The Guitar Player Repair Guide – 3rd Revised Edition. Series: Book. Publisher: Backbeat Books. Format: Softcover with DVD. Author: Dan Erlewine. The 3rd edition of the world’s favorite guitar repair book is now more Guitar Player Repair Guide Only at StewMac: Dan Erlewine will autograph your copy!. Guitar Player Repair Guide – Third Edition How to Set Up, Maintain and Repair Electrics and Acoustics By Dan Erlewine. This revised edition is a step-by-step.

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Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Whether you simply want to maintain your guitar or hot-rod it into a radical new incarnation, this book is the ideal guide. By the columnist of Guitar Player’s popular Repairs and Modifications column, this comprehensive book is a must for any guitarist who needs information on beginning repairs through advance enhancements.

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The Guitar Player Repair Guide – 3rd. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. An Easy Guide for Beginners. Ernie Ball Musician’s Tool Kit. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Is this feature helpful? Thank you for your feedback. Share your thoughts with other customers. Write a customer review. Read reviews that mention guitar player guitar repair dan erlewine repair and maintenance repair guide electric and acoustic every aspect great book player repair good reference better than ever guitar players guitar tech reading the book many years book i like acoustic guitar playing guitar disappointed in this book book is a must.

Showing of 77 reviews. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Please try again later. This is the most comprehensive book I’ve ever found on guitar adjustments, repairs and refinishing. If you’re going to do anything more than install strings on your guitar, it’s a “must-buy”. The author is specific and detailed in every process described, and he covers just about every aspect of guitar care.

He covers general maintenance issues such as installing strings, adjusting intonation, etc. He also gets deep into details on major repairs, refinishing, the tools involved – you name it.


The author is very specific about materials and finishes, down to showing how to repair individual chips and cracks and what to use on nitro vs. While there is more detail here than the casual user srlewine, I’ve always felt that it’s better to have MORE detail then needed rather than too little information.

This book guided me through a complete coat refinish of a bass, plus defretting the fingerboard. The result was excellent. The Guitar Player Repair Guide: How to Set Up, Maintain, and Repair Electrics and Acoustics, is a wealth efition hands on information for the owner of any guitar or wooden stringed instrument.

Not so you will start to do the work erleqine a fine guitar, but the understanding of what it takes to do the work. This will let the person who has this book learn the techniques to repair, tune up and maintain, to maximize the use and quality of the instrument. If you are a muscian, at repair person or just would like to gain knowledge, this book should be in your library. I’ve been guiitar for years, but never did much more than change my strings.

I decided it was time to learn how to start adjusting my own guitars so I van a few books on the subject; this is the one that I keep turning to.

Very thorough instructions with helpful illustrations and photos; recommendations for a basic journeyman toolkit all the way up to what you need to guife your own repair shop.

Separate sections are included for Fenders and Gibsons, recommended setup tolerances etc; The interviews with the master guitar players are interesting, if a little superfluous, but their techs are also interviewed, plauer provide useful tips and tricks. I have only 2 nits to pick: Perhaps with arrow directions I know this probably makes me sound like a Finally, it’s getting a little bit dated, having been written in the early 90’s right after SRV’s untimely death.

Certainly the principles and methods of guitar repair and setup haven’t changed since then, but a new millenium edition would be great. Well done, and very informative and helpful. You can actually do this, folks. Gutar by smoothing out the slots in the nut and adjusting the action makes amazing results.

One person found this helpful. This has all the information you could access from one source. This book is gujtar great resource for anyone wanting to learn about guitar repair and maintenance. Personally, I’m just a guitar player that’s tired of running to a guitar tech every time I ;layer a seasonal truss rod adjustment. This book lays out very clearly the types of maintenance that are necessary for acoustic, electric, and bass guitars.


My only critique is that the book focuses more on Gibson, Martin, and Fender guitars.

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

It would be great to have a little more “universal” information. BUT, this is a dxn small issue. If you use common sense, the principles in this book can be applied to virtually all guitars. Plus, I now know the proper ways to maintain and care for my gutiar so it will last for years!!!

This book is a must have for EVERY guitar player that has a guitar that they want to keep sounding great, playing great, and well maintained. Everything you need to know about electric and acoustic guitar repair and maintenance. Erlewine knows his stuff. Got a very good, modestly used copy.

Classic text on guitar set-up and repair. Should have bought it years ago. See all 77 reviews. What other items do customers buy after viewing erleine item? An Easy Guide for Beginners Paperback. Pages with related products. See and discover other items: There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

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