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Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-10-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 219
Posted By SGRocker400
depending on the pickup you use you could...

depending on the pickup you use you could probably get away without the paint (assuming it has a mounting ring of some sort, but not many bass pickups do thinking about it...) perhaps you could...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-10-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 328
Posted By SGRocker400
it helps if you put it on an amp stand or milk...

it helps if you put it on an amp stand or milk crates or something. at least a little bit anyway. i've used a 1x15/2x8 60's Sano tube combo live against a loud as piss Sunn amp and it was loud...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-02-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By SGRocker400
there is a website that has a very in depth gear...

there is a website that has a very in depth gear analysis. Thurston pretty much always used peavey roadmasters, a big muff and a rat, and other pedals, lee used a variety of fenders, mesas, and...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-02-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 596
Posted By SGRocker400
the only time i brought my amp with me was when i...

the only time i brought my amp with me was when i bought a cabinet. unless you have a rather unusual amp, i would most likely just use the store's amps
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 12-15-2013, 12:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By SGRocker400
UPDATE! routed out the trem cavity today. just...

UPDATE! routed out the trem cavity today. just waiting for my father to get home so i can mount it.

http://i1279.photobucket.com/albums/y525/Alex_Dobrowolski/DSC03093_zps279a242a.jpg...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-14-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 221
Posted By SGRocker400
i use 11's in standard on all of my guitars. i...

i use 11's in standard on all of my guitars. i personally like the extra tension and it does beef up the sound at least a little.

i just set up my friend's les paul with d'addario 12's and they...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 12-12-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By SGRocker400
thanks! one possible issue- the bridge is fairly...

thanks! one possible issue- the bridge is fairly tall, and even stringing it with thread with the bridge sitting flush against the body, the action was really high. i'll probably have to shim the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-12-2013, 02:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 185
Posted By SGRocker400
^^^ that. plus who wants clean and dirty to be...

^^^ that. plus who wants clean and dirty to be the same volume? its all about the dynamics maaaaaaaan.

seriously though, you could probably rig up some kind of mechanical system to accomplish this,...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 12-12-2013, 01:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By SGRocker400
jazzbird firemaster thing build.

jazzmaster? firebird? who knows?

here's the down low-

-Oak?? center block (wood from very old church doors, not sure if it's oak)
-pine bracing for sides
-copper sheeting covering both wings...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-29-2013, 03:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 537
Posted By SGRocker400
Dylan from Earth uses tele's a lot. and early...

Dylan from Earth uses tele's a lot. and early earth sounds could be considered similar to the dopesmoker tone. if you follow the link in my sig, the first song on the album A Door In The Red Woods...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-09-2013, 12:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 216
Posted By SGRocker400
yea, thats the thread i was referring to. i did...

yea, thats the thread i was referring to. i did PM him, nothing yet though. thanks!
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-08-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 216
Posted By SGRocker400
Sunn Beta footswitch

so i have a Sunn Beta bass, but no footswitch. i have a source for the connector, but i cannot for the life of me find the schematic for the footswitch. if anyone could provide me with a schematic or...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-08-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 529
Posted By SGRocker400
Sunn Orion system i believe. designed as a...

Sunn Orion system i believe. designed as a modular system with a preamp as the head unit, and cabinets with built in power amps. same amps the Who used on Magic Bus (or so i have been told) the power...
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-16-2013, 02:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 538
Posted By SGRocker400
like everyone has said so far- string pull should...

like everyone has said so far- string pull should be very minimal. dont worry about it i say.

i recently blocked up the neck cavity of my SG and put in a (very tasty) Mosrite pickup.
i enjoy the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-10-2013, 04:31 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,260
Posted By SGRocker400
didnt mean it that way. and yes you are right on...

didnt mean it that way. and yes you are right on that. i was just trying to say that the reissues are closer to his price range than the real shazam 70's units, and ballparking what they USUALLY...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-04-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,260
Posted By SGRocker400
all of the ones around his price range. the...

all of the ones around his price range. the original 70's model t's, which are completely different amps than the reissues, go for around $14-1500, reissues closer to $1000.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-04-2013, 12:04 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,260
Posted By SGRocker400
Sunn beta series amps usually run around $500 USD...

Sunn beta series amps usually run around $500 USD and would definitely work for that. the bass and lead versions are close enough that you would be able to use either (slight tone stack differences...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-01-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 113
Posted By SGRocker400
ampeg v4 for bass?

so my friend/bass player is possibly going to buy a 70's V4 cabinet to use with my sunn concert lead (or possibly my beta bass once it's fixed) for bass.

is this advisable?

i've used my v2 cab with...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-21-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 582
Posted By SGRocker400
turn on power switch, wait 30 seconds to a...

turn on power switch, wait 30 seconds to a minute, turn on standby switch. kick out teh jamz. hit standby switch, wait a few seconds, turn off power.


there are parts in the amp that need to warm...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-08-2013, 01:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 494
Posted By SGRocker400
thats what i figured you meant blackfire, just...

thats what i figured you meant blackfire, just making sure :D

upside down lefty possibly in tribute to kurt?

the aesthetic makes me think italian, but i wouldn't guess vintage.
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-07-2013, 11:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 494
Posted By SGRocker400
its not exactly a tele though, you can see at...

its not exactly a tele though, you can see at some parts in the video it has 4 pickups, and the body shape is pretty different.

Banjocal- i will definitely check it out and try to contact him, i've...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-07-2013, 01:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 494
Posted By SGRocker400
Name That Guitar- Dylan Carlson edition

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wXDol_wCRf8

what on earth (pun very much intended) is Dylan playing here?

i've looked and looked, but every interview or gear discussion seems to focus on his...
Forum: The Pit 09-03-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,022
Posted By SGRocker400
it used to be shoulder length or a little longer,...

it used to be shoulder length or a little longer, i recently shaved it down to nothing. holy shit showers are so much faster
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-21-2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 432
Posted By SGRocker400
yea. just about any pedal supplier should have...

yea. just about any pedal supplier should have them
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-17-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 432
Posted By SGRocker400
they should just be spst's if memory serves. i...

they should just be spst's if memory serves. i have never heard anything about sunn using special footswitches, and with how disgustingly obsessed with sunn i am, i figure i would have. also there...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 07-17-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 969
Posted By SGRocker400
reviving this because i have finally started....

reviving this because i have finally started. well sort of- the core of the body is now going to be oak (from some early 1900's church doors no less) and the wings/side pieces are going to be copper....
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 07-11-2013, 12:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By SGRocker400
based on what normandy and EGC are putting out,...

based on what normandy and EGC are putting out, and what artists who use them are recording, pickups shouldn't be an issue. i've read aluminum gives you a "clearer" tone than wood however.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 07-10-2013, 11:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By SGRocker400
check out electrical guitar company guitars. they...

check out electrical guitar company guitars. they make a large portion (almost all) of their guitars out of aluminum. just make sure you wire it up correctly, and post pictures! I've been wanting to...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-24-2013, 02:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 365
Posted By SGRocker400
i find myself gravitating towards or away from...

i find myself gravitating towards or away from certain pedals heavily based on artwork/look/knob layout and the like. it seems silly but hey, whatever floats your (or my) boat right?


I do the same...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 05-24-2013, 01:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 318
Posted By SGRocker400
I would replace a tone pot with the toggle if you...

I would replace a tone pot with the toggle if you don't use the tone knobs. most epiphone pickups are 2 conductor (mine and 2 or 3 friends' were at least)
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