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Forum: The Pit 01-26-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 461
Posted By bigblockelectra
Bad shape for a portable, the ipod and smart...

Bad shape for a portable, the ipod and smart phone already have the portable music market...people want less devices. There is no reason why your smart phone can't have most of these features. No...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-23-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 826
Posted By bigblockelectra
Burning through 5 amps isn't necessarily a...

Burning through 5 amps isn't necessarily a testament to reliability or satisfaction in terms of sound quality....but I will say that a modeling amp can provide you with a wide variety whereas a...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-22-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 69
Posted By bigblockelectra
Lower the pickups into the pick guard and listen....

Lower the pickups into the pick guard and listen. Do a google search for strat-itis
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-20-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 358
Posted By bigblockelectra
I added a super distortion to my Stratocaster. ...

I added a super distortion to my Stratocaster. Realistically, once you add gain, it sounds pretty much the same as the high output pickup that came in my cheap Ibanez RG. The RG pickup compared to...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-15-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 294
Posted By bigblockelectra
between SD and Dimarzio, they have pretty much...

between SD and Dimarzio, they have pretty much every combination you will find.

http://www.seymourduncan.com/support/wiring-diagrams/schematics.php?schematic=2h_1v_1t_3w_1pp
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-15-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 294
Posted By bigblockelectra
So no tone change, only a drop in volume....Did...

So no tone change, only a drop in volume....Did you put these in parallel?
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-13-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 213
Posted By bigblockelectra
Those tonal platitudes mean different things to...

Those tonal platitudes mean different things to different people. This sort of thread will just end up with "get the pickups I have" and "get the pickups I have".

Since you already have a middle...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-12-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 826
Posted By bigblockelectra
My first guitar was a cheap Ibanez RG with a...

My first guitar was a cheap Ibanez RG with a fixed bridge.

I think the only thing that you will really notice for a starting player on a cheaper instrument will be the ability to stay in tune. ...
Forum: Recordings 12-30-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By bigblockelectra
I don't know if this will work but it may have...

I don't know if this will work but it may have something to do with the exclusivity settings for your sound devices.

If you right click on the volume icon in the system tray > playback devices >...
Forum: The Pit 12-19-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 4,203
Posted By bigblockelectra
There are lots of anti-USA, anti-Israel,...

There are lots of anti-USA, anti-Israel, anti-west films in general.
Forum: The Pit 12-18-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 4,203
Posted By bigblockelectra
Theater chains are contractually obligated to...

Theater chains are contractually obligated to show it and Sony could have enforced those contracts had they chosen to do so....they allowed the opt outs.

I heard that by not releasing the movie,...
Forum: Musician Talk 12-11-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 896
Posted By bigblockelectra
You tend to hear them more in metal right now. ...

You tend to hear them more in metal right now. At some point they will come back.

Queens of the Stone Age, Black Keys, Kings of Leon, Arctic Monkeys, etc...all played on the radio and have all been...
Forum: The Pit 11-26-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 792
Posted By bigblockelectra
Sound quality reached a very high level in the...

Sound quality reached a very high level in the 1960s and 1970s....loudspeaker design has not drastically changed since then.....'newer' tech like line arrays, tiny little Bose speakers, plasma,...
Forum: 80s Rock, Shred & Progressive 11-26-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 425
Posted By bigblockelectra
I don't really like jazz so I haven't listened to...

I don't really like jazz so I haven't listened to Govan much, but I enjoy his teaching on youtube.

There is no filter with Buckethead material. Everything that he has ever thought of has been...
Forum: Modern Rock 11-26-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By bigblockelectra
Since you listed a lot of minor tonality stuff,...

Since you listed a lot of minor tonality stuff, these are also minor:

Sun Goes Down - Thin Lizzy...not sure if Scott Gorham or John Sykes plays this solo....John Sykes has pretty wide vibrato and...
Forum: The Pit 11-14-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,104
Posted By bigblockelectra
At what point in time did anyone other than the...

At what point in time did anyone other than the very successful bands/artists ever make a good living at music?
Forum: Musician Talk 11-14-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 272
Posted By bigblockelectra
What kind of guitar do you have?...use the power...

What kind of guitar do you have?...use the power of the internet to search for the neck radius
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-12-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 943
Posted By bigblockelectra
If you are blind I will not use any words that...

If you are blind I will not use any words that will trick your screen reading software.

Most players will move the entire wrist. But finger vibrato is useful if the rest of the hand needs to stay...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-12-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 424
Posted By bigblockelectra
You aren't letting pools of water dry on the...

You aren't letting pools of water dry on the board. You are using a damp cloth and then drying it off. It won't warp
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-12-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 424
Posted By bigblockelectra
I use a damp cloth on both rosewood fingerboards...

I use a damp cloth on both rosewood fingerboards and maple. Rosewood seems to get especially grimey compared to a Fender finish maple fingerboard.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-12-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 455
Posted By bigblockelectra
Be careful when you file the nut, the angle...

Be careful when you file the nut, the angle matters and nut adjustment is part of the overall intonation. I think most people doing a setup would do nut adjustment before action, string radius, and...
Forum: Promote YOUR Band 11-12-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 168
Posted By bigblockelectra
The covers by this group are always well done. ...

The covers by this group are always well done. Tell them to do Hypnotized by Fleetwood Mac or Third World Man by Steely Dan.
Forum: Musician Talk 11-12-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 272
Posted By bigblockelectra
Capos are not universal. An old school fender...

Capos are not universal. An old school fender neck radius like 7.25" needs a different capo then a flat 15" radius Ibanez neck for example.

And yes, you most likely bought a sucky capo at which you...
Forum: The Pit 11-12-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,437
Posted By bigblockelectra
I love milk I drink the shit out of that stuff

I love milk I drink the shit out of that stuff
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-11-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 479
Posted By bigblockelectra
To me, I think the most versatility would be in...

To me, I think the most versatility would be in terms of how many different sounds you can get from the output jack.

-An HSH guitar with the ability to split each humbucker,
-phase...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-11-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By bigblockelectra
There are different types readily apparent by...

There are different types readily apparent by youtube videos. Some people simply play the right notes, some people do not play the right notes at all, some will improvise, and some people really do...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-11-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 307
Posted By bigblockelectra
Hard to recommend. This is what the guy...

Hard to recommend. This is what the guy says:

http://www.mindspring.com/~jdec/gtr/ccm1988.jpg

Regardless of what older musicians say about music today being "too-processed", they did all sorts of...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-10-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 307
Posted By bigblockelectra
There is no way to know. People will chime in...

There is no way to know. People will chime in with what they like.

Regardless of what ol' Seymour or Dimarzio will tell you in marketing terms, most of pickup selection, is nuance. You can go...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-10-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 754
Posted By bigblockelectra
I have been looking at the hall of fame as...

I have been looking at the hall of fame as well.....not sure. I have an RV-5 right now and I see a lot of people like it, but I don't think it is all that good. There are better and cheaper pedals...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-28-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 194
Posted By bigblockelectra
How much time do you put into it? For a year or...

How much time do you put into it? For a year or two I just played the same things over and over and didn't really progress much...thus I didn't play very much. The songs didn't really get any...
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