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Strings rattling against the frets and hurting the sound of your guitar or bass? Fret buzz is very frustrating, especially when it happens right after you unbox a new guitar. Let’s look at some ways to fix the fret buzz and get your instrument ready to rock.

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Rewiring your electric guitar or bass can be one of the most difficult luthier projects to take on, but it’s a rewarding experience that teaches you much about guitar maintenance. Let's dive into the basics of wiring.

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There are many advantages to making your own guitar nut, such as optimizing the sustain of notes for your playing habits. While there are some specific tools needed, shaping your own guitar nut is a fun, fulfilling task. Let’s dive into the specifics of how to shape your own.

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Most guitars require a set-up to hit peak performance, so it’s important to know the right way to get this done. Allen Eden sets up your guitar for you so that it arrives ready to rock, but it’s a good skill to have to keep your instrument in top shape. Let’s look at each step needed to get your guitar all set up.

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As the frets on your guitar start to wear, they often spread out slightly and become uneven, keeping your strings from sustaining the right notes. Instead of replacing the frets altogether, you can dress the frets and bring them back to level. Let’s take a look at the steps you need to take to dress your frets.

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