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Forum: Rock & Indie Today, 11:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 381
Posted By jpnyc
Rush is like animeóit seems profound when youíre...

Rush is like animeóit seems profound when youíre fourteen. But most people are over it by the time they turn fifteen, so if you donít get it, donít worry, youíre not alone.
Forum: Electric Guitar Today, 03:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 218
Posted By jpnyc
Burrs can form where the string breaks over the...

Burrs can form where the string breaks over the edge of the tuning machine post. The string moves back and forth over the same spot when itís bent, slowly cutting into the post the same way it cuts...
Forum: Electric Guitar Today, 02:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 154
Posted By jpnyc
Amazingly the intonation was almost dead-on after...

Amazingly the intonation was almost dead-on after I changed the old strings. Four of the six strings were literally dead-on, the other two were within 2.5 cents. Which is probably better than any...
Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 11:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 229
Posted By jpnyc
Yes, thatís normal. DíAddario .09Ė.011 string can...

Yes, thatís normal. DíAddario .09Ė.011 string can be purchased in bulk packs of ten or one hundred at substantial discounts. And three-packs of strings will save some moneyóespecially now when...
Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 11:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 229
Posted By jpnyc
Put the .10s on and tune it down to C#.

Put the .10s on and tune it down to C#.
Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 09:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 218
Posted By jpnyc
I always give the unwound strings two winds. This...

I always give the unwound strings two winds. This spreads out the tension of bends to discourage burrs from forming.
Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 08:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 369
Posted By jpnyc
Low-end Gibsons range from awful to good. The...

Low-end Gibsons range from awful to good. The biggest problem is poor fretwork-it's common for sub-$1000 Gibson fret ends to be worse than $99 Chinese guitars. The nut slots are usually too shallow...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 01:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 246
Posted By jpnyc
In addition to the Digitech whammy the EHX Pitch...

In addition to the Digitech whammy the EHX Pitch Fork can be used with an expression pedal to do this. But it doesnít sound anything like using a real vibrato. And unless you have excellent hand/foot...
Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 12:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 177
Posted By jpnyc
That guitar is so damned weird I think it has to...

That guitar is so damned weird I think it has to be custom. Sadly people donít talk much about about Dave Robackís gear, probably because Mazzy Star rarely perform with the lights on.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-29-2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 131
Posted By jpnyc
Iíd go with the Triumph as long as it sounds good...

Iíd go with the Triumph as long as it sounds good without the power amp cranked. Or if you just need to play 2000 person venues.
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-29-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 71
Posted By jpnyc
Fender cable warranty

Does Fender do the same cable-swap warranty at dealers that Monster and Livewire do? Or do I actually need to show a receipt when my cable suddenly goes silent.
Forum: Rock & Indie 07-29-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 146
Posted By jpnyc
Prince has cranked out loads of funk rock. Check...

Prince has cranked out loads of funk rock. Check out bootlegs of his live shows with 3rdEyeGirlótheyíre incredible live.
Forum: The Pit 07-29-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 505
Posted By jpnyc
Iíd accept a ban on late-term abortions if the...

Iíd accept a ban on late-term abortions if the anti-abortion crowed would concede to free distribution of birth control, mandatory sex ed starting in fourth gradeóincluding home school and parochial...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-29-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 148
Posted By jpnyc
I was about to post about Kinman pickups. Because...

I was about to post about Kinman pickups. Because what Billy Corgan uses ainít shÔtóPrince uses Kinman.
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-29-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 550
Posted By jpnyc
Donít give anyone money for a guitar unless the...

Donít give anyone money for a guitar unless the guitar is in your hands.

Also, itís always good to get a receipt with the serial number on it, even when buying used. Scan a copy to store on...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-28-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 319
Posted By jpnyc
Probably. Less expensive models have Duncan...

Probably. Less expensive models have Duncan Designed pickups and generic tuners.
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-28-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 399
Posted By jpnyc
Nice guitar. Congrats.

Nice guitar. Congrats.
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-28-2015, 10:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 154
Posted By jpnyc
SG with one tone knob.

I might buy this SG special tomorrow. (http://markweinguitarlessons.com/forums/threads/sg-special-with-one-tone-knobs.70717/) Whatís the deal with single tone knob models? Are these legit or is it...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-27-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 330
Posted By jpnyc
Digitechís old Digiverb is a damned good reverb...

Digitechís old Digiverb is a damned good reverb that sells cheap used because it just never caught on.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-27-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 379
Posted By jpnyc
Tthatís probably where there arenít amps for this...

Tthatís probably where there arenít amps for this sort of thing. Once the amp reaches a certain level of size and complexity it makes more sense to just use rack gear.
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-27-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 319
Posted By jpnyc
As long as you have the money! If you hate it...

As long as you have the money! If you hate it just flip it for $200.
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-27-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 319
Posted By jpnyc
Thatís a weird one. The guitar is a Solo-6 model....

Thatís a weird one. The guitar is a Solo-6 model. EMG pups and Grover tuners mean it should be in the upper end of Schecterís mid-range imports, assuming theyíre stock. I donít think they put the bat...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-26-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 344
Posted By jpnyc
Necessary depends on what you want to do with the...

Necessary depends on what you want to do with the cabinet. If youíre going to gig with it for the next five years dovetail joints are probably a good thing.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-26-2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 90
Posted By jpnyc
Sell it on Craigslist and buy a Big Muff.

Sell it on Craigslist and buy a Big Muff.
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-26-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 280
Posted By jpnyc
Buy the Schecter from a eBay seller in the USA...

Buy the Schecter from a eBay seller in the USA who will ship it to you. Youíll save hundreds of dollars and not have a to a luthier to replace the garbage robot tuners, adjustable nut, and zero fret....
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-26-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 320
Posted By jpnyc
Are you using the distortion pedal with the gain...

Are you using the distortion pedal with the gain on the amp turned up already? Because that can turn your sound to mud if the pedal and the amp are out of phase, and because youíre over compressing...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-25-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 344
Posted By jpnyc
Buy used. Houstonís population is high enough...

Buy used. Houstonís population is high enough that if youíre patient you can get a nice plywood 2x12 or 4x12 for around $200 on Craigslist. Even if the speakers are shit youíll still sav enough on...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-25-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 131
Posted By jpnyc
Just unscrew the old one and put on the new one....

Just unscrew the old one and put on the new one. Leo made it simple.
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-25-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 138
Posted By jpnyc
You donít even need to take the arm off, just...

You donít even need to take the arm off, just fold it up and donít use it. Iíve seen plenty of bands get through shows with no trouble by just not touching the arm.

Replacing it with a TOM bridge is...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-24-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 308
Posted By jpnyc
Put the wireless on the back of your pants where...

Put the wireless on the back of your pants where itís out of the way. Thatís why the units have belt clips. If you still have trouble sew velcro onto your pants or strap and double attach the unit...
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