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Forum: Electric Guitar 02-27-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 217
Posted By ltdguy27
I found the SD Custom 5 to be a great all around...

I found the SD Custom 5 to be a great all around pup that should fit exactly what you're looking for.
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-27-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 108
Posted By ltdguy27
Gratz on the guitar! :cheers: Looks like you...

Gratz on the guitar! :cheers: Looks like you have the old ESP synclair trem on it. I've worked with a few 90's ESPs including my M-2 LTD and I can tell you that parts for that trem are non existent....
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-20-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 251
Posted By ltdguy27
I can't speak for the FSN since i've only played...

I can't speak for the FSN since i've only played the bridge version and that was for a limited time. I like to pair the distortion with a '59 in the neck to give me variety with the hot ceramic...
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-19-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 251
Posted By ltdguy27
This x1000. Pickups are for fine tuning your...

This x1000. Pickups are for fine tuning your tone, but the amp will get you closer to what you want. Anyways if you want some good shred pickups i personally recommend the duncan distortion since...
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-18-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,107
Posted By ltdguy27
Agreed. If i plug Steve Vai into a crappy squier...

Agreed. If i plug Steve Vai into a crappy squier starter pack amp he's still going to sound like Steve Vai. Another example is that my other guitar player can't seem to get heavy palm muting riffs on...
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-18-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 252
Posted By ltdguy27
I would stay away from the amplugs. The cube has...

I would stay away from the amplugs. The cube has better quality tone and it has a headphone jack so there's no need for one.
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-18-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 469
Posted By ltdguy27
It would be better to compare the jackson to a...

It would be better to compare the jackson to a ltd m,h, or mh rather than an eclipse. The eclipse has a shorter scale length and is a single cut as opposed to the soloist. Any particular models you...
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-18-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 252
Posted By ltdguy27
For the amp it depends how much you're willing to...

For the amp it depends how much you're willing to spend. Since you're starting out i would go with a roland cube amp. They have the headphone out that you want plus they have effects built into them...
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-16-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 236
Posted By ltdguy27
The OD pedal is for more of a boost to your...

The OD pedal is for more of a boost to your crunch channel and to tighten things up. Just as an example in modern metal OD pedals are used for just that, but it can definitely work for what you need...
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-16-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 236
Posted By ltdguy27
I can get grunge tones on my EC1000 just fine....

I can get grunge tones on my EC1000 just fine. Mess around with the crunch channel on the 6505 and lower the gain if necessary, then use the maxon to boost it and tighten it up.
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-16-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 236
Posted By ltdguy27
It all depends on what you're going for. I...

It all depends on what you're going for. I personally use a Maxon OD808 with my Marshall to tighten/fatten the sound. So go try a few good OD pedals if you can. An EQ pedal can do wonders as well...
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-12-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 171
Posted By ltdguy27
You're not going to get a good tallica tone with...

You're not going to get a good tallica tone with that amp. So plan on upgrading to a good high gain tube amp first like the 6505 combo. As for the guitars I can't speak for the epi, but if you...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-30-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 2,788
Posted By ltdguy27
Just make sure you run in through a MG with a...

Just make sure you run in through a MG with a dimed metal zone. :o
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-30-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 2,788
Posted By ltdguy27
If you're sticking to passives check out the...

If you're sticking to passives check out the D-activator set. The X2n is also a good choice. Stay away from the dimebucker though. As mentioned though pickups are only a smart part of it. If you...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-26-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By ltdguy27
The 602 is definitely the better model. They can...

The 602 is definitely the better model. They can be had at a good price when buying used. As someone who has owned both these models the 202 is just a decent beginner model and thats it.
202 specs:...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-24-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 910
Posted By ltdguy27
As mentioned it doesn't matter, but learn your...

As mentioned it doesn't matter, but learn your basics like chords, scales, technique, and music theory. I've seen people ignore their basics and anytime they want to play anything other than...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-22-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 187
Posted By ltdguy27
Just call the store and they can ship the items...

Just call the store and they can ship the items to you. Also don't worry too much about the watts on the amp, you're don't need that much since you're just playing in your room.
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-22-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 187
Posted By ltdguy27
Go to Guitar Center's used section and type in...

Go to Guitar Center's used section and type in roland cube. They have them going from 80$-200$. So jump on one. As for the guitar let's pretend you got the 80$ used cube, that leaves just under 250$....
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-22-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 187
Posted By ltdguy27
If you give us a budget, location, music...

If you give us a budget, location, music preferences, used or new, we can help you find something perfect. Since you are just starting out look for a modeling amp like I said in you other thread....
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-22-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 395
Posted By ltdguy27
Just stay away from the Peavey rage. Since you're...

Just stay away from the Peavey rage. Since you're just starting a good amp for practicing at home is the Roland cube series. I had a cube back in the dorms and it was a great sounding amp and you...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-30-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 174
Posted By ltdguy27
Looks like a vintage plus, that's just my best...

Looks like a vintage plus, that's just my best guess though. Your best bet is to send esp the pics of the guitar. Esp in the 80s used lots of different parts and their record keeping for that reason...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-26-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 484
Posted By ltdguy27
E-II guitars are what the old esp standards were....

E-II guitars are what the old esp standards were. The actual esps are now what the old production customs used to be. Then comes your custom shop ordered guitars.
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-25-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By ltdguy27
The EMG Het set is worth checking out as well....

The EMG Het set is worth checking out as well. Makes an excellent alternative to the 57/66 combo to compare.
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-18-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 304
Posted By ltdguy27
This guitar seems to fit what you want. You can...

This guitar seems to fit what you want. You can find them used at good prices you just have to hunt and be patient.
http://www.espguitars.com/products/9718-mh-1000nt-stb?category_id=1963304-mh-series
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-03-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 382
Posted By ltdguy27
Just to point out the difference isn't so much in...

Just to point out the difference isn't so much in the specs as it is in build quality/ better woods. The sub 1000 series now are made in china/indonesia/etc. The 1000s are built in Korea. No one can...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-03-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 382
Posted By ltdguy27
For that price just be patient and try to score a...

For that price just be patient and try to score a used MH-1000. The difference in quality will be quite noticeable stepping up from the 300 series. I ended up getting my EC-1000 for 550$ used at a...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-02-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 411
Posted By ltdguy27
Avoid low end deans like the plague. I used to...

Avoid low end deans like the plague. I used to own an MLx and it was a P.O.S. Give us a budget and what kind of music your brother likes and I'm sure we can find you a killer guitar for that price...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-21-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 697
Posted By ltdguy27
Cool Easily my '05 Gibson v. Action is at the perfect...

Easily my '05 Gibson v. Action is at the perfect level, zero intonation issues, and plays smooth as butter. Plus it sounds killer!
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-03-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,191
Posted By ltdguy27
There's so many variables that you can change to...

There's so many variables that you can change to improve your tone such as adding pedals, changing pickups, etc. On the 6505 combos a lot of people will upgrade the speaker and you would be surprised...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-02-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 2,680
Views: 75,769
Posted By ltdguy27
8/10 for just having started last year. If only...

8/10 for just having started last year. If only my rig has been as good when I started.
Guitars: '96 LTD M-2(duncan abh-1 blackouts), EC1000FM(Het Set), LTD AW-7(SD Pegasus in neck, Distortion in...
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