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Forum: The Pit 12-18-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,432
Posted By Blompcube
I don't know of anyone from anywhere who...

I don't know of anyone from anywhere who pronounces the H in "hours" or "honour".

This is not a consistent language. look at how the "e" at the end of the words "woke" and "none" don't consistently...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-09-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,344
Posted By Blompcube
I don't know why people make the assumption that...

I don't know why people make the assumption that guitarists who play relics are trying to deceive people in some way or another - Never been able to see any justification for it. Every single person...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-08-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 302
Posted By Blompcube
I expect there were one or two prototypes made...

I expect there were one or two prototypes made but I don't think they ever had a production model.

There were some "reissues" made in very limited numbers at some point ('70s or '80s, I think),...
Forum: The Pit 12-08-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 9,341
Posted By Blompcube
I guess you could be right there. I don't know...

I guess you could be right there.

I don't know why that would be creepy though - childrens entertainment is produced by adults in the first place.
Forum: The Pit 12-08-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 9,341
Posted By Blompcube
Well... Apparently grown ups do dress up as...

Well... Apparently grown ups do dress up as furries/ponies sometimes. They've been doing it for decades, at disneyland (granted, this is done to entertain little kids - actually, lots of disney...
Forum: The Pit 12-08-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 9,341
Posted By Blompcube
Ok, "singled out" was not really the...

Ok, "singled out" was not really the right selection of words, but they do seem to get it worse than everyone else, and more frequently, and I'm wondering why that is.

For example, there's such a...
Forum: The Pit 12-08-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 9,341
Posted By Blompcube
With all due respect, what makes you (or anyone...

With all due respect, what makes you (or anyone else, for that matter) an authority on what is "truly" stupid and what isn't?

argumentum ad populum surely doesn't. If anything, your use of that...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-08-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 154
Posted By Blompcube
as a general rule, if you have to ask why you...

as a general rule, if you have to ask why you would need something, you probably don't need it.

the longer scale length should give you a deeper sound with a tighter and punchier low end response,...
Forum: The Pit 12-08-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 9,341
Posted By Blompcube
Nazi furs? Soviet furs? they sound like bad...

Nazi furs? Soviet furs? they sound like bad Psychedelic furs tribute bands.
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-07-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,211
Posted By Blompcube
Lets not turn this into a "bashing guitars...

Lets not turn this into a "bashing guitars we don't like" thread. Those never end well.

Bash the silly comments in the linked article all you want - it deserves harsh criticism ;)

The doubleneck...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-30-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 151
Posted By Blompcube
my fuzz face sounds like a screeching, hissing,...

my fuzz face sounds like a screeching, hissing, tinny mess with my treble booster.

The way to get more definition from a fuzz face is quite simply to turn the volume down on the guitar until the...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-29-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 311
Posted By Blompcube
To me it sounds like both the preamp and power...

To me it sounds like both the preamp and power amp are pretty distorted and it's the interaction between the different sources of distortion that is giving it that gritty quality.

What I am going to...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-29-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 365
Posted By Blompcube
I get the feeling he didn't mean to imply that...

I get the feeling he didn't mean to imply that the serial number is connected with weight, and worded the post like that to make it clear that he was referring to different examples of the same model...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-27-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 512
Posted By Blompcube
the 20 watt peavey vypyr is a practice amp, which...

the 20 watt peavey vypyr is a practice amp, which is unlikely to have speakers that project with any real clarity at higher volumes, even if the amp itself is powerful enough to be heard alongside...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-25-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 504
Posted By Blompcube
Since everyone has already said everything else I...

Since everyone has already said everything else I was going to say I only have one thing left to contribute:

Has anyone else ever noticed the garbled low end in the more recent MGs? Sounds like some...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-20-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 646
Posted By Blompcube
Hard to say, I have played lots of really awesome...

Hard to say, I have played lots of really awesome guitars.

Out of my own personal stash though, definitely my EBMM Albert Lee HH, which is just effortless to play because every note rings out with...
Forum: The Pit 11-17-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 827
Posted By Blompcube
Yes, that is correct - Series 4 southern...

Yes, that is correct - Series 4 southern annihilator final.

(I'm a bit of a robot wars mega-nerd).
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-17-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,774
Posted By Blompcube
Occasionally he would be like that with people,...

Occasionally he would be like that with people, but the main thing is he was just a spammer who was always trying to promote himself, his guitars, and andertons, in just about every post he made -...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-16-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,774
Posted By Blompcube
I don't think there's anything specifically wrong...

I don't think there's anything specifically wrong with this guitars, I think people just dislike him personally because they remember when he used to post here :p:
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-13-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,466
Posted By Blompcube
Depends if I'm buying an investment grade...

Depends if I'm buying an investment grade instrument or a workhorse.

I mean, I would collect vintage guitars if I could afford to because I just like vintage guitars - I would also play them, just...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-11-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By Blompcube
He probably had to modify his technique an awful...

He probably had to modify his technique an awful lot when he lost the tips of his fingers, and I'm guessing that he actually plucks the strings very very softly with a very loose grip on his picks.
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-05-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 925
Posted By Blompcube
it's hard to tell, but it looks like it has...

it's hard to tell, but it looks like it has roller saddles.
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-04-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 925
Posted By Blompcube
I have an older version of the epi SG custom from...

I have an older version of the epi SG custom from 1999 made in korea - the only things that let it down are the pickups, electronics, nut and bridge - all important features, obviously, but...
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-31-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 414
Posted By Blompcube
this. except the bit about the break marks -...

this.

except the bit about the break marks - unless i could feel them in the back of the neck when playing open chords or something, it wouldn't bother me. I'm only concerned about whether or not it...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-28-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 570
Posted By Blompcube
Ok - I was suggesting another essential step in...

Ok - I was suggesting another essential step in choosing an amp that I thought you had missed/forgotten to include, because I hadn't fully understood the context of the thread :)

Having said that,...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-28-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 570
Posted By Blompcube
The best thing to do is go to music stores and...

The best thing to do is go to music stores and try out as many amps as you can which fit your specific requirements. It's absolutely essential for making sure you find what you're looking for, and if...
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-26-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 185
Posted By Blompcube
This is not the right sub-forum for recruiting...

This is not the right sub-forum for recruiting musicians - You could try Musician Ads (The link TheStig1214 posted), but your post is missing some important information (Contact Details, Location,...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-26-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 592
Posted By Blompcube
It could be something to do with the taper of the...

It could be something to do with the taper of the volume pot rather than the JCM actually being "louder" overall. Some pots have a logarithmic taper and some have a linear taper.

I suspect the JCM...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-26-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 197
Posted By Blompcube
yes, the 3 silver 'cans' are covers for the...

yes, the 3 silver 'cans' are covers for the preamp tubes.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-25-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 350
Posted By Blompcube
+1 If it's actually an original '76, it looks...

+1

If it's actually an original '76, it looks like it has been refinished and had new gold hardware fitted (the bridge does not match the '76 specs). I'm actually a little suspicious of how...
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