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Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-30-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 692
Posted By Phoenix V
Its mostly myth. Just buy the amp.

Its mostly myth. Just buy the amp.
Forum: Metal 10-30-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By Phoenix V
Totally agree. I bought that EP when it was...

Totally agree. I bought that EP when it was released.

But man that was released in 1983. 32 years ago.

Just let it go.....
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-27-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 847
Posted By Phoenix V
:y:

:y:
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-21-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 399
Posted By Phoenix V
Never tried the method you followed. Don't know...

Never tried the method you followed. Don't know if it works or not and not really going to go check the circuit diagram mod to see if it does or not.

I just know this one worked for me. Still using...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-19-2015, 03:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 399
Posted By Phoenix V
Which true bypass circuit did you use? I did one...

Which true bypass circuit did you use? I did one on mine a few years ago (GCB-95). It works great and I definitely remember having to cut a track on the under side of the PCB. This is in contrast to...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-16-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By Phoenix V
You're just random guessing. Replacing all the...

You're just random guessing. Replacing all the diodes and hoping for something to happen?

The D1 diode is the pedals reverse polarity protection diode. It was broken in half because it overheated...
Forum: The Pit 10-15-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 503
Posted By Phoenix V
Everyone sucks right at the start The one and...

Everyone sucks right at the start
The one and only difference between a beginner and a master is that the master never gave up.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-06-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 847
Posted By Phoenix V
That grain pattern is bordering on orgasmic. No...

That grain pattern is bordering on orgasmic. No wonder you can't sleep at night. Would love to see what comes off this
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-06-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 291
Posted By Phoenix V
Yes, you can

Yes, you can
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-15-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 405
Posted By Phoenix V
Being blunt your line of questioning indicates...

Being blunt your line of questioning indicates you may be woefully under prepared.

Do you have the wood working skills and the tools? If not, may I suggest building a kit as your first go as it...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-09-2015, 03:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By Phoenix V
I would expect dirty power would present itself...

I would expect dirty power would present itself as noise / buzz even without the bass plugged in, which you confirmed there was no buzz under this configuration. That's what leads me to the guitar or...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-08-2015, 04:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By Phoenix V
Did you get a rubbish complementary cable with...

Did you get a rubbish complementary cable with the bass? Have you tried swapping the cable with a good quality well shielded one?
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-29-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 279
Posted By Phoenix V
Cool. Its better you to finally admit it instead...

Cool. Its better you to finally admit it instead of publicly rubbishing the tuners. Gotoh tuners are decent quality and have a good reputation.

User error. Case closed :)
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-29-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 279
Posted By Phoenix V
so whats the problem with them?

so whats the problem with them?
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-29-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 279
Posted By Phoenix V
Sounds like a massive case of user error to...

Sounds like a massive case of user error to me.

You do realise these are locking tuners right? Not only that but the string hole sizes across all 6 are not the same.

3 of the tuners holes are...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-28-2015, 05:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 977
Posted By Phoenix V
The amp hasn't miraculously fixed itself. What...

The amp hasn't miraculously fixed itself. What you are experiencing is an intermittent fault, most likely caused by a dry solder joint or a partially faulty component somewhere. The vibration of the...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-27-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 977
Posted By Phoenix V
Man I feel you. You want to learn and mod your...

Man I feel you. You want to learn and mod your amp so it's uniquely yours. My best advice is to learn how it works from a basic level. You are getting royally screwed by your 'tech' and I use the...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-26-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,699
Posted By Phoenix V
Why did you bump a thread from 2008?? Can a mod...

Why did you bump a thread from 2008??

Can a mod please close this.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-13-2015, 04:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 587
Posted By Phoenix V
Sure I can. I plan on being buried with all of my...

Sure I can. I plan on being buried with all of my guitars. Don't you go around trying to shatter my dreams.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-10-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By Phoenix V
Did the same to mine a few years ago. There was...

Did the same to mine a few years ago.

There was nothing else I then really needed to do with it. Its great to use and nice to look at.

Here's a quick write up.

GCB-95 Crybaby Mod...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-09-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 276
Posted By Phoenix V
Turning the volume pot to zero just shorts the...

Turning the volume pot to zero just shorts the hot directly to ground. So, have you isolated the guitar as the cause?

If you unplug the lead from your amp does it hum?

If you leave the lead plugged...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 07-26-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 367
Posted By Phoenix V
If its recently shop bought then yes take it back...

If its recently shop bought then yes take it back and see if they can exchange it.

For future reference, regular chrome pitting and corrosion from normal use is largely removable by vigorously...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 07-23-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By Phoenix V
Or you can just sell it and use that money to get...

Or you can just sell it and use that money to get a wah you like the tone of.

Unsure why you think you need to butcher the GCB-95 if there are other options that may give you the sound you want as...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 07-23-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 530
Posted By Phoenix V
Straight plug in type. 40 watts, conical tip is...

Straight plug in type. 40 watts, conical tip is all you need for guitar electronics. Get a stand for it also.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 07-16-2015, 11:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 436
Posted By Phoenix V
Agree. This is the best option as if you have...

Agree. This is the best option as if you have zero pedal building skills under your belt, its a long way from that to getting parts etc to build one from scratch.

Start slow. Kits are the best...
Forum: Bass Guitar 07-12-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 647
Posted By Phoenix V
Well I went for it :) Feels really nice. Quite...

Well I went for it :) Feels really nice. Quite light and the neck is very comfortable. Now I just need to pretend that I can play a bass on my recordings. Thanks for your input!
Forum: Bass Guitar 07-09-2015, 03:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 647
Posted By Phoenix V
I like it in as far as it seems OK. I don't...

I like it in as far as it seems OK. I don't really know if $170 AUD is too much for this as a used model as I cant find much info on it.

If someone has one or has had one I'd value their opinion.
Forum: Bass Guitar 07-05-2015, 11:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 647
Posted By Phoenix V
Fender Squier HM-V 5 String bass

Hi all.

Normally I'd be around the guitar forums but of late have started putting together a small home recording setup and have been on the look out for an entry level bass guitar.

I came across a...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 07-05-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By Phoenix V
You mean Naptha? It's not hard to find it's just...

You mean Naptha? It's not hard to find it's just that manufacturers confuse the issue by calling it 'lighter fluid' or 'cleaning fluid' or 'contact cleaner' or a multitude of other names other than...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 07-05-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By Phoenix V
Zippo lighter fluid is fine. It is about as...

Zippo lighter fluid is fine. It is about as Naptha as Naptha gets. It both cleans and evaporates very quickly. It won't harm the wood.

I use it all the time.
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