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Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-06-2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By Oldboi
Try practising the scales in many ways; up and...

Try practising the scales in many ways; up and down the strings in different positions, but also through the whole fretboard on one or two strings at a time. It helps you see the scales sort of...
Forum: The Pit 05-29-2010, 09:44 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,278
Posted By Oldboi
The exact same thing came into my mind, except...

The exact same thing came into my mind, except only I recall Robert Knepper mostly doing that? Anyway, I guess those herbal fake cigs are used a lot, for example in Tarantino movies where the...
Forum: The Pit 05-27-2010, 07:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 515
Posted By Oldboi
How does the pit prepare for a gig?

Hi pit. So I have a gig coming up today and it just crossed my mind, what do you do to prepare for any gigs you might have? Learning to play your songs put aside. Eat bananas? Drink beer? I'm talking...
Forum: The Pit 05-01-2010, 05:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 637
Posted By Oldboi
Well, around age 7 I discovered my first...

Well, around age 7 I discovered my first favourite band through my older brother; it was Dream Theater. And there it was, the beginning of my interest in prog-rock music. :) After DT it's been...
Forum: The Pit 04-21-2010, 03:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 271
Posted By Oldboi
Making my cheap-o-chucks look awesome. Help me out!

Hi pit, nice to see you. So I bought these generic no-name black hi-top canvas sneakers (wow, a lot of adjectives there) for little money so that I can make them the coolest pair of sneakers the...
Forum: The Pit 04-09-2010, 05:54 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 4,425
Posted By Oldboi
Geez, apparently some high schools have better...

Geez, apparently some high schools have better equipment than others. Anyway:

VERY old ibanez blazer with broken electronics (bridge mic doesn't work, probably a bad solder joint)
Squier strat
Some...
Forum: The Pit 02-27-2010, 05:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 710
Posted By Oldboi
You want us to become archrival magicians? ...

You want us to become archrival magicians? :confused:
Forum: The Pit 02-27-2010, 03:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 710
Posted By Oldboi
Erm, seems like a bromance is inevitable......

Erm, seems like a bromance is inevitable... :<

Seriously. Maybe we'll have a nice pair of good-looking Swedish blondes next door to us, so the whole week won't be spent on cheap booze and...
Forum: The Pit 02-27-2010, 02:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 710
Posted By Oldboi
How to make my vacation unforgettable?

Hi pit! I'm going to Tenerife for a week tomorrow with my mate and his parents. We have our own room and his parents have their room.

Figure out something fun for me to do! 8)
Forum: The Pit 02-27-2010, 01:44 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 3,501
Posted By Oldboi
There's a fairly evil prank to do if you want to...

There's a fairly evil prank to do if you want to have revenge on the "friends" that have cars themselves. It might backfire though, in the way that they get the trick themselves and use it on you....
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-21-2010, 07:09 AM
Replies: 10,023
Views: 527,400
Posted By Oldboi
Ah crap... well maybe the next time i change my...

Ah crap... well maybe the next time i change my strings :)

Thanks for your help again, I appreciate it :cheers:
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-20-2010, 11:19 AM
Replies: 10,023
Views: 527,400
Posted By Oldboi
I've come back to bug you. I started adjusting...

I've come back to bug you. I started adjusting the height of my pickups, since they're quite high, especially the neck pickup (there's 1mm or less between the high e and the pickup when fretting last...
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-19-2010, 05:39 PM
Replies: 10,023
Views: 527,400
Posted By Oldboi
Whoops, made a bunch of mistakes there, sorry...

Whoops, made a bunch of mistakes there, sorry about that. Tiredness got me :D I meant to write I don't want to raise the action, getting it lower would be cool, as long as it doesn't create buzz :)...
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-19-2010, 02:58 PM
Replies: 10,023
Views: 527,400
Posted By Oldboi
Well, it is elsewhere too, the 2nd fret is just...

Well, it is elsewhere too, the 2nd fret is just the most painful since it ruins open A and D chords. 1st fret is also out of tune, and to a lesser extent the 3rd, 4th, 5th, etc. Also i'm quite sure...
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-19-2010, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10,023
Views: 527,400
Posted By Oldboi
Hi. So I have some setup questions here once...

Hi.

So I have some setup questions here once again, since I wanna get the best out of my guitar. :P

Anyway, the first question is about string buzz. I recently got my guitar set up by a tech, and...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-12-2010, 07:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 763
Posted By Oldboi
Your routine looks pretty nice there, covers a...

Your routine looks pretty nice there, covers a lot of ground. I'd like to stress the thing that basically everyone keeps yakking about, and that's keeping it CLEAN. Building a good foundation for...
Forum: The Pit 12-14-2009, 03:33 PM
Replies: 15,128
Views: 289,803
Posted By Oldboi
Thanks man, that made sense and already helped...

Thanks man, that made sense and already helped quite a bit. It's just so damn hard to think rationally while you're an emotional mess, so getting others' opinions kinda gets your own thoughts...
Forum: The Pit 12-14-2009, 03:07 PM
Replies: 15,128
Views: 289,803
Posted By Oldboi
Hi pit... I left my girlfriend yesterday, we had...

Hi pit... I left my girlfriend yesterday, we had a serious relationship for 6 months.

Basically it just went over the expiration date. I started feeling like I don't love her anymore, as in fact I...
Forum: The Pit 11-21-2009, 06:56 PM
Replies: 15,128
Views: 289,803
Posted By Oldboi
Thanks for the advice, I sort of brought this up...

Thanks for the advice, I sort of brought this up a few days ago actually, I gotta talk to her about this more seriously. :)



That's sort of the problem, we don't have lots of common things we like...
Forum: The Pit 11-21-2009, 06:30 PM
Replies: 15,128
Views: 289,803
Posted By Oldboi
Hi pit. I need help. So I'm in a relationship...

Hi pit. I need help.

So I'm in a relationship with my girlfriend, it's been going on for six months now. Lately though, I've been losing my interest towards her, and have been contemplating breaking...
Forum: The Pit 10-04-2009, 03:53 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 5,554
Posted By Oldboi
That's Ape Escape. One of my faves too :D Among...

That's Ape Escape. One of my faves too :D Among with hogs of war, GTA 2 (the best gta ever!) etc...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-02-2009, 11:15 AM
Replies: 3,861
Views: 163,065
Posted By Oldboi
Hey. I was just wondering, do I need to adjust...

Hey. I was just wondering, do I need to adjust the truss rod of my cheap strat's neck if I'm gonna leave the neck off the guitar for excessive time, say a month? Since there isn't any tension on the...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-28-2009, 03:46 PM
Replies: 10,023
Views: 527,400
Posted By Oldboi
Yup, 3-way switch, it's a prs knockoff guitar. I...

Yup, 3-way switch, it's a prs knockoff guitar. I gotta pick up some compressed air then apparently ;) thanks for the advice!
Yeah it's gotta be in the wiring or components somewhere. I sorta tried to...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-28-2009, 03:37 PM
Replies: 10,023
Views: 527,400
Posted By Oldboi
I tried it, didn't make a difference :( and yeah,...

I tried it, didn't make a difference :( and yeah, they're on the same battery. It's kinda weird, changing between the pickups is almost like turning a fuzz pedal on and off. The tone from the bridge...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-28-2009, 11:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By Oldboi
Amp makes noise even without cable in amp's input...

Amp makes noise even without cable in amp's input jack.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-28-2009, 08:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By Oldboi
Yeah, there's a small grill, but I can't find a...

Yeah, there's a small grill, but I can't find a way of removing it...


EDIT: there's also a grill on the back of the amp where I can see the circuitry and the tube, dunno if i could access the tube...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-28-2009, 08:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By Oldboi
I ordered it from Digital Village, and was just...

I ordered it from Digital Village, and was just hoping I could fix it without sending it back to England... Bummer :(
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-28-2009, 06:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By Oldboi
So my Vox VT30 needs a new tube...

Hi.

I'm getting a really bad microphonic chirping high-pitched noise off the gainier amp models from my VT, so I'm suspecting it's a cheap bad tube, and I'm planning to mail DV as I ordered the amp...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-28-2009, 03:49 AM
Replies: 10,023
Views: 527,400
Posted By Oldboi
Hi again. Problems with my guitar again :O I'm...

Hi again. Problems with my guitar again :O

I'm getting really little tone out of my bridge pickup, even with the gainiest models of my VT30. Could it be that the battery is running low, since I have...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-18-2009, 05:29 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,974
Posted By Oldboi
Sup valvetronix thread. I got my VT30 from...

Sup valvetronix thread. I got my VT30 from England this week, and I've been thrilled about it.

Yesterday I ran into a problem though; with one of my favourite amp models, the AC30BM, there's a...
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