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How to set up your guitar for any gig

Tightening any neck bolts before a gig is essential for tuning stability
Tightening any neck bolts before a gig is essential for tuning stability

In this video lesson, Ed Mitchell - owner, proprietor and chief mechanic of Ed's Shed - shows you how you can gig-proof your guitar.

Everything from changing a string in be-careful-you'll-get-friction-burns-quick time, to setting the intonation of your axe, to handy tips that will reduce the risk of embarrassing gear failures during your set is covered. So watch the video - then go retrieve that dusty old toolbox from under the stairs, grab your guitar... and get to work!

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