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Forum: Gear Building & Customizing Yesterday, 05:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 86
Posted By Dave_Mc
I'd want to see double blind tests before i...

I'd want to see double blind tests before i believed any of the marketing. they're even offering stone blocks, and the guy behind those went on rig-talk and was basically laughed out of court with...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing Yesterday, 05:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 86
Posted By Dave_Mc
$160??!?!?! :haha the brass one should be just...

$160??!?!?! :haha

the brass one should be just fine, especially if you already have the crappy pot metal one the edge zero II probably has.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 04:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 305
Posted By Dave_Mc
+1 some buffers are better than others, though-...

+1

some buffers are better than others, though- boss's (in most of its pedals) aren't the best.

if they actually put good buffers in their pedals boss would clean up. oh and rerelease (with no...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 04:54 PM
Replies: 37,734
Views: 325,186
Posted By Dave_Mc
:haha EDIT: holy crap, 5 years for a phd? it's 3...

:haha

EDIT: holy crap, 5 years for a phd? it's 3 years here. and i didn't even manage to stick that :o So i sympathise. If you're already getting restless, that's not a great sign (I wasn't before I...
Forum: Musician Talk Yesterday, 04:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 380
Posted By Dave_Mc
Absolutely, as everyone else has been saying. A...

Absolutely, as everyone else has been saying.

A great guitar won't make you better than you are, but it will make you as good as you can possibly be, and conversely a bad guitar can make you seem...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 04:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 212
Posted By Dave_Mc
^ +1 basic definition is that a boost just ups...

^ +1

basic definition is that a boost just ups your signal level and (in theory) the actual pedal shouldn't distort, just make your signal bigger, which will either make your amp louder if the amp...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing Yesterday, 04:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 86
Posted By Dave_Mc
it looks to be a pretty different shape, but i...

it looks to be a pretty different shape, but i suppose you could measure it and compare it to the routing templates on the floyd rose website, just to be sure.

a better sustain block might help if...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 04:28 PM
Replies: 37,734
Views: 325,186
Posted By Dave_Mc
EDIT: oh yeah we got a nikon d3300... it was...

EDIT: oh yeah we got a nikon d3300... it was pretty much a 50:50 between it and the canon eos100d (rebel sl1 or whatever it is in the US). In the end we figured we'd go with the more recent one since...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 04:19 PM
Replies: 7,546
Views: 96,104
Posted By Dave_Mc
LOL

LOL
Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 04:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 168
Posted By Dave_Mc
which gibson amp is it? both the amp and guitar...

which gibson amp is it? both the amp and guitar are important to sounding the way you want. on the cheap a peavey vypyr (i haven't tried it, but it seems to be recommended a lot for higher gain tones...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 04:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 99
Posted By Dave_Mc
texas heat might be worth a shot. if it's not too...

texas heat might be worth a shot. if it's not too dark (since the stock special 6 is a bit dark already- dunno about the ultra though). classic lead (or wgs version which i haven't tried) might do a...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-24-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 37,734
Views: 325,186
Posted By Dave_Mc
Those guys are still trolling the vertex thread....

Those guys are still trolling the vertex thread. Some guy posts a vid which says they sound way different (someone said the Q knob was set differently :haha I dunno, I'm not familiar with the wah) ...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-24-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 811
Posted By Dave_Mc
ah ok, yeah. I haven't tried the hm2 but I would...

ah ok, yeah. I haven't tried the hm2 but I would tend to agree. the ODs are pretty good, the dists (apart from maybe the ds1 which is good for certain specific things) not so much.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-24-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 165
Posted By Dave_Mc
yeah. it's more of a straight-ahead distortion...

yeah. it's more of a straight-ahead distortion than an out-and-out metal distortion (though it does get fairly heavy, and a boost will help). Fairly marshall-ish sounding, so for thrash might be fine...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-24-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 37,734
Views: 325,186
Posted By Dave_Mc
Nice :D I'm up to speed with the entire thread so...

Nice :D I'm up to speed with the entire thread so far, and fingers crossed it won't be pulled.

Some people are suggesting that some people are posting in such a way to try to get the thread pulled...
Forum: Bass Guitar 07-24-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 239
Posted By Dave_Mc
:haha

:haha
Forum: Bass Guitar 07-24-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 239
Posted By Dave_Mc
Never tried them, I've only tried the two basses...

Never tried them, I've only tried the two basses I own (the fret king and the vigier) :o :haha I'm like you, I hang out in EG and G G&A 99% of the time. Just I took up bass recently and liked the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-24-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 37,734
Views: 325,186
Posted By Dave_Mc
Yeah. :haha I mean, I'm not immune from being...

Yeah. :haha I mean, I'm not immune from being wrong (or even idiocy :o ) but I don't normally shoot the messenger, either. If someone is helping me see the error of my ways, or save me money, I...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-24-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 168
Posted By Dave_Mc
what type of music do you play? brootalz i'm...

what type of music do you play? brootalz i'm guessing? what's your amp and current guitar (if any)?
Forum: Bass Guitar 07-24-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 239
Posted By Dave_Mc
There are some good prices on the Fret King Blue...

There are some good prices on the Fret King Blue label stuff currently. I sort of hesitate to recommend them since I know jack about bass and haven't really compared them to much, but based on the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-24-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 154
Posted By Dave_Mc
yeah pretty much. i haven't tried the neck...

yeah pretty much. i haven't tried the neck distortion but the bridge isn't great for cleans.

the jazz pairs up fine (IMO), though it's a lot warmer-sounding than the distortion. it depends on...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-24-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 144
Posted By Dave_Mc
most people seem to prefer the BD, but it's ages...

most people seem to prefer the BD, but it's ages since I've tried both (and I'm not sure I've tried them head to head).
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-24-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 90
Posted By Dave_Mc
tubescreamer (or one of the many clones, which...

tubescreamer (or one of the many clones, which are often a lot cheaper)
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-24-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 165
Posted By Dave_Mc
a rat is nice. it might get heavy enough if you...

a rat is nice. it might get heavy enough if you use the sd1 to boost it (or it might not). it'd be worth a try, though (in a shop i mean).
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-24-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 196
Posted By Dave_Mc
anything over a fraction of a watt is going to be...

anything over a fraction of a watt is going to be loud, at least if you turn it up. metal is normally preamp-based distortion so you can turn it down. whether it sounds good to you at that setting is...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-24-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 371
Posted By Dave_Mc
haha no worries :)

haha no worries :)
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-24-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 37,734
Views: 325,186
Posted By Dave_Mc
still seems to be there as far as I can see?...

still seems to be there as far as I can see? Maybe it was nuked and came back. or maybe we're talking about a different thread.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-24-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 811
Posted By Dave_Mc
loads of people have used the sd1 i think. zakk...

loads of people have used the sd1 i think. zakk wylde for a start. rumours (I think) about EVH maybe using it too.
Forum: Bass Guitar 07-24-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 2,642
Views: 38,757
Posted By Dave_Mc
^ :haha

^ :haha
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-24-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 371
Posted By Dave_Mc
I couldn't care less, I have no time for...

I couldn't care less, I have no time for pointless rules, but I think if you're doing academic exams where scales are a part of that, you're normally expected not to repeat the top note. Don't quote...
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