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Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 08:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 132
Posted By jpnyc
Schecter necks have gotten thinner in the last...

Schecter necks have gotten thinner in the last few years. I have two C1s from pre-2010 and the thick end of the neck is bigger than the thick end of my 70s Tribute Les Paul neck. Their vintage style...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 08:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 224
Posted By jpnyc
Iíve been thinking about doing this for some...

Iíve been thinking about doing this for some Bongripper type stuff lately. But Iíd probably just buy a Bass VI slap a capo on it.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 03:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 55
Posted By jpnyc
Guitars donít work that way. Itís time for you to...

Guitars donít work that way. Itís time for you to start buying more guitars.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 02:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 224
Posted By jpnyc
It comes down to how you prefer string tension...

It comes down to how you prefer string tension and gauge. If youíre cool will .013s that feel like .08s, then just get a luthier to cut a new nut for your EC-1000 (save the current nut in case you...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 03:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 106
Posted By jpnyc
No problem, just head over to Wal-Mart and tell...

No problem, just head over to Wal-Mart and tell them you need a waterproof gun safe with casters.
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-30-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 82
Posted By jpnyc
In general Iím a fan of used gear. And if you can...

In general Iím a fan of used gear. And if you can score an otherwise great guitar because some hardware needs a little cleanup thatís doubly good. But in your case Iíd lean against this purchase. You...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-30-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 132
Posted By jpnyc
I slept in, so make sure to record a video and...

I slept in, so make sure to record a video and show me what Iím missing.
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-30-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 148
Posted By jpnyc
I guess it all depends on how much you like to...

I guess it all depends on how much you like to whammy. If you play like Dimebag or Steve Vai than it could be an issue. But in that case you should probably just switch to Graphtech saddles anway ;)
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-30-2015, 05:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 132
Posted By jpnyc
I was thinking about driving down and picking...

I was thinking about driving down and picking that one up tomorrow, so if youíre going to do it, do it before I finish my work in the early afternoon ;)
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-29-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 148
Posted By jpnyc
It doesnít need to be smooth, it just needs to be...

It doesnít need to be smooth, it just needs to be de-burred. Youíre running a wire through the saddle, not making jewelry.
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-29-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 148
Posted By jpnyc
Just use hobby files.

Just use hobby files.
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-28-2015, 03:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 449
Posted By jpnyc
By great clean tone do you mean no distortion? In...

By great clean tone do you mean no distortion? In that case you need a different amp for cleans.

If what you want are good distorted tones just turn the gain down and accept that playing with a...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-27-2015, 03:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 418
Posted By jpnyc
Seriously, isnít this what a Zvex Box of Metal...

Seriously, isnít this what a Zvex Box of Metal sounds like? I think the BBE Crusher also has this tone, and itís $45 on Amazon. Iím not sure if they could overcome the tone of the Blues Jr., but the...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-27-2015, 12:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 267
Posted By jpnyc
It becomes a problem if you want to play songs...

It becomes a problem if you want to play songs where the leads go up into the Mariah Carey range.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-26-2015, 11:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 418
Posted By jpnyc
That was humor. Obviously the guys in Poison...

That was humor. Obviously the guys in Poison werenít losersóthey got rich!
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-26-2015, 11:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 763
Posted By jpnyc
When your spouse isnít watching.

When your spouse isnít watching.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-26-2015, 11:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 418
Posted By jpnyc
The girls in the hair metal scene were not...

The girls in the hair metal scene were not hookers. They were groupie sluts. Hookers wouldnít have supported those losers.
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-26-2015, 01:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 242
Posted By jpnyc
Doh! Thatís the second time Iíve been...

Doh! Thatís the second time Iíve been disappointed like that this month. Last time it was the nice LTD basses.
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-26-2015, 12:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 242
Posted By jpnyc
Get a PRS SE. Epiphone Les Pauls can be good...

Get a PRS SE. Epiphone Les Pauls can be good guitars, but the PRS will be made with better parts in a better factory. If you donít want a model with a vibrato PRS offers those, too.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-25-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 195
Posted By jpnyc
Get a wide padded strap. Nylon straps are the...

Get a wide padded strap. Nylon straps are the worst because they just fold in half and dig into your shoulder.
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-25-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 368
Posted By jpnyc
I have no trouble hitting 100 dB by running a Big...

I have no trouble hitting 100 dB by running a Big Muff into a five-watt amp just so I can keep up with my three-year-old sonís drumming. Keeping up with an adult drummer can put a band in the 110dB...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-25-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 110
Posted By jpnyc
If only one string buzzes itís probably not neck...

If only one string buzzes itís probably not neck relief. Just raise that one string.
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-25-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 368
Posted By jpnyc
Buy a decibel meter on eBay for $20. Set it to...

Buy a decibel meter on eBay for $20. Set it to display max volume. If youíre going over 90 dB turn it the fŁck down or use earplugs.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-25-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 134
Posted By jpnyc
Look at the Germanium Muff 4. Itís a germanium...

Look at the Germanium Muff 4. Itís a germanium fuzz overdrive pedals in a single enclosure so you can cascade the two for a huge sound.

Also look for clones of the DAM Sonic Titan on Reberb. Itís a...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-25-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 399
Posted By jpnyc
This is why Iíve sold every modeling amp Iíve...

This is why Iíve sold every modeling amp Iíve owned and gone back to analog gear.
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-25-2015, 02:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 305
Posted By jpnyc
$280 for a used Squier? Please. Thatís a $100...

$280 for a used Squier? Please. Thatís a $100 guitar if youíre lucky.
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-25-2015, 12:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 741
Posted By jpnyc
On a related note, gun shows and shops are a...

On a related note, gun shows and shops are a great place to get custom earplugs at a good price. In the USA your health insurance might even cover part of the cost of custom earplugsótheyíd rather...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-24-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 741
Posted By jpnyc
Pete Townshend probably felt the same way when he...

Pete Townshend probably felt the same way when he was standing in front of blasting stacks in the 80s. Now he has trouble playing because he canít always hear himself over the tinnitus.
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-24-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 741
Posted By jpnyc
Not if Iím in the same room as my amp.

Not if Iím in the same room as my amp.
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-24-2015, 03:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 114
Posted By jpnyc
Flipping a nut wonít work well. Nut slots are cut...

Flipping a nut wonít work well. Nut slots are cut so that they angle down toward the headstock and the string only touches a tiny bit of the nut. Turn it around and your strings are resting in the...
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