In this video Dagan talks you through 13 'need to know' buzzwords for you aspiring guitar players out there! When it comes to buying a guitar, looking at the specs of a guitar or even reading up on what your favourite guitar players preferences are, its can be quite confusing! Especially if you're unfamiliar with the terms and jargon associated with these fantastic instruments!
Whats a 'radius' and why is it important? How can a guitar be double cut, surely you don't want your guitar to get cut at all?! All these questions and more are answered in this video, and explained in a way we all understand, because it can get pretty mad!
Usually you just pick up this terminology by overhearing folk chatting in guitar stores or stumbling across overly wordy descriptions online, so we thought we'd put an end to that and explain 13 guitar buzzwords we wish we knew when we started out!
0:30 Why You Need To Know These!
1:57 #1 RADIUS
3:08 #2 SCALE LENGTH
5:14 #3 BOLT ON / SET NECK / NECK THOUGH
7:24 #4 ALL ACCESS HEEL / SCULPTED HEEL
8:34 #5 DOUBLE LOCKING TREMOLO / FLOYD ROSE / FLOATING TREMOLO
12:17 #6 STRING THROUGH
13:14 #7 SINGLE COIL
14:11 #8 HUMBUCKER
15:46 #9 P90
16:50 #10 WIDE-RANGE PICKUP
17:26 #11 FILTERTRON
17:49 #12 ACTIVE/PASSIVE PICKUPS
19:21 #13 SINGLE CUT / DOUBLE CUT