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Ktone guitars
Here's what my own experience with Ktone guitars tells me, and it is supported by plenty of internet-based testimony:Ktone guitars suffer from an inconsistent quality control problem at the ...
by Sparky2
A good budget amp
The Crate XT15R Combo Amp I got a very nice "like new" Crate XT15R Combo Amp off Craigslist for $20 Bux! It's quite the Awesome fun little loud mouth. It has 2 RCA Jacks in front for a CD Input ...
by SickStringGuitar
How I Determine Guitar Strum Patterns
NOTE: The strum patterns for some "Soft Classic Rock" songs that I have received from others or have figured out for myself and know they work with the songs have been provided for your ...
by kcbuck
Blue Book Valuations on Your Guitar & Amplifier Values
Axecentral Members & Guests: I am ready to take requests from "New Posts" on as to your guitar and amplifier values. Just supply as much information as you can from the below list, ...
by kcbuck
How to Determine Guitar Values On Your Own
UPDATED 4-26-2011: Since posting this blog a few months back I have purchased; 1) The Blue Book for Electric Guitars, 2) The Blue Book for Acoustic Guitars, and 3) Blue Book for Guitar ...
by kcbuck
Pick Selection - How The Pick Material Influences the Tone
This blog is intended to assist the beginner and the hobbyist in the selection of what type of pick they should be using to get the tone that they want much as the blog about string selection. We ...
by kcbuck
So Your Child Wants To Learn The Guitar?
So, your child wants to learn how to play the guitar? Keeping within a parent's budget and the attention span of children, I would recommend that you go to a Music Store with your child and look ...
by kcbuck
Gibson/Epiphone Les Paul Ultra-III
If anyone out there is in the market for a new Les Paul, click on the below demon and check out the Epiphone version of the Gibson Les Paul Ultra-III and be in awe. This is a very very versatile ...
by kcbuck
All About Strings - Classic, Acoustic, and Electric Guitar Strings
I was searching the web and found this excellent article of the various types (Classic, Acoustic, and Electric Guitars) of guitar strings. This article is excellent because it breaks down the ...
by kcbuck
What to Pay for Used Guitars and Gear
This post is designed to assist yall and educate yall a tad as to what you should offer to a person who is selling their gear for whatever reason. The main point in this blog post is that in order ...
by kcbuck
Fender Stratocaster Moderation Project
This is a guitar upgrade / mod project i am starting... If anyone read my forum post, you probably think i'm nuts... and i think i'm crazy, buying a Fender Stratocaster Fat Strat MiM without ...
by psp742
Selecting The Right Pickups....
This is one of the most critical decissions a guitarist will ever make to get the tonal sound quality that he/she wants to hear in the music that he/she plays. Below, are some tips on selecting ...
by kcbuck
Hagstrom HII-N Project, Restoration & Cleaning
PROJECT COMPLETED (3-4-2012) BELOW: Yup, it's done.... See the below updated pictures for what it looks like completed. I think I did bring it back to at least 80% and valued at $550.00 USD plus. ...
by kcbuck
Upgrading Your Guitar?
First of all lets start out by saying that there is absolutely nothing wrong with a stock guitar provided that it can stay in tune while you're playing it. However, before you start or consider ...
by kcbuck
Amplifier Troubleshooting Flow Chart
This is an "Amplifier Troubleshooting Flow Chart" that will assist you in determining the problems you may be experiencing with your amplifier (Solid State & Tube) and the corrective actions ...
by kcbuck
GETTING YOUR EFFECTS PEDALS IN ORDER
Up-Dated 3-3-2012 to Include Tuners.... Here is an article I found while surffing the web concerning proper placement of your effects pedals. I hope ya'll enjoy it and it assists ya'll in getting ...
by kcbuck
Chord substitutes for some chords hard to finger
Hi Fellow pickers, From time to time as we learn we may come across a chord difficult to finger so I have written some basic chord substitutions, there are many more but here are the ones you are ...
by fenderphil
Buying a Vintage Guitar? - What to Look For
Thinking about buying a vintage guitar, maybe like this 1964 Fender JazzMaster above? Well, if you are you need to know a few things prior to shelling out your cash to anyone to ensure you don't ...
by kcbuck
How to Set Up Your Guitar and Adjust the Intonation
Hi Ya'll: Setting up your guitar is one of the most important things that you can do to your guitar to make it and you sound as good as possible.... It includes the action (string height from the ...
by kcbuck
GUITAR GRADING SYSTEM / CONDITION FACTORS
Recent inquiries as to how a guitar's condition is assessed have lead to the creation of this blog post. These condition ratings and explanations have been taken from the "Blue Book of Electric ...
by kcbuck
How To Buy or Sell a Guitar On-Line (E-Bay, Craigslist, Etc)
With this wide, wide wonderful world of inter-net access and being able to purchase, order, and/or sell anything on-line from all over the world; if you can't find the guitar you want locally, ...
by kcbuck
Guitar Condition Factors That Effects Value
At best, rating the condition and value of a guitar is subjective (one person's opinion) and open to debate, potential arguments, and/or in rare cases a fist fight. Therefore, below are some ...
by kcbuck
Where To Find Strum Patterns For Songs On-Line
For you beginners and intermediate guitarist that are frustrated trying to figure out the strum patterns for your favorite songs you want to learn to play, I have found a place that lists a bunch ...
by kcbuck
10 Fantastic Halloween Guitars
Halloween and Sandy are creeping up on us, and although Hurricane Sandy might severely impact a lot of lives, in the interest of refuge and Monty Pythons philosophy of looking at the brighter side of ...
by Ruth
Blues 12-Bar Progression
The 12-Bar Blues is a style that many guitarist used to write their songs. It's important to learn this structure if you have any desires to play Rock N Roll, the Blues or Lead Guitar. A 12-bar ...
by kcbuck
My Next Guitar Project - COMPLETED, PICTURES ATTACHED
PROJECT COMPLETED: See pictures below; Yes, it is for sale, Private Message (PM) me your offer from my profile or click on my "User Name" to get to my profile.... Note the restoration cost to me ...
by kcbuck
Greatest Acoustic Guitar Songs
Just got done with "acoustic night", and I was playing my Martin (no electronics, I'm a traditionalist when it comes to acoustic guitars) and playing a few songs I know that sound oh, so good on ...
by kcbuck
Pick Slipping? - Try One of These Innovative Methods - They Work Great!
I just thought I would share some of my innovative ways I have learned over the past years to prevent pick slippage between your fingers and/or dropping your picks to help control the pick while ...
by kcbuck
Can The Type of Pick Make A Playing Difference????
Can the type of guitar pick you use effect the quality of music you play. Well that depends, upon what type of music you are playing and the type of guitar you are playing, Electric or Acoustic.... ...
by kcbuck
BASE CHORD RUNS FOR GUITAR
The examples below are of base chord runs that can be utilized for a song to make it sound better when being played by one guitar. An Example would be "Simple Man" by Lynyrd Skynyrd where as I ...
by kcbuck
Maintaining Your Fretboard
The best way to maintain your "Rosewood" or "Ebony" fretboards and to return them to a like new looking condition is to apply lemon oil to it every time you change your strings. Any lemon oil will ...
by kcbuck
Make Your Own Picks - PICK PUNCH
Hey Yall, I found a new product out there or at least a new one to me called the "Pick Punch" and it's easy to find on-line. It runs about $25.00 USD and produces perfectly punched out picks and ...
by kcbuck
Zakk Wylde & Black Label Society Autographed Guitar & Cabinet
UPDATED 1-19-2014: Guitar Appraisal. It just came to the house today 1-10-2014 and The Bonehead (Ellen) unpacked it, took pictures of it, and put it in it's new home. My Black Label Society ...
by kcbuck
How To Measure Amplifier Output.
Here is some info I would like to share: This is a rough guide only. People often ask how you measure the output of an amplifier. In car audio, there is no guarantee that your amplifier performs ...
by fenderphil
Guitar Modifications & Project Guitars....
Dear Members & Guests: I have noticed over the past month or so that "Guitar Modifications" (make me sound or play better) and "Project Guitars" (restorations or fix me uppers) have been very ...
by kcbuck
Where to Find Guitar Project Replacement Necks, Bodies, and Parts
Over the past several years, I have seen many posts concerning locating replacement necks for guitars. I have done some research and thought I would provide yall with a few inter-net web-sites / ...
by kcbuck
Billy Gibbon's Style Hat
Hi Ya'll: Just got back from a job interview up in Oak Ridge, TN (Feb. 2009) and while sitting there in my easy boy lounge chair, my wife was sitting on the couch chocheting something with bumps on ...
by kcbuck
Selecting Your Strings.... Electric & Acoustic Guitar
The guitar strings that you select have a direct effect upon the sound and/or tone you get. Below, is a list of strings and the type of tone that will get by selecting that particular string. ...
by kcbuck
Guitar Pickup Adjustments and/or Changing of Pickups
The below article was taken from <mediawebsource.com> I hope ya'll enjoy this and find it useful.... Guitar Pickup Adjustments: How To Adjust Pickup Height and Adjust Pole Pieces on Your ...
by kcbuck
Selecting Your Fret Size
Fret size ironically has nothing to do with the distance between the fret wires as a lot of beginner guitarist and some experienced players think. Fret size is all about the width and height or ...
by kcbuck

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