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Covid 19 Isolation Guitar Tips Part 2

Written by: James Krueger On: May 7th, 2020

Everyone here at Solo Guitars is hoping you are all safe and healthy…still taking all the steps to prevent the spread of this virus.  We are doing our best, ...

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Covid 19 Isolation Guitar Tips

Written by: James Krueger On: Apr 15th, 2020

Hey everyone!  First off, everybody here at Solo Guitars hopes that you are engaging in responsible behavior during this mind-altering crisis!  We hope for all our ...

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Styles and Colours and Ratios Aha!!

Written by: James Krueger On: Mar 2nd, 2020

So here’s an interesting question that came across my desk the other day…..what does the ratio spec mean on  a set of tuning keys for bass or guitar? ...

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NAMM 2020 Recap

Written by: James Krueger On: Feb 10th, 2020

NAMM, Here and gone….. So as promised, Solo sent a group of us down to NAMM in Anaheim California in January, to take in the sites and sounds of the most ...

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NAMM 2020

Written by: James Krueger On: Jan 13th, 2020

So many of you out there will not know what this title stands for or what it means. Well, I’m here to tell you…  First off, Happy New Year to all our ...

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Guitar Intonation

Written by: James Krueger On: Dec 4th, 2019

Last time we looked at scale length, and the last thing I mentioned was intonation.  So what is intonation?  Basically it is the extent to which notes formed are in ...

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Scale Length & Intonation

Written by: James Krueger On: Nov 6th, 2019

So this month we are back to facts and science….I know I know, it’s so much more interesting to read about my opinions, but in fact my opinions are just ...

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What Are The Best Woods for Building Guitars?

Written by: James Krueger On: Oct 15th, 2019

So, it’s time for an opinion piece for this month’s blog.  Why?  Well partly because I can, partly because opinions can’t be wrong (and I hate ...

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Geddy Lee Jazz Bass Pickups by Tom Brantley

Written by: James Krueger On: Aug 6th, 2019

Ok so this month’s blog is a little different…news flash…..My brain often takes a walk to somewhere without cause or reason at times.  ...

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Acoustic Kits

Written by: James Krueger On: Jul 9th, 2019

You know, when it comes to guitar kit building, you the customer are receiving the end result of a lot of research and planning….how far do we take the kit, ...

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Pickups…..again???

Written by: James Krueger On: Jun 5th, 2019

Last months blog looked at the basic history of electric guitar pickups, and each time we focus on a specific manufacturer, we look a little into the science they ...

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Let’s Pickup the Sound of a Guitar and Amplify It!

Written by: James Krueger On: May 7th, 2019

This month’s blog, is a bit of a teaser….here at Solo Guitars, we have one of the most complete in-stock selection of after-market pickups ...

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