All tagged string action

How do I know if I've got a good starter guitar?

Lots of beginners to guitar are worried about whether or not the guitar they are currently using is a good starter guitar.

Most of the time, the guitars they use are just fine. Chances are good that you are already playing an excellent guitar for your level. But there is that nagging question: How do you know for certain that a guitar is good for learning?

This post will go over that in detail. Let's jump in!

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!