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Unscrewing the bridge is surely not the right way to do this. Rather at the back of the guitar there should be a removable plate (which might even have a slot for changing the strings). If there is no slot, remove the plate (if there is you might want to remove it too if it is too hard to get the string inside). Under this plate should be the springs for the ...


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The fact of a song being 'in a key' doesn't necessarily pin down the notes and chords in that song. The key and its basic scale is a framework - but ONLY a framework. Other notes and chords will occur. I suggest you just listen carefully and work it out note by note. If you recognise a familiar scale pattern, good! Software than slows down, loops a ...


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The things that cause buzz: Poor ground or shielding on the guitar Poor quality lead Poor ground or shielding on your amp Dodgy wiring in the house We have a number of questions on each of these already that should have your answer, but for simplicity try the following: use another guitar, if the problem remains it isn't the guitar use another lead to ...


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Well, I wouldn't expect too much from a basic small amplifier... but the steps should be the following: make sure you set volume and tone knobs on the guitar to the maximum setting press the drive button on the amplifier turn up the gain knob on the amp. Don't be afraid to go to maximum adjust the volume with volume knob on the amplifier adjust the tone ...


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I played guitar for about 20 years now. When I was learning, I would go through scales, I learnt just about every scale you can imagine, and learnt how to make them fit with pretty much anything playing through my speakers, it's fun being able to just pick up my guitar and improvise along to my favourite tunes. You can work out from there which notes the ...


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The usual disclaimers apply here: the tone is in your fingers and not your gear, do what sounds and feels good to you, and there is this one guitarist who plays with a coin and had a disco hit back in the day. On the other hand, thin pick is easy to strum with and produces a lot of overtones to feed into wah or whatever you have. For what it's worth, Nile ...


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