Kelsey Austin

Avid Guitarist of 20 plus years, and guitar blogger. Started AxeDr. Apparel Guitar Tees in 2018. The brand for guitar and music lovers worldwide.

How I Mastered the Guitar in 1 Year!

How I Mastered the Guitar in 1 Year!

The point I’m trying to make is this. You have a once in a lifetime opportunity to change the course of your life. You may not see it now, but you will. Trade in your TV Remote and/or Smartphone for a Guitar. Trade your computer time, for your practice time. Put your smartphone down, just for a bit every day….and use that time to learn what you’ve wanted to learn for so long.


3 Knob Telecaster Control Plate

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72 Tele Deluxe vs Player Series HH Tele  

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Adventurous guitarists started hot-rodding their Telecasters in the late ’60s and early ’70s with big-sounding humbucking pickups that lent new style and swagger to rock music. The Classic Series ’72 Telecaster Deluxe brings it all back as an authentic evocation of its early-’70s ancestor, including dual Fender Wide Range humbucking pickups, a large pickguard, Stratocaster® headstock and bridge, cool skirted amp control knobs and more. A favorite of players from ’70s rock to modern U.K. alt-rock and much 


Ultimate Guide for Setting Guitar Intonation

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What is Intonation?

Intonation is the uniform distribution of notes along the fretboard. Each fret corresponds to a note. We set intonation to ensure that each fret’s note is as close to in tune as possible. It can be hard to grasp at first, but stick with me here.

How do you adjust intonation?

   You adjust intonation by changing the the length of the guitars strings. This is done via a set screw at the end of each string saddle. 


How To Fix Guitar Buzz…The Right Way

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Common Causes of Guitar Buzz

1. Pickup Height (Too High)

– Pickups are too high and contacting the strings and creating a buzz.

2. Neck Relief:

Your guitar neck is too straight or has a slight back bow thats causing your strings to vibrate against the frets. (This can also create dead spots on the fretboard, where notes don’t ring out.)

3. String Action (At the Bridge)

 Your Bridge is a little too low causing the strings to vibrate against the frets.

4. String Action (At the Nut)

-The nut slots are cut too deep allowing the string to contact the 1st,2nd, or 3rd frets.

This style is adjusted via The key here is to find the sweet spot between lowest bridge height and string buzz. (It is common practice to have the treble side a bit lower due to the smaller string diameter, meaning you can have nice low and comfortable action.)