Question: Why are Martin guitars so hard to play?

The problem is that every Martin Ive played has been orders of magnitude more difficult to play than the comparable Taylors. The person at the music shop says that its because Martin ships their guitars with high action and heavy strings opposed to Taylor who ships them with lower action and lighter strings.

Are Martin Guitars harder to play?

Martin necks are no harder to play than any other acoustic guitar necks. Acoustic guitar necks are all harder to play than electric guitar necks.

Why are Martin Guitars hard to play?

NO MANUFACTURER OPTIMIZES ANY OF THEIR GUITARS FOR PLAYABILITY. Martin and TALOR are no exception. First of all they use very high gauge strings (12s) to make the guitar louder, second, they set the action on the guitar unreasonably high to enhance resonance/tone.

Are Martin Guitars good?

Martin guitars are definitely worth the money. Martin guitars are known to have even pitch and volume, with excellent projection and a dynamic range, and these guitars range from just over $100 to over $100,000. In this article, well take a look at whether these guitars are really worth the money.

What type of guitar is easiest to play?

Electric guitars Electric guitars are generally the easiest to play: the strings are usually thinner, the action is lower and therefore the strings are easier to press down. The necks are generally narrower too which can help in the early stages.

What is the first thing you should learn when playing guitar?

Open chords are one of the first skills a beginner guitarist will learn. Master just three, and you can play a whole host of popular songs. Aside from attending guitar lessons, following a chord chart is one of the best ways to get acquainted with the basics.

Are Zager guitars really easier to play?

The fretboard is extremely comfortable, with a nice neck radius. The action along the entire neck is comfortable and fast without any buzzing. Difficult barre chords are easy to play on this guitar and the overall playability is excellent.

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