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Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 11-16-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 384
Posted By DarkHorseJ27
The problem is no words have been invented to...

The problem is no words have been invented to easily describe many tonal characteristics, so words normally used to describe non-sound things are borrowed. The problem is these words can mean a...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 11-16-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 602
Posted By DarkHorseJ27
Changing the saddle does have a very significant...

Changing the saddle does have a very significant impact on the tone, since it transfers the vibration between two of the most important parts of the guitar, the strings and the top. In my opinion,...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 11-15-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By DarkHorseJ27
The number of winds around the post does not...

The number of winds around the post does not affect the tone in any way. The only thing it could affect is the tuning stability if you have too few winds.

To my hands at least, I feel the tension...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 11-14-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By DarkHorseJ27
Breedlove guitars was started by Larry Breedlove,...

Breedlove guitars was started by Larry Breedlove, who worked for Taylor guitars (and he still might). Tonally, the ones I have tried are similar to Taylors. They also have similar build...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 11-14-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 713
Posted By DarkHorseJ27
My bad. From the angle of the original pic it...

My bad. From the angle of the original pic it did look like the neck had too much a forward
bow. And by the way, too much a forward bow can make the action unnecessarily high in parts of the neck,...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 11-13-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 713
Posted By DarkHorseJ27
If it was like that new, then the wood used was...

If it was like that new, then the wood used was likely too "green", and warped slightly after construction as it dried out more. Tough break on it being too late to send it back to the manufacturer....
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-13-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,314
Posted By DarkHorseJ27
I did say it depended on the courier, but many...

I did say it depended on the courier, but many will not honor insurance claims if the package was not packed to their specifications. The seller is under no obligation to pack it in any particular...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-13-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,314
Posted By DarkHorseJ27
You are correct. It wasn't dropped, it looks a...

You are correct. It wasn't dropped, it looks a lot more like something very heavy was tossed on top of it at some point. Very common occurrence with any shipper. Depending on the courier, they...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 11-13-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 713
Posted By DarkHorseJ27
If it was disclosed in the auction that the neck...

If it was disclosed in the auction that the neck had dropped into the body, then he is legally obligated to pay for the guitar and take possession of it. However, forcing someone to go through with...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 11-12-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By DarkHorseJ27
What is "this"?

What is "this"?
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-12-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 606
Posted By DarkHorseJ27
If it hit anything with enough force with a hard...

If it hit anything with enough force with a hard object, of course it's going to damage it. However, an infrequent tap with only the amount of force one should be picking with isn't going to do...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-12-2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,314
Posted By DarkHorseJ27
A few things to take into consideration: 1. ...

A few things to take into consideration:

1. Most delivery people don't play guitar, and aren't going to feel about them like we do.
2. As many packages as they deliver, its just another box.
3. ...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-11-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 828
Posted By DarkHorseJ27
That happened to me once. I didn't plug in the...

That happened to me once. I didn't plug in the amp. :D
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-11-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 831
Posted By DarkHorseJ27
Long term effect:...

Long term effect: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dxwXkt_M_-g

Its just like anything else, if you grab and shake it back and forth enough it'll eventually break.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 11-09-2012, 11:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 328
Posted By DarkHorseJ27
The neck was never designed to be continually...

The neck was never designed to be continually pulled back and forth in that fashion, so I have a hard time seeing anything good happening long term. If its subtle enough the extra strain on the neck...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 11-09-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 633
Posted By DarkHorseJ27
Check to see if there is too much of a forward...

Check to see if there is too much of a forward bow in the neck. You may need to adjust the truss rod, which will make the action feel better.

You should also check the saddle and nut height. If...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 11-04-2012, 11:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 559
Posted By DarkHorseJ27
Last I checked they were an European brand, which...

Last I checked they were an European brand, which explains why I haven't seen many. I will say the few I have seen here and there sounded and played better than most other guitars in the same price...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 11-04-2012, 11:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 543
Posted By DarkHorseJ27
Extreme temperatures aside, it's more rapid...

Extreme temperatures aside, it's more rapid temperature changes you have to be worried about rather than being consistently a little cold. For example, being a steady 50 F is better than taking a...
Forum: The Pit 11-03-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,960
Posted By DarkHorseJ27
"The Seth Lover, meanwhile, still sounds...

"The Seth Lover, meanwhile, still sounds just as muffled and muddy."

"the Seth Lover bridge pickup yields that hissy, gainy sound you get when you play a Big Muff at max gain and max treble."

"As...
Forum: The Pit 11-02-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,960
Posted By DarkHorseJ27
The original poster is a scammer, don't deal with...

The original poster is a scammer, don't deal with him. He knew the pickup was bad. Here is the thread at The Gear Page where he is crying about the...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 10-27-2012, 12:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 641
Posted By DarkHorseJ27
Tao is just another way to spell dao, though both...

Tao is just another way to spell dao, though both are pronounced the same. Both usually refer to a particular chinese philosophy. I just prefer to spell it dao was it looks more the way it sounds...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 10-26-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 641
Posted By DarkHorseJ27
What is commonly called dao wood is Dracontomelon...

What is commonly called dao wood is Dracontomelon dao, and it grows in Asia. Traditionally its been used as firewood and has fruit that can be eaten, but more recently its been finding its way into...
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-26-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 323
Posted By DarkHorseJ27
I have tried a Floyd Rose, among others. I like...

I have tried a Floyd Rose, among others. I like the sound of finger vibrato over a "tremolo", and I don't like the headaches of setting up or changing the tuning of a guitar with a Floyd.

I did...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 10-26-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By DarkHorseJ27
Can a hollowbody be an acoustic? The answer...

Can a hollowbody be an acoustic? The answer would be no; it can't be an acoustic anymore than a drum could be a saxophone. Two very different beasts. Could it be used like an acoustic? If...
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-26-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 323
Posted By DarkHorseJ27
Should I consider a scalloped neck?

Some time ago I was introduced to the movie The Phantom of the Opera and fell in love with the music. Among other things it got me listening to vocals much more than I had before. One of the results...
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