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How to Hang Your Guitar with no DIY

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I like to have guitars on display in the house, to me they're like Duchamp readymade art.  However, I have old house and every time I drill into the walls either the bricks, the mortar or the render simply turns to dust.  This doesn't make it easy when you have a whole load of guitar wall hangers to put in place. I wanted to do something to get around this, and fortunately in our house we have picture rails.  I wondered if it would be possible to come up with a guitar hanger that could hang off the picture rails...

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Why Guitars Aren't Getting More Expensive

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Most things in life get more and more expensive as time goes on, but some things seem to defy this trend.  Here are some of the reasons why the headline prices of guitars haven't changed all that much in years. Reason #1: Manufacturing Technology When we were at NAMM in January we saw some guitar necks being CNC machined right there in the show.  We were so amazed by this that we stopped and took a video for a few minutes.   It's not that long ago that this was all being done by hand for the majority of guitars, then...

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Top Reasons for Choosing a Guitar (or, Why People Still Buy Fender Strats – Including Me)

Posted by Andrew Rivers at

We’ve seen a lot of guitars lately.  We’ve been to guitar shows all over the UK and in the US, and the array of available manufacturers and models is amazing and getting bigger all the time.  At the same time, improvements in manufacturing technology and further manufacturing facilities in the far east means that prices continue to fall at the budget end of the market. I have been spending some time thinking about the main factors that you should think of when buying an electric guitar, the importance that should be attached to each, and the importance that is often...

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New Products coming soon

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Fretfunk will be launching some new products shortly watch this space for more details............

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