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Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-20-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 369
Posted By PsiGuy60
Pickups and pots are the parts that really matter...

Pickups and pots are the parts that really matter in terms of sound.

You could look at upgrading the bridge and getting a set of locking tuners if you want to improve tuning stability rather than...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-18-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 261
Posted By PsiGuy60
Most people here will reccommend you get...

Most people here will reccommend you get something like a 6505 or a 5150 (or any amp with a good drive sound) and a Tubescreamer-y overdrive pedal for a boost.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-10-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 205
Posted By PsiGuy60
OP, just... stop posting. All of your...

OP, just... stop posting.

All of your suggestions in the past few days already exist.
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-10-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 657
Posted By PsiGuy60
If a signature guitar has something truly unique...

If a signature guitar has something truly unique about it (that isn't easy to mod in), it might be worth buying. Otherwise, it's usually cheaper to get the guitar it was based on and mod that. You'll...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-02-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 460
Posted By PsiGuy60
I don't think it's even possible to have a cheap...

I don't think it's even possible to have a cheap solid-state amp with Marshall tones and an FX loop. As far as I'm aware, you can have 3 out of 4 max. It's up to you which 3.
If you can live with a...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-02-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 226
Posted By PsiGuy60
Wrong forum - this belongs in Electric...

Wrong forum - this belongs in Electric Guitar.

That said, the Ibanez RG 7-strings are pretty badass, and you can find them on the cheap easy enough. As with all Ibanez guitars though, consider...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-29-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 605
Posted By PsiGuy60
1 (optional). Get a pedalboard. (to raise pedals...

1 (optional). Get a pedalboard. (to raise pedals off the ground so any cabling can run underneath)
2. Put the footswitch "channel switch" button right next to your OD pedal.
3. Stomp on both at the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-29-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 11,477
Views: 280,748
Posted By PsiGuy60
Good on you Cap'n. Have fun with your...

Good on you Cap'n. Have fun with your homebrew(-ish) amp.

Hope you'll still be posting on here in equal amounts, though. You're probably the biggest help out of all of us.
Forum: The Pit 07-25-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,835
Posted By PsiGuy60
That is offensive to Aspies everywhere. Ontopic...

That is offensive to Aspies everywhere.

Ontopic though, "I disagree with you, therefore you suck" sums up this thread pretty good.

PS. :lurk:
Forum: The Pit 07-25-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 1,994
Posted By PsiGuy60
I reccommend showing your parents that you're...

I reccommend showing your parents that you're dedicated to this. Show them it'll be okay to let you get an electric guitar, and that your grades won't suffer. Work extra hard to prove your...
Forum: The Pit 07-25-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 351
Posted By PsiGuy60
Are all your flavors guaranteed to satisfy?

Are all your flavors guaranteed to satisfy?
Forum: The Pit 07-25-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 860
Posted By PsiGuy60
I'm much more worried about humans...

I'm much more worried about humans <bleep>ing themselves over than I am any kind of natural disaster as long as I'm alive.

Between America/Russia, Ukraine/Russia, Middle-East/itself there's a lot of...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-25-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 306
Posted By PsiGuy60
Not ideal, but it is possible. I've done it with...

Not ideal, but it is possible. I've done it with my own amp once, to make announcements at an event where I played guitar.

Guitar amps are typically made to color the guitar's tone, so the same...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-25-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 11,477
Views: 280,748
Posted By PsiGuy60
There have been 3 Valveking models made so...

There have been 3 Valveking models made so far.

The first model had a slight lag in channel switching when using the footswitch. This was before 2006 (I think). Models made after 2006 have no such...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-25-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 787
Posted By PsiGuy60
The guitar is a tool. Even the best hammer won't...

The guitar is a tool. Even the best hammer won't make a novice into a master craftsman, but an uncomfortable, shoddy one won't help them get better.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-22-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 11,477
Views: 280,748
Posted By PsiGuy60
Fairly sure the conclusion earlier in the thread...

Fairly sure the conclusion earlier in the thread was it's a bad idea to swap out power tubes for different sizes.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-22-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 88
Posted By PsiGuy60
Just put the SD in there and keep the old pickup,...

Just put the SD in there and keep the old pickup, if you don't like it you can always go back.
It's free anyways, and even if you're not too experienced it doesn't take too long to swap out a pickup.
Forum: New Members Q&A Forum 07-22-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 163
Posted By PsiGuy60
What. *reported*

What. *reported*
Forum: New Members Q&A Forum 07-21-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 10,312
Views: 411,344
Posted By PsiGuy60
Hello new members! Make sure to read the rules...

Hello new members! Make sure to read the rules and ask your questions in the right subforums, yadda yadda yadda, the Pit doesn't bite (that hard)... Above all, have fun!


Hello! This is just an...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-21-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 314
Posted By PsiGuy60
It's discontinued, I think. My bad. The Vypyr VIP...

It's discontinued, I think. My bad.
The Vypyr VIP is the successor. I found one (link below) for 155, I'm fairly sure another webshop will go about the same...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-21-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 314
Posted By PsiGuy60
Blackstar HT-5 could be in budget used, if you're...

Blackstar HT-5 could be in budget used, if you're lucky.
If you'd rather go new, you'd probably be looking at a modeling combo like the Peavey Vypyr 15 or (if you could stretch the budget by a bit) a...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-21-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 314
Posted By PsiGuy60
Which genres do you like to play? Are you okay...

Which genres do you like to play?
Are you okay with used equipment?
What other gear do you have?
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-13-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 386
Posted By PsiGuy60
I've been offered a Squier Bullet strat for my...

I've been offered a Squier Bullet strat for my Ibanez once by some kid when I brought my guitar into the shop to have the pickups swapped.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-13-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 707
Posted By PsiGuy60
IMHO there is no such thing as "the perfect...

IMHO there is no such thing as "the perfect tone" and trying to chase it is an exercise in futility.

Sure, you can tweak your sound all you want to make it sound better. At some point, though, it's...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-13-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By PsiGuy60
I highly doubt it's the strings...

I highly doubt it's the strings themselves.

Where exactly is the fret buzz occurring? Which frets?
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-13-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 11,477
Views: 280,748
Posted By PsiGuy60
Installing a neodymium speaker is pretty much the...

Installing a neodymium speaker is pretty much the only thing that saves a considerable amount of weight, bar converting the damn thing into a head and 112 cab.

PS. I've found that pretty much...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-11-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By PsiGuy60
If you're not sure, just check the websites on...

If you're not sure, just check the websites on Google (website name +scam) or scamadviser. scamadviser.com doesn't necessarily have a 100% reliability, but it can give you a pretty good indication -...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-08-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 551
Posted By PsiGuy60
Bugera gets a lot of hate for basically being...

Bugera gets a lot of hate for basically being cheap Chinese versions of reputable amps, but considering the tight budget it might be worth looking for one used.

The 6260 in particular is literally a...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-06-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 222
Posted By PsiGuy60
My amp sounds wildly different depending on...

My amp sounds wildly different depending on whether I leave the door open or not.

Acoustics of the room have a dramatic effect, as well as placement.
Forum: New Members Q&A Forum 07-06-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 10,312
Views: 411,344
Posted By PsiGuy60
Oh dear. I hope the "old account"...

Oh dear. I hope the "old account" you're speaking of isn't a different username. You're not allowed to have multiple accounts.

I tend to assume the best, though. Welcome to the site!
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