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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Review - Takamine G406S New Yorker Parlor Style Acoustic Guitar
UPDATE: 3-25-2013: One of the hard rubber thumb screws on a machine-head broke and cracked so I had to send the guitar back to Musicians Friend for a replacement guitar of the same model (it is a ...
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
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
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
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
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
When To Change Guitar Strings
There has been a lot of questions concerning "When do I need to change my guitar strings?" Well the answer is quite simple "The guitar will tell you when you need to change the strings".... How, ...
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
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
What Are The Best Pickups For Electric Guitars
UPDATED 3-27-2012: GENERAL INFORMATION; UPDATED 12-4-2010: HONORABLE MENTION SECTION; One Person's Opinion.... Finding the correct pickups for your electric guitar can be a long tedious ...
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
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
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
Tech. Tip - Stratocaster Pickup Height Adjustment Problem
While changing out my Stratocaster pickup covers (from white to black) I encountered a couple of problems that had to be overcome in order for the guitar to be put back together properly; 1. The ...
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
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
GIBSON'S TUNE-O-MATIC BRIDGE, STAYING IN TUNE PROBLEMS????
Hi Yall; This is a F.Y.I. (Talk Between Friends) A buddy of mine and me were talking concerning our Gibsons and Fender guitars awhile back.... The topic was; that the Fenders stay in tune for a ...
by kcbuck
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
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
Electric Guitar Strings on an Acoustic - Why Not? I'M SOLD ON IT....
ANOTHER UPDATE 11-21-2012: Since I'm home for Thanksgiving week and the wife is at work I have plenty of time to mess around and play my guitars.... Just got done putting Ernie Ball Electric Guitar ...
by kcbuck
Aerosmith's Original Drummer / My New England Vacation
During my New England vacation with The Bonehead and while in New Hampshire visiting friends and family, Lee my nieces husband invited Ellen (The Bonehead) and I to go over to his fathers camp on ...
by kcbuck
A Great meeting of the minds in Texas
Hi gang, sorry it has taken me so long to post this, but I have been unbelievably busy at work and at home lately. Am relaxing now over some Saturday morning coffee now, so here goes; A few weeks ...
by Sparky2
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
Guitar & Amplifier Tone Terminology
I have heard so many words utilized in describing the tonal qualities that a guitar and/or amplifier put out that most times I have no idea what the person I'm talking to is actually saying. This ...
by kcbuck
Guitar Strings - You Getting Any Bad Vibrations?
I have seen a lot of questions concerning "guitar strings vibrating" and/or the player even being able to feel the vibrations through the guitar's neck through the headstock. Check these items out ...
by kcbuck
Zakk Wilde Autographed Guitar Cabinet Finally Mounted with The Bonehead's Guitar
Yes, we finally got the Zakk Wilde Autographed Guitar Cabinet that I bought several months ago back to Texas and had the time prior to Thanksgiving to mount it in the Living Room. Could have knock ...
by kcbuck

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