From shopping for a first electric guitar to setting customized action, Dan Erlewine's How to Make Your Electric Guitar Play Great! Second Edition (Backbeat Books) is a do-it-yourself primer for owning and maintaining an electric guitar.
The 134-page softcover book explains the ins and outs of choosing the right guitar; cleaning, tools and basic maintenance; personalizing and improving on a “factory setup”; troubleshooting; basic guitar electronics; choosing and installing replacement pickups, pots, switches and capacitors; setups of the pros and much more.
This new edition is overhauled from top to bottom and re-organized to make it easy for the reader to make his electric guitar sound and play great. This edition also covers bass guitars.