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Guitarbitz Delivery Information - When will you get your order?

All products on our website are in stock unless shown as 'Call 08452222603 To Order', this means we can deliver your order to you very quickly, subject to payment authorisation. The next dispatch date is shown against each product for your reference, and below is an indication of when you can expect your purchase.

Guitar accessories - strings, straps, stands, tuners and other small items

* Orders weighing less than 2kg are posted first class Royal Mail on the dispatch date shown.

* Orders weighing less than 2kg with a value over £25 will be sent first class Royal Mail recorded delivery on the dispatch date shown.

* We cannot guarantee a delivery time for these orders, but 1st class post usually takes 1-2 days.

Guitars, Amplifiers and larger items

* Orders weighing over 2kg are sent via our next working day courier service.

Order Day/Time Dispatch Day Recepit Day for Courier Deliveries*

Monday before 4.00pm Monday Tuesday …

Need New Guitar Strings? Broken String? Strings Rough?

How do you know if you need new guitar strings?For Acoustic and Electric guitars
Here are a couple of questions to answer:

1) Have you had the same strings on for over 2 months?
2) Are your strings rusty?
3) Are your strings rough?
4) Do your strings sound dull?
5) Had a string break recently?

If you answered yes to any of the above, its probably time to replace your strings.

Because of moisture on your fingers and in the atmosphere, strings corrode and rust over time and their ability to vibrate diminishes. This not only causes the sound to dull but even worse, the feel of the strings becomes rough and will hurt or even damage your fingers.

Strings can also become brittle from too much vibration, just think of how a paper clip snaps if you twist it too much, the same happens to strings.

If you play a lot, say for 2 hours a day every day, then you should look at changing your guitar strings every month.
If you play less, but still strum most days, the max you should leave them on the …

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D'Addario XL Barrel Mug

  A large china mug which has a glossy inside coloured either orange or blue and a matt black outside. With the D'Addario logo on one side and the XL logo on the other. The mug is pretty large and holds true to its XL label.

When and How to Change Acoustic Guitar Strings

How to Restring an Acoustic Guitar

How to Restring an Acoustic Guitar
1) Removing the Old Strings1) Firstly turn the machine heads clockwise to make the strings slack and then remove the strings from the tuning pegs.2) At the bridge pin, push the string into the body of the guitar. Do not worry if you can not move the string as sometimes they can be tight. If so go to step 5.3) You should be able to remove the bridge pins easily. You may need a Bridge Pin Puller to remove the bridge pins if they are tight. 4) Now carfully remove the old strings from the holes. Remember which hole the thickest string was in. Please recycle old guitar strings.5) Use the bridge Pin puller to lever out the bridge pins if they are very stiff.

Place the pins to one side.

2) Give the Guitar a Good CleanWithout the strings is now a great time to get the polish out and give your guitar a thorough clean.If you have some lemon oil, put this on a cloth and rub into the finger board to nourish the wood.Make …

Brands for Sale at Guitarbitz Guitar Shop

Below are the brands that we sell, giving you a little more information about the company, a link to their range of their products that we sell and a link to the brands website where you can find further information on their products. If you would like a product from one of our brands that we do not list, then contact us and we can enquire with our suppliers.The Adam Black Guitar Company creates a range of guitars to meet the high standards set by today's guitarists with the aim to provide excellent guitars at a price all players can afford.View Guitarbitz range of Adam Black Guitars Adam Black GuitarsAria have been designing and making fretted instruments since 1956 with the aim of making great instruments that inspire musicians of all abilities.View Guitarbitz range of Aria GuitarsAria GuitarsAshton Guitars are designed in Australia and they have a range of acoustic and electric guitars to rock your world. So whether you are after an electric guitar or an acoustic guitar, you w…