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Why is Stratocaster Low E-String Intonation at Limit?

I know this is an old post but this is a typical issue with all 25-1/2" scale, 22 fret, electric guitars. I've owned a bunch and even the high end ones, with excellent setups, need the Low E ...
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Taylor 510e Acoustic/Electric guitar won't stay in tune

Your truss rod is turned to tightly to the right, creating an inward bow so great, your guitar is relying on your string tension alone for stability. Strings will constantly slip this way. Turn your ...
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What electric guitar strings are the most rust-resistant?

I find that Ernie Ball plain electric guitar strings are usually rusted brand new right out of the paper envelopes. Not the wound strings, only the plain. There are almost always several corrosion ...
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How to use an expression pedal with Yamaha THR10 II?

I will add for anyone in the future. There are some products on the market that converts the type of pedal you have, a MIDI expression meant for controllers and keyboards, to USB. From there you can ...
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Static noise from amplifier and it increases when i touch guitar strings

It’s a grounding issue. Try a different cable. Or it could be inside the guitar. I just had that issue with a bass player yesterday at work. 1/4” cable was bad.
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Why does plugging headphones directly into guitar effect sound "bad"?

Guitar overdrives/fuzz boxes etc are designed to be fed to guitar amps. This isn't even really a problem of impedance or even output voltage, it's one of EQ curve. Guitar amps [& speakers] really ...
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