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Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-23-2012, 01:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 284
Posted By theryanwhite
I found Ernie Ball Not Even Slinky's (12-56) to...

I found Ernie Ball Not Even Slinky's (12-56) to be great for Drop C.

Not sure about all the exact tension specs, but they played great on a PRS Single Cut.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-21-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,376
Posted By theryanwhite
This is very true. The finger pain will go away...

This is very true. The finger pain will go away with time.

You'll get the best results if you stick to a schedule and and an agenda for material you are trying to learn. There are plenty of ...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-04-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 643
Posted By theryanwhite
Sorry Kevin, but you are wrong. Since you seem...

Sorry Kevin, but you are wrong.

Since you seem to doubt my knowledge, please take a look at what Fender has to say about the standby switch. Last time I checked, they knew a thing or two about...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-04-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 643
Posted By theryanwhite
As mentioned, they are tested at the factory so...

As mentioned, they are tested at the factory so they've already been hot.

Just make sure you let them warm up properly before turning on the standby switch, your tubes will thank you...and they'll...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-04-2012, 11:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 560
Posted By theryanwhite
Hey, So based on what you've provided...an EQ...

Hey,

So based on what you've provided...an EQ pedal (Boss GE-7) is going to do more for you to get a "thicker" sound. Adding a overdrive pedal to a metal zone is going to cause so much noise it...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-04-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,186
Posted By theryanwhite
Marshall JCM2000 DSL, my reaction, "so THIS...

Marshall JCM2000 DSL, my reaction, "so THIS is what playing the guitar is all about" after years learning on a solid-state 60W Crate 1x12.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-04-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By theryanwhite
It really depends on if its limiting you in any...

It really depends on if its limiting you in any way. Many many professional guitarists have "flawed" technique by the book standard but it doesn't hold them back.

Since you noted you are...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-04-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,632
Posted By theryanwhite
+1 on that. He is extremely knowledgeable on...

+1 on that. He is extremely knowledgeable on technique and theory, he's no shredder but absolutely worth checking out.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-04-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 437
Posted By theryanwhite
Hey Corey, Sorry for the late response, if those...

Hey Corey,

Sorry for the late response, if those are the guys you're looking up to. I'd start focusing on your technique and theory. Split up your practice routine in a 75/25 ratio, respectively. ...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-02-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 437
Posted By theryanwhite
Hey Corey, What kind of guitarist are you...

Hey Corey,

What kind of guitarist are you looking at becoming? There are many different routes to take based on your goals and interests, like Kimi mentioned above. Some follow similar paths (ex....
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-12-2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By theryanwhite
+1 Your teacher is right, when strumming it...

+1

Your teacher is right, when strumming it doesn't matter. When alternate picking however, the edge of your palm should barely rest on the strings/bridge....this is necessary to mute strings....
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-11-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 435
Posted By theryanwhite
Ultimate Guitar Technique (MI Book) The Guitar...

Ultimate Guitar Technique (MI Book)
The Guitar Cookbook
Speed Mechanics for Lead Guitar

The Guthrie Govan books are nice too, Rock Discipline is great as well. Check them out, see what looks like...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-10-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 404
Posted By theryanwhite
Yes those def are for your preamp tubes, 12AX7's...

Yes those def are for your preamp tubes, 12AX7's to be specific.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-10-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 345
Posted By theryanwhite
Based on your wanting to create music, I would...

Based on your wanting to create music, I would suggest starting with some basic theory. Get yourself some nice books like Troy Stetina's Fretboard Mastery and Hal Leonards Music Theory Method for...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-10-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 983
Posted By theryanwhite
Sounds like you've got some good material to work...

Sounds like you've got some good material to work through. Don't get overwhelmed by trying to practice every technique in the books, this is prob why you and many many other beginners aren't making...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-09-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 935
Posted By theryanwhite
The rectifiers are great, I own one along w/ a...

The rectifiers are great, I own one along w/ a mesa 4x12 cab....Do yourself a favor and go with a 2x12 cab...the mesa cabs are oversized and weigh a ton. I wish I would have gotten a 2x12 for easy...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-09-2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 396
Posted By theryanwhite
Really all you need is Al Di Meola's "A...

Really all you need is Al Di Meola's "A Guide to Chords, Scales, and Arpeggios" it has the most extensive set of lesson plans (10 if I remember right) that covers chords extensively including 6th,...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-09-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By theryanwhite
Great choice on the book, it has a ton of helpful...

Great choice on the book, it has a ton of helpful stuff to practice. I would like to mention a few things to help you think about your routine. Firstly, you should be asking yourself what kind of...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-09-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 432
Posted By theryanwhite
I say try both, the more independence you have...

I say try both, the more independence you have the better! But always spend more time on what is hard, rather than easy.
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-09-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,387
Posted By theryanwhite
I can't wait to try out the new 7 string...

I can't wait to try out the new 7 string SE....and couldn't be happier BLACK isn't the only color option.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-09-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 467
Posted By theryanwhite
I'm personally not a fan of the...

I'm personally not a fan of the "traditional" VOX or CryBaby's to be honest... the higher end of their frequency range is cringing to my ears.

I've found the Morely Bad Horsie or Mark Tremonti...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-09-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 935
Posted By theryanwhite
I would never get a loan to purchase guitar...

I would never get a loan to purchase guitar equipment, first off.

Secondly, if you don't need a 100+watt all tube amp to gig with there are much better options to suit your current financial...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-09-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 458
Posted By theryanwhite
I wouldn't put any of those in the loop. ...

I wouldn't put any of those in the loop.

GUITAR > EQ > OVERDRIVE > NOISE SUPPRESSOR

I used to run a Boss NS-2 at the beginning of my chain, but it works much better at the end of your pedal...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-09-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By theryanwhite
To be honest, it sounds like you aren't very...

To be honest, it sounds like you aren't very experienced in understanding how the guitar works and what parts effect what as far as playability, fret buzz, intonation is concerned. There is nothing...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-09-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 432
Posted By theryanwhite
It will absolutely help you out. Doing exercises...

It will absolutely help you out. Doing exercises like that are excellent because you can do them throughout the day whenever you have time.

Like previously mentioned, you can drop the thumb part. ...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-24-2012, 10:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 437
Posted By theryanwhite
+1 I'd add as well that I like to work with...

+1 I'd add as well that I like to work with physics and not against it, meaning smaller movements = faster playing. Try sticking with just wrist movements for your tremolo, take it really slow and...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-24-2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 479
Posted By theryanwhite
It's very beneficial to sit down and actually...

It's very beneficial to sit down and actually think about WHAT kind of guitarist you want to be.

As for the songs to learn, pick something that really inspires you. You mentioned you can't really...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-24-2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 479
Posted By theryanwhite
I just unanchored my picking hand a few months...

I just unanchored my picking hand a few months ago, and you shouldn't need to touch the body with any finger for "stability." You hand doesn't need to be "floating" in the air to be "unanchored" my...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-23-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,996
Posted By theryanwhite
Hey Jesse, First thing you should do is learn...

Hey Jesse,

First thing you should do is learn all the notes on the fretboard. That will do more for you than you can imagine! It won't happen in one day, but if you stay at it you should be able...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-23-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 463
Posted By theryanwhite
Hey Matthew, Controlled "lightening...

Hey Matthew,

Controlled "lightening fast" vibrato isn't something that happens overnight, but with practice you can make great progress. Vibrato is one of the most expressive techniques on a guitar...
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