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Alfred Teach Yourself Guitar Repair and Maintenance Book

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John Carruthers, legendary guitar builder and repair guru to the stars has teamed up with Alfred to produce this ultimate beginner's guide to guitar ...Click To Read More About This Product

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An essential guide to keeping your guitar in top shape.

John Carruthers, legendary guitar builder and repair guru to the stars has teamed up with Alfred to produce this ultimate beginner's guide to guitar repair and maintenance. Comprehensive, step-by-step instructions and close-up shots clarify how to set the action for ultimate playability, adjust for bulletproof intonation, and much more. Includes steps on setting up and adjusting Floyd Rose tremolo systems, soldering and maintaining electronics, the proper way to remove and install strings on both standard guitars and Floyd Rose systems, and exact specs for the action, nut action, and truss rod adjustments of electric guitars, acoustics, and 4- and 5-string basses. 80 pages.


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AlfredTeach Yourself Guitar Repair and Maintenance Book
 
4.0

(based on 6 reviews)

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great book to own

By Ed Devil

from Fayette W.V.

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Pros

  • For Things You Don't Know

Cons

  • None

Best Uses

  • Education
  • Save Money Guitar Repair

Comments about Alfred Teach Yourself Guitar Repair and Maintenance Book:

Very good book have around. And can save you lot money in the long run on guitar repair and set up. Unless you like fork out 40 to 60 and hr. to guitar tech

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Good Beginner Book

By tkinney2

from Indiana

About Me Teacher Musician

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Pros

  • Simple

Cons

  • Beginner

Best Uses

  • New Players

Comments about Alfred Teach Yourself Guitar Repair and Maintenance Book:

The book is a very good start for people learning basic repair and setup techniques.

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

good,basic information

By Terry Moore

from earth

Comments about Alfred Teach Yourself Guitar Repair and Maintenance Book:

The information contained, in book, is very revealing.
some appplications,when extreme, require patients .

 
4.0

Very Good Book

By Bassline66

from New England

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Comments about Alfred Teach Yourself Guitar Repair and Maintenance Book:

Easy to follow and understand.

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5.0

I did the steps on my guitars and they play perfectly

By Chris Mann

from Dunlap TN

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Comments about Alfred Teach Yourself Guitar Repair and Maintenance Book:

This is more of a reference than a book. It has a series of steps to get your guitar or bass set up correctly and playing right. This and a couple tools and you are good to go.

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(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

DIY stuff

By Old guitar hack

from Weed ca.

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    Cons

    • Boring
    • Long

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      Comments about Alfred Teach Yourself Guitar Repair and Maintenance Book:

      all about one tremolo.

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