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Numbers at the end of chords! Not rated yet
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What are the Best Strings for Fender Stratacoustic? Not rated yet
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My Left Arm Hurts When Playing Guitar Not rated yet
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Why is my G string sharp? Not rated yet
i just bought a new american strat. thought i was making all fretted notes sound sharp, so i got a set of 11 gauge strings and had a guitar shop set my …

Playing Octave Guitar Licks  Not rated yet
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Problem with Guitar Intonation Not rated yet
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Can Anyone Tab This Song? Not rated yet
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How Do I Know What Scale to Use for Guitar Soloing? Not rated yet
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How do you play "Knockin On Heaven's Door"? Not rated yet
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Can I repair a broken guitar with glue? Not rated yet
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Martin d-18 neck adjustment Not rated yet
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How Can I Play Pinch Harmonics? Not rated yet
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What are Frets? Not rated yet
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Can you tell what kind of guitar this might be? Not rated yet
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Freshman Apollo 2 Guitar--What kind of Wood? Not rated yet
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Plug acoustic-electric guitar in electric amp Not rated yet
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Humbucker covers make my guitar screech Not rated yet
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Replacing P-90s with Humbuckers Not rated yet
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Guitar Scale Patterns Not rated yet
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Can I run 100 watt speakers with a 15 watt amp? Not rated yet
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Distance of Pickups from Strings Not rated yet
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Value of 1956 Fender duosonic Not rated yet
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Epiphone PR-715 Not rated yet
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Floyd Rose Frustration Not rated yet
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Beginner Guitarist --- Notes and Fingering Not rated yet
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Are modern guitars better or worse than Fender/Gibson? Not rated yet
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Acoustic Guitar Problem Not rated yet
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How to compose lead and metal riffs on guitar? Not rated yet
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Add 2 and Add 6 Chords Not rated yet
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D String on Acoustic Guitar Buzzes Not rated yet
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Scales and Their Different Postions Not rated yet
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3 Fnger Joe--Playing Guitar with 3 Finger on Left Hand Not rated yet
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How to Change Gauge of Strings Not rated yet
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ZOOM G9.2tt Not rated yet
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Playing Guitar in Dim or Dark Light Not rated yet
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How Long Does it Take to Learn Guitar? Not rated yet
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Can I Add Tremolo to a Hollow Body guitar? Not rated yet
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Bridge Pin Hell (cont.) Not rated yet
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Strumming Pattern for "Breaking Free" Not rated yet
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P90s vs Humbuckers Not rated yet
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Non Scale Tones as Passing Notes Not rated yet
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About Pickup Covers Not rated yet
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Best guitar strings for Acoustic Electric Not rated yet
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The Fastest Way to Learn Guitar Not rated yet
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Bass Guitar for Beginner Not rated yet
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Why Does My Guitar Go Out of Tune? Not rated yet
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Do You Write Guitar Tab? Not rated yet
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Fret Slide Screeches Not rated yet
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Best Acoustic Guitar for a Beginner Not rated yet
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What's Wrong with My Guitar? Not rated yet
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Using a Capo Not rated yet
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Mysterious Steel Guitar Tunings Not rated yet
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How to Learn to Read Guitar Notes Not rated yet
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Capo--how does it change the key of a song? Not rated yet
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How Can I Find an Affordable Beginner's Guitar? Not rated yet
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How to Eliminate String Noise on a Guitar Not rated yet
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Guitar Chord Theory Questions Not rated yet
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Les Paul Controller Not rated yet
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Acoustic-Electric Guitar Strings Not rated yet
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Feedback with a Fender Cyber Twin Not rated yet
I have a Les Paul Studio (factory) and play through a Fender Cyber Twin. When I get feedback, it is very screechy and not warm and full. Why and …

Guitar Chord--F Major Not rated yet
I am a beginner and find it very hard to get a clean sound with the f chord. I practice a lot--no success yet. Any suggestions? Hi, Torky-- …

Brand of guitar Not rated yet
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Hybrid Slinky Not rated yet
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Fender Guitars Not rated yet
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Hybrid Slinky Strings on Fender Guitar.. Not rated yet
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Hamer Guitar Not rated yet
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Can You Tell Me About My Guitar? Not rated yet
I just bought an acoustical/electric guitar, it says Charvel on the head and inside the hole which is kind of like an elongated triangle located in the …

What Chords to I play? Not rated yet
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What Should I Do for My Guitar to Keep It Sounding Right? Not rated yet
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Response to my first question about 7th chords in key of E Not rated yet
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Scales to Use For Guitar Solos Not rated yet
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What Kind of Riff Is This ? Not rated yet
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Guitar Tab for "Love Me Like the World is Ending" Not rated yet
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Playing Guitar and Singing--Which keys are right for me? Not rated yet
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