WE HAVE MOVED FROM OUR LOCATION ON BEAVER STREET. DETAILS BELOW. This post provides info about what Custom Sound has done in response to the covid pandemic. We are now by appointment only! My new office location is only a few blocks from the old … [Read more...] about RESPONSE & TRANSITION
What is an "Active" Pickup System? When talking about acoustic pickups, an "active system" means it's powered by an internal battery. This is technically called a preamp. Preamps are simply small powered circuits designed to make the … [Read more...] about Acoustic Pickup Systems
We bet your guitar could sound better! This article covers the five best things you can do with your electric guitar to improve the tone, clarity & voice. There are endless things you can do beyond your output jack to change your sound. Read … [Read more...] about Five Ways to Improve Your Electric Guitar Tone
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Chances are your guitar could sound better. Below are the five best things you can have done on your acoustic guitar to improve the tone, get more volume, and achieve a better voice from your instrument. 1. NEW STRINGS A guitar can come back to … [Read more...] about Five Ways to Improve Your Acoustic Guitar Tone
We thought you'd like to know.... Help us spread the word! Liquidation Celebration SALE starts Thursday, Feb. 22nd. ----- *** PRESS RELEASE: February 16, 2018 *** ----- CUSTOM SOUND INSTRUMENTS TRANSITIONING AWAY FROM RETAIL OPERATION TO … [Read more...] about PRESS RELEASE
Exploring Guitar Neck Issues It is easy to get confused between neck relief and neck angle when looking down the edge of some guitar necks. These are very different issues indeed, and unfortunately unqualified guitar "techs" get confused also … [Read more...] about Neck Angle vs. Neck Relief
True or False? Most tuning problems are due to the tuning machines... False! Sometimes cheap or faulty machines are a problem. And a high-quality set will enable better and more accurate tuning. But "tuning problems" most often come from how the … [Read more...] about TUNING PROBLEMS?