All tagged setting up a guitar

Lowering your guitar string height part I: Take it to a guitar technician

If you want lower guitar string height, my first piece of advice to you is to bring it to a competent guitar technician. Why?

Guitar technicians are smart, savvy people who are excellent at addressing wide range of playability issues on guitars.

You'll learn a lot from asking them questions, and you'll lower your guitar string height.

The rest of this post goes over all the advantages of befriending an awesome guitar technician. Let's hit this!

Why Low Guitar Action is Critical for Beginners

Guitar action is also known as string action. It's a measurement of the length between the strings and the fretboard.

Guitar action is measured in small increments, as low as one ten thousandth of an inch. Believe me when I say it, having a guitar with string action that is higher by one ten thousandths of an inch makes a difference.

The rest of this blog post will go over, in detail, why having low guitar action is critical for extra guitar enjoyment. Let's destroy this topic together!