Jack Van Breen Demonstrating Fender Telecaster Changing Strings Part 1

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Jack Van Breen shows how to change strings on a Martin HD28V. He shows the “Martin Technique” for securing the strings on the tuners. He is using Martin Strings. Note how easy things are with the Planet Waves Pro Winder Tool. Jack discusses the pros and cons of string types and guages. Jack also mentions the Strings for Food Program. If you are local bring in 3 cans of food for the local foodbank and Jack will change your strings. Bring more food if you have a classical guitar or a 12 string. It’s a great program and you get to try different string that are donated by various makers.

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Jack Van Breen shows how to change strings on a Martin HD28V. He shows the “Martin Technique” for securing the strings on the tuners. He is using Martin Strings. Note how easy things are with the Planet Waves Pro Winder Tool. Jack discusses the pros and cons of string types and guages. Jack also mentions the Strings for Food Program. If you are local bring in 3 cans of food for the local foodbank and Jack will change your strings. Bring more food if you have a classical guitar or a 12 string. It’s a great program and you get to try different string that are donated by various makers.

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Keith Holland on LC Capacitors

by admin on March 25, 2011

Keith Holland of the Guitar Hospital in Los Gatos California discusses relatively simple modifications to electric guitars that are simple if you can use a soldering iron. Replacing capacitors in your tone circuit can improve your tone and it’s easy to experiment.

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Bridge Nut

by admin on March 18, 2011

Keith Holland of the Guitar Hospital in Los Gatos California discusses electric guitar modifications in two areas. Locking tuners can help speed up string changing and with no wraps around the tuner, can help keep your guitar in tune. Keith also covers bridges. He discusses two types — the rocking tremolo and Bigsby style

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Buzz Feiten Tuning System

by admin on March 17, 2011

Keith Holland of the Guitar Hospital in Los Gatos California talks about intonation issues. The Buzz Feiten Tuning System solves tuning and intonation problems by slightly extending the nut over the fingerboard.

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Keith Holland of the Guitar Hospital in Los Gatos California continues his discussion of Acoustic Guitar Pickups. Once you have a pickup and you can play your guitar through an amp or sound system, you have to watch out for feedback. Keith talks about two devices to help control feedback. One way is with the classic Feedback Buster. The other is with the O Port device.

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Keith Holland of the Guitar Hospital in Los Gatos California continues his discussion of Acoustic Guitar Pickups. We start with an outboard preamp like an Ultrasound DI Max. Next Keith reviews “implant” active pickups with two examples from B Band. Finally Keith discusses a Dean Markley magnetic pickup that even includes an undersaddle pickup and the ability to blend them.

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Keith Holland of the Guitar Hospital in Los Gatos California continues his discussion of Acoustic Guitar Pickups. The first one covered is the K and K soundboard transducer for a classical guitar. Next Keith covers a B Band under saddle pickup with an optional soundboard tranducer.

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Keith Holland of the Guitar Hospital in Los Gatos California gives us an overview of Acoustic Guitar Pickups. There are a lot of choices and it is often confusing. Keith will discuss the various solutions available to the guitarist.

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