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My original style was electric blues, and this has changed over the years to jazz standards, and solo jazz guitar. For both styles I prefer heavy gauge strings, and for blues the bigger strings combined with higher action really helps the tone when bending the strings. You have the added advantage of building up strength in your hands and fingers, because a ...


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TL;DR The short answer (thanks, @RockinCowboy!) is that usually you want your action as low as possible, without hearing any fret-buzz, especially if you are just starting with guitar. Now the longer answer... There are advantages to both a higher and lower action on a guitar. In fact, it is often appropriate to have a higher or lower action depending upon ...



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