Is Fret Wear Bad?

As a guitar player, there is nothing worse than an instrument with issues that deem it unplayable. There are many things that can happen to kill your inspiration to play it. The frets on your guitar neck are one of those things that can turn a good experience into a very frustrating one over time. … Read more

What Are The Dots on a Guitar Fretboard? | Markers 101

Often guitars have several dots along their necks. But just what are they called? Fret markers or inlays are the terms used to refer to these indicators along the guitar’s neck.  Of course, there is a lot more than just knowing the answer to the question: “what are the dots on a guitar called”? when … Read more

Does Guitar Center Ship Safely? | 2022

Guitar Center Shipping Guitar Center is one of the biggest retailers in the US both online and brick and mortar. Many musicians buy from them online every year. This means that anything bought online will normally need to be shipped. But does Guitar Center ship safely? Guitar Center normally ships new equipment in the original … Read more

What Is The Warmest Sounding 12AX7?

Every guitar player rolling a tube amp or audiophile to some degree hears sound differently. Some people like a bit more of a crisp bright tone while others prefer something deep and warmer.  Normally when seeking a warmer sound you need to figure out what it is exactly that you like. Bass content is much … Read more