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Forum: Electric Guitar Today, 06:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 345
Posted By monwobobbo
MIMs have a 9.5 " radius as do most fenders...

MIMs have a 9.5 " radius as do most fenders at this point. only a few of the reissue guitars have the old 7.25" radius. the Eric Johnson has a 12" radius

enjoy
Forum: Electric Guitar Today, 06:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 146
Posted By monwobobbo
the pickups are good. have to look for one of...

the pickups are good. have to look for one of those to try myself. you may want to look at the higher end Sterling Petrucci models if you are a fan. those are pretty nice and the highest end version...
Forum: Electric Guitar Today, 05:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 107
Posted By monwobobbo
you are thinking of 70s MIJ. by the 80s and...

you are thinking of 70s MIJ. by the 80s and certainly 85/86 Japanese guitars were accepted and had good reps. the Performer may seem cool to look at but wasn't that great (I've played a few)

you may...
Forum: Electric Guitar Today, 05:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 146
Posted By monwobobbo
you mean a locking trem right? locking tuners...

you mean a locking trem right? locking tuners actually make string changes easier. you may want to look at ESP/LTD and Jackson for other ideas along those lines.

oops that what I get for not...
Forum: Electric Guitar Today, 05:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 345
Posted By monwobobbo
fender's have been without (or very little) nitro...

fender's have been without (or very little) nitro for a long time. even back in the day they only had a nitro topcoat. not as big a deal as many might think. MIMs are designed to have the older feel...
Forum: Electric Guitar Today, 02:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 345
Posted By monwobobbo
agree. it's sad that both Fender and Gibson feel...

agree. it's sad that both Fender and Gibson feel the need to put out subpar guitars just to say "hey a cheap (per se) American made guitar". yes I know market demands but who do they think they are...
Forum: Electric Guitar Today, 01:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 345
Posted By monwobobbo
not really a fair comparison. 22 frets vs 21 and...

not really a fair comparison. 22 frets vs 21 and different fret size are dead giveaways which require little to no talent to figure out. now as to actual feel there really isn't as much as you might...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Today, 01:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 445
Posted By monwobobbo
the tube in those isn't really part of the preamp...

the tube in those isn't really part of the preamp in the usual sense. it's advertised as part of the poweramp section but really isn't that either. not sure it's would part of the signal path if used...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Today, 11:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 445
Posted By monwobobbo
ok missed the need for line out. as for fx I saw...

ok missed the need for line out. as for fx I saw what you said but guessed that you didn't have an echoplex etc and were using something else. I use a LovePedal Gen 5 delay to simulate an echoplex...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Today, 10:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 445
Posted By monwobobbo
used Peavey Valveking. leaves you money for a...

used Peavey Valveking. leaves you money for a speaker swap (if you feel the need) and an fx pedal if you want. what exactly are you using fx wise?
Forum: Electric Guitar Today, 10:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 345
Posted By monwobobbo
1mm really dave lol.

1mm really dave lol.
Forum: Electric Guitar Today, 09:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 345
Posted By monwobobbo
i vote no. I've tried a few and they just didn't...

i vote no. I've tried a few and they just didn't do it for me overall. as far as I can tell they are just glorified MIM strats slapped together in the US. if you take your time to play a few MIMs you...
Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 11:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 289
Posted By monwobobbo
very interesting view that has some good points....

very interesting view that has some good points. personally I find that at the Standard level the guitars are really good and that some of the guitars in the $2000 range seem really solid and worthy...
Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 11:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 289
Posted By monwobobbo
basic answer is yes just about everything is...

basic answer is yes just about everything is lower quality. different pickups, lesser quality wood and of course the things you mentioned. none of that means the guitar won't sound good though. the...
Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 10:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 236
Posted By monwobobbo
I'm sure Tallwood has played strats and more than...

I'm sure Tallwood has played strats and more than one. most of the time he gives good advice but then blows it by letting his prejudices get in the way of otherwise solid info. hoping that after...
Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 10:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 228
Posted By monwobobbo
had one back in the day. really liked the...

had one back in the day. really liked the pickups. neck is bolt on and really didn't remind me that much of any LP profile. the body isn't wood not that you'd really notice. I'd say it's definitely a...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-17-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 236
Posted By monwobobbo
pretty sure you can find some higher end Squier...

pretty sure you can find some higher end Squier guitars that would fit the bill. guitar shape has little to do with the sound though. kurt's amp etc had more to do with the sound than the guitar. he...
Forum: Classic Rock 12-17-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 530
Posted By monwobobbo
radio isn't the only place music is played. bands...

radio isn't the only place music is played. bands like the Beatles, Rolling Stones and of course LZ are still familiar to many people that were born after their demise. sure if you ask the average...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-17-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 236
Posted By monwobobbo
never played the Eastwood so can't comment on...

never played the Eastwood so can't comment on that. as for the BC Rich it is a really good guitar. very well made and the stock pickups are decent. wouldn't say it was perfect for playing Nirvana but...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-17-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 183
Posted By monwobobbo
good point the issue may be with his guitar.

good point the issue may be with his guitar.
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-17-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 554
Posted By monwobobbo
ok I can't stress enough that because you have a...

ok I can't stress enough that because you have a tight budget that going the ebay route isn't the best plan. Thomann has a return policy and guarantee etc. giving those up just to save a few dollars...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-17-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 554
Posted By monwobobbo
only ships within US. all ebay adds have a...

only ships within US. all ebay adds have a shipping section that tells you where they are willing to ship to. you are way better off getting a guitar from Europe than trying to get one from the US....
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-17-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 419
Posted By monwobobbo
I rarely give the "do your homework...

I rarely give the "do your homework answer" myself but will defend those who do if appropriate. I happily give advice but do get discouraged when some posters just want everything handed to them and...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-17-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 554
Posted By monwobobbo
ok. you might want to check around some more and...

ok. you might want to check around some more and see if there are any shops in your area. you can always call to find out what guitars they carry. buying blind is a tough thing to do, guess I'm...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-16-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 215
Posted By monwobobbo
ebay is your friend. see what the guitar has been...

ebay is your friend. see what the guitar has been selling for (completed sales not asking price) for where you live. often you have to go lower for a quick sale.

as for 1st guitar well that's up to...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-16-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 298
Posted By monwobobbo
this is a good bet. you already have a multi-fx...

this is a good bet. you already have a multi-fx unit so going the modeling route would be a bit redundant.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-16-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 154
Posted By monwobobbo
totally agree that pedal is really bad. tried one...

totally agree that pedal is really bad. tried one at a friends shop and couldn't get a good sound out of it even through a high end amp. do yourself a favor and pass
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-16-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 419
Posted By monwobobbo
you can't expect everyone else to do all the...

you can't expect everyone else to do all the work. I answer ?s all the time here and at times do the research as well. thing is that as a poster you can't really get on folks that don't want to write...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-16-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 419
Posted By monwobobbo
is doing some homework so hard? I had considered...

is doing some homework so hard? I had considered answering but most pertinent info was already posted. giving you a link like that is a great way to give you an informative answer without having to...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-16-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 554
Posted By monwobobbo
they're not bad for a lower end guitar. dude do...

they're not bad for a lower end guitar. dude do you have any guitar shops near where you live? seems that if you were able to check out the guitars yourself you'd be better off.
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