold
Drums & Percussion, Sound Reinforcement, Guitars & Fretted Instruments, DJ Equipment

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Spacetone Music
(210) 930-3662
416 Austin Hwy
San Antonio, TX
Types of Instruments Sold
Drums & Percussion, Guitars & Fretted Instruments

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Krazy Kat Music
(210) 737-0523
3020 N Saint Marys St
San Antonio, TX
Types of Instruments Sold
Sound Reinforcement, Guitars & Fretted Instruments
Store Information
Instrument Rental: Yes
Website Sales: Yes
Lesson Information
Lessons: Yes
Instrument Repair Information
repairs on all stringed instruments
guitar repair guru Gene Warner with over 30 years of guitar fix-it / know-how on staff
Hours
7 days a week
11:00 - 6:00

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Monfrey Music
(210) 340-3764
5525 Blanco Rd
San Antonio, TX
Types of Instruments Sold
Acoustic Piano, Digital Piano, Electronic Keyboard, Band & Orchestral, Guitars & Fretted Instruments, Print Music

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Alamo Music Center Inc
(210) 224-1010
425 N Main Ave
San Antonio, TX
Types of Instruments Sold
Acoustic Piano, Digital Piano, Electronic Keyboard, Band & Orchestral, Drums & Percussion, Sound Reinforcement, Guitars & Fretted Instruments, DJ Equipment

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Old Fort Trading Post
(210) 216-8570
102 Laurelwood
San Antonio, TX
Types of Instruments Sold
Sound Reinforcement, Recording Equipment, 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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