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Guitar Player Repair Guide

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By Dan Erlewine
The leading step-by-step manual for every guitar owner.
Only at StewMac: Dan Erlewine will autograph your copy!

Updated 3rd edition:
FREE! Guitar Tips DVD shows you how to evaluate, intonate and string a guitar.
NEW: content sorting tailors the information to all skill levels.

Content based on your skill level The basic sections keep your guitar out of the repair shop and playing its best.

For the do-it-yourselfer: how to do both simple and advanced repairs.

Want to go even further into guitar repair? The deep sections are for you.


322 pages, softcover.

"A common-sense guide in layman's terms."
Chris Martin, CEO, Martin Guitars
"This book is a must-have."
Henry Juszkiewicz
Chairman, Gibson Guitars

"It's been 14 years since the previous edition, and my old copy's overflowing with notes and new techniques! I've included all of that in this update!"Dan
Guitar Player Repair Guide

Free DVD included. Dan shows you how to evaluate any guitar before buying, how to set your own intonation (it's simple!) and how to install strings without damaging your guitar.

Free guitar assessment forms

Free printable forms for repair shops. Computer files are included on the DVD: guitar assessment forms for repair work in printable PDF format.

These are just SOME of the topics covered:
Action and setups
Nuts, saddles
Fret work
Tuners, tremolos
Bridges, braces
Bodies, necks
Finishing repairs
Structural repairs
Electronics
Lots more!

The Guitar Player Repair Guide is the most widely used basic reference in repair shops, featuring factory setup specifications for Martin, Gibson and Fender guitars, in-depth fretting instruction, advice from top repairmen, and much more! The book grew out of Dan's popular Guitar Player magazine columns. Now in its 3rd edition, it includes lots of recent techniques Dan discovered while repairing every kind of guitar, from the new and inexpensive to the vintage and priceless. 322 pages, softcover.


Instructions

Product Instructions

Example Repair Shop Forms

Dan Erlewine created two useful forms to plan and estimate the work that comes into his shop, it's also helpful for showing your customer the work you plan to do or did on their instrument.

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Professionals and serious players should have this book...!

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The combination of this book's text and the DVD presents a wealth of information that any professional or serious guitar player should have. Even if you don't plan on doing much more than setting up and maintaining your guitar, once you begin to read this book, you'll find yourself inspired to take things a little further than you planned, and Dan's encouraging you to do just that throughout the book..! It also gives you a much greater ability to communicate with your guitar tech/repair shop.

Dan will also let you know when the procedure is too complicated and is best left to an experienced repair person...either way, you really can't go wrong.

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TrFs bon livre pour nous apprendre toutes les petites opTrations a effectuer sur une guitare. Le CD est lui aussi riche en contenu. Je le recommande vivement

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Great! Beginners or Old time pro's should buy this book! Never too late to get different or the same idea's.

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I have average fix-it skills and very little experience with guitar work so I was glad to read both the Repair Guide and How to Make Your Electric Guitar Play Great. I found both books easy to understand and clear enough to know what I will try and what is beyond my skill level. They will help me to know what needs to be done and who needs to do it. Shop tips are great too. All guide me to what tools I need to purchase. Thanks!

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Dan loved the book like always you ROCK! thanks again Paul Santos

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If you plan to do anything to your guitar...

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If you plan to do anything to your own guitar without a tech, get this book first it covers everything from basic restoration to changing strings... the do's the don't's and the how to fix when you did anyways

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Have not had time to go through it all, but from the first part - Care of your instruments - is, in my humble opinion, worth every cent. Am anxious to read through this guide.

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Great Book

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No more paying a guitar store to do simple repairs for my guitars. For the price of 1 simple set up or repair you can buy this book and do them all yourself. I have used this book to do repairs to all mine and my frineds guitars. Set ups, fret jobs, nut jobs, saddle and bridge jobs, even fixed a finsih. Great Book.

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Great Investment

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I'm glad I found this book, it has changed the way I veiw a guitar. A BIG THANKS

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No Dick and Jane Book!

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Guys, just when you think you know about all you need to know! Then it happens right! Something show up that you don't have a clue!! Well the Guitar Player Repair Guide is just that; all the clues you will need. Book is cover to cover information on repairs, updates or just great ideas that can help you and your instrument! Not to mention your pocket book! Buy the book and you will find out...Michael - Modesto, CA

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