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Forum: Electric Guitar 09-18-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 423
Posted By Blompcube
I just refer to the current line of guitars as...

I just refer to the current line of guitars as "EBMMs" so that this question isn't even an issue.
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-17-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 633
Posted By Blompcube
the shape of the headstock and the shape of the...

the shape of the headstock and the shape of the heel don't look right to me. Nor the positioning of any of the decals, or even the decals themselves.

also the neck plate doesn't seem to line up...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-11-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 475
Posted By Blompcube
Yeah, kinda. I was referring to a stereo rig that...

Yeah, kinda. I was referring to a stereo rig that separates the basic guitar into amp sound from the modulated and delayed signals.

I've never really heard the term dry to describe the character of...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-11-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 475
Posted By Blompcube
I'm in the process of building an entirely new...

I'm in the process of building an entirely new rig, and this type of rig is often referred to as a wet/dry rig, and in that particular case the definitions mean the following:

dry = sound of the...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-09-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 292
Posted By Blompcube
Correct - my late 2007 Studio Faded has a...

Correct - my late 2007 Studio Faded has a mahogany top and is very lightweight for a les paul. My friend has one from the same month of the same year which is also very light ;)

There also used to...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-07-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 507
Posted By Blompcube
It's something people decided a long time ago and...

It's something people decided a long time ago and everyone just got used to it and accepted it as the norm, but you can be a revolutionary free thinker, and escape from the shackles of tradition and...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-06-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 276
Posted By Blompcube
This is the solution that always works for me -...

This is the solution that always works for me - leather strap with a rough, gripping underside - the guitar won't move if the strap can't slip.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-02-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,228
Posted By Blompcube
My thoughts on solid states are, for certain...

My thoughts on solid states are, for certain tones, as long as they have enough power for the situation (preferably more than enough power, just to be safe!) they are great. The idea that they can't...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-30-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 75
Posted By Blompcube
might work as an external expression pedal for...

might work as an external expression pedal for another effect, if you have another pedal that has that function. But I can't really be sure of that.
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-30-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By Blompcube
^The tele was used in the video, not necessarily...

^The tele was used in the video, not necessarily on the studio recording though ;)

It sounds like the studio version's chimey tone is the result of a combination of a clean electric guitar with a...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-15-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 131
Posted By Blompcube
treble boosters aren't just transparent high...

treble boosters aren't just transparent high frequency boosters, they introduce a little bit of very subtle distortion that adds a certain 'sweetness' to the high frequencies as well as boosting...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-15-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 131
Posted By Blompcube
Resale value is often determined by supply and...

Resale value is often determined by supply and demand.

The original Dallas Rangemasters are quite rare, and due to being perceived as the holy grail of treble boosters, it doesn't surprise me that...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-13-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 788
Posted By Blompcube
If someone tries to get me to justify buying more...

If someone tries to get me to justify buying more gear I explain why the new gear is useful to me in so much detail they regret bringing it up ;)
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-10-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 718
Posted By Blompcube
It depends entirely on the model in question and...

It depends entirely on the model in question and whether other similar/practically identical models are available within the same price range or less.

Sometimes you get signature models which are...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-10-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 211
Posted By Blompcube
Having searched, it appears as though you are...

Having searched, it appears as though you are correct, there is no review page for the LPJ, but that's probably because nobody has submitted a review yet. You can be the first!

All you have to do...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-10-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 351
Posted By Blompcube
Gibsons were very, very hit and miss in the '70s...

Gibsons were very, very hit and miss in the '70s - I'd pay the equivalent of $2,200 if I was able to try it and was very, very happy with how it played and how it sounded.

So the answer I'm giving...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-09-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 583
Posted By Blompcube
Randy, while I appreciate your enthusiasm for...

Randy, while I appreciate your enthusiasm for contributing to these discussions, in future could you please check the date of the last post in the thread before replying, so as to avoid...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-05-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 251
Posted By Blompcube
When comparing it to my '73 SG I have every...

When comparing it to my '73 SG I have every reason to believe it's a genuine '76 SG standard. All the details seem to match up with the year of manufacture.

Between '75 and '76 I think gibson went...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-03-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 198
Posted By Blompcube
the musicman amp I currently use is technically a...

the musicman amp I currently use is technically a bass amp, and for a while I was using my friend's matching 1x15 bass cab with it.

I like the big, open and punchy sound I can get out of it - it...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-03-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Posted By Blompcube
I'm entirely not sure what you mean but here's my...

I'm entirely not sure what you mean but here's my guess - do you mean the saddles (the parts that the strings rest on) are arranged in this...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-24-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 562
Posted By Blompcube
In my experience, nickel coins left silver...

In my experience, nickel coins left silver smudges and smears on my hands and on my guitars, and it just felt really unclean and unpleasant.

Also, they scratch the hell out of guitars if you...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-21-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 392
Posted By Blompcube
To me, going by sound alone, it sounds like he's...

To me, going by sound alone, it sounds like he's using an old Marshall of some description, but with a wah pedal permanently set somewhere near the "full-treble" position, and dialing in the level of...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-20-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 130
Posted By Blompcube
some more recent Les Pauls and SGs have bridges...

some more recent Les Pauls and SGs have bridges that lock onto the bridge posts so they don't fall off and don't need to be fixed in place by any other means when you take off all the strings, but...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-17-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,048
Posted By Blompcube
this is true, but they only used 1 banjo string,...

this is true, but they only used 1 banjo string, rather than an entire set - many guitarists would get a standard set of 11 or heavier guitar strings with a wound 3rd string, throw away the bottom E...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-15-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,395
Posted By Blompcube
my first guitar is a cheap nylon string acoustic...

my first guitar is a cheap nylon string acoustic that cost 38 in 1994 when my mum bought it for my brother. He got bored with it quickly, and I started playing it instead. It still leans against the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-12-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 722
Posted By Blompcube
I think tone chasing is a fun hobby and it's...

I think tone chasing is a fun hobby and it's worth the effort if it keeps you interested in playing the instrument, but my opinion is that it is not all that useful in the real world.

The important...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-12-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,267
Posted By Blompcube
I only ever seem to break strings when there's a...

I only ever seem to break strings when there's a bad or worn out string, or something wrong with the guitar causing strings to break.

That being said, I always bring at least two guitars to a gig -...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-05-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 495
Posted By Blompcube
neck profile consistency aside, there's still a...

neck profile consistency aside, there's still a very good chance that you can end up with a perfectly good les paul that you just don't like very much.

For some reason Gibsons all just feel...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-28-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 293
Posted By Blompcube
The Classic series build quality isn't really any...

The Classic series build quality isn't really any different to the Baja, but in order to get close you'd need to spend a lot of money upgrading the pickups (The Baja Teles have fender Custom shop...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-27-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 293
Posted By Blompcube
I had no idea the Baja had been discontinued, I'm...

I had no idea the Baja had been discontinued, I'm resisting the urge to facepalm at Fender for that.

Out of those 3, the Baja Tele is the better option, by quite a long way, IMO.
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