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Forum: Electric Guitar 10-19-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 302
Posted By billyTheShears
That's correct. There's actually a wiring scheme...

That's correct. There's actually a wiring scheme that doesn't cut the mid position if the volume of one pickup is set to zero (google "les paul wiring with independent volume controls" if you want to...
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-18-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 438
Posted By billyTheShears
So...NGD? :D

So...NGD? :D
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-08-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 307
Posted By billyTheShears
I've got a core i5 2500, it should be faster but...

I've got a core i5 2500, it should be faster but not enough to justify this big difference in latency. Are you 100% sure you are using the asio driver? You can try other drivers like wasapi if your...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-07-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 307
Posted By billyTheShears
Or it could be a driver problem, I'd check on the...

Or it could be a driver problem, I'd check on the internet if somebody else has got similar issues with the pod x3.
I've recorded a short audio sample so you can hear how is latency here, who knows,...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-07-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 307
Posted By billyTheShears
I'm using 256 for buffer size at 24 bit, the...

I'm using 256 for buffer size at 24 bit, the buffer size is the most important parameter for latency, try to set it as low as you can. Do you use your interface with amp modelling software too? How...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-06-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 307
Posted By billyTheShears
On mine the plugin does mute the guitar sound (if...

On mine the plugin does mute the guitar sound (if the amp/effect is set to "none" in the bottom-right of the "advanced" tab)
Also latency is fine here with a block size of 256 samples and the asio...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-06-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 307
Posted By billyTheShears
I think it should mute the guitar sound, maybe...

I think it should mute the guitar sound, maybe the built-in synth is turned on. Try to adjust the sensitivity parameter, also it usually works better with the bridge pickup (if it's a single coil)....
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-05-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 307
Posted By billyTheShears
If you've got an audio interface to connect the...

If you've got an audio interface to connect the guitar to your computer you can try Jam Origin Midi Guitar ( http://jamorigin.com/products/midi-guitar/ ), it's a VST that converts the guitar signal...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-05-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 307
Posted By billyTheShears
I've never heard about it before but it looks...

I've never heard about it before but it looks like it needs a pitch-to-midi converter and you can't plug it directly into your computer. Personally I'm kind of GASing for a Fishman Triple Play but my...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-03-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 470
Posted By billyTheShears
Wow, have fun!

Wow, have fun!
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-28-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 271
Posted By billyTheShears
Yes, with that example of the strat neck pickup I...

Yes, with that example of the strat neck pickup I meant that there's not a strict rule, all the things you pointed out are correct.
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-28-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 271
Posted By billyTheShears
Yes, we agree that the quack is a matter of phase...

Yes, we agree that the quack is a matter of phase cancellation, however in my opinion is caused by the vibration pattern of the strings.
Middle strat pickups are usually reverse wound so the...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-28-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 271
Posted By billyTheShears
I think the quack is caused by the cancellation...

I think the quack is caused by the cancellation of some harmonics, but not because the middle pickup is out of phase, it's not, but because of the pattern of the string vibration...I don't think I...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-14-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 557
Posted By billyTheShears
Stunning, hngd!

Stunning, hngd!
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-10-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 376
Posted By billyTheShears
Sure axetec doesn't help to calm down GAS with...

Sure axetec doesn't help to calm down GAS with those prices! Do you like the rolling mills in your prs? I could try Irongear pickups in the future, I'm sick of paying 80-90 for a single pickup
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-09-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 376
Posted By billyTheShears
how many strats would you get if you were a strat...

how many strats would you get if you were a strat guy? :haha:
cool guitars!
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-05-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 404
Posted By billyTheShears
I like that shape, HNGD!

I like that shape, HNGD!
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-04-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By billyTheShears
If you can't get your action lower even after...

If you can't get your action lower even after you've adjusted the truss rod you might need to shim your neck:
http://www.premierguitar.com/articles/19686-guitar-shop-101-how-to-shim-a-bolt-on-neck
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-04-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 646
Posted By billyTheShears
Finally we know what you got instead of the ESP,...

Finally we know what you got instead of the ESP, nice one, congrats! I appreciated the clip too, personally I'm too coward to post clips of me playing :D
I've never seen before the stickers on the...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-31-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 541
Posted By billyTheShears
love at first strum! beautiful, tea burst is my...

love at first strum! beautiful, tea burst is my favourite Les Paul finish (together with cherry and crimson burst)
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-31-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By billyTheShears
It might be a set of Artec ssc 12

It might be a set of Artec ssc 12
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-29-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 183
Posted By billyTheShears
I still wouldn't rule out a shielding problem on...

I still wouldn't rule out a shielding problem on the guitar.
If you've got a spare aluminium foil you can try to wrap it around where the electronics are located, then make sure that the foil is...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-28-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 183
Posted By billyTheShears
Also make sure that the electronics cavity is...

Also make sure that the electronics cavity is properly shielded
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-23-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,174
Posted By billyTheShears
or maybe the 3 ceramic magnets of the Invader ...

or maybe the 3 ceramic magnets of the Invader :haha:
Congrats it looks eye catching and classy at the same time.
What do you think about the area 67? I like them but it's the only low output single...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-23-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 324
Posted By billyTheShears
It looks like a Squier HM 3

It looks like a Squier HM 3
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-23-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 438
Posted By billyTheShears
I really like that inlay, and great playing too!...

I really like that inlay, and great playing too! HNGD!
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-18-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 379
Posted By billyTheShears
This. On Thomann the Harley Benton kits are at...

This. On Thomann the Harley Benton kits are at most 10 cheaper than similar Harley Benton guitars, and then you've got to buy the paint, so if you want the best value you should probably look for a...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-16-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 600
Posted By billyTheShears
Thanks! With humbuckers I can't resist to add...

Thanks!



With humbuckers I can't resist to add features :)



Almost funnier than playing! Cool shape, maybe a bit creepy, I'll consider that for my next build...if I ever
build another one,...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-15-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 600
Posted By billyTheShears
NGD: Valkyrie (garage build)

PREAMBLE
While playing Valkyrie Profile on my phone I thought that Valkyrie would be a nice name for a guitar, I've told about this to a friend and he liked the idea, since he has got some...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-12-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 480
Posted By billyTheShears
Here. :haha:...

Here. :haha:

http://i1306.photobucket.com/albums/s567/billyTheShears/complaints_zpsfecf5fae.jpg (http://s1306.photobucket.com/user/billyTheShears/media/complaints_zpsfecf5fae.jpg.html)
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