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Forum: Metal 08-04-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 667
Posted By purplecashew
Go for some Redgum. It's a long distance from...

Go for some Redgum. It's a long distance from metal but your only other option is to do some dadrock (ACDC or jimmy barnes stuff).

I suppose you could try finding an instrumental Woods of Desolation...
Forum: The Pit 04-15-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,236
Posted By purplecashew
Australia master-race

Australia master-race
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 04-04-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By purplecashew
it depends on if you want to wire the two...

it depends on if you want to wire the two stuck-together single coils in series or parallel or completely separately.
On the humbucker the uncovered wire is the ground and the white wire is the wire...
Forum: The Pit 01-31-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,482
Posted By purplecashew
oh boy, sure is uneducated in here

oh boy, sure is uneducated in here
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 12-03-2013, 12:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 377
Posted By purplecashew
sounds like your neck could be bowed a bit

sounds like your neck could be bowed a bit
Forum: Metal 11-26-2013, 01:12 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 1,770
Posted By purplecashew
I actually find Bathory better after &...

I actually find Bathory better after & including Blood Fire Death.
Its probably because I don't like thrash though.
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-27-2013, 04:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 520
Posted By purplecashew
Yeah, I hadn't either until a thorough google...

Yeah, I hadn't either until a thorough google search
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-25-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 520
Posted By purplecashew
NGD: "Emperador" 70's MIJ strat - need advice

Hey all, found this at my local opshop - apparently it had been sitting in their storeroom for 2 years before I asked about guitars. I got it for AUD$50 and it came with a metric ton of dust.
I need...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 05-18-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By purplecashew
Just do a jari maenpaa and use a stock Tokai...

Just do a jari maenpaa and use a stock Tokai Tele
He gets a pretty great metal tone for single coils
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 05-01-2013, 02:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 597
Posted By purplecashew
definitely sounds like a grounding issue for the...

definitely sounds like a grounding issue for the middle pickup.
additionally, the bridge ground sounds dodgy, since you've got a significant amount of hum when not touching the strings.

if you know...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 04-27-2013, 03:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 278
Posted By purplecashew
is this a floyd rose/floating tremolo, or a...

is this a floyd rose/floating tremolo, or a strat/vintage tremolo?
Forum: Metal 04-25-2013, 12:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 438
Posted By purplecashew
Liquid Tension Experiment, basically Dream...

Liquid Tension Experiment, basically Dream Theater but even more prog metal and no vocals. Acid Rain would be a good song to start with.
This is all I can offer, if you don't like prog metal then you...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 04-19-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1,324
Views: 26,238
Posted By purplecashew
I can testify that regular ebaying can end...

I can testify that regular ebaying can end extremely well.
My first car was an '89 Jaguar XJ40.
Forum: The Pit 04-18-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,080
Posted By purplecashew
Medals aren't amazing. If you could tell us what...

Medals aren't amazing. If you could tell us what they got them for, apart from "they fought real good", we might be amazed.

Otherwise, I'll just go back to admirin' the Poles and Finnish.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-16-2013, 04:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 578
Posted By purplecashew
If you stick with guitar for three years, you'd...

If you stick with guitar for three years, you'd definitely be able to keep up in a band.
You don't need to be THAT great to be in a band - just look at the Ramones, ~four powerchords per song and...
Forum: The Pit 04-16-2013, 12:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 323
Posted By purplecashew
That was fantastic, especially the music... I...

That was fantastic, especially the music...
I just found your beanie/hat/thing really really distracting
Forum: Bandleading 04-12-2013, 03:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 993
Posted By purplecashew
it depends on your genre, in my opinion. if...

it depends on your genre, in my opinion. if you're a super-indie-fuzz-folk band, your fans would be more willing to get a CD than if you played most forms of metal.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 04-09-2013, 01:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 609
Posted By purplecashew
In my opinion, it's too much work. If it were a...

In my opinion, it's too much work. If it were a solid-body it would still take a fair amount of effort to repaint that section and get it looking normal, but with a hollow-body you also have to make...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-08-2013, 10:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 587
Posted By purplecashew
Yeah, its almost certainly vintage, as people are...

Yeah, its almost certainly vintage, as people are saying

I'd say go for it, even if you end up disliking the guitar you'd still be able to sell it for 300+
Forum: New Members Q&A Forum 04-08-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 880
Posted By purplecashew
Out? Out of the closet? Good for you for being...

Out? Out of the closet?
Good for you for being brave dude, also I think there's a LGBT group on UG, you might want to join
Forum: New Members Q&A Forum 04-08-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 880
Posted By purplecashew
Do you have a copyright on this tab? Is UG...

Do you have a copyright on this tab? Is UG selling your tab for profit?

Since I'm from Australia I'm not too sure about American intellectual property laws. However, from what I can tell, either:
-...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-07-2013, 01:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 330
Posted By purplecashew
Never broken strings Barely ever change my...

Never broken strings
Barely ever change my strings
When I first started playing, I was using factory strings from a fake strat for 3 years without any problems

The joys of fingerpicking
Forum: The Pit 04-06-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,041
Posted By purplecashew
I was walking around with my town with my mates...

I was walking around with my town with my mates once, and I had a guitar with me since they liked my playing (somehow).
Was waiting for one of the guys to come out of a store, and people started...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 04-06-2013, 04:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By purplecashew
your only problem would be the holes in your...

your only problem would be the holes in your pickguard. otherwise, it would be perfectly fine
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 04-06-2013, 03:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By purplecashew
alright, thanks mate

alright, thanks mate
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 04-06-2013, 03:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By purplecashew
It all seems to be fine, just I'm not sure about...

It all seems to be fine, just I'm not sure about how the ground is going to the output jack - I'm not familiar with LP switches though, so this might just be my lack of knowledge
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 04-05-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 835
Posted By purplecashew
I'm halfway through doing something similar; I...

I'm halfway through doing something similar; I have a cheap chinese strat-copy in pieces, I've cut the pickguard for 2 epiphone humbuckers between the single-coils.

going to have a switch that goes...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 04-05-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 446
Posted By purplecashew
plywood is a cheap and quick option if you have a...

plywood is a cheap and quick option
if you have a broken/crappy acoustic, you could rip the top or back off and use that
sheet metal is useful for grounding and shielding

just have a look around...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 04-05-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By purplecashew
removing chrome plating

hey all

I was wondering if any of you knew if plating on hardware affects tone and sustain?

I have some cheap chinese hardware and the chrome looks horrible. Would removing it affect tone and...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-04-2013, 05:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 370
Posted By purplecashew
you could try adjusting the pole-pieces for your...

you could try adjusting the pole-pieces for your low e string.
about the noise, you could have a grounding problem or dodgy leads?
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