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Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 11:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 148
Posted By jpnyc
For under $100 a used Digitech TL-2 is all I can...

For under $100 a used Digitech TL-2 is all I can think of. Unless you like doom, then get an Ehx Big Muff. High-gain distortion pedals are not where you want to shop for bargains. Up your budget to...
Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 11:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 152
Posted By jpnyc
One of my favorite guitar designs! Congrats.

One of my favorite guitar designs! Congrats.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 11:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 148
Posted By jpnyc
It all depends on the combination. With some amps...

It all depends on the combination. With some amps throwing additional distortion can turn into some amazing oscillating square wave insanity. Thatís what a lot of doom bands doócrank a big amp into...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 01:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 152
Posted By jpnyc
It might just be a loose baffle. If a baffle...

It might just be a loose baffle. If a baffle isnít installed well it will resonate and that sounds like dog shit. See if holding the baffle kills the bad sound, and if it does you need to fix the...
Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 01:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 122
Posted By jpnyc
Even the standard Epiphone guitars can be fine....

Even the standard Epiphone guitars can be fine. Just stay away from the low-end bolt on crap unless youíre handy with fret files and a soldering iron.
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-03-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 150
Posted By jpnyc
Be patient, watch Craigslist for a month to see...

Be patient, watch Craigslist for a month to see what it sells for locally, then youíll know what you can get for it.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-03-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 238
Posted By jpnyc
On Reverb You can buy a Soul Food modded to Klon...

On Reverb You can buy a Soul Food modded to Klon specs for less than most boutique clones.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-02-2015, 11:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 269
Posted By jpnyc
If you buy boutique gear you need to accept that...

If you buy boutique gear you need to accept that the PCB isnít going to look like the stuff made in batches of 10,000 by robots in Shenzen. FWIW this PCB looks a hell of a lot better than some of the...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-02-2015, 11:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 323
Posted By jpnyc
Buy a seven string now. If you find yourself...

Buy a seven string now. If you find yourself wanting to explore low tunings further you can always buy more guitars later.

That said, if you decide to go the baritone route, think about just putting...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-02-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 384
Posted By jpnyc
People who busk with amps usually just use...

People who busk with amps usually just use lightweight battery powered amps made for busking.
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-01-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 296
Posted By jpnyc
I find that the Gibson polish is great for...

I find that the Gibson polish is great for cleaning up the neck on my SG when it gets sticky.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-30-2015, 11:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 110
Posted By jpnyc
If you donít have the purchase receipt you wonít...

If you donít have the purchase receipt you wonít get any warranty service. That said, contact Blackstar and find out who the local warranty technician is. Thatís the person you want servicing your...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-30-2015, 11:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 388
Posted By jpnyc
Floyds are great if you love them. But donít buy...

Floyds are great if you love them. But donít buy one if you arenít dedicated to having one.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-30-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 345
Posted By jpnyc
An oversized 1x12 can sound huge if thatís what...

An oversized 1x12 can sound huge if thatís what youíre going for. If your future band ever starts playing venues big enough to justify a larger cabinet you can either rent one for gigs or just buy a...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-29-2015, 11:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 258
Posted By jpnyc
That can go horribly...

That can go horribly wrong:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=utwXWyWmGgs
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-29-2015, 11:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 820
Posted By jpnyc
I think itís intended to be plugged into an...

I think itís intended to be plugged into an external audio jack. This pedal is for practicing and busking, and external audio jacks are common on practice and busking amps.
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-29-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 295
Posted By jpnyc
Gibson will happy to work through this with you.

Gibson will happy to work through this with you.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-29-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 258
Posted By jpnyc
Load the samples up into a sampler and have them...

Load the samples up into a sampler and have them triggered by someone offstage so the audience isnít watching you stare at your feet as you try to nail the right sample. Some bands that use lots of...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-28-2015, 12:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 362
Posted By jpnyc
Be patient and buy used gear piecemeal. Buy a...

Be patient and buy used gear piecemeal. Buy a nice used 2x12. Once you have that start saving up for a small headósomething in the 15Ė30 watt range. Worry about the big amps if you start playing big...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-27-2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 256
Posted By jpnyc
There are no other mass-produced amps with the...

There are no other mass-produced amps with the Orange voicing. Matamp, Dunwich, and Electric can get you there if you have thousands of dollars for a head AND want to wait at least a year. And while...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-27-2015, 11:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 935
Posted By jpnyc
IIRC Edwards is a mix of Chinese and Japanese...

IIRC Edwards is a mix of Chinese and Japanese parts and labor, which is why their guitars are so much less expensive than most MIJ guitars.
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-27-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 935
Posted By jpnyc
what are some nice Les Pauls and copies that are...

what are some nice Les Pauls and copies that are priced well in Europe?

Tokai, Burny, Edwards. Vintage is a less expensive brand thatís comparable with Epiphone.

I checked out all those Japanese...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-27-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 259
Posted By jpnyc
And I thought Bonamassa had a big amp collection!

And I thought Bonamassa had a big amp collection!
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-27-2015, 12:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 256
Posted By jpnyc
If I had the money the Mesa would win hands down....

If I had the money the Mesa would win hands down. Orange makes nice stuff, but Mesa is the gold standard of guitar amps because they build the best stuff you can get without commissioning something...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-27-2015, 12:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 271
Posted By jpnyc
This depends a great deal on where you live. I...

This depends a great deal on where you live. I see these in the $250Ė$350 range every week on Craigslist. But I live in a town where a cheap house costs half a million dollars.
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-26-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 237
Posted By jpnyc
+1 to itís the jack. Personally Iíd just replace...

+1 to itís the jack. Personally Iíd just replace itótheyíre cheap and it takes less time to replace it than it does to clean the old solder of the existing jack.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-26-2015, 12:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 177
Posted By jpnyc
It depends on what the store has in stock. The...

It depends on what the store has in stock. The hundreds of Guitar Center stores donít have identical inventories.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-26-2015, 12:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By jpnyc
The general rule of thumb is that doubling the...

The general rule of thumb is that doubling the surface area of the speakers gets you an extra three decibels. Bass speakers are fine for guitar. If you need to push some serious volume you could...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-25-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,220
Posted By jpnyc
Buy a nice used Gibson before Henry raises prices...

Buy a nice used Gibson before Henry raises prices again in November.
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-25-2015, 11:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 689
Posted By jpnyc
Used Gibson prices will keep rising as people...

Used Gibson prices will keep rising as people realize that if they have to replace the tuners and the nut and pay for a fret job they might as well just buy a used guitar. Also, more and more people...
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