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How Acoustic Guitars Work


Electric Guitars

If you have ever compared an electric guitar to an acoustic guitar, you know that they have several important things in common. Both acoustic and electric guitars have six strings, they both tune those strings with tuning pegs and they both have frets on a long neck. Down at the body end is where the major differences are found.


Photo courtesy Gibson Guitars
The Gibson Flying V electric guitar

For a complete description, please see How Electric Guitars Work.

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