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Forum: Electric Guitar Today, 01:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 197
Posted By Blompcube
An aggressive tone is something that is achieved...

An aggressive tone is something that is achieved by technique, not by choosing a particular brand of guitar.

Pointless thread is pointless.
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-29-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 758
Posted By Blompcube
I think he's got the string out of there by...

I think he's got the string out of there by now.

Or at least, I really hope so ;)
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-28-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 159
Posted By Blompcube
Looks like a Harmony to me, but I can't find...

Looks like a Harmony to me, but I can't find anything that matches that pickup configuration and control layout that might confirm that it is.

EDIT: On closer inspection, I think it's actually not a...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-26-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 670
Posted By Blompcube
I think Gibson will replace the traditional...

I think Gibson will replace the traditional output jack with an inbuilt wireless transmitter but not include a receiver...

...And then make amps with the receivers built in so you can only use 2016...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-24-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 366
Posted By Blompcube
Are you serious? Just out of curiosity, explain...

Are you serious? Just out of curiosity, explain to me how you think this is going to extend the life of guitar strings?

All I can imagine that this is going to do is expose your frets to the rough...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-24-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 10,507
Posted By Blompcube
purchased a Staytrem bridge for my Jazzmaster...

purchased a Staytrem bridge for my Jazzmaster yesterday, hopefully it should arrive sometime in the next couple of days :)

I've decided it's about time I really get my JM up and running now I've...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-14-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 851
Posted By Blompcube
The sound clips remind me of the speaker emulated...

The sound clips remind me of the speaker emulated line out sound from my old vox valvetronix.
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-08-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 533
Posted By Blompcube
^Yep, I'm pretty sure i've seen a few brand new...

^Yep, I'm pretty sure i've seen a few brand new guitars with tags on them saying they are fitted with elixir nanoweb strings.
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-05-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 29,536
Views: 362,125
Posted By Blompcube
I did take them out and have a look a long time...

I did take them out and have a look a long time ago but it didn't occur to me to take pictures at the time. Definitely tarbacks, as I somewhat vaguely mentioned earlier :p:
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-05-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 29,536
Views: 362,125
Posted By Blompcube
I think the L5S (different thing to the L6S -...

I think the L5S (different thing to the L6S - Like the L5 hollowbody, only solid and probably insanely heavy) had the more normal looking "tarbacks" as standard from 1974 onwards.
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-04-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 29,536
Views: 362,125
Posted By Blompcube
the mid '70s SGs originally had ceramic magnet...

the mid '70s SGs originally had ceramic magnet "super-humbuckers" which were sealed in epoxy for whatever reason. Mine are sealed in epoxy, but I'm not sure they are original to the guitar - the...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-04-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 29,536
Views: 362,125
Posted By Blompcube
Yep, it's a great combination - The best way to...

Yep, it's a great combination - The best way to use a rig like this in my experience is to set everything on the amp on 5 to begin with (except gain - there's an obvious sweet spot where the low end...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-03-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 29,536
Views: 362,125
Posted By Blompcube
Today I have been sticking my middle finger up at...

Today I have been sticking my middle finger up at my neighbours in the most passive and polite way possible:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v724/blompcube/DCP_2922.jpg

Not my amp - I'm just...
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-25-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,595
Posted By Blompcube
That doesn't surprise me. I think if anyone...

That doesn't surprise me. I think if anyone thought they were only testing modern les paul style guitars and somebody decided to sneak an original sunburst les paul in there they'd naturally mistake...
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-23-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 256
Posted By Blompcube
That just looks like whoever designed it got...

That just looks like whoever designed it got bored half way through drawing the body shape.

edit: huh?!? the ones in the video are actually not the same shape as the one pictured, and kinda look a...
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-21-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,246
Posted By Blompcube
Having a variety of different guitars is useful...

Having a variety of different guitars is useful if you want the variety for creative reasons or need a particular sound for session work or something. Some people never have a reason to deviate too...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-20-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,095
Posted By Blompcube
My Musicman, for sure. Gave me the exact blend of...

My Musicman, for sure. Gave me the exact blend of solid state transparency and tube warmth that I was looking for.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-19-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 376
Posted By Blompcube
If you don't ever use the tone control, you'll...

If you don't ever use the tone control, you'll brighten up the tone more by just removing the tone control from the circuit entirely than you will by changing the capacitor, which doesn't come into...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-10-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By Blompcube
A good starting point would be to set all the...

A good starting point would be to set all the controls to 5 and then use your ears to determine whether or not you need to add or remove gain or certain frequency ranges to get the kind of tone you...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-25-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 312
Posted By Blompcube
Pretty much what tony said. I tried this in a...

Pretty much what tony said.

I tried this in a couple of cheap guitars, I flipped the magnet in one and swapped the wires in another. Didn't notice a significant difference, and for simplicity's sake...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-25-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 407
Posted By Blompcube
Yep - I own a classic 50s strat and it is a very...

Yep - I own a classic 50s strat and it is a very nice sounding guitar, it sounds almost exaggeratedly strat-like, and I love it for brighter and cleaner tones, jangly new wave tones for example. It...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-24-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 676
Posted By Blompcube
I got tired of trying to perfectly replicate...

I got tired of trying to perfectly replicate everything all the time after a couple of years of gigging. The most important thing for me now is just getting a basic and solid rhythm tone (usually...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-22-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 407
Posted By Blompcube
I'm talking about the tonal balance of the...

I'm talking about the tonal balance of the pickups, not the output levels.

I don't entirely disagree with you, I just think what you said doesn't apply to every situation and also think that this is...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-20-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 407
Posted By Blompcube
The tone controls on the amp can only cut or...

The tone controls on the amp can only cut or boost what's already present in the input signal it's receiving, and the classic series strat pickups really don't have much low end depth at all -...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-14-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 358
Posted By Blompcube
I have played a couple of double jets in stores,...

I have played a couple of double jets in stores, sitting down only, didn't really notice any neck-heaviness but it might be a different story when you're standing up with one. I can't imagine it...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-08-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 751
Posted By Blompcube
this. That's how I ended up with my Gibson LP...

this. That's how I ended up with my Gibson LP studio faded that I played in my local shop "for teh lulz" expecting it to suck based on that particular model's reputation. Still one of the best...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-07-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 249
Posted By Blompcube
For electric guitar, only the 12-52 gauge Nanoweb...

For electric guitar, only the 12-52 gauge Nanoweb set has a wound G, as far as I can tell. Maybe some other more specialist sets like the 12-string and baritone sets do too, but I know for a fact...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-05-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 827
Posted By Blompcube
Yeah, the '50s classic series strat pickups are...

Yeah, the '50s classic series strat pickups are very thin sounding and lacking in "balls", and I think it's not likely to be an amp problem - "new amp" is pretty much the default answer that is given...
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-30-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 636
Posted By Blompcube
What you're hearing is a blend of 2 separate...

What you're hearing is a blend of 2 separate guitar tracks, one clean and one distorted. As far as I can tell, they are panned with the clean tone on the left channel and the distorted tone on the...
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-23-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 470
Posted By Blompcube
I think even Les Paul fitted a Bigsby to his Les...

I think even Les Paul fitted a Bigsby to his Les Pauls.

As far as I can tell (I haven't actually done it myself), the easiest way to install a Bigsby on a Les Paul is to use a Vibramate - it allows...
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