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Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 10:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 443
Posted By jpnyc
$400? Fuuuuuuuuck you! Thatís the best deal Iíve...

$400? Fuuuuuuuuck you! Thatís the best deal Iíve seen in years. Congrats!
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 10:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 344
Posted By jpnyc
Joyo pedals are fine as long as you understand...

Joyo pedals are fine as long as you understand that most of them are not clones like people say they are. Theyíre knockoffs, not clones. For example, the Ultimate Drive is often labeled an OCD clone,...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 05:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 324
Posted By jpnyc
Blast something harsh into it a delay and then...

Blast something harsh into it a delay and then crank up the time/repeats until theyíre infinitely repeating. You can get pretty nutty stacking several like this, and adding a looper after the delay...
Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 05:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 197
Posted By jpnyc
Are you sure that you arenít just sick of the way...

Are you sure that you arenít just sick of the way this guitar sounds? It might be that the stock pickups just arenít to your liking.
Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 12:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 129
Posted By jpnyc
You earned those battle scars. Bear them with...

You earned those battle scars. Bear them with honor.
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-25-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 196
Posted By jpnyc
The LTD probably has larger and more polished...

The LTD probably has larger and more polished frets. Itís amazing how much of a different that can make with bends.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-23-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 159
Posted By jpnyc
I know nothing but that handle is sweet. No...

I know nothing but that handle is sweet. No straps breaking on this amp!
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-23-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 563
Posted By jpnyc
But buy the Biyang version for $50 on Amazon....

But buy the Biyang version for $50 on Amazon. Akai just sells rebranded Biyang.
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-23-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 344
Posted By jpnyc
Dick Dale has been using a .016 set for E on the...

Dick Dale has been using a .016 set for E on the same Stratocaster since around 1960, so one can go at least that far.

But if your hardware doesnít have any burrs and youíre snapping strings you...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-22-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 563
Posted By jpnyc
The Black Keysí album tones are most an Ibanez...

The Black Keysí album tones are most an Ibanez clone of a Univox Super Fuzz. Super Fuzz clones run as low as $100Ė$120, BYOC has a $75 kit (http://buildyourownclone.com/products/leedsfuzz). Cascade...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-21-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 153
Posted By jpnyc
For guitar practice I often use a set of $15 Sony...

For guitar practice I often use a set of $15 Sony headphones. Cheap shit headphones have no low end and no high end. This means Iím not distracted by hiss, hum, or a tiny speaker resonating with low...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-21-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 193
Posted By jpnyc
The Seymour Duncan Tweakfuzz is a five-voiced...

The Seymour Duncan Tweakfuzz is a five-voiced Fuzzface derivative that sounds nice. It has the same low volume issue, but itís easy to mod it to be loud. They can usually be found used for around...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-19-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 264
Posted By jpnyc
For a combo amp with an 8" speaker the HT-1...

For a combo amp with an 8" speaker the HT-1 sounds damned good. To do better with an 8" combo you have to start looking at high-end boutique amps that cost much more. That said, itís still a mediocre...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-19-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 131
Posted By jpnyc
The best Bassman amp model Iíve tried is the one...

The best Bassman amp model Iíve tried is the one in Revalver. Sadly I gave up on Revalver because the Mac version turned into a buggy POS.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-19-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 546
Posted By jpnyc
Hnad!

Hnad!
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-19-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 619
Posted By jpnyc
The 70s Tribute has a nice thick-to-thin neck...

The 70s Tribute has a nice thick-to-thin neck with a volute. Itís almost the same as the regular (non-SLS) Schecter necks.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-18-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 294
Posted By jpnyc
1) There is. Collecting pedals has become a...

1) There is. Collecting pedals has become a hobby, especially for people who run small studios and donít have room to collect amps. And digital multi-fx units seem to be falling out of favor, leading...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-18-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By jpnyc
A bass is perfectly safe for guitar pedals. That...

A bass is perfectly safe for guitar pedals. That said, many guitar pedals turn a bass sound to poop. Itís best to search YouTube for demo videos before you buy. Also, bass pedals tend to handle...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-18-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 506
Posted By jpnyc
The Pathfinder is a great little amp if thatís...

The Pathfinder is a great little amp if thatís the sound you want. Look around and youíll notice that some indie bands mic them and use them live.

The new Orange crush amps are nice. They stripped...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-18-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 122
Posted By jpnyc
New pedal day: Monstro Matamp

http://i.imgur.com/GzmFylr.jpg

I just received Monstroís Matamp pedal (http://monstroeffects.blogspot.com.br/2014/12/pedal-handmade-matamp-true-by-pass.html) in the mail. This thing is nuts. It...
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-17-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 349
Posted By jpnyc
Get a used Artcore. Worry about something nicer...

Get a used Artcore. Worry about something nicer if you decide you like semihollows.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-17-2015, 01:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 139
Posted By jpnyc
Yes. Also follow that very smart advice about...

Yes.

Also follow that very smart advice about your wiring.
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-17-2015, 01:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 675
Posted By jpnyc
For $1250 Iíd just buy somebodyís used SG...

For $1250 Iíd just buy somebodyís used SG Standard.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-16-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 139
Posted By jpnyc
Something in your home or a home nearby is...

Something in your home or a home nearby is probably generating RF interference. You can try shielding your guitarís electronics cavity and using shielded cables, but that doesnít mean your amp wonít...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-14-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 419
Posted By jpnyc
That and people tend to buy them with the...

That and people tend to buy them with the matching 1x8 and then they wonder why it sounds like a speaker jammed into a lunchbox.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-14-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 419
Posted By jpnyc
On that budget you arenít going to do much...

On that budget you arenít going to do much better. But you can always build a rig piecemeal. Start with the Micro Terror, and try to get it used with a cabinet. When you have another $200 watch...
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-14-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By jpnyc
I donít think those Alpha pots are right. Usually...

I donít think those Alpha pots are right. Usually if pots donít specifically say theyíre Epiphone/Asian spec then theyíre American spec and wonít fit an Epi. Alpha makes both and most sellers only...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-14-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 745
Posted By jpnyc
Send Gibson the serial number and they can tell...

Send Gibson the serial number and they can tell you exactly what it is.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-14-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 126
Posted By jpnyc
If youíre on a tight budget a Rocksmith cable...

If youíre on a tight budget a Rocksmith cable works with Garage Band.
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-13-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 556
Posted By jpnyc
Stuff the interior with towels and youíll be...

Stuff the interior with towels and youíll be fine. There are also hollow electrics without f-holes.
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