Guitar Player Repair Guide has ratings and 5 reviews. Dan Erlewine’s Guitar Player Repair Guide is, perhaps, the penultimate resources for folks wanting. Guitar Player Repair Guide 3rd Edition New in this 3rd edition, the content is organized for you based on your skill level: Basic if you’re not handy with tools. Guitar Player Repair Guide: How to Set Up, Maintain, and Repair Electrics and Acoustics. Front Cover. Dan Erlewine. Backbeat Books, – Music – pages .

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Glad to see others feel the same! I was fairly disappointed in this book, it has all the info you need but is fairly unorganized. Discussion in ‘ Guitars in General ‘ started by guitarrhinocerosFeb 16, I had bought that book about 4 years ago and it is indeed aimed at those who tuide already somewhat ad-versed in doing guitar repairs and I deffinetly would not recomend it for a total novice who never did a set up before.

Most Active Authors Latest Reviews. Then I moved on to intonation I wish it would’ve been available in the early-mid ’80s when I was making mistakes while learning to repair and modify.

Sep 01, K. I’ve never met either one, but I’ve seen their work, both before and after, and he’s a guru who knows how to tackle some difficulty stuff.

Janeen rated it liked it May 13, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Dec 01, Pjtibbetts rated it really liked it. I have an older version of that book, and I’d still reccommend it to anyone that wanted a book format. Ivan Bicudo rated it it was amazing Jun 24, It’s better organized and most of the info is filtered for that audience. For instance, the first thing I did was to flip straight to the section on adjusting truss rods, because I had a guitar with a bad back bow.


Dan Erlewine’s book for setups — why all the love and referrals?

I learn a lot better if I can read about the theory and philosophy behind the topic. It’s ok, not luthier instruction but that’s not the intention. It eliminated A LOT of guesswork.

Zik rated it it was amazing Jan 04, I would’ve preferred a book that was more black and white do this, not that and with less gray area some like this, some don’t, etc when discussing guitar setups.

Dan Erlewine’s book for setups — why all the love and referrals? I need to be walked step by baby step.

Dan Erlewine’s Guitar Repair Books

Jim Greensmith rated it liked it Mar 29, I don’t think I’ve even touched on the chapters on electronics etc. Home Forums Recent Posts. Lists with This Book. You must log in or sign up to reply here. Feb 16, 8. Players learn how to set up a guitar and keep it in top form by mastering basic maintenance.

Forrest rated it liked it May 28, Chris Nodtvedt rated it it was amazing Oct 16, It was a totally comprehensive, all-inclusive encyclopedia of everything pllayer you needed to know to build or dna guitars. To each his own. I like Dan’s books, because they ARE split into definitive sections like this.

I’d never heard of this book, but your review gkide me want to buy it.

I bought the book about 5 or 6 months ago, simply so I could learn how to properly set up my guitars. Really useful book with lots of specific procedures to keep in shape your guitar, or even help you setup your professional repair service. One reason for it’s status is what else was out there when it came out and in the years following.


Michael J Johnson rated it liked it Jul 15, To ask daj readers questions about Guitar Player Repair Guideplease sign up. Darren rated it really liked it Feb 21, Share This Page Tweet. I am getting much more enjoyment from my instruments and have learned a lot in the interim.

Published January 3rd by Backbeat Books first published November 1st Good to know that for future that if you want it quickly it is necessary to pay the extra for delivery.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I even found the DVD it came with way too bland compared to the contents of the book. Is the book horrible? Maybe you bought the more in depth one, so check out the other.

Guitar Player Repair Guide: How to Set Up, Maintain, and Repair Electrics and Acoustics

References to this book Building Electric Guitars: I don’t think it’s a great book, but at the time I bought it there weren’t many options The back cover has a great description. The amount of information is unbelievable. James rated it really liked it Jul 04, Thankfully this ddan it was not imparitive it came in a timely manner.