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A classical and acoustic guitar setup guide.

Some illustrations to help you visualize these concepts.

For a more calculated approach to “roughing-in” the nut, study this image.

Below is a list of good and bad ways for strings to sit in the slots at the nut

A nice illustration of all the things that can go wrong and right with the nut end of the fretboard.

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  1. […] The lighter a string’s tension, the easier it is to press to the instrument’s neck or fret. The tradeoff is lower volume, and thus not too good for the campfire bluegrass session. If you’re on the quiet couch playing for your sweet thing or if it’s just you and Jesus….light tension strings might be your best guitar strings. This article will discuss briefly how to choose the best guitar strings. Then you’ll be ready for the perfect setup. […]

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