Dan Erlewine's: Maintenance & Setup for Steel-string Acoustic Guitars - Vol. 1
DVD5 in ISO-image | English | VIDEO_TS | 720 x 480 | MPEG2 ~4004 Kbps | 29.970 fps
AC-3 | 224 Kbps | 48.0 KHz | 2 channels | ~2 hours | 3.79 GB
"If acoustic setup makes you nervous, this DVD will give you the information and confidence you need." -- Dan
The focus of this DVD
Evaluating the condition of your acoustic or resophonic guitar, and getting the most out of it.
Flattop Acoustic Guitars:
Installing strings correctly on the inside of your guitar: understanding the relationship between the bridge reinforcing plate's ("bridge pad") condition and good tone, playability and a guitar's longevity
What to do about bridge and bridge pad problems
Structural integrity checklist. Prevention is the best cure, so learn what to look for inside your guitar
The most common problems with vintage flattops
Optimum action setups for different playing styles
Good nut and saddle height
When does a neck need to be re-set?
When does a bridge need to be replaced?
Understand the setups of these professional players, and hear the results
Roy Bookbinder shows why he likes his Recording King and Washburn De-Luxe (both made by Gibson in the 30s and 40s)
JD Hutchison shows how he gets his '52 Martin D-28 to keep up with "the boys the Telecasters and steel guitars"
Paul Geremia details the setups of both his Stella 12-String and Gibson J-35 - Two different setups for two different playing styles
Jorma Kaukonen details his road guitar, a Gibson acoustic electric as well as his "pure" (unamplified) studio guitar - a Gibson Advanced Jumbo