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How To Make Your Electric Guitar Play Great!

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How To Make Your Electric Guitar Play Great!

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By Dan Erlewine
Second Edition autographed by Dan! Only at StewMac!

You'll find no better book for doing your own setup and maintenance than this trusted guide from the world's best-known guitar repairman.

Dan Erlewine packed this second edition with more photo-illustrated tips for guitarists and technicians. He shares expert setup and adjustment techniques, with valuable trade secrets along the way.

    Contents in brief
  • Evaluating a guitar, from headstock to tailpiece
  • Using the right tools (pop-out radius gauges are included free in the book)
  • Troubleshooting your setup
  • Personalizing the action and intonation
  • Professional players' setup specs.
  • Guitar wiring and pickup replacement

Online Video: Easy Electric Guitar Setup Get exclusive online video access showing setups for Strat,® Les Paul,® Floyd Rose® and bass, plus tips for wiring and truss rod adjustment.

134 pages, softcover. 2012


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If you're learning repair or an old pro, its good to have books like this to look through just to get your creative ideas going. For me its not so much that the book goes over the basics (and then some) of set up and some repair, but that it encourages each person to come up with methods and tricks to use themselves. How to make little tools and attachments for tools or make things from shop scraps that you'll end up using all the time. For these reasons books like this are a must-have.

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How To Make Your Electric Guitar Play Great!

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Dan is my hero. Will continue to read and listen to the words of wisdom spoken by this sage of the guitar. Wade. Saskatoon, Canada

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Must have

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As other reviewers have stated...Dan IS the man. Concise and understandable. Highly recommended to anyone who owns guitars and/or basses.

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Thanks!!

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Thanks for writing a very easy to read book that gave me the confidence to take on some of the issues with my guitars... such as straightening the neck on two!! Frets next on one!! If I can do this, any guitar player can, just read the book, watch the video and take your time!

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Essential Book !

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This is about the only book you will ever need to help keep your guitar in tip top playing condition! Doug

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assembling odd parts to make a guitar.

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Having put together parts from a selection of guitars,copy of a les paul body,neck from a trident,a couple of GFS pickups,tuners from??? Spent two weeks fitting the neck to the body & then discovering the How to make your electric play great book, set it up with 10gg strings & now have a guitar i am proud of thanks to the extra info i got from the book.Also working on a couple more guitars. Thanks Dan well worth the money.

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I read it!

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I usually get a book like this for reference but this one I read all the way through in three days. It was a fun read that verified some things I knew and taught me a lot I didn't. The DVD was clear and informative too. ENJOY!

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THE Book All Players Should Have

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I wish I had this book years ago! Even after many years of trial & error, this book opened my eyes to my guitars. This is a "Must Read" for any serious player even if you have no intention of working on the guitar yourself.

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Dan does it again!

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This is a gem. Its packed with useful and simple instructions on setting up your guitar. Thanks!

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Great Book!

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Dan is a genius! Very informative book. Makes doing the work on your own guitars so much easier. Thanks!

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