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Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-04-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 307
Posted By jacobtheimpaler
It depends on the year. Mine (a Squier model) is...

It depends on the year. Mine (a Squier model) is routed for several pick-up combinations. The later models (which were all MiM I believe) are routed the same way, earlier Fender ones aren't.

Also,...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-25-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 375
Posted By jacobtheimpaler
Yup yup. Already have the bridge locked down...

Yup yup. Already have the bridge locked down pretty well.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-22-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 375
Posted By jacobtheimpaler
Alright, after poking around online I've found...

Alright, after poking around online I've found out that the JB is actually supposed to be paired with a 250k pot, so I'll be doing that as to avoid getting excess treble in my tone. Apparently it...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-22-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 375
Posted By jacobtheimpaler
Well I'm going with the JB since I play a lot of...

Well I'm going with the JB since I play a lot of punk rock and pop punk, and from my research I found that JB provides a lot of great crunch without needing a ton of gain from the amp and without...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-22-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 375
Posted By jacobtheimpaler
Hm. I was under the impression that a 500K's were...

Hm. I was under the impression that a 500K's were pretty much necessary when using humbuckers.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-20-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 375
Posted By jacobtheimpaler
Hey man, thanks for the reply. I'm going for a...

Hey man, thanks for the reply.

I'm going for a full sized JB; thankfully the body is already routed for that. And I'll definitely start looking at those types of pick ups. Any ideas for quality...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-18-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 375
Posted By jacobtheimpaler
Modding my first guitar, need some suggestions

Hi all. After putting it off for years, I'm finally going to start modding my first guitar, a Squier Affinity Strat. As much as I love this guitar, it has several issues at the moment that prevent it...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-01-2013, 01:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 915
Posted By jacobtheimpaler
My dream amp.

My dream amp.
Forum: The Pit 04-21-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 3,395
Posted By jacobtheimpaler
Cazadors and Deathclaws in New Vegas. All I can...

Cazadors and Deathclaws in New Vegas. All I can say is "why!?!"
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-14-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 693
Posted By jacobtheimpaler
1 with distortion. Almost exclusively. Cleans I...

1 with distortion. Almost exclusively.

Cleans I usually swap between all 5.
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-28-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,947
Posted By jacobtheimpaler
My Dad's 20-year-old Samick acoustic guitar. My...

My Dad's 20-year-old Samick acoustic guitar.

My first electric was a Squier Affinity Series Strat, the kind that comes in those beginner bundles. It's an excellent guitar and I still use it...
Forum: Original Recordings 02-02-2013, 03:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By jacobtheimpaler
I'm normally not into this kind of music, but...

I'm normally not into this kind of music, but that was really cool. The video's nice too, really slick production. You guys got talent.
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-08-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,856
Posted By jacobtheimpaler
Son of a bitch. Amazing guitar my friend. You...

Son of a bitch.

Amazing guitar my friend. You have skill and talent.
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-02-2012, 10:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 824
Posted By jacobtheimpaler
Not every guitar at Guitar Center is a floor...

Not every guitar at Guitar Center is a floor model. If you ask for an unopened guitar they will check their stock and send someone to the back to get it to you. It's simply more convenient to pick...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics Techniques 11-27-2012, 02:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 933
Posted By jacobtheimpaler
I throw around a lot of ideas, so I try to...

I throw around a lot of ideas, so I try to combine what works well together and then try to split up stuff that isn't working (incompatible verses, choruses). My favorite song that I've written came...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-26-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,721
Posted By jacobtheimpaler
I always have that feeling when I play through my...

I always have that feeling when I play through my buddies' rig. That's why I try to keep it simple as possible, my ideal rig is Guitar - Tuner - Driver - Amp, that's all I need, really.
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-25-2012, 03:24 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,306
Posted By jacobtheimpaler
Beautiful guitar man, I've been looking for a...

Beautiful guitar man, I've been looking for a similar model in a darker red color; I'll probably have to settle on the Epi though. HNGD!
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-20-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,032
Posted By jacobtheimpaler
That is very true, but a rhythm guitar player is...

That is very true, but a rhythm guitar player is kind of like a bass player in a sense, we're happy laying down the song's structure and we prefer to play chords and riffs than shredded...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-20-2012, 01:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,032
Posted By jacobtheimpaler
I think we are man, its terrible but somebody has...

I think we are man, its terrible but somebody has to do something to hold up songs amirite?
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-20-2012, 01:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 493
Posted By jacobtheimpaler
This. Never skimp on the protection of your...

This. Never skimp on the protection of your instrument, you'll only hate yourself for it if something bad happens to it in the future.
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-19-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,032
Posted By jacobtheimpaler
I play rhythm guitar...

I play rhythm guitar...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-19-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 493
Posted By jacobtheimpaler
LP Case man. I have my Epi in one, you won't...

LP Case man. I have my Epi in one, you won't regret it.
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-19-2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 890
Posted By jacobtheimpaler
You can always upgrade the hardware with better...

You can always upgrade the hardware with better stuff (new bridge, tail piece, nut, tuners, jack etc) but the guitar will be pretty solid stock. It's a good guitar, if it feels good to you then enjoy!
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-15-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 890
Posted By jacobtheimpaler
In my experience the neck on the 333 is a bit...

In my experience the neck on the 333 is a bit chunkier than the necks on the Dot, Sheraton, or similar Epiphone Semi-Hollows. If you can, try it out! The comfort of the neck in your hands can make or...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-13-2012, 12:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 902
Posted By jacobtheimpaler
What's just as good is a pedal that responds well...

What's just as good is a pedal that responds well to volume control, like a good Boss Blues driver.
Forum: The Pit 11-02-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,118
Posted By jacobtheimpaler
I love half-step down. Dark enough that you get...

I love half-step down. Dark enough that you get into some heavier, moodier stuff but bright enough that you can still be melodic and un-bR00tz
Forum: The Pit 11-02-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,118
Posted By jacobtheimpaler
Some of them were, but its not like they were...

Some of them were, but its not like they were constantly talking about with people who didn't care about music just to show off. They usually hung out in quieter, more isolated spots and talked about...
Forum: The Pit 11-02-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,118
Posted By jacobtheimpaler
Thank God the "musicians" at my school...

Thank God the "musicians" at my school didn't look like this.
Forum: The Pit 11-02-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,118
Posted By jacobtheimpaler
I live in San Jose, California and I can only...

I live in San Jose, California and I can only speak for the school I went to (I graduated this year) but for the most part it's still pretty obvious.

The scene kids can usually be told apart from...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-29-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 652
Posted By jacobtheimpaler
Open up to new genres or, at the very least, open...

Open up to new genres or, at the very least, open up to other bands within the same genre.

I was having a similar issue a few months back when I was trying to write some music and it came off as...
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