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Photo of in-stock cases at One Three Guitar

Yes, We have Cases!


I try to reserve the blog for less sales-y stuff, but I wanted to let you in on something the store has which we don’t call attention to very well. Did you know we stock cases?…

Acoustic Guitars at One Three Guitar

Purchasing Your First Acoustic


As an adult beginner guitar player, it can be intimidating when purchasing your first acoustic guitar. I’m going to bring you through how I’d approach the task. Full disclosure, I…

Photo of Gibson L75 Repair Phase 1

Gibson L75 Repair Phase 1


We just finished up the first phase of Gibson repair! This beauty is a 1932 L75, the first of several variations that lasted until 1939. It’s playing now, but we’re not done.…

Matt holding a repaired ESP LTD Signature Alexi-200 in One Three Guitar store

Fixing the Alexi-200


Why am I smiling behind this mask? We got to fix this ESP LTD Signature Alexi-200! Sometimes you get interesting fixes, and this qualifies – a sheared off trem adjustment…

Repairing guitar to fix fret buzz

Fret Buzzzzz


A common request we get is “can you lower the action and get rid of the fret buzz on my guitar?”. Like many things in life, the answer is it depends. Where does fret buzz come…

Holding guitar at One Three Guitar shop

Lessons are on!


We had our first lesson in the shop – it was a success, and we learned a great deal about how things will roll going forward! First off, I’d like to introduce you to our…

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