Really Great Beginner Electric Guitars - Most Under $300
Beginner guitars don't have to suck. For around $300 or less you can get an excellent axe that'll play and sound great, and last a lifetime. This article recommends some good ones for you to consider.
11 Common Mistakes Made by New Guitar Owners
In this article, I outline some of the common mistakes that new guitar owners make, so that you can avoid making them yourself and potentially damaging your precious first axe.
Guitar Action - What's a "Good" String Height?
This article gives a listing of common string height measurements for low, medium, and high action... for electric, steel-string acoustic, and Classical guitars.
The 5 Categories of Guitars
Buying your first guitar? When it comes to cost-to-value, there are generally 5 major categories you can shop within. Learn the characteristics of each so you can decide which is best for your needs and budget.
5 Tips to Bring your Old Guitar Back to Life
It might be easier than you think to get that old guitar in playing shape. And now is the perfect time to rekindle your guitar love and get it into shape for the new year.
Guitar Cases: The Ultimate Guide
Guitar cases fall into just a few major categories. Each category has its pros and cons, so this article will help you learn which may be best for your situation, whether you're a stay-at-home guitarist or a touring pro.
Help Your Floating Tremolo Stay In Tune
If you're a heavy whammy-user, regularly lubricating the knife edges of your floating trem will help with tuning stability. This article shows you how, and what lubricant to use.
9 Guitar Care Myths - Explained
There's a lot of misinformation about guitar care and maintenance floating around out there. Let's examine, explain, and dispel some of the big ones.
Tutorial: 5 Ways to Adjust Acoustic Guitar Action
Written by luthier Max Dickinson of Portland Guitar, this guide will show you how to raise or lower your acoustic guitar's action (string height).
Buying Guitars Online: Setting Realistic Expectations
If you're going to mail-order a guitar, know what you're getting into. Learn which customer reviews to listen to and which to ignore, and know what's "normal" when you receive a guitar that's suffered the abuses of shipping and handling.
How to get the Stevie Ray Vaughan tone on any budget
With the help of SRV expert and Peach Guitars head honcho John Priest, we’ve compiled the ultimate signal chain to get you sounding like SRV