Things every guitar player should buy ... under $20

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  1. Hoth

    Hoth Silver Supporting Member

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    A book about scales and music theory.
     
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    Yea but I would say most people on TGP would benefit from a strobe tuner. I love my turbo tuner mini, now the new polytune has the function too. But they're $100+.

    Agreed though, a tuner is a must and you can get by with a cheapo - it's just a more frustrating experience and doesn't work as well for setups.
     
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    @Old Guy knows what's up.
     
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    Setlists.

    Autographs...ha! If only!!
     
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    The blue "chord tone soloing" book was great. So was the "fretboard workout." Also am getting into Martin Miller's stuff
     
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    A nice pair of tan pants.
     
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    Either that, or a dummer. I find that drummers cost way more than $20 once you calculate the beer cost.

    :rolleyes:
     
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    I love this stuff!
     
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    I used to have that!! I built that little onboard gain booster that was in the mod section. I melted about 10 circuit boards building it. lol
     
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    There, that should give me a little slack with the mods for a while.
     
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    lol, I mangled a 67 Melody Maker (for a friend!) before I got it back near right. Thanks, Ralph.

    Seriously, a good source.
     
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    A postal scale. It is one of those things that you wonder how you did without. I use it to weigh guitars I'm selling to be able to give potential buyers this information; and also to weigh packages I'm shipping when I use the USPS Click and Ship service. They can be had on Amazon for under $20 for one that will weigh up to 50 lbs. I bought a better one for $25.
     
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    I got one, just curious re. all my gtrs.^
     
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    Rubber washers for beer bottles. You can get a lifetime's supply on amazon for a few bucks. I much prefer them to any strap locks I've ever used.
     
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    Your guitar strap.
    Your strings.
    A tuner app for your phone, just in case.
    A hand towel for your sweat.
    Bungee cords for your cart.
    You have a cart, right?
    Gas/Uber fare.
    Paper. For the set list.
    That one sketchy cable you've been meaning to replace.
    Beers for rehearsal.
    Some better chops, and a hat for your bald spot. DOH!
     
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    To keep your drummer where he belongs:

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    -cable tester
    -a proper soldering iron
    -multimeter
    -tools
     
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    Dunlop is coming out with a multi wrench that looks great. It will tighten LP toggle switches without damaging the poker chip.

    A small steel ruler that measures in 64ths is the most valueable tool Ive ever bought for working on guitars. Feeler guages are also very helpful

    A good set of wire strippers and a decent soldering Iron is always great.

    I really like the Dunlop premium peg winder. It doesnt strip out like the cheap plastic ones.
     
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