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Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Today, 12:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 330
Posted By lucky1978
Good to hear(read) that. I just bought one a...

Good to hear(read) that. I just bought one a couple days ago. I didn't notice a "pop" but I didn't notice a difference between buffer and bypass, so I just left it on buffer.
I bought it for the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 06:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 111
Posted By lucky1978
I have the G3 and its served me quite well for a...

I have the G3 and its served me quite well for a couple years now, excellent bang for your buck. Its loaded with features that are quick, easy and useful, awesome practice tool. I would take the G5...
Forum: Guitar Techniques Yesterday, 02:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 113
Posted By lucky1978
Well I've never written billboard charting songs...

Well I've never written billboard charting songs or had my nickname embroidered on mass marketed guitars but I guess I know what you mean. Just keep practicing and challenge yourself often. Oh, you...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 02:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 412
Posted By lucky1978
Plenty of raw materials for armadillo shell picks...

Plenty of raw materials for armadillo shell picks along Texas highways. Go harvest your guitar pick empire!
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-24-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 113
Posted By lucky1978
This is probably the wrong forum (not that I...

This is probably the wrong forum (not that I care, just you might get better answers elsewhere.

Anyways, I know a couple lefties that play righty and one of them is faster on the fretboard than I...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-24-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 342
Posted By lucky1978
Guitar center sells used gear too. In fact,...

Guitar center sells used gear too. In fact, sometimes their prices are better than craigslist pricing. And a 30 day money back guarantee (which I have been exploiting recently). Sure as hell nothing...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-24-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 342
Posted By lucky1978
$700 for a spider?!!! Thats insanity!

$700 for a spider?!!! Thats insanity!
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-24-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 351
Posted By lucky1978
Sounds like a ds1 or maybe fuzz or just lots of...

Sounds like a ds1 or maybe fuzz or just lots of gain with treble. Pretty basic sound though, just dime your gain.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-24-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 330
Posted By lucky1978
The EHX Soul Food has an internal switch to go...

The EHX Soul Food has an internal switch to go from buffer to true bypass, which I think is very cool (not that I can even tell the difference yet, but its good to have). It's never a total deal...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-24-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By lucky1978
Basically, gain.

Basically, gain.
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-24-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 298
Posted By lucky1978
$250 I think is about average. If they're...

$250 I think is about average. If they're throwing all that stuff in, it was probably someone who started playing guitar, but gave up, I'll bet you could get it for $220 or even $200. The seller...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-23-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 176
Posted By lucky1978
I like old GE 12ax7, rca is good too but a lil...

I like old GE 12ax7, rca is good too but a lil pricier and I prefer GE. JJs are always solid.

As Robb said, they each have their own flavor without altering the overall tone too much. Just buy a...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-23-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 412
Posted By lucky1978
I think using a quarter for a pick sucks, as...

I think using a quarter for a pick sucks, as would using a metal pick.

Now, a pick made of armadillo shell I'd buy, got any of those in the works?
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-23-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 141
Posted By lucky1978
The resale value on Hamer guitars isn't all that...

The resale value on Hamer guitars isn't all that great, shouldn't be a dealbreaker but something to keep in mind. They make some pretty nice guitars though.

How much $?
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-23-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 401
Posted By lucky1978
How bout a Gibson Firebird X? It already has fx...

How bout a Gibson Firebird X? It already has fx built into the actual guitar. And robot tuners, which I find fascinating.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-23-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 127
Posted By lucky1978
I had an old Celestion alnico speaker out of a...

I had an old Celestion alnico speaker out of a Sunn cab in the 1x12 I used for my Rebel 20. It sounded killer, much better than a greenback, which is pretty popular with the Rebel. Lil less crispy,...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-22-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,134
Posted By lucky1978
The Soul Food is a frickin' sweet od if you don't...

The Soul Food is a frickin' sweet od if you don't need a lot more gain. It'll tighten your tone like a ts but has a crispy sd1 kinda sound to it, maybe a lil darker than the sd1. I actually just...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-22-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,134
Posted By lucky1978
[QUOTE=Dave_Mc] ah sweet you got it?...

[QUOTE=Dave_Mc]


ah sweet you got it? :D

QUOTE]
Yup, and it does have a lil switch inside to turn the buffer on or off. It is an impressive pedal, notes ring so clear and defined through the gain....
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-22-2014, 01:24 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 835
Posted By lucky1978
I've never thought about it but Boss does have...

I've never thought about it but Boss does have some pretty horrible distortion pedals, imo. But they build pedals so well, its a shame they don't have a better r&d team. Most of their newer single fx...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-22-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,134
Posted By lucky1978
I picked up an ehx Soul Food today and just spent...

I picked up an ehx Soul Food today and just spent the last couple hours getting to know it. Its a really nice "transparent" overdrive. It seems a lil brittle and harsh if you dial it in a certain way...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-21-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By lucky1978
A stock mim strat can go for as low as $200, $250...

A stock mim strat can go for as low as $200, $250 is about the norm. They don't hold value well simply because there are so many.

I'm not a fan of stock mim fender pups but there's lot's of...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-21-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 96
Posted By lucky1978
You're definitely gonna be a huge rockstar. Make...

You're definitely gonna be a huge rockstar. Make sure you remember where you came from when you're knee deep in fan mail and heroin.

You need a new amp.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-21-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 372
Posted By lucky1978
I'm sure Milwaukee has a healthy Craigslist...

I'm sure Milwaukee has a healthy Craigslist market, have you checked that out? I buy/sell/trade gear all the time, usually with people who are doing the same thing. Its like baseball cards. I always...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-20-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 222
Posted By lucky1978
You can get a line 6 m5 from guitar center for...

You can get a line 6 m5 from guitar center for bout $100 used.
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-20-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 391
Posted By lucky1978
Actually, its "tubes" in the US too, at...

Actually, its "tubes" in the US too, at least around Cleveland (home of Lebron James, Wooo!).

I always thought "valves" was a European thing :haha:

Maybe its an age thing? Though, I know some...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-19-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 158
Posted By lucky1978
I used to own an Electromatic, it was ok but not...

I used to own an Electromatic, it was ok but not really all that special besides the looks. Years ago I traded it for a Cort which I still have and ended up being an excellent trade.

Recently I went...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-19-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 200
Posted By lucky1978
Grab a 12at7 and put it in the slot closest to...

Grab a 12at7 and put it in the slot closest to the input jack (I think thats where v1 is, I could be wrong), it'll help tame the fizz and gain.

I also like old GE, RCA and JJ preamp tubes. All would...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-18-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 217
Posted By lucky1978
Check out the Zoom G5. It has fx, amp modeling,...

Check out the Zoom G5. It has fx, amp modeling, cab modeling, looper, drum track metronome, usb, sounds great with headphones, very easy and fast to use, cheap price but built well and cheesy lil...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-18-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 299
Posted By lucky1978
+ G3 (unless you want an expression pedal)

+ G3 (unless you want an expression pedal)
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-18-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 637
Posted By lucky1978
You're not naming amps though, you're naming amp...

You're not naming amps though, you're naming amp makers. And you seem to think those amp makers only make one type of amp. Which shows your naivete, yet you're trying to seem authoritative at the...
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