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Travelling with a guitar comes with its inherent problems. The instruments are fragile, easily damaged and susceptible to temperature fluctuations. Sometimes, it’s tempting to just leave them at home, but that’s not always an option. If you need to take your guitar with you, whether for work or pleasure, there are a few simple precautions that can help it survive the journey. 5 steps to pack your guitar for safe travel 1. Invest in a quality case. OK, so that seems like an obvious one, but a lot of people don’t. If you’re not intending to travel when you first...

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  It’s a question that most players ask themselves at one time or another. Whether you’re facing a long-haul holiday flight, train travel for a business trip, or simply driving home for Christmas. Should I take my guitar? Is it worth the hassle of negotiating space? Will I use it enough to warrant the stress of storage? Is my guitar going to survive the journey? They’re all real concerns. Because, let’s face it; travelling with a traditional guitar can be a monumental pain. They’re not designed for portability. With their delicate bodies and fragile necks, it doesn’t take much to...

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If you love music, especially if you play, it has a tendency to take over. All casual conversations to lead to it. The people you hang out with generally feel the same. You find yourself asking, on almost every occasion, ‘should I take my guitar?’ And you book holidays to destinations with a musical flavour, usually leading to spousal exchanges that run: ‘Oh really? I had no idea that our hotel was just a block away from Elliott Smith wall (4334 W Sunset Boulevard). But… as we’re here… don’t you think it would be rude not to check it out?’...

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We’re celebrating the first Made in UK Day on 9 March 2021 As the appetite to shop locally and support local businesses grows, we’re taking part in the first-ever Made in UK Day on Tuesday 9 March 2021. The Made in UK Day campaign has been created by Make it British to celebrate their 10 year anniversary.  Started as a blog by ex-retail buyer Kate Hills to champion all the wonderful products that are made in the UK, the Make it British website has now been visited by more than 6.5 million people looking to buy UK-made products and search...

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Returning from lock down 22 May 2020   It's fair to say that 2020 has been a challenging year so far. Eveyone has had to come to terms with Covid-19 in their own ways. We count ourselves lucky to have only been inconvenienced by it and not directly affected by the tragedy unfolding around the world.With that said, as a small family business, that inconvenience has been keenly felt. Before the lock down, Snap Dragon Guitars was in the process of moving to a new location and starting work on some exciting new models. However, with the escalation of the pandemic, we were forced to shut down our production...

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