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Thursday, October 07 2021
Knowing Your Pins from Your Buttons

You might be surprised how many guitarists do not know the difference between a strap button and an end pin. Maury’s Music encounters this issue so often that we would like to set the record straight, with the hope that customers will not order the one thinking it is the other.

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Monday, July 23 2018
We Install Pickups!

Here at Maury's Music, we don't just sell guitars - we install pickups in them, too! We'll work on Martins, Blueridges, Gibsons, Taylors, Collings & any guitar with a standard bracing & bridgeplate.  Also, it doesn't matter if you didn't purchase the guitar here ... we'll take good care of you regardless of where you bought your guitar.  

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Wednesday, December 23 2015
Martin Guitar Bracing Patterns

With so many variations on their bracing available, choosing the style right for you can seem like challenge. This week we're going to break down different bracing styles and see what makes each one unique. 

"Undoubtedly the most popular bracing pattern Martin uses is their 'X' bracing. Found on the majority of Martin instruments, the X bracing was first developed in the 1850s. This 'X' bracing took the place of the more traditional fan bracing used by European guitar builders at the time. While maybe not as ideal for the gut strings used during this period, as the market changed and players started demanding louder instruments, Martin's sturdier 'X' bracing allowed for an easier transition to the higher tension steel strings necessary to achieve that. "

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Wednesday, July 01 2015
Guitar Road Trip Essentials

With the official start of summer only a few days ago and the Fourth of July fast approaching we are right in the middle of road trip season.  Whether it's to a family BBQ, to the shore, to a music festival or any of a thousand other places, many of us are going to be traveling this summer and there's a good chance your guitar is going to come along for the ride. 

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Wednesday, April 01 2015
Pickups, Pins, Saddles and Setups

At Maury's Music, we don't just sell guitars & parts - we're also a full-service shop, dedicated to helping you customize your guitar so it's perfect - just for you!  read more

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