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Hang both of them on the wall. Really. Like they do in the music stores. You will begin to pick one up for one thing, and the other for another thing. This way your style may lead you to be more proficient on one, or favor one, or both. Your decision will come from experience, instead of limiting your experience with a decision now. I have six guitars ...


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I recommend finding a repair person to fix this. If you don't have the proper tools, you might break it more. But, if you truly want to try, This video might help. He basically takes off the strings, bridge, and string pegs. Then, he glues the bridge back on, after taking the old glue and crud off. This guy IS a professional who has obviously done this ...


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I've learned from the beginner tutorials that the first 4 frets are allocated to point, middle, ring and little fingers respectively. Then you've been watching/reading some extremely sucky beginner tutorials. This isn't even the standard way of playing scales, according to the guitar grade syllabuses (syllabi?) for UK examination boards. It's quite ...


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In general, a 'sense of the future' is useful. Fingering for each note be done so that the fingers (resources) are available so that our ability to play future notes with ease is at the best. How I would think of it: if one had to play just three notes (finger names within parentheses): 2nd string 1st fret (index), 2nd fret (middle) and the 4th fret ...


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You should use whatever is more effective, comfortable, economical, etc. Some traditional methods of guitar will insist on using certain fingers for certain strings or related ideas like hitting repeated notes on one string by rotating through index-middle-ring, etc. There is often a good reason for this, but none of these work in all situations — ...


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What type of microphone should I use for this, a dynamic or condenser type? Both are widely used for acoustic guitars. If you specify the sound, style or ensemble/live/session you are targeting, we can give more specific advice. Are there any tips for where the mic should be positioned in relation to the sound hole? Yes, probably not right at ...


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I had an RD8C Alvarez acoustic which cost between $200-$300 new and it had a laminated top. You couldn't tell if it was laminated top just by looking at it. It had a box sound. I had it for 20 yrs. and the top never changed color and the sound never improved. The sound was the same as it was when it came out o the box. Unlike a Martin D-28 that I have. ...



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