Randy Tennant is the owner of R/T Customs. With over 20 years as a custom guitar builder, he takes great pride in building, maintaining, repairing and customizing acoustic guitars, electric guitars and basses.
Tag: electric guitar
Own Your Tone! A Practical Guide to Electric Guitar Tone
Guitar tone is the sound or timbre of the guitar which could mean the effects that are being used, what pickup selection is being used, is it played with a plectrum or fingerpicked, and many other factors. You could say that the sound difference between an acoustic guitar and electric guitar is due to the difference in tone. Or the difference between Kirk Hammett’s distorted guitars in Metallica and Mark Knopfler of Dire Straits’s clean to lightly overdriven sound is due to differences in tone.
Gibson Announces History-Making Slash Collection Confirmed for Release Worldwide In 2020
A partnership that crosses over three decades, Gibson and Slash announced on January 9 the release of the first-ever Slash Collection. In a history-making move for the brand, the Slash Collection will feature multiple acoustic and electric guitars. The new Slash Collection will officially premiere at the Gibson experience space, 3rd Floor, Ballroom A, during […]
The Best Guitar Songs of All Time
Guitars are the backbone of music, and this list of the best guitar songs from TakeLessons highlights some of the most popular and influential songs that have helped shape modern generations, even though they’re decades old.
How to Restring an Electric Guitar
Todd Hobin gives a video demonstration and dictates the key steps to restring an electric guitar.
Electric Guitar Mini Pedals Demonstration
Watch our latest gear review as Todd Hobin demonstrates the Fly Boys Echo & Distortion mini pedals as well we the Zvex Fuzzolo pedal.
Routine Guitar Maintenance
Guitar maintenance should be a simple thing, right? But there are so many products and opinions out there that perhaps you might put it off for another few months. Then a crack appears on your beloved cedar top acoustic, or your fretboard is feeling sticky, or maybe you just think it could be better now that you have gotten familiar with all its little quirks. Here are some simple tips for guitar owners that can make a big difference.
The Paul Reed Smith Core “Floyd” Custom 24 is equipped with the time-tested Floyd Rose “original” tremolo and locking nut system and PRS’s trademark pickups. PRS unveiled this iconic instrument to the public for the first time at Winter NAMM 1985, and this edition is sure to impress. The solid body electric guitar puts the sound, playability, and gorgeous looks of the Custom line into a high-quality yet affordable instrument. The Special Edition comes with the PRS-designed SE gig bag.
What Kind of Pickup Should I Buy for My Guitar?
Here’s a great advantage of playing an electric guitar: simply swap the pickups, and you can completely change the sound and response of your instrument.