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Refrets and fingerboard binding

Refrets and fingerboard binding

When a fingerboard has binding along its edge, there are some considerations that have to be taken during a refret. Because the fret slot-ends aren't accessible preparing the slots and the frets themselves is a little different. Doing it right is the difference between a great refret and a potential disaster.

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Setup FAQ: Setting up for Dropped Tunings

Setup FAQ: Setting up for Dropped Tunings

If you play in dropped tunings or you detune your guitar, you'll probably want to give some thought to the instrument's setup. Do you set up for the dropped or standard tuning? What sort of setup adjustments should you worry about. What's the low-down? 

Get it? Low-down. Ha. Click through for more info and fewer jokes. 

SETUP FAQ: What exactly IS a guitar setup?

SETUP FAQ: What exactly IS a guitar setup?

If you hang around with guitarists or bassists, you’ll probably hear them talk about setups. “I got my guitar setup and it plays great.” “I think my bass needs a setup.” “I think I’ll do my own setup on this one.”

Setups, setups, setups. From the time you start playing and hanging out with other musicians, you’ll begin to *absorb* the ‘setup’ thing. It’ll become part of the world. 
 

I get a lot of questions on setup so this is the first in a series of Setup FAQ.