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It MAY be not your fault. The action on your guitar may be way too high. That's the height of the strings above the fingerboard.It could also be the strings are quite thick (heavy) and hard to press down.As a beginner, you may not know about these problems and their solutions.I suggest you try on other guitars, and also let an experienced player try your ...


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Firstly, keep practicing. Secondly it's about the way you grasp the neck. I've taught guitar for a while and to be honest I've noticed if the grip on the neck isn't right the chord won't come out at all and you'll get many dead notes. Make sure your wrist is relaxed. Make sure your thumb is behind the back of your hand like a bridge (but don't press too ...


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it just takes practice, only use your first finger, lay it across all six strings and practice pushing down the top three strings and resting the rest of your finger against the higher strings so they're muted. Your finger just needs time to learn the position - it's called muscle memory. You can do it with multiple fingers but it'll be slower. Also focus ...


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your question is very verbose , but I think you need a chord dictionary. you can use this one.


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When you state acoustic guitar, as long as you don't mean classical guitar, it's o.k. I have an Epiphone acoustic that has been strung in his way for 35+ yrs. No problem. I feel that 12s may be a little too heavy a gauge, I'd go for 10s or 11s, but a good move will be to check what gauge the existing strings are. Like for like will cause no problems, as the ...


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I have never seen anything like that, very cool. As for the material, I wouldn't use wood, use something harder and with a lower coefficient of friction eg nut or saddle materials such as corian, bone, brass, or some fret wire etc. I recommend black TUSQ XL http://www.graphtech.com/products/product-categories/acoustic-saddles As you need to tune both ...



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