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Forum: Electric Guitar Today, 04:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 112
Posted By KG6_Steven
I'm really not digging this new technology. Those...

I'm really not digging this new technology. Those ribbon cables are easily damaged. Good luck finding a replacement cable in 20 years. There's something to be said for wires that are soldered in - I...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 06-26-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 180
Posted By KG6_Steven
Nice job. How does it sound? It's also cool that...

Nice job. How does it sound? It's also cool that you built it with your grandpa. That's a memory you'll cherish forever.
Forum: Musician Talk 06-10-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 319
Posted By KG6_Steven
"but at the same time id rather not fork out...

"but at the same time id rather not fork out heaps for something i dont really like playing ya know?" tells me that buying a better keyboard isn't out of the question, provided it plays well....
Forum: Musician Talk 06-08-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 319
Posted By KG6_Steven
You don't mention your budget, but I would...

You don't mention your budget, but I would recommend the Korg Kronos X. It has the weighted key bed and the pianos are fantastic. I have owned the Kronos X 88 for just over a year and really like it...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 06-07-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 264
Posted By KG6_Steven
Adding a ground won't get you electrocuted....

Adding a ground won't get you electrocuted. Remember... the ground is there to provide a path for any voltage on the chassis. Since it's the closest path to ground, that's where it goes.

However, as...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 05-12-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By KG6_Steven
A few years ago, I walked into a music store with...

A few years ago, I walked into a music store with the mindset that I wanted a Martin. As StepchildUSMC stated, I also found them to be too muddy sounding. I couldn't get past their tone and wound up...
Forum: Recordings 05-11-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By KG6_Steven
Just remember - any effect you record wet cannot...

Just remember - any effect you record wet cannot be removed later on. For that very reason, most recording engineers choose to record a dry signal, then alter it later. Of course, most recording...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-07-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 195
Posted By KG6_Steven
Try plucking the string midway between the 4th...

Try plucking the string midway between the 4th fret and the bridge. Does that produce a harmonic?
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-06-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 492
Posted By KG6_Steven
Buying used is admirable. However, all nine of...

Buying used is admirable. However, all nine of the guitars I've purchased were bought new and I've really only had two issues. An ESP semi-hollow that will never have perfect intonation and a Taylor...
Forum: Original Recordings 05-05-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 125
Posted By KG6_Steven
Very nice. This is one of my favorite hymns -...

Very nice. This is one of my favorite hymns - also enjoy playing the melody of this one on the guitar. Thanks for posting the video!
Forum: New Members Q&A Forum 04-27-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 513
Posted By KG6_Steven
Besides the improved tone, the only thing an...

Besides the improved tone, the only thing an acoustic will do for you, is help improve your finger strength. My finger stamina improved a bunch, when I started playing an acoustic. Prior to getting...
Forum: New Members Q&A Forum 04-26-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 513
Posted By KG6_Steven
As already mentioned, you can still do chord work...

As already mentioned, you can still do chord work on an electric. You may not care for the way they sound, but you can still learn them. As the others have mentioned, you should be able to get a...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-26-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By KG6_Steven
If you've forgotten nearly everything, then...

If you've forgotten nearly everything, then you'll need to start back close to the beginning. Assess your playing skills, then go from there.

Sorry to hear that you had to take off a couple of...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 04-26-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 409
Posted By KG6_Steven
I've used both brands, but I have a Weller at...

I've used both brands, but I have a Weller at home. Hakko isn't bad, but I really prefer Weller, especially if you buy one that will take different tips. I have a WP35 right now and I just keep a...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 04-25-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 145
Posted By KG6_Steven
Unfortunately, your description of the problem...

Unfortunately, your description of the problem helps some, but it's not enough. It's obvious that you're getting power to the circuitry. At this point, it could be:

1. Bad speaker
2. Bad wiring,...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-23-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 165
Posted By KG6_Steven
As a guy who knows his stuff inside and out......

As a guy who knows his stuff inside and out... Behringer is okay if you're just starting out and on a budget. Their stuff isn't the greatest and you'll never find it in any real studio, but it does...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-22-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 575
Posted By KG6_Steven
What is your budget?

What is your budget?
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 04-20-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 402
Posted By KG6_Steven
Dub - I started off with a 314CE, then bought a...

Dub - I started off with a 314CE, then bought a T5-C2 in koa, then a custom shop GS and finally a T3B semi-hollow body. I have photos of all my Taylors in my gear photos. I really like the Taylor...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-20-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 266
Posted By KG6_Steven
Another thing you can use is chord substitution....

Another thing you can use is chord substitution. This is something I really enjoy doing, as it can really change a song and make it yours. I realize that it's not exactly making open chords sound...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 04-19-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 402
Posted By KG6_Steven
I own a 314CE and love it. I was actually...

I own a 314CE and love it. I was actually thinking about trading it for a 900 series Taylor a few years ago, but then I decided that I really liked its tone. To answer your question though... If...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-15-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 997
Posted By KG6_Steven
Have you heard of the Kemper Profiling...

Have you heard of the Kemper Profiling Amplifier?

http://www.kemper-amps.com/page/render/lang/en/p/184/do/Kemper_Profiling_Amplifier___KPA___Guitar_Amplification_Redefined.html
Forum: New Members Q&A Forum 04-13-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By KG6_Steven
Welcome. So, when you say you rejoined UG... You...

Welcome. So, when you say you rejoined UG... You mean, you already have another user account?
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-13-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By KG6_Steven
Fact is, you've only been playing for 5 months....

Fact is, you've only been playing for 5 months. You are going to be slower right now. That's perfectly normal and acceptable. It's going to take time to build up speed and accuracy.

I am also going...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 04-12-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 219
Posted By KG6_Steven
You have this generally happy theme going, but...

You have this generally happy theme going, but then add a touch of the dark by mentioning death. While some may like the balance of the two, I'm not sure I like it. I want a happy, feel-good song to...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-12-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 688
Posted By KG6_Steven
Since I've argued against jam tracks, let me also...

Since I've argued against jam tracks, let me also argue for them. I will say that I do use them and have an extensive library of different styles. The one argument I'd make for them is, a jam track...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-12-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 688
Posted By KG6_Steven
One thing I've definitely found is that jam...

One thing I've definitely found is that jam tracks don't make mistakes! Playing with other musicians helps to hone a skill you'll never get from jamming with a practice track.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-10-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 314
Posted By KG6_Steven
Was going to say, if your amp came with a manual,...

Was going to say, if your amp came with a manual, it discusses safe vs. unsafe mismatches. I have two Mesa amps here, so it's something I'm familiar with. On a tube amp, it's considered safe to...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-10-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 201
Posted By KG6_Steven
I have the 112 version of that amp. As...

I have the 112 version of that amp. As Nikolai-Paul mentioned, the bias in not adjustable on them. Most tube vendors will allow you to tell them which amp you have, so they can select the correct...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-09-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 339
Posted By KG6_Steven
I prefer to play an acoustic, because I prefer...

I prefer to play an acoustic, because I prefer the tone. I have several high end guitars to choose from the wall, but I normally grab my go-to acoustic. At home, I practice rhythm and lead on...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-07-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 192
Posted By KG6_Steven
And smoke... Lots of smoke.

And smoke... Lots of smoke.
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