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Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-22-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 350
Posted By Leather Sleeves
Have you tried adjusting the tension on the...

Have you tried adjusting the tension on the springs? It sounds like you understand how the floyd pretty well, but they can be a bitch to set up.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-21-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 685
Posted By Leather Sleeves
Some amps sound like crap at low volume. It...

Some amps sound like crap at low volume. It depends on the speaker's characteristics, the transformer, etc. And getting a low wattage amp can, in fact, be better for low volume. If it's a tube amp it...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-21-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 745
Posted By Leather Sleeves
Your guitar's probably fine for now. EMGs are...

Your guitar's probably fine for now. EMGs are pretty good, but pick-up upgrades are a bit over-rated. Unless I'm A/Bing I can't hear much difference between my Warlock, (yes, a BC), with 81/85 and my...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-14-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 213
Posted By Leather Sleeves
If you have the time to sit around jamming you...

If you have the time to sit around jamming you could try the improvisation method to come up with songs but in many bands there is one member who writes most of the material.

If that doesn't work...
Forum: Recordings 01-09-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 470
Posted By Leather Sleeves
If you want to avoid expensive interfaces just...

If you want to avoid expensive interfaces just get a simple tube-preamp like this one:

http://www.musiciansfriend.com/pro-audio/art-tube-mp-studio-mic-preamp

I use that one all the time, just...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-03-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By Leather Sleeves
I'd lean toward the old high-gain Marshalls, a...

I'd lean toward the old high-gain Marshalls, a Marshall clone, or something based on their designs. I'm pretty sure all the bands you listed use JCM series amps, even the early thrash stuff. I'm not...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-25-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 293
Posted By Leather Sleeves
There are a lot of local bands 'round here who...

There are a lot of local bands 'round here who use effects processors through their amps for their tone (as in, through the clean channel). Many of these guys actually have decent mid to high-end...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-29-2013, 12:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 955
Posted By Leather Sleeves
All trems are pretty much the same for changing...

All trems are pretty much the same for changing strings, if you do one at a time and sort of hold it in place with the bar it's not so bad. Actually blocking it is really easy, you just need a piece...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-27-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By Leather Sleeves
As long as the intonation's fine and the tuning...

As long as the intonation's fine and the tuning stays you should be fine. Sometimes they don't look perfectly parallel.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-18-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 845
Posted By Leather Sleeves
One of the top rated pedals I've heard of is the...

One of the top rated pedals I've heard of is the Visual Sound jekyll and hyde distortion pedal, kind of pricey though.

Many people knock the Metal Zone, but you can get great thrash distortion with...
Forum: The Pit 07-10-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,462
Posted By Leather Sleeves
Only one person said "play better"....

Only one person said "play better". Sometimes a really great guitarist can make shit gear sound good, I have seen it before when some have played my old shit gear. But I ended up upgrading, so...
Forum: The Pit 07-06-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 959
Posted By Leather Sleeves
...

Mine:

http://www.youtube.com/user/FleshCauldronNS

It's for my lackluster band but I also have a bunch of videos from other local bands, check out Dumpster Mummy, Vicious and Defective Perception in...
Forum: The Pit 07-03-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,209
Posted By Leather Sleeves
Isn't that more a body transplant than a head?

Isn't that more a body transplant than a head?
Forum: Musician Talk 07-01-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,464
Posted By Leather Sleeves
It all depends on your band's goals. I think you...

It all depends on your band's goals. I think you need to have an open discussion with your band members to figure out what that is. If you're just trying to be popular, your methods are going to be...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-30-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 441
Posted By Leather Sleeves
^Yup. If you play technical music it's sometime...

^Yup.

If you play technical music it's sometime easier using this position.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-30-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 756
Posted By Leather Sleeves
...

This:
http://www.ultimate-guitar.com/forum/showpost.php?p=9718714&postcount=1

I think this (and maybe something linked in there) helped me set up mine. That was a couple years ago now, but I think...
Forum: Tab Talk 06-30-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By Leather Sleeves
I'm just guessing here, but maybe...

I'm just guessing here, but maybe 16th-16th-8th-16th-16th-8th-4tr-4tr.
Forum: Tab Talk 06-30-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By Leather Sleeves
Could you maybe put up a sound clip? I have no...

Could you maybe put up a sound clip? I have no idea what you mean with the numbers mean.
Forum: Recordings 06-30-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 49,561
Posted By Leather Sleeves
Hey, just wondering, does anyone know of any IRs...

Hey, just wondering, does anyone know of any IRs designed specifically for bass? I saw that Boomsonic have some but I can't find their website, the link on the first page of this thread doesn't work.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-30-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 575
Posted By Leather Sleeves
Ah, in that case maybe something by Krank like...

Ah, in that case maybe something by Krank like the Krankenstein. I think they've got some good modern metal style amps. But some sort of rack like the Line 6 you mentioned would probably work really...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-30-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 575
Posted By Leather Sleeves
So the GT is what you're using for your effects...

So the GT is what you're using for your effects and distortion? What about something like a Peavy Windsor? They're single channel and pretty cheap. Just curious why you're looking for a new amp, did...
Forum: Recordings 06-30-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By Leather Sleeves
^Ah, my bad.

^Ah, my bad.
Forum: Recordings 06-30-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By Leather Sleeves
A condensor mic? Good for vocals, not sure about...

A condensor mic? Good for vocals, not sure about acoustic guitar, but you'll probably want a cardiod for electric. All you really need is the mic into an interface into your computer into a DAW...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-29-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 774
Posted By Leather Sleeves
Actually, what jinsu2301 said. A Frontman's a...

Actually, what jinsu2301 said. A Frontman's a good economical choice.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-29-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 774
Posted By Leather Sleeves
What do you mean sound source only from the Pod?...

What do you mean sound source only from the Pod? Do you mean to bypass the amp's pre-amp? Most amps you can go right into a Power Amp in input, but I don't think it makes much difference as long as...
Forum: Recordings 06-29-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 423
Posted By Leather Sleeves
There's a list of free amp sims and stuff...

There's a list of free amp sims and stuff here:
http://www.ultimate-guitar.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1522593
Forum: Bandleading 06-28-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 610
Posted By Leather Sleeves
Yeah, most of us who've played in bands for a...

Yeah, most of us who've played in bands for a while has had one or more of "those guys". I think you were right to stand up to him. Someone like that just won't work out, probably one of those guy's...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-27-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 406
Posted By Leather Sleeves
Why do I have a feeling this is a troll post...

Why do I have a feeling this is a troll post...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-27-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By Leather Sleeves
Do it up! Traynors are great amps. That one's...

Do it up! Traynors are great amps. That one's all-tube, equipped with a Celestion speaker and at a great price. They also have a good reputation for durability.
Forum: The Pit 06-25-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 79
Poll: Parenthood
Views: 1,522
Posted By Leather Sleeves
I already have kids. It's not like it's the end...

I already have kids. It's not like it's the end of your life if you do. Unless you're still in school or something.
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