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Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-21-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By Vulcan
Premium bag, such as a Reunion Blues Continental...

Premium bag, such as a Reunion Blues Continental or a Mono M80.
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-12-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 346
Posted By Vulcan
Schecter makes some very nice guitars. As stated,...

Schecter makes some very nice guitars. As stated, I would give the local shop a chance to at least match the online price.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-31-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,431
Posted By Vulcan
Once again, Cathbard posts an eloquently simple...

Once again, Cathbard posts an eloquently simple response that brings back the voice of reason.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-30-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,431
Posted By Vulcan
I think we have all agreed on this.

I think we have all agreed on this.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-27-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,431
Posted By Vulcan
Fair enough. I frequently search too when...

Fair enough. I frequently search too when interested in a particular piece of gear. I have seen a lot of threads in the last few years filled with useless or misleading info. One just has to let them...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-27-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,431
Posted By Vulcan
I suspect some were misreading, or overthinking....

I suspect some were misreading, or overthinking. I feel this place is at its best when people ask honest questions, even for the Nth time, and get honest help. Unfortunately, the response people...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-27-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,431
Posted By Vulcan
Of course price and capacitance don't correlate....

Of course price and capacitance don't correlate. Nobody here has argued that expensive cables sound better, and that's what most of you need to understand. The argument is ONLY that capacitance has...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-27-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,431
Posted By Vulcan
An irrelevant link to this discussion (and I...

An irrelevant link to this discussion (and I agree with it, btw). We're not talking about speaker cables, we're talking about shielded, coaxial guitar cables, and the effect of the change in their...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-26-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,431
Posted By Vulcan
The reason I started wondering about it myself is...

The reason I started wondering about it myself is that I had read discussions, and was skeptical myself. I was playing jazz through a Polytone, and had a heck of a time getting some note definition,...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-25-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,431
Posted By Vulcan
Generally, what you say is true. All that is...

Generally, what you say is true. All that is required when changing between cables is dialing the amp or guitar slightly differently, but the effects sometimes are such that you still hear the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-25-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,431
Posted By Vulcan
Should you, or any of the other skeptics, be...

Should you, or any of the other skeptics, be willing to open your mind a bit and do some...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-25-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By Vulcan
Thanks I actually didn't take the time to read...

Thanks
I actually didn't take the time to read the link completely, I just found what seemed like a simple primer and linked, instead of doing the rude "google it" response. Hopefully between this...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-25-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,431
Posted By Vulcan
I hope you're not responding directly to the post...

I hope you're not responding directly to the post you quoted. If you are, you didn't really understand what I wrote. I'm neither pompous, nor a corksniffer, and I don't think anyone else who has...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-25-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,431
Posted By Vulcan
So, in other words, your studio used some of the...

So, in other words, your studio used some of the more expensive cables on the market...

Whether you realize it or not, there is a reason most studios use Mogami, and they aren't cheap, although...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-25-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,431
Posted By Vulcan
$900 is over the top to make a cable decision....

$900 is over the top to make a cable decision. I'm a proponent of good value as well as quality. The Yorkville cables mentioned above (made in the Traynor factory, btw) represent very good value, and...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-25-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,431
Posted By Vulcan
Obviously you've either never taken the time to...

Obviously you've either never taken the time to find out for yourself, or your hearing is quite damaged. I was very skeptical for years until I tried an EA Lyric for the first time. Anyone who...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-25-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,431
Posted By Vulcan
Darned if I can find a post I made on another...

Darned if I can find a post I made on another forum regarding an actual test I did on various cables in my possession (capacitance vs listening impression), but as I recall, the Yorkville cables...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-25-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,431
Posted By Vulcan
Even my wife could hear the difference the first...

Even my wife could hear the difference the first time I plugged in with an Evidence Audio Lyric HG. It's far too stiff for daily use - I use other EA cables that are more flexible, but it sounds very...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-25-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,431
Posted By Vulcan
No placebo. The capacitance of the cable has a...

No placebo. The capacitance of the cable has a dramatic effect on the degree of attenuation of high frequencies, and different brands of cable have very different capacitance. The cheapest brands...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-24-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By Vulcan
Best thing to do is read a...

Best thing to do is read a bit;

http://www.ultimate-guitar.com/columns/the_guide_to/what_the_hell_is_compression_and_what_does_it_do.html

There are lots of other pages on the net too if you have...
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-20-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By Vulcan
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Forum: Electric Guitar 03-20-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By Vulcan
150Euro for a basic Ditto?? I have one sitting...

150Euro for a basic Ditto?? I have one sitting around gathering dust (I have the X2). OP - PM me. I'll send you my spare free.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-08-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 588
Posted By Vulcan
A decent interface with good built-in preamps...

A decent interface with good built-in preamps will do the job you want. Apogee Duet or even the single channel version will fit the bill just fine, as will many others. I'm not sure why you think you...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-08-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,462
Posted By Vulcan
I just always leave my house looking like it's...

I just always leave my house looking like it's been freshly ransacked. It confuses burglars.
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-07-2014, 01:21 AM
Replies: 1,369
Views: 66,956
Posted By Vulcan
Bought this one a few weeks...

Bought this one a few weeks ago;

http://cdn1.bigcommerce.com/server4000/hv1hzvlq/products/1613/images/22395/IMG_0873__25729.1411757318.1280.1280.JPG
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-16-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,269
Posted By Vulcan
I've never really been drawn to LPs, in spite of...

I've never really been drawn to LPs, in spite of owning a PRS SC245 (my #1), but that lemonburst is gorgeous. I could see myself with one of those.
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-02-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 2,680
Views: 77,417
Posted By Vulcan
This is what I have left after selling a lot of...

This is what I have left after selling a lot of amps and other gear this summer;

Guitars:
Gretsch Black Penguin
PRS SC245
Suhr Standard Pro
Eastman Acoustic Archtop (non cutaway with piezo...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-31-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 967
Posted By Vulcan
I have used several different brands, and haven't...

I have used several different brands, and haven't found a bad or truly superior one yet. They're all just fine at what they do.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-31-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,559
Posted By Vulcan
No. There is a big difference between brands. The...

No. There is a big difference between brands. The difference is in the cable capacitance, usually stated as picofarads per foot. The higher the capacitance and the more total cable, the more high...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-28-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 912
Posted By Vulcan
Fingers exclusively, except sometimes on the...

Fingers exclusively, except sometimes on the pedal steel.
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