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Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-27-2008, 08:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 126
Posted By fret_it_fast
Remove the caps, unscrew the nuts on the volume...

Remove the caps, unscrew the nuts on the volume and tone pots and then put them inside of the cavity. I do the same thing. You dont have to do anything to your 3-way switch. As for killswitch, since...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-27-2008, 07:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 427
Posted By fret_it_fast
I was actually going to say the SD Custom 5, but...

I was actually going to say the SD Custom 5, but I figured you'd want something with more output.

As for the 500T, they are REALLY bright. I have heard that it's hard to get a smooth clean sound out...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-25-2008, 09:47 PM
Replies: 7,358
Views: 223,891
Posted By fret_it_fast
I've been thinking about modding a Crybaby...

I've been thinking about modding a Crybaby Classic to get the tight axis of a Digitech WH-1 Whammy... What would I have to do to do so?
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-25-2008, 09:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 427
Posted By fret_it_fast
Seymour Duncan JB, Custom, or Custom Custom.

Seymour Duncan JB, Custom, or Custom Custom.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-25-2008, 09:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 137
Posted By fret_it_fast
Go to EMG's site. I believe at the bottom......

Go to EMG's site. I believe at the bottom... right*?* they have a section where you can pick the diagram set that you want.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-25-2008, 09:37 PM
Replies: 388
Views: 36,173
Posted By fret_it_fast
You're the man Perry. And yes, you can quote me.

You're the man Perry. And yes, you can quote me.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-25-2008, 09:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,541
Posted By fret_it_fast
Well I wasn't planning on using paper and spit......

Well I wasn't planning on using paper and spit... Lol. Thanks again for all the feedback. I already know that it's not cheap, and that it can be time consuming, but none of that bothers me. I've been...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-23-2008, 10:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By fret_it_fast
It's all part of personal preference, I prefer...

It's all part of personal preference, I prefer EMGs for the output, but certain player will tell you that they like the 'feel' of regular pickups. I would recommend pickups with Alnico magnets as...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-23-2008, 10:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 587
Posted By fret_it_fast
There has to be a grounding problem... somewhere...

There has to be a grounding problem... somewhere in the chain. I had bad buzzing on my first electric that I owned but I just resoldered the connections and it's good as new. But since you said that...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-23-2008, 10:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 587
Posted By fret_it_fast
How old is your bass? Pickups do age... Like...

How old is your bass?

Pickups do age... Like s*itty wine and unattractive women.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-23-2008, 10:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By fret_it_fast
It's not all up to the pups... What amp/effects...

It's not all up to the pups... What amp/effects do you use?
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-23-2008, 10:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 587
Posted By fret_it_fast
Have you checked the soldering on the input jack?

Have you checked the soldering on the input jack?
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-23-2008, 10:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 587
Posted By fret_it_fast
That could be it, but people are right, it could...

That could be it, but people are right, it could be your pups. S***y pups usually have bad shielding and it causes them to be noisy as hell. High output pups put off lots of noise as well.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-23-2008, 10:25 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,541
Posted By fret_it_fast
I have a lot of designs that I haven't even...

I have a lot of designs that I haven't even posted as well. I got really bored about 3 weeks ago and drew two that look like Atomic bombs from WWII. I felt they turned out well considering that it...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-23-2008, 10:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,541
Posted By fret_it_fast
I have more 'conservative' designs that I took...

I have more 'conservative' designs that I took down off of the page because in the past, I got no feedback on them. I can re-post them sometime. And before you all say it, no, I did not trace a LP...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-23-2008, 09:49 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,541
Posted By fret_it_fast
I thank you all for the input... And yes, I have...

I thank you all for the input... And yes, I have already heard things like 'You stole that headstock from Bernie Rico, Jr...' or 'You stole that from Minarik.' I assure you all that I did not even...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-22-2008, 09:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 276
Posted By fret_it_fast
It seems odd to me that a Jackson neck won't fit...

It seems odd to me that a Jackson neck won't fit on a Fender joint. Last I checked, Fender, Jackson, and Charvel were all together in the same company.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-22-2008, 02:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 379
Posted By fret_it_fast
Doesn't Gibson make a Six-way knob now? I could...

Doesn't Gibson make a Six-way knob now? I could have sworn that they used one on the new SG-3...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-22-2008, 02:34 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,541
Posted By fret_it_fast
I probably should have stated the specs of the...

I probably should have stated the specs of the prototype...

Scale- 24.75"
Frets- 24 Medium-Jumbo hardened steel
Fretboard- Bound ebony with no inlay
Radius- 12"
Neck- 5 piece Mahogany/Maple with...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-22-2008, 02:10 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,541
Posted By fret_it_fast
What, using the in-line headstock? I plan on it....

What, using the in-line headstock? I plan on it. If push comes to shove, I will use a string retainer. I also have the 3-3 headstock, but I'm not sure that it would sit well on most of my guitars...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-22-2008, 02:05 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,541
Posted By fret_it_fast
All taken care of. I have one that is slightly...

All taken care of. I have one that is slightly larger that will even work for a 7 string. It seriously took me sheets and sheets of paper of trial and error to get the right dimensions. I started...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-22-2008, 01:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,541
Posted By fret_it_fast
I re-built the headstock. It will hang from any...

I re-built the headstock. It will hang from any wall hanger. So I got that taken care of.

As for the bodies, I know about not wanting to be impaled being that I used to play a BC Rich Beast. All the...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-22-2008, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 115
Posted By fret_it_fast
Don't you have to bore out the pickup cavities so...

Don't you have to bore out the pickup cavities so that the Hum's will fit? As for soldering, mikeyElite is right, take your time, and it's REALLY easy. I learned how to solder from re-building...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-22-2008, 01:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 379
Posted By fret_it_fast
I play an Ibanez RG350DX. H-S-H. I don't even use...

I play an Ibanez RG350DX. H-S-H. I don't even use the single-coil. I bought it because of how awesome it looks. :D
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-22-2008, 01:47 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,541
Posted By fret_it_fast
Arrow Starting my own company...

I have a bunch of designs, and I'm fixing to start building my first prototype. I've done many headstock re-designs and I feel that I have come up with one that will be easily remembered and...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-22-2008, 01:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 221
Posted By fret_it_fast
What's the deal with people buying amps that are...

What's the deal with people buying amps that are expensive as s*** and wanting to use a Dist or OD pedal? Use the amps tone. It's always your best bet.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-22-2008, 01:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 448
Posted By fret_it_fast
LOL. I'm sigging this... But my perfect pedal...

LOL. I'm sigging this...

But my perfect pedal board is as follows...

Wah-Delay-Compressor-Noise Gate-Chorus; and MAYBE a flange or booster....

None of those are in order but whatever. You catch...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-22-2008, 01:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 233
Posted By fret_it_fast
Sorry people, but in my opinion, a Fender can not...

Sorry people, but in my opinion, a Fender can not keep up with an overdriven Marshall. Now if you wanted nothing but clean tones... Go Fender. But if you want to do more than that, you'd better go...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-22-2008, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 175
Posted By fret_it_fast
If you want to go REALLY cheap... Maybe a...

If you want to go REALLY cheap... Maybe a Digitech Grunge pedal? That's the only 'punk' pedal that I can think of. Or just shop around for a lot of ODs/Dists...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-22-2008, 01:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 200
Posted By fret_it_fast
Morley pedals don't use pots like other wahs....

Morley pedals don't use pots like other wahs. They're electro-optical so they have a preset range that the pedals is set to target, and being that you have a Bad Horsie, it's spec'd to Steve Vai. You...
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