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This revised and expanded edition of the Guitar Player Repair Guide
is a step-by-step manual to maintaining and repairing electric and acoustic guitars and basses. Players will learn how to set up a guitar and keep it in top form by mastering basic maintenance. The advanced craftsperson will discver an invaluable reference source for complex procedures such as replacing nuts and frets. This second edition incoroporates new techniques and tools, plus detailed repair information for specific models and manufacturers.
- Cleaning your guitar: what to use
- "Reading" the neck and adjusting the truss rod
- Adjusting an electric guitar, including Fender's own 10-step Strat setup
- Visits to the Fender, Gibson, and Martin factories
- Troubleshooting acoustic bridge problems
Covers set-up, maintenance, tuners, acoustic adjustments, nut replacement, fret dressing, refretting, guitar electronics, finish application and repair, and useful tools.
Whether you simply want to maintain your guitar or hot-rod it into a radical new incarnation, this book is the ideal guide. By the columnist of Guitar Player's popular Repairs and Modifications column, this comprehensive book is a must for any guitarist who needs information on beginning repairs through advance enhancements. 8-1/2 inch. x 11 inch..
Includes bibliographical references (p. 300-302) and index.